|This policy is about how WMP (West Midlands Police) use your personal information (‘data’) on the WMP Careers website.
We respect your right to privacy. Our relationship with you is valuable and we understand the importance you place on the privacy and security of information that personally identifies you. In that respect, whether you are a first time visitor to our website or a regular user, we take your privacy seriously and comply with the Data Protection Act 1998. Any information you provide to us through the website will not be used for purposes other than that for which it was originally intended. We will hold the information only as long as necessary. Employees who have access to your personal data will respect the confidentiality of that data.
Some sections within the website contain online forms and registration forms which will require personal information. If you choose to complete any of these, the information you provide will be disclosed to the relevant section of WMP.
By providing your information to us you are either (a) applying for a specific role within West Midlands Police (b) creating a profile in our talent pool to be considered for any relevant role(s) within West Midlands Police as they become available.
If you are applying for a specific role and are unsuccessful in your application, we will delete your application 12 months from the date the decision is made about the role. However, if you subsequently decide you wish to remain in the talent pool, as noted above, your application will be deleted 12 months from the date you last update your information.
Your personal details will not be disclosed to outside organisations and/or individuals, without your express consent, except where there is a statutory duty to do so.
For more information on the Data Protection Act, please visit the Information Commissioner's Office website.
We will collect personal information from you when you register with us to make an application. Information we collect includes name, email address and other contact details. Recruiters use this information to assess your application and communicate with you regarding an application you have made.
By using our WMP Careers site, you agree that we may collect, hold, process and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with the WMP careers service and:
• personalising your visits to WMP Careers to improve the services provided to you
• informing you about the latest changes to the WMP Careers site
• providing customer service and support
• communicating (and personalising such communication) with you
• enabling you to share our content with others
• conducting market research; and/or
• carrying out technical and statistical analysis to measure the performance of our services and/or training purposes.