BGL Group Recruitment Privacy and Cookies Policy
This policy gives you information about how the data that you may provide to us will be used.
1. Data controllers
BISL Limited and BGL Group Limited are part of the BGL Group of Companies. This website is owned and operated by BGL Group Limited and if you register for an account, BGL Group Limited will be a data controller of the data that you provide. BGL Group Limited will share data you provided with other companies in the BGL Group in order to progress your employment application.
BGL Group Limited is registered in England and Wales registered number 2593690 at Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, PE2 6YS.
BISL Limited is registered in England and Wales registered number 3231094 at Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, PE2 6YS.
2. 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.
3. Considering your application
When you apply for a vacancy with us we will process your data for the purposes of the consideration of any application for employment or to carry out work for us and for employee administration.
When considering your application, if you have previously been employed by or carried out any work for any member of the BGL Group of Companies or have made previous applications then we may carry out checks against data that may already be held on you within the BGL Group.
By providing us with information you 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.
Data protection law says that we have to tell you the legal basis for why we process information. In the case of this information, we process it because it is necessary for us to consider your application to enter into a contract with us.
4. 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 and is anonymised where possible.
In relation to diversity information, we process this data because we have a legitimate business interest in carrying out these activities to carry out research and analysis. We have ensured appropriate safeguards to protect your rights when processing this data for these purposes.
5. Credit Searches and Background Checks
This section only applies if you are successful in your application.
The BGL Group is 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. Therefore, if you are successful in your application a search will be carried out 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. A criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service may also be carried out.
We may also ask your previous employers to confirm certain information about you however we will notify you before we do this.
In relation to such searches and background information, we process this data because we have a legitimate business interest in carrying out these activities to verify the information that has been provided during your application and to fulfil our obligations to our regulators. We have ensured appropriate safeguards to protect your rights when processing this data for these purposes.
Where we carry out criminal records checks, we will ask for your consent to carry out the check.
5. Overseas Transfer of Data
We may use third party suppliers to process personal data about you. Some of these suppliers may be located in countries outside the UK which may not have equivalent laws in place to protect your personal data.
6. Retention of Data
If you are successful with your application, information you provided during your application will be retained for the duration of your employment and as long as is reasonably necessary afterwards in connection with your employment.
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 keep your data so that we can contact you if other job opportunities arise in the future which we think may be suitable for you.
7. Your Rights
Data protection law gives you various rights regarding your personal data. These include the rights for you to:-
- Be provided with a copy of the data that we hold about you;
- Have inaccurate data corrected;
- Object to personal data being processed (although this doesn’t apply to data that we need to process for the purpose of your application, appointment or employment);
- Ask us to restrict the data that we process about you;
- Ask that personal data about you is deleted (although again this doesn’t apply to data that we need to process for the purpose of your application , appointment or employment).
- You also have the right to ask for any automated decisions that are made about you to be reviewed, however we do not use automated decision making as part of our recruitment process.
If you want to exercise any of your rights then in the first instance please contact AskHR@bglgroup.co.uk with details of your request.
For BGL Group Limited email CTM.DPO@bglgroup.co.uk or write to the Data Protection Officer at BGL Group Limited, Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, PE2 6YS.
For BISL Limited by email DPO@bglgroup.co.uk
or write to the Data Protection Officer at BISL Limited at Fusion House, Katharine Way, Peterborough, PE3 8BG.
You have the right to request at any time that we stop using your 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 contact AskHR@bglgroup.co.uk.
If you have a complaint about how your data is processed you should contact AskHR@bglgroup.co.uk in the first instance so that we can try and resolve any concerns for you. You do have a right to raise any complaints regarding your data with the Information Commissioner’s Office and you can find more information on their website www.ico.org.uk
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