Privacy of our user’s information is of utmost importance at G4S Plc (“G4S”, “us” or “we”).
We understand the highly confidential nature of the employment search process and strive to provide a safe, confidential and secure system so that you feel comfortable storing your information with us. Our policies are designed to give you the control you need to ensure complete confidentiality.
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 it carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is G4S plc (company No. 4992207) whose registered parent company office is at The Manor, Manor Royal, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9UN.
Information we may collect from you
We generally collect information contained in your CV such as name, address, home phone number, work phone number, mobile phone number(s), facsimile numbers, email addresses and general contact information to facilitate G4S to be able to readily communicate with you. We also collect additional personal information such as career objectives and restrictions, as well as your CV and skills (your “information”).
We collect and may disclose statistical information gathered as a whole (e.g. total number of applicants and applicant origin) for internal reporting purposes and to improve the experience we offer to our global job seekers. However, we never disclose information that identifies any individual for such purposes. We do not knowingly solicit information from children and we do not knowingly market our services to children.
If you opt to provide Date of Birth, Sex, Marital Status or Nationality information, this information is gathered for diversity monitoring and reporting only and will not be used in the recruitment and selection process.
IP addresses and cookies
G4S uses your IP address to help track where you came from and what services you are using, to help us administer our web site and to improve our services.
We and some of our associates and 3rd party organisations that support us to deliver the services you are using, also use “cookies” to track your use of the site, and to ensure that you are a valid, registered user throughout your “session”.
Please see our detailed cookie section.
Uses made of the information
G4S gathers the personal information required for you to be considered for job vacancies within G4S and to conduct research relating to our recruitment activities. Generally, the information gathered from you is used to assist you to search for G4S job vacancies, apply for G4S job vacancies and to be processed for each job application you submit. As such, it may require us to release your personal information with your consent to G4S hiring managers, administrators and third party contractors.
These G4S hiring managers, administrators and third party contractors may be in the UK or in other parts of the world including outside the European Economic Area. By registering with G4S, you agree that your information may be shared with G4S hiring managers, administrators and third party contractors for the purpose of supporting you to find suitable G4S job vacancies, applying for G4S job vacancies, supporting our research relating to our recruitment activities and processing you for each job application you submit and you consent to the transfer of your information outside the European Economic Area.
We may also use, disclose and communicate your personal information for compliance with any legal obligation to which we may be subject.
We do not disclose your information to anyone except as described above, including personal information, CV information, email addresses, information about your visits to the site, etc.
Third party links
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to other sites. 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.
Where we store your personal data
Your personal information is stored on a secure server hosted by a G4S approved contractor. The server resides in The United Kingdom. G4S is a global organisation, therefore, your data may be transferred to any of our operating businesses throughout the world with your consent, for the purpose of being considered for any G4S job vacancy you apply for, or for being matched to specific G4S job vacancies and being contacted by a G4S hiring manager, administrator or third party contractor to discuss your interest and suitability.
By submitting your personal information, you agree to G4S transferring, storing and processing your personal information outside the European Economic Area.
How is your personal information secured and protected?
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.
Inactive profile suspension or removal
G4S reserves the right to suspend or remove the profiles and access of candidates who have not logged into this system for longer than 24 months.
Access to information
The Data Protection Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 towards our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.