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Recruitment Privacy Notice

Details of what information we collect from you, what we do with it and who it might be shared with

What information do we collect from you?

Information like your name and address. Sometimes we collect other information you may feel is sensitive to you. This might be your ethnicity or health information, for example.

Why do we collect this information?

To provide you with a recruitment process, which you have asked to take part in. You can tell us to stop using your information at any time, but you will be unable to continue with the recruitment process.

Who might we share your information with?

Maidstone Borough Council stores your information on our behalf. View the Maidstone Borough Council privacy information here.

JobsGoPublic will also use your information when you complete an application form. They may use it for their own reasons that are different to ours, but they still have to look after it in the same way. You can view their privacy information here.

We will use the Preventative Health Company Ltd. to deliver occupational health services for employees. You will be given a copy of their privacy policy if you are offered a contract of employment with us.

What do we do with your information?

We use it to assess your job application and your interview, if you are invited to one. We won't use it for any other purposes without your consent, or without telling you first.

Sometimes we have to give information to other authorities, organisations or people. This would be for the prevention or detection of crime, or because of legal matters, for example. We don't need your consent to do this, but if we can, we'll let you know if we've passed your information on.

How long do we keep hold of your information?

For as long as we need it. Once we no longer need it, we will keep it for a set period (a retention period) but not use it. When the retention period expires we will delete your information from our records.

How can I access the information you hold about me, find out further information on privacy rights, or raise a concern?

Email the Data Protection Officer at

Other ways to contact

01892 554077

The Data Protection Officer,
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Room 110,
Town Hall,
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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