Privacy and Cookies Policy
1. Data controller
2. Credit Searches and Background Checks
When considering your application, if you have previously been employed by BGL Group Limited or have made previous applications then we may carry out checks against data that we may already hold on you.
If you are successful in your application we will carry out various checks as described below:-
The BGL Group is also required by the Financial Conduct Authority to ensure that its employees are of good character and are able to perform their job, and it is our policy to complete credit references where appropriate. This will involve a search with a credit reference agency and a record of this search will appear on your credit report but will not be visible to third parties. This may also involve a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We may also ask your previous employers to confirm certain information about you however we will notify you before we do this.
3. Your Account
In order to apply for any jobs through this website you must create an account. To create an account you must provide your name, a valid email address and any other mandatory personal information which is indicated on the registration page. Creating an account allows you to use the website to register to receive job alerts and to apply for jobs. You can log into your account at any time and update the information you have provided.
Your account will be automatically closed if you do not use your account for a period of more than 12 months.
4. Use of Data
If your application is unsuccessful, we will keep your information for a reasonable period of time in line with legal requirements and for administration purposes. We may also contact you if other job opportunities arise in the future which we think may be suitable for you.
By using the website you indicate your explicit consent to the BGL Group and its subsidiary and associated companies to process your personal data, including sensitive personal data, for the purposes set out above. You also certify that all the information you have given is true, complete and accurate, and acknowledge that if any information you have given is incorrect, incomplete or misleading, this may lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment or dismissal without notice if you have commenced work.
5. Overseas Transfer of Data
We may from time to time need to undertake some of the processing of your data in countries outside of the European Economic Area, but in all cases we will take appropriate measures to help ensure that the data is kept securely and is only used for the purposes for which you provided it.
6. Diversity Information
When you apply for a role we may ask you questions relating to diversity and equal opportunities. This information is kept confidential and is optional to complete. It is only used for the research and analysis purposes.
7. Your Rights
We comply with and are registered under the data protection laws in the United Kingdom and take all reasonable steps to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal data.
You are entitled, on payment of the fee of £10, made payable to BGL Group Limited to see details of the information we hold about you. If any of the information held is inaccurate we will also make any necessary amendments and confirm to you that these have been made.
You have the right to request at any time that we stop using use data to send you information about jobs. If you wish to do this please either use the unsubscribe link in any communications we sent to you, go into Your Account and adjust your settings or write to the Data Protection Officer at BGL Group Limited, Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, PE2 6YS.
You are also entitled to ask us to remove personal information from our records and if you wish to do this then please write to the Data Protection Officer at the address above so that we may consider your request. Please provide your full name, address and date of birth when contacting us.
A cookie identifies your computer to a server that then enables information to be stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies allow a computer to be identified as corresponding to one that has accessed another website or visited a website previously. Cookies are commonly used on the Internet and do not harm your computer system.
There are two main types of cookies we use:-
Session Cookies – these only exist for the duration of your visit to our website and are deleted when you leave the Website.
Persistent Cookies – these stay on your computer until they expire or are deleted.
- collating anonymous aggregated information that is used to manage and plan enhancements to our services
- to evaluate the effectiveness of our advertising and promotions on third party websites, for example by tracking whether these advertisements are clicked on by users.
Details of the cookies we currently use on our website are shown below:-
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to track behaviour across our website so we can review and improve our online service.
Session or Persistent Cookie : Both.
More information : Visit Google for a privacy overview.
9. How can I stop cookies and what effect will this have?
You can stop cookies from being deployed on your computer by configuring your browser not to accept them or opt-out. Please refer to your browser’s ‘help’ facility.
If cookies are already on your system, you can delete them – For more information on cookies and deletion of cookies please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/
Please be aware that restricting or deleting certain cookies can result in difficulties when navigating around websites.