In the course of our recruitment processes, Woodford Engineering Consultancy (UK) Limited (the Data Controller) will be privy to candidate personal data. The purpose of this notice is to explain how your data is collected and used throughout our recruitment process, and to inform you of your rights in relation to this data, as prescribed by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”).

How we use your data

Candidate information is either provided directly be you, or by a third party, such as a Job Board. This data is used for the legitimate business aim of assessing the suitability of job seekers for open roles, and to contact you in relation to these vacancies.

Woodford Engineering Consultancy (UK) Limited is committed to protecting personal data, and adheres to all of the principles within the General Data Protection Regulation: we ensure that data held is accurate, relevant and held and disposed of in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. Candidate data will be processed and held in the UK: no data will be held in, or transferred to, areas outside of the European Economic Area.

Data we may collect

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your email address
  • Your home and mobile telephone number
  • Your work history
  • Your training and educational attainments
  • References

Should your job application be successful, you will be asked for further personal details to allow us to carry out pre-employment checks and to ensure you have the right to work in the UK. This information may be provided by you, or by a third party- such as a reference from a previous employer.

Your rights

From time to time, we may request permission to hold and use your data for future vacancies. In these instances, you will be asked to consent to this use of your data. You have the right to withdraw this consent at any time.

You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you. This will be provided free of charge, and within 30 days of your request. You also have the right of erasure, and of portability.

Contact details

If you have any questions or queries in relation to the above rights, please contact [email protected] in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at


These notices were last updated on 24th May 2018. For previous version of our privacy notices and policies, please contact us at [email protected]