Weston Group Privacy Notice - Recruitment

This privacy notice applies to Weston Group Plc (“Weston”) with its registered office at  The Weston Group Business Centre, Parsonage Road, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6PU and its related companies and subsidiaries .

This Privacy Notice tells you how  Weston Group Plc handles personal data that is collected and processed   or recruitment and selection purposes through your interaction with us on our website, www. recruitment.weston-homes.com.

Who is the the Data Controller?

“Weston ” is the Data Controller and your data will be processed and handled by the Human Resources Department and internal hiring managers.

What data will we be collected?

In order to identify you as a candidate the following personal information will be collected to support our recruitment, shortlisting and interviewing processes.  This may include, but is not restricted to, the following:

Given Name and Surname

Date of birth (if applicable)

Photos (if applicable i.e Assessment Centre)

Contact information including email address, home address and contact number;

Any other information relevant to the vacancy and hiring process i.e question responses

Curriculum Vitae 

Whilst some data which we collect  cannot be used to personally identify you, it may be used to help us make improvements to our website, recruitment process and understand attraction trends.

How will this data be collected?

Weston receives your personal data when you:

Apply directly for an advertised role via our website

Contact us directly via our website, telephone  or by email as a speculative candidate inquiring about suitable current or future opportunities

Apply via a third party  for a vacancy advertised by Weston on an external jobsite

An application is made on your behalf via an external Recruitment Consultant / Agency

What is the legal basis for processing the information?

We will rely on your consent to process the information detailed above which is collected at the outset of the recruitment process.

How long will you hold my data?

Weston   will retain your data for the time required to ascertain suitability for the advertised position and for 6 months thereafter. With your consent your data will be stored for reference for other suitable future vacancies

Where will you store my information?

All personal data is stored on our in house  recruitment system based at our registered Head Office on our secure on-premise server.

Will you be sharing my data?

Any data you have provided or that has been collected will not be shared with any third party. Your data will be shared with relevant Hiring Managers at” Weston” for legitimate recruitment purposes.

What should I do if I have any queries or complaints in relation to this privacy notice or my data?

If you have any questions in relation to this privacy notice, or would like to raise a complaint, this should be directed to Weston by emailing: gdpr@weston-group.co.uk

To escalate a complaint please contact:

If we are unable to resolve your concern or complaint in the first instance and you would like to escalate this then please contact the ICO (Information Commissioner's Office) at https:\\ico.org.uk\concerns\.

What are my rights to my data?

You currently have the right at any time to ask for a copy of the information about you that we hold.  If you would like to make a request for information please email gdpr @weston-group.co .uk.

Furthermore, in line with the GDPR, your rights include the right to:

object to processing and withdraw your consent for your data to be processed;

restrict Weston processing your data;

the rectification of your data if it is inaccurate or incomplete;

erasure of your data;

be informed of information illustrating fair processing of your data;

the right to access your own data;

portability of your data;

not be subject to automated decision making, including profiling.

How will I know if there are any privacy notice changes?  

This privacy notice may be changed by Weston at any time. Any changes to  the privacy policy will be updated on our website. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact  us at gdpr@weston-group.co.uk

What should I do if I wish to withdraw my consent?

If you have provided us with your consent to process your data, for the purpose of using our services and us finding you suitable work, you have the right to withdraw this at any time.  In order to do so you should contact us by emailing gdpr@weston-group.co.uk

How can I agree to the above?

To comply with the General Data Protection Regulations, we need you to agree to  Weston processing personal data relating to you in the manner detailed above in our Privacy Notice.  If you agree to this processing of personal data, please tick the box below.