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Data Protection Law
Govia Thameslink Railway will hold and process all the above data in compliance with the Data Protection Law. To find out more about how we handle your personal data please see our recruitment privacy notice.
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Govia Thameslink Railway is committed to equal opportunities. Our policy is to appoint the best candidate for any post irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, race, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or age.
To find out if our policies are working we need to know some details about those who apply to join Govia Thameslink Railway. The information you give is confidential and enables us to ensure that there is no unfair discrimination or adverse impact on any group at any stage.
This part is separated from your application form on receipt and will not be seen by those involved in the selection process. It will be used for statistical purposes only and will not be reproduced in a way that enables you to be identified. However, if you are appointed, the information that you provide will be recorded and stored on manual and / or computerised files.
We ask you to agree to this information being kept for equal opportunities monitoring purposes for recruitment and if your application is successful, during employment (this information will be retained on your personal file). Application forms of unsuccessful candidates will be destroyed/deleted from the system 12 months after the recruitment process has been completed for that role.
By filling out the form you are agreeing to us retaining the information for this reason.
Obligations of the Applicant
- To provide applicant information which is in all respects true and is not, in any respect, misleading, deceptive or inaccurate or likely to mislead or deceive;
- To explicitly give consent for the processing of all sensitive personal data. Your personal data is only available to HR staff and any statistical data is de-personalised before it becomes available for other staff to view;
- To request removal of applicant information from the eRecruitment system if the applicant becomes unavailable for employment or for other reasons wishes to be excluded from the system;
- Not to provide information or perform any act or action which will, or likely to, cause the service or services provided by the eRecruitment system disrepair, damage, failure or fall into disrepute.
Variation of Terms
This policy is based on current law and generally accepted principles of good practice.