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This privacy policy sets out how STS Defence (STS) uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

 

What will we do with your information?

All of the information you provide during the application process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary.

We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties for marketing purposes or store any of your information outside of the United Kingdom or the European Union. The information you provide will be held securely by us whether the information is in electronic or physical format.

We will use the contact details you provide to us to contact you to progress your application. We will use the other information you provide to assess your suitability for the role you have applied for.

 

What information do we ask for, and why?

We do not collect more information than we need to fulfil our stated purposes and will not retain it for longer than is necessary.

The information we ask for is used to assess your suitability for employment. We are taking steps at your request prior to potentially entering into an employment contract – this is our legal basis for processing your personal data. You don’t have to provide what we ask for but it might affect your application if you don’t.

 

Application Stage

At the application stage we ask you for

  • your name, address, phone number and email address
  • your previous experience including details of you education, work history, referees and answers to questions relevant to the role you have applied for

Our Talent Acquisition Manager and Security Controller will have access to all of this information.

 

Selection Stage

Our managers shortlist applications for interview and we might ask you to attend one or more interviews at which we might take notes which will be held by us.

 

How long is the information retained for?

If you are unsuccessful at any stage of the process, the information you have provided until that point will securely be destroyed.

Information generated by us throughout the assessment process, for example interview notes, is retained by us for up to 6 months.

If you are successful in your application, we will retain your information in accordance with our Privacy Notice for Employees, Workers and Contractors. A copy of this Notice will be provided to you with your offer letter.

 

If you have any queries about the process or how we handle your information please contact us at:

STS Defence Ltd

Mumby Rad

Gosport

Hampshire PO12 1AF

 

If you have any concerns regarding our processing of your personal data, or are not satisfied with our handling of any request by you in relation to your rights, you also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Their address is:

First Contact Team

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

SK9 5AF

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