We may use the information we collect about you in a variety of ways, including to:
Storing and Processing Your Information
The information provided to us is stored and processed on secure servers operated by Pearson and hosted by Oracle Corporation. Pearson will always take steps to protect your information in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
Pearson will retain applicant information for as long as an applicant account is active or as required by law and will delete all information in line with local and national data protection legal requirements.
These territories may include:
- United Kingdom, where this system is located
- Other European Union countries
- United States
- Any other country in which Pearson may employ staff
We may share your information with third party service providers that assist us with various activities and recruitment processes including applicant management, system maintenance and background analysis. We require companies to only process your information when performing work for us or as required to do so by law. Additional safeguards are being relied on via appropriate supplier contractual terms to safeguard the Personal Information they process.
Accessing Your Information
Depending on your country of residence you may have the right to request access to information we hold about you. Any such request should be made in writing and provided to us at the email or postal address below. This request will be corroborated to ensure you are the Data Subject prior to any information being shared.
Amending or Deleting Your Information
If you feel that information in our possession is incorrect, would like information deleted or would like to withdraw your application please contact PPSMHR@pearson.com. We will make every effort to respond promptly to your request.
Security and Confidentiality
Pearson employs technical, physical, and administrative security measures to reduce the risk of loss, unauthorised access, misuse, disclosure or modification of your information. Pearson requires its service providers to ensure the security and integrity of your information is maintained.
Changes to This Notice
This Privacy Notice is dated 27 April, 2018.
In the future it may become necessary to update this statement. If any substantial changes are undertaken an updated statement will be posted in this space. We encourage you to review any future updates as and when they appear.
Any modifications to this statement that materially affect the way we process or disclose your personal information will be brought to your attention prior to the change coming into effect.
If you have any questions regarding your application and employment data please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively if you have a query relating to your privacy please feel free to contact the Privacy Office: email@example.com
By selecting “I Accept” below, you are acknowledging and agreeing to the collection, transfer, storage and use of your Personal Information as outlined above for the purpose of processing your application and possible future activity in line with employment laws. You also recognise that by selecting “I Decline” Pearson will be unable to continue with the application process.