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Recruitment Privacy Policy

  1. Data controller

    Minster Law Limited registered in England and Wales registered number 4659625 at Alexander House, Hospital Fields Road, York, is the data controller in relation to all personal data, including sensitive personal data, which you provide in connection with your application for employment. In this Privacy and Cookie Policy, “we”, “us” and “our” means Minster Law Limited and “you” and “your” means the person who wishes to use the website. We will process your data for the purposes of employee administration, including the consideration of any application for employment.

  2. Credit Searches and Background Checks

    When considering your application, if you have previously been employed by Minster Law Limited or have made previous applications then we may carry out checks against data that we may already hold on you.

    If you are successful in your application we will carry out various checks as described below:-

    Minster Law Limited is also required by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Solicitors Regulation Authority to ensure that its employees are of good character and are able to perform their job, and it is our policy to complete credit references. This will involve a search with a credit reference agency and a record of this search will appear on your credit report but will not be visible to third parties. This will also involve a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    We may also ask your previous employers to confirm certain information about you however we will notify you before we do this.

  3. Your Account

    In order to apply for any jobs through this website you must create an account. To create an account you must provide your name, a valid email address and any other mandatory personal information which is indicated on the registration page. Creating an account allows you to use the website to register to receive job alerts and to apply for jobs. You can log into your account at any time and update the information you have provided.

    Any incomplete vacancy applications will be automatically deleted after the closing date for the vacancy.

  4. Use of Data

    If your application is unsuccessful, we will keep your information for a reasonable period of time in line with legal requirements and for administration purposes. We may also contact you if other job opportunities arise in the future which we think may be suitable for you.

    By using the website you indicate your explicit consent to the Minster Law Limited and its subsidiary and associated companies to process your personal data, including sensitive personal data, for the purposes set out above. You also certify that all the information you have given is true, complete and accurate, and acknowledge that if any information you have given is incorrect, incomplete or misleading, this may lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment or dismissal without notice if you have commenced work.

  5. Overseas Transfer of Data

    We may from time to time need to undertake some of the processing of your data in countries outside of the European Economic Area, but in all cases we will take appropriate measures to help ensure that the data is kept securely and is only used for the purposes for which you provided it.

  6. Diversity Information

    When you apply for a role we may ask you questions relating to diversity and equal opportunities. This information is kept confidential and is optional to complete. It is only used for the research and analysis purposes.

  7. Your Rights

    We comply with and are registered under the data protection laws in the United Kingdom and take all reasonable steps to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal data.

    You are entitled, on payment of the fee of £10, made payable to Minster Law Limited to see details of the information we hold about you. If any of the information held is inaccurate we will also make any necessary amendments and confirm to you that these have been made.

    You have the right to request at any time that we stop using use data to send you information about jobs. If you wish to do this please either use the unsubscribe link in any communications we sent to you, go into Your Account and adjust your settings or write to the Data Protection Officer at Minster Law Limited, Alexander House, Hospital Fields Road, York YO10 4DZ.

    You are also entitled to ask us to remove personal information from our records and if you wish to do this then please write to the Data Protection Officer at the address above so that we may consider your request. Please provide your full name, address and date of birth when contacting us.

    We reserve the right to amend or modify this privacy and cookie policy at any time and any updates will be published on this website. We also reserve the right to transfer our rights under this Agreement at any time.