Employment Applications Privacy Notice

What we do with the information you give us when you use our Human Resources team at Mendip District Council.

You have specific rights in relation to the data that you provide to the Council. To find out more, including how to make a request, please see our Information Rights page.

Information Rights

Privacy Notice

Services covered by this privacy notice

Corporate Services - HR - Employment Applications

Purpose of the Processing

The personal data you provide is used to enable the council to process your employment application.

Legal Basis for the Processing (article 6)

Performance of a Contract
Legal Obligation

Categories of Personal Data being Processed

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Gender
  • Marital Status
  • Right to Work Information (e.g. passport details)
  • Qualifications
  • Employment History

Special Categories of Personal Data being Processed (if appropriate)

  • Ethnic Origin (including Nationality)
  • Politics
  • Religion
  • Health (mental or physical)
  • Disability
  • Sexual life or sexual orientation
  • Convictions/Police Investigations

Legal Basis for Processing (article 9)

Exercising obligations and specific rights of the controller in the field of employment law

Who might the data be shared with

Capita (as Data Processor up to 31/03/2020)

How Long Will the Data be Kept For

1 year for job applicants
6 years after the end of employment