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5. Lawful basis for processing data

We process personal data throughout the application on different legal bases.

  • Contract Processing your data is necessary to move your application forward before signing a contract of work. This concerns employment or pre-employment checks.
  • Legal obligation The law requires the Council to check that candidates are entitled to work in the UK.
  • Processing criminal convictions and sensitive information We collect, use and hold sensitive information such as criminal convictions on the lawful bases of contract, legal obligation and public task.