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Privacy notice – Organisation Learning and Talent

Information about how and when the Organisation Learning and Talent Team processes personal information about you.​

What we do

The Organisational Learning and Talent Team manage the recruitment, retention and development of the Council’s workforce. This means that in connection with an application for work (and ongoing employment) with us, we will collect, store, process and use categories of personal data about you.

What information we collect

The information we collect may include:

  • name
  • address
  • date of birth
  • gender
  • national insurance number
  • contact details
  • ethnicity
  • religious beliefs
  • sexual orientation
  • next of kin
  • family members' contact details
  • medical details
  • qualifications
  • employment history
  • references
  • any information you provide to us during an interview
  • any information you provide to us and the results of any pre-employment testing process
  • any information you provide to us and the results of any pre-employment screening process
  • information about any criminal convictions and offences

Agencies we might share the information with

Agencies we might share the information with are:

  • police

  • Department of Work and Pensions

  • health agencies

  • education providers

  • Department of Education

  • regulators and professional bodies

  • HMRC

  • occupational health providers.

Why we process your information 

We will use the data we collect about you to:

  • match your skills, qualifications, and suitability for an advertised role

  • carry out background and reference checks

  • assess your right to work in the UK

  • communicate with you about the recruitment process

  • keep records related to our hiring or recruitment processes

  • carry out data analytics including the profiles of those applying for roles with us

  • comply with legal or regulatory requirements

  • keep you informed of available opportunities as they arise.