This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following information carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
The Home Office will be what is known as the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us through this website. This includes when data is collected or processed by third parties on our behalf.
The Home Office’s contact address is Employer Branding Team, Home Office, 6th Floor, Apollo House, 36 Wellesley Road, Croydon, CR0 9YA.
The Department’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted using the details below:
Post: Office of the DPO, Peel Building, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF
Email: [email protected]
Information we will collect from you
The Home Office collects and processes personal information to enable it to carry out its statutory and other functions.
Specifically, for the Careers website, this is covered under UKGDPR:
Article 6 (1)(e), Public task: the processing is necessary for you to perform a task in the public interest or for your official functions, and the task or function has a clear basis in law.
We will collect information about your computer, including; where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
How we use your personal data
- To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- To provide you with the information that you request from us.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our site, when you choose to do so.
Our site does contain links to and from the websites of partner organisations. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Storing your information
If you contact us, your personal information is stored securely and will be deleted once your enquiry has been responded to. Your personal information will not be shared with any third parties.
Requesting access to your personal data
You have the right to request access to the personal information the Home Office holds about you. Details of how to make the request can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/about/personal-information-charter
In certain circumstances you have the right to:
- object to and restrict the use of your personal information, or to ask to have your data deleted, or corrected.
- (where you have explicitly consented to the use of your personal data and that is the lawful basis for processing) the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your data and the right to data portability (where processing is carried out by automated means)
Questions or concerns about personal data
If you have any questions or concerns about the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information please contact the Home Office using the information on the gov.uk website.
You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office about the way the Home Office is handling your personal information. Details on how you do this can also be found on the gov.uk website.