This privacy notice describes how United Biscuits (UK) Limited trading as pladis (‘we’, ‘us’) collects and processes personal information about you, how we use and protect this information, and your rights in relation to this information.
This privacy notice describes the handling of personal information obtained about job applicants through the pladis online recruitment system and careers page which link to this privacy notice (together, the “recruitment system”) directly by job applicants, as well as by third party agencies and recruiters on behalf of candidates. Personal information is information, or a combination of pieces of information, that could identify you.
This privacy notice applies to all personal information we collect or process about you. We collect personal information from you directly and also from other sources as explained in this notice.
We may be required by law to collect certain personal about you for recruitment purposes, or as a consequence of our position as a prospective employer. Failure to provide this information may prevent or delay the fulfilment of these obligations.
We will inform you at the time your information is collected whether certain information is compulsory and the consequences of the failure to provide such information.
The categories of information that we collect directly from you are:
The categories of information that we collect about you from other sources are:
We may also collect sensitive information (also known as special category information) about you as permitted or required by law. This is a category of personal information that has special protection under data protection laws, such as:
(a) information about race, ethnic origin, religion or sexual orientation for diversity monitoring purposes
(b) biometric identifier for identification purposes
(c) health or disability information to provide occupational health support and administer insurance benefits
(d) criminal background check information for vetting purposes for prospective employees
We use your personal information to:
We must have a legal basis to process your personal information. In most cases the legal basis will be one of the following:
We may obtain your explicit consent to collect and use certain types of personal information when we are required to do so by law (for example, when we process some categories of sensitive personal information). If we ask for your consent to process your personal information, you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us using the details at the end of this privacy notice.
You have certain rights regarding your personal information, subject to local law. These include the following rights to:
If you would like to discuss or exercise such rights, please contact us using the contact details below.
We encourage you to contact us to update or correct your information if it changes or if the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate.
We will contact you if we need additional information from you in order to honour your requests.
We may process your personal information by automatic means and without human intervention to make decisions or conduct ‘profiling’ about you. This involves using software that is able to evaluate your personal strengths and predict risks or outcomes. We carry out this automatic processing to ensure that we treat all prospective employees fairly when assessing your eligibility for a role. The significance of our actions in this connection is that depending upon the outcome of the processing you may not be eligible for a particular role. We base our decisions on criteria explained at the time that you apply for a particular role.
We will only make these kinds of automated decisions about you where:
If you require further information about automated decision-making, you want to object to our use of automated decision-making, or request an automated decision to be reviewed by a human being please contact us using the contact details below and we will explain to you what your rights are in relation to the processing in question.
These types of decisions will not have a significant impact upon you, but you can still contact us for further information.
We may share your personal information with third parties under the following circumstances:
The recipients referred to above may be located outside the jurisdiction in which you are located). See the section on “International Data Transfer” below for more information.
We implement technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk to the personal information we process. These measures are aimed at ensuring the on-going integrity and confidentiality of personal information. We evaluate these measures on a regular basis to ensure the security of the processing.
We will keep your personal information for the length of time set out in our records retention policy.
Your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in a country that is not regarded as ensuring an adequate level of protection for personal information.
We have put in place appropriate safeguards (such as contractual commitments) in accordance with applicable legal requirements to ensure that your data is adequately protected. For more information on the appropriate safeguards in place, please contact us at the details below.
United Biscuits (UK) Limited trading as pladis is the controller responsible for the personal information we collect and process about you.
If you have questions or concerns regarding the way in which your personal information has been used, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution of any complaint or concern about privacy. If, however, you believe that we have not been able to assist with your complaint or concern, you have the right to make a complaint to a supervisory authority in the country where you work, reside or where the subject matter of your complaint arose.
You may request a copy of this privacy notice from us using the contact details set out above. We may modify or update this privacy notice from time to time.
If we change this privacy notice, we will notify you of the changes. Where changes to this privacy notice will have a fundamental impact on the nature of the processing or otherwise have a substantial impact on you, we will give you sufficient advance notice so that you have the opportunity to exercise your rights (e.g. to object to the processing).