Privacy policy: Learning and Development

Who To Contact

Data Protection Officer
Knowsley Council
Westmorland Road
Huyton
L36 9GL

Who will own my data once I submit it?

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council.

Why do you need my information?

In order to process applications for Learning and Development. To monitor our commitment to equal opportunities and workforce monitoring.

What allows you to use my information?

  • HMRC regulations (contract of employment)
  • 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 Act 1974
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The Public sector Equality Duty
  •  Equality Act 2010
  •  The Localism Act 2011

Who will my information be shared with?

Organisations who deliver training on the council’s behalf, Professional bodies such as the Health and Care Professional Council. Awarding bodies such as ILM, City and Guilds etc.

Do I have to provide this information and what will happen if I don’t?

Some of the information requested on the application form is mandatory in order for the Council to consider an application for Learning and Development to meet its statutory monitoring and reporting responsibilities.  Failure to provide this information could result in the Council being unable to consider your application to attend training.

How long will you keep this data for and why?

Applicant data will be stored on the council’s Training and talent management system which is only accessible by authorised personnel who are involved in the administration and\or selection process of workforce development.  This information is deleted after one year.

How will my information be stored?

Your personal data will be stored on the Council’s secure network and will only be accessed by staff that need to see this information.

Will this information be used to take automated decisions about me?

No.

Will my data be transferred abroad and why?

No.

What rights do I have when it comes to my data?

Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the following rights with regards to your personal data: -

  • The right to subject access – you have the right to see a copy of the personal data that the council holds about you and find out what it is used for
  • The right to rectification – you have the right to ask the council to correct or remove any inaccurate data that we hold about you
  • The right to erasure (right to be forgotten) you have the right to ask the council to remove data that we hold about you
  • The right to restriction – you have the right to ask for your information to be restricted (locked down) on council systems
  • The right to data portability – you have the right to ask for your data to be transferred back to you or to a new provider at your request
  • The right to object – you have the right to ask the council to stop using your personal data or to stop sending you marketing information, or complain about how your data is used
  • The right to prevent automated decision making – you have the right to ask the council to stop using your data to make automated decisions about you or to stop profiling your behaviour (where applicable)

To find out more about your rights under the GDPR, please visit the Information Commissioner’s website.
To request a copy of your data or ask questions about how it is used, contact: -

Data Protection Officer
Knowsley Council
Westmorland Road
Huyton
L36 9GL
Or email: Inforights@knowsley.gov.uk 

Who can I complain to if I am unhappy about how my data is used?

You can complain directly to the Council’s Data Protection Team by writing to: -
Data Protection Officer
Knowsley Council
Westmorland Road
Huyton
L36 9GL
Or using the council’s online complaints form
 
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office using the following details: -
The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
Website: www.ico.org.uk