The Company needs to process your personal data to evaluate your suitability for the role you are applying for prior to inviting you to attend for an interview , and in preparation of entering into a contract with you.
In some cases, the Company needs to process data to ensure it is complying with its legal obligations. For example, it is required to check a successful applicants eligibility to work in the UK before employment starts.
The Company has a legitimate interest in processing personal data during the recruitment process and for keeping records of the process. Processing data from job applicants allows the Company to manage the recruitment process, assess and confirm a candidate’s suitability for employment and decide to whom to offer a job. The Company may also need to process data from job applicants to respond to and defend against legal claims.
The Company processes health information to ensure that it is in compliance with the oil and gas industry ’s offshore fitness to work requirements and if it needs to make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process for candidates who have a disability . This is to carry out its obligations and exercise specific rights in relation to employment.
Where the Company processes other special categories of data, such as information about ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health or religion or belief, this is for equal opportunities monitoring processing as permitted by the Data Protection Act 2018.