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HR Recruitment

18 May 2018

What service is being provided?

HR Payroll, Contracts and Processing providing a service to Essex County Council and its employees for payments and contracts.

What personal data do we need from you?

Name and contact details

Business Activities

Date of birth

Financial details

Employment and education details

National Insurance details

Family details

Licences or Permits held

Lifestyle and social circumstances


What sensitive data do we need from you?


Racial or ethnic origin,

Trade union membership,

Physical or mental health details,

Religious or other beliefs of a similar nature


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


Oracle Fujitsu 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 payment and contract services to Essex County Council and its employees.


Delivering this service to you

Planning and improving the service

Preventing or detecting of fraud or crime

Research – using only anonymised data unless we specifically ask for your consent



If we cannot use your data we could not fulfil our contractual obligations and you could not commence/continue employment with Essex County Council.


Our legal basis for using your personal data is under contract and legal obligation.


Our legal basis for using your sensitive personal data is under employment law and substantial public interest.


Who else might we share your data with?



Essex Pension Service

Teachers Pension Service


How long will your data be kept?


We will stop using your data after you leave the authority.


Your data will be deleted 7 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


Link to a relevant other privacy notice


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 AddressData Protection Officer, Information Governance Team, Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM11QH
Phone Number0333 013 9824


If you still have concerns following our response you have the right to raise the matter with the Information Commissioner's Office:


Postal AddressInformation Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Online Form
Phone Number0303 123 1113


For our full privacy notice: