If your application for employment or engagement is unsuccessful, we’ll generally hold your personal data, including special categories of personal data and criminal records personal data, for six months after the end of the relevant recruitment exercise but this is subject to: (a) any minimum statutory or other legal, tax, health and safety, reporting or accounting requirements for particular data or records, and
(b) the retention of some types of personal data for up to seven years to protect against legal risk, e.g. if they could be relevant to a possible legal claim in a tribunal, County Court or High Court.

If you have consented to us keeping their personal data on file for in case there are future suitable employment opportunities with us, we will hold your personal data for a further six months after the end of the relevant recruitment exercise, or until youy withdraw your consent if earlier.

If you have any queries about what we do with your personal data please contact our recruitment team at