Human Resources privacy policy | Human Resources privacy policy | Medway Council

Why we use your data

We use your data:

  • to employ staff
  • for statutory requirements such as reporting to Government
  • for service delivery
  • for service improvement and planning
  • for regulatory, licensing and enforcement functions
  • in the prevention and detection of crime
  • for financial transactions
  • for research
  • in traded services
  • to promote access to work
  • for equality monitoring

Why we can use your data

We can use your data if it is a legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • The Employment Rights Act 1996
  • The National Minimum Wage Act, 1998
  • The Working Time Directive, 1999
  • The Employment Relations Act, 1999
  • Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The Public Sector Equality Duty - Equality Act 2010
  • The Localism Act 2011

We can also use your data if you’ve entered into a contract (traded services).

Who we can share your data with

We can share your data with:

  • judicial agencies such as courts
  • police and other crime enforcement agencies
  • Children’s Social Care services
  • Adult Social Care services
  • probation
  • health agencies including occupational health providers
  • education providers
  • government departments e.g. DWP, HRMC, Education, S4c
  • immigration services
  • Disclosure & Barring Service
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • pension providers
  • trade unions
  • elected members & MPs (as your representative)
  • commissioned partners such as a staff benefit scheme
  • other businesses or organisation (references, market pay organisations)
  • employment agencies
  • contractors providing IT services
  • Cabinet Office (National Fraud Initiative Exercise)

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable.

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable.