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Recruitment Process:
Your Data

What we need

Castle Enterprise Scotland will be what is known as the controller of the personal data you provide to us. Castle Enterprise Scotland’s company registration is Z2686188
Unless otherwise agreed with you we will only collect basic personal data about you which does not include any special categories of personal information about you (often referred to as “sensitive personal data”).   This information does, however, include the likes of your name, address and email address.

Why we need it

We need to know basic personal information about you in order to process and consider your application for employment and communicate with you about it.   If you do not provide this information we will be unable to process your application.  We will not collect any personal information from you that we do not need in order to process or consider your application.

What we do with it

All the personal data we hold about you will be processed by our staff at Castle Enterprise Scotland Ltd and no third parties will have access to your personal data unless there is a legal obligation for us to provide them with this.  Please be aware, however, that your information will be stored electronically on a cloud-based system whose servers are located within the European Union.
We take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is processed securely and more information on this is available from the controller.

How long we keep it

Should your application for employment be successful we will generally keep your personal data for a period of six years after you have stopped being an employee of Castle Enterprise Scotland.   Should your application be unsuccessful we will destroy your data after six months.

What are your rights?

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted.

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated.  (Please mark your email “data protection complaint”)

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office

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