Privacy notice for recruitment


1.         Introduction
Kinfauns Veterinary Centre respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal data through recruitment.
It is important you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you, so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.
2.         The data we collect about you
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identify has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:

We may collect Special Categories of Personal Data relating to your race or ethnicity for equality monitoring purposes. We do not collect any other Special categories of personal data about you (this includes details about your religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). We may only collect information about criminal convictions and offences where we are allowed to do so by law. 
If you fail to provide personal data
We need to collect details of your identity, ways to contact you, and your CV in order to assess your suitability for available vacancies. Therefore, if you fail to provide that data when requested, we will not be able to enter into a contract with you.
3.         How we collect your personal data

4.         How we use your personal data
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Specifically, we will use your personal data to:

5.         Data security
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, altered, disclosed, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data in line with our Data Protection Policy and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
6.         Sharing your personal data
We will not share, sell or rent your personal information to third parties unless we have a lawful basis to do so.
We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of Kinfauns Veterinary Centre and/or its staff.
7.         Data retention
We keep information about employees for 6 years after employment ceases for legal reasons.
Personal data for unsuccessful candidates will be kept for 6 months.
8.         Your legal rights
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at dataprotection@vetpartners.co.uk.