What service is being provided?
eDBS service providing DBS checks for employment and pre-employment contracts.
What personal data do we need from you?
Name and contact details
Employment and Education Details
Licenses or permits held
What sensitive personal data do we need from you?
Offences (including alleged offences)
Outcomes and sentences
Who will be using your personal data?
The Data Controller is Essex County Council
The Data Protection Officer for Essex County Council can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atlantic Data is a Data Processor supporting this purpose.
What will it be used for and what gives us the right to ask for it and use it?
To provide DBS checks for applicants and employees to assess their employment suitability.
If we cannot use your data you could not commence/retain employment for the authority.
Our legal basis' for using your personal data are 'Legal obligation and Contract'.
Our legal basis for using your sensitive personal data is 'Employment, Social Security & Social Protection'.
Who else might we share your data with?
Disclosure & Barring Service
Home Office for immigration purposes
Will your data be stored in or accessible from countries with no UK-equivalent Privacy Law protections?
How long will your data be kept?
We will stop using your data after your employment has ended.
Your data will be deleted 25 years after we stop using it.
Our use of your data will be subject to the following legal rights:
- Your Right to be Informed
- Your Right to Access your personal data
- Your Right for us to Rectify your personal data
- Your Right to Restrict our processing of your personal data
Visit the following links for more information about Privacy Law, our obligations and your Rights:
The ICO Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016
The General Data Protection Regulation 2016
If you have concerns over the way we are asking for or using your personal data, please raise the matter with our Data Protection Officer by the following means:
|Postal Address||Data Protection Officer, Information Governance Team, Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM11QH|
|Phone Number||0333 013 9824|
If you still have concerns following our response you have the right to raise the matter with the Information Commissioner's Office:
For our full privacy notice: