Privacy Policy

Chesterfield College is committed to safeguarding the privacy of your information. By “your information” we mean any information about you, which you or third parties provide to us. If you as a candidate submit information to this Website, you agree to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement.

Our Privacy Principals, set out below, explain how your information will be treated. 

Collection of Information

  • We will only collect & use your information where we have lawful grounds and legitimate business reasons to do so
  • We will be transparent in our dealings with you, and will tell you about how we will collect and use your information
  • If we have collected your information for a particular purpose we will not use it for anything else unless you have been informed and where relevant your permission obtained
  • We will not ask for more information than we need for the purposes for which we are collecting it

Maintenance of information

  • We will update our records when you inform us that your details have changed
  • Candidates who choose to apply may access their profile, correct and update their details, or withdraw their details at any time. We will continue to review and assess the quality of our information We will implement and adhere to information retention policies relating to your information and will ensure that your information is securely disposed of at the end of the appropriate retention period
  • Normally, unsuccessful applications are only retained for a period of twelve months. In certain circumstances where applications have been refused, such as conviction of financial fraud, we may retain application information for up to six years

Our Commitment to You

  • We will observe the rights granted to you under applicable privacy and data protection laws and will ensure that queries relating to privacy issues are promptly and transparently dealt with
  • We will train our staff on their privacy obligations
  • We will ensure we have appropriate physical and technological security measures to protect your information regardless of where it is held
  • We will ensure that when we outsource any processes we ensure the supplier has appropriate security measures in place and will contractually require them to comply with these Privacy Principles. This will only take place where it is needed to process your application
  • We will only use the information you provide to us on these pages in order to process the relevant application and will not be used for marketing purposes

Changes to our Recruitment Privacy Principals


We reserve the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason, any changes to our Recruitment Privacy Principals will be posted on this page so that you are always kept informed of the information we collect and how we use it. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between us and any user visiting the Website or providing identifying information of any kind.


Candidate Questions


If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this Website, please direct them to us. Contact

As defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Chesterfield College, Infirmary Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire is the Data Controller and ultimately responsible for ensuring the data you provide is kept secure, processed correctly and that you understand your legal rights in relation to the data you provide.

The recruitment software we use via this website is supplied by Net-Worx (2001) Ltd (trading as networx) and they are defined as a Data Processor under the GDPR. They will only process your data in accordance with our instructions.

networx can be contacted at: The Engine House, Wharfebank Business Centre, Ilkley Rd, Otley LS21 3JP.

The Data Protection Officer for networx is Rob Baker and can be contacted at