Everyday Finance’s approach on dealing with personal information provided by candidates
Who are we
Everyday Finance DAC (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy statement) is committed to
protecting the privacy and security of your personal information and we are open and transparent about
how we handle it and about our obligations under applicable data protection laws and regulations,
including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We are a Data Controller for the purposes of
the GDPR. This means we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about
This Candidate Privacy Statement (Statement) explains the basis on which we will control and process any
personal information we collect from you or that you may provide to us through our website or
Our contact details are as follows:
Everyday Finance DAC, 16 Briarhill Business Park, Galway
Telephone: 00 353 (0)91 700010 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do we have a Data Protection Officer
We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee compliance with this Statement and our
obligations under the GDPR more generally. You can contact our Data Protection Officer (currently
Andrew McCudden, Legal and Compliance) at the following email address email@example.com or
write to the Data Protection Officer at the address listed above.
General Data Protection principles
In collecting and processing your personal information, we will comply with the data protection law in
force at the time. This requires that the personal information we hold about you must be:
1. Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way
2. Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is
incompatible with those purposes
3. Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes
4. Accurate and kept up to date
5. Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about
6. Kept securely
What information do we collect
We may process the following categories of personal data about you (this list is not exhaustive):
• Name, address, email, telephone number, date of birth, gender, nationality
• CV (if applicable) and previous job and education information
• Answers to application/interview questions
• Information about your remuneration
• Any other information you wish to provide in support of your application
How do we collect your data
We collect information that is specifically provided by you as part of an application process or sometimes
from an employment agency or background check provider.
What do we do with your information
We may use your information on any of the following lawful grounds:
a. For compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject; or
b. For the purposes of our legitimate interests, except where such interests are overridden by your
interests or fundamental rights and freedoms.
Our legitimate interests include the following:
• To deal with your application
• To communicate with you regarding the vacancy
• To satisfy legal requirements
• To protect our legal rights and interests including screening for fraud prevention and anti-money
• For record keeping
• To generate reports
• For statistical analysis
• To contact you about other vacancies
• For the establishment, pursuance or defence of complaints, investigations and legal claims
• To grow our business
All applications are viewed by a member of our Recruitment Team and no automated decisions are made
in relation to your application.
How long do we keep your information for
We will store your application data for up to 6 months after the vacancy has closed. After this period, it
will be destroyed.
How we may collect more data from you
Should you be successful in being offered a role, you will be asked to provide further information as part
of our Pre-Employment Screening Process. We may collect the following (this list is not exhaustive):
• Passport/Identification Documents
• Proof of Legal Right to Work in the UK
• Proof of Address
• Proof of Activity
• Information to conduct a Credit Check
• Information to conduct a Criminal Records Check
• Names and address of references who will be contacted.
Only if you are successfully recruited will we upload your details to our Employee filing systems, and as a
member of our team, you will sign a contract of employment and agree to additional terms on how your
data is handled and stored as per our Employee Privacy Statement.
Who do we share your information with
We may share your information with our affiliates, accountants, lawyers, auditors, insurers, professional
advisors, or third party service providers who provide services to us. We may also disclose information we
have a legal or regulatory right or obligation to report. Further, we may share your information with third
parties to whom we sell, transfer or merge parts of our business or our assets.
It is our commitment that prior to disclosing any personal information about you to another organisation
we have taken all reasonable steps to ensure that that organisation will hold and protect your
information with adequate security measures and in accordance with relevant regulation.
How do we keep your information safe
We protect your information with appropriate security measures under the laws and regulations that
apply to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed or accessed
without authorisation. We confirm our security measures are subject to regular testing and updated as
appropriate to the level of data that we hold.
We have procedures in place to deal with suspected personal data breaches and will notify you and any
applicable regulator of a breach if we are legally required to do so.
What are your rights regarding your information
You have explicit rights concerning your personal information and we will ensure that your rights are
protected while your data is in our possession. Your rights include the following:
If you wish to make a complaint then you may do so in person, by telephone, in writing and/or by email.
Please note that all complaints are dealt with according to our complaints policy and will be fully logged
You can also contact the Data Protection Commission (www.dataprotection.ie).
We will not transfer your data to a country outside of the European Economic Area unless that country
ensures an adequate level of data protection, has appropriate safeguards in place or relies on one of the
derogations provided for under applicable law and regulation.
This Statement may be updated by us at any time.
Everyday Finance, December 2018