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HR Employee privacy notice

Gloucestershire County Council is the data controller for the personal information we collect from you.

This Privacy Notice explains what information we collect about you, how we use it and your information rights.

The information below shows the legal basis we are relying on to use your personal or special category (sensitive) personal information.

Personal information (GDPR Article 6)

Our legal basis for using your personal information is:

Article 6 1(b) Processing is necessary for performance of a contract

Article 6 1(c) Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation

Article 6 1(f) Processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests

  1. in line with our legitimate interest test.
  2. Where the council relies on legitimate interests as a reason for processing data, it has considered whether or not those interests are overridden by the rights and freedoms of employees or workers and has concluded that they are not.

Special category (sensitive) personal information (GDPR Article 9)

Our legal basis for using your special category information is:

Article 9 2(b) Processing is necessary in the field of employment and social security and social protection law

Article 9 2(g) Processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest

And we meet the following condition of Schedule 1 part 1 or 2 of the DPA 2018.

We process special category data as is necessary for:

  • with obligations in connection with employment,
  • necessary for the purposes of equality of opportunity

Please see our Special Category Data Policy for more information.

Criminal conviction data

If we hold criminal conviction data about you it is to ensure that individuals are permitted to undertake the role in question.

We process criminal conviction data:

As is necessary for:

  • Part 1(1)(1)(a) of the Data Protection Act – with obligations in connection with employment,

Please see our Criminal Conviction Data Policy for more information.

Page updated: 09/08/2022 Page updated by: Information Management Service

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