Privacy notices - Employability
We support out of work people to progress into and towards employment.
It is very important to us that you fully understand why we need to process and store some of your personal information. In practice, this can be things such as your name, email address or post code and National Insurance Number and evidence of your right to live and work in the country. If you want to be reminded of the full list of personal information you provided us in the registration form, please get in touch with us.If you are a being supported either directy by us or through external services either funded by or given in partnership with us, we must store your personal information for the following reasons:
a)This is to ensure that money is being spent appropriately and that external funding can be claimed for this support;
b) To allow us to evidence to our funders your eligibility for our Employability Services support;
c) To allow organisations to monitor and evaluate the success and performance of services offered;
d) To allow us to contact you for feedback regarding the quality of services provided to you;
e) To monitor compliance with equal opportunities legislation; and
f) To enable organisations to indentify the most appropriate support for you.Our legal basis, under the Data Protection legislation, for processing your personal information is that we are acting in the public interest in doing so (Article 6(1)(e) of GDPR). We are delivering Employability Services in order to provide an important service to the public, and the use of your personal information is a necessary part of us doing that.
- View personal data
- Change personal data
- Delete personal data
- Restrict processing of personal data
Who we share your information withRepresentatives of employability services, education and training organisations including The Highland Council, Job Centre Plus, Skills Development Scotland and Third Sector Contractors;
Funders, administratorsdand auditors of public funds including European Structural Funds, The Scottish Government and Audit Scotland.
How long we hold your information
If your support is partly funded through European Funding, your personal information will be stored in our systems for 3 years following the final payment of EU funds from the European commission to the Scottish Government for the Programme in question. This is for the purposes of performing auditing, monitoring and compliance checks, so that we know that funding is being spent appropriately.
As standard, your personal information will be stored in our systems for up to 3 years after you have left our programmes. This is for the purposes of performing auditing, monitoring and compliance checks, so that we know that funding is being spent appropriately.
For other sources of funding which may become available, this privacy notice will be updated where appropriate.
If you have any specific queries regarding your rights, or any other matter, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The data controller is The Highland Council
Data Protection Officer
Data Protection Officer
Highland Council Headquarters
If you are unhappy with the way we have processed your personal information you can contact the Information Commissioner:
Information Commissioner's Office
Tel: 0303 123 1113