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Candidate privacy notice

Candidate privacy notice

At Plan International UK, we recognise the importance of respecting your personal data. This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which any personal data that you provide to us will be processed by us. For Plan International UK’s general Privacy Notice, please see our website.

As the Data Controller, we will store and process the personal data you provide for the purposes of recruitment and equal opportunities monitoring on the basis of our legitimate interest.

Your information will only be disclosed to those involved in the recruitment process within Plan International UK. Information will not be disclosed to anyone outside the organisation (except for the purpose of requesting references and checking the accuracy of the information provided) without your consent.

We will store your information securely on our recruitment system (Cascade) for up to six months after your last visit to Cascade, except for applications for roster positions. These details will be stored for up to two years, subject to your ongoing consent.

If you no longer wish to be contacted by us about recruitment, or you would like us to delete your details, you can update your preferences using the 'My Application', 'My Details' and 'My Account' tabs on the jobs page on our website. If you experience any difficulties in doing this, please contact

We will ask you to confirm agreement with the following statements and when you submit your application:

  • I certify, that to the best of my knowledge, the information I have provided on this form is true and accurate. I understand that any false, incomplete or misleading statements may lead to the withdrawal of any offer of employment, or to my dismissal if these are discovered once employed.
  • I consent to Plan International UK contacting me if any other vacancies arise that may be of interest to me based on the information I have provided in this application.
  • I consent to the information I have provided in this application being stored in line with Plan International UK's Data Retention Policy (PDF).
  • I give permission to Plan International UK to seek clarification regarding professional membership or qualifications where applicable. and to seek references if I am offered employment or a volunteering opportunity.

Last updated: 22 March2019