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In this section we set out information which is particularly relevant to people who apply for a job (including a training contract) or a work experience placement with us.

Please also read the section on marketing to learn more about the controls we have put in place for when we are using your personal data for marketing purposes.

Please read our section on disclosures of your data for further information on recipients of your data.

We often ask applicants to send us their CV and contact details.  Any information you send us for the purpose of a job or placement application will be treated by us with the greatest care and for that purpose only.

Where the information you provide is sensitive (such as your racial background or your state of health) we will obtain your express consent to our use of the information to assess your application and to allow us to carry out equal opportunities monitoring.

Please note that the internet may not be as secure as other forms of communication.

In acknowledging an application HRC Law is not verifying the content, accepting the application or making any offer of employment or engagement.

Purposes for which we will use your personal data  

We have set out below a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so.  We have also identified what our legitimate interests are, where appropriate.

The types of data are defined in our glossary.

Purpose: to assess applications from candidates interested in taking part in a work experience placement, and candidates applying for training contracts and/or jobs with us.

Types of data: Types of data: (a) Identity; and (b) Contact

Lawful basis/bases for processing including basis of legitimate interest: (a) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to carry out our business as a law firm and support our clients’ needs); and (b) Performance of a contract with you.

Employment and Consent in respect of any Special Category Data that you choose to provide.