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Fair processing notice

Additional Privacy Information and Declaration

The position you are applying for has been designated by Concern Worldwide (UK) as a role that requires additional pre-engagement/pre-employment checks. Depending on the nature of the role a criminal record check may be warranted from your country of domicile to ensure the protection of children and/or vulnerable adults or property. 

Your personal data

In addition to the normal information provided by applicants, this additional information which you may declare to Concern or which may be disclosed to Concern during a criminal records check is your personal data. Concern relies on its legitimate interest under the UK General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and Schedule 1 of the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (specifically sections 11 and 18) to process this data.

Any disclosures made to Concern in this respect will be treated with the utmost confidentiality and will only be used in assessing an individual’s suitability to undertake the role.

Any disclosures made to Concern will be assessed to determine if they present a risk to children and/ or vulnerable adults and/ or Concern’s property and, as such, your suitability to this role. The information will only be disclosed to a limited number of people in Concern.

Concern UK will require these checks to be completed every three years once you are engaged/employed. This does not remove your obligation to disclose any changes to these circumstances during that three-year period.

Concern will not store any information on criminal records for unsuccessful candidates for more than is outlined in our pre-employment disclaimer.

Your rights

You have the right to access information which Concern holds about you.

You have the right to have inaccurate information which Concern holds about you rectified.

Under certain circumstances, you have the right to ask Concern to erase your personal data, to restrict processing or to object to processing.  You also have the right to data portability.

Concern UK has a written policy on the secure handling, use, storage and retention of disclosure information.  You have the right to request this document.

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (

Concern’s data protection officer can be reached at [email protected].

If you have any questions about the recruitment process please contact [email protected].

Data Protection

Concern UK is a subsidiary of Concern Worldwide, therefore information that you submit to Concern UK may be transferred to Concern offices in Dublin and outside of the European Economic Area. Concern respects your privacy, and has security procedures in place to protect your data at all times.

AccessNI privacy policy:

AccessNI Code of Conduct

DBS privacy policy:


If you do not wish to declare this information or you do not wish Concern to undertake vetting a criminal record check with the relevant authority and/or complete a self-declaration of criminal convictions, please do not apply for this role.

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