Job Applicants

What personal information do we collect?

When you apply or send in a CV for a job vacancy at Appco UK we will only collect the information that you supply to us, which may include:

  • name
  • gender
  • address
  • date of birth
  • email address
  • telephone number
  • previous work history
  • education history
  • profession
  • information about your preferences and interests

How do we use your personal information?

Under the GDPR, we must always have a lawful basis for using personal data.

In this case, it is because you would be entering into an employment contract with us and have applied for the vacant position.

We will only use your personal information to:

  • help assess your suitability for the vacancy
  • contact you in relation to your suitability and any next steps

How long will we keep your personal data?

We will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Your personal data will therefore be kept for the following periods (or, where there is no fixed period, the following factors will be used to determine how long it is kept):

  • If unsuccessful in your job application your personal information will be retained for 6 months.
  • If successful, your personal information will be placed in an HR file and retained in line with Employment Law.

How and where do we store or transfer your personal data?

We will only store or transfer your personal data in the UK on our protected systems. This means that it will be fully protected under the GDPR.

Do we share your personal data?

We will not share any of your personal information with any third parties for any purposes, subject to one important exception.

In some limited circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain personal information, which might include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.