Recruitment – Privacy notice

Feilden Fowles is the data controller for the information that you provide during the recruitment process. If you have any concerns or queries as to how your data is processed, please contact

What happens to your information?

The information that you provide is used for progressing your application, contacting references and determining your suitability for the position that you have applied for. It will not be used for any other purposes unless specifically stated.

The information that you provide is stored securely by us, sensitive information is removed and shared to our hiring managers for the purpose of shortlisting applications.

Whilst we do not request any more information than is necessary, if further information is required to progress your application, for example, proof of right to work in the UK, we will contact you using the personal details that have been provided.

Speculative applications

Speculative applications are stored in our database for a maximum period of six months, and are reviewed should a suitable position arise during that time. If you would like your application to be removed during this six month period please email us at

Interviews / Offers

If you attend an interview, we may need to take interview notes to support the decision making process. These notes will be held for a maximum period of six months. If you have been unsuccessful, these notes will be automatically deleted.

If an offer of employment is made, you will be asked to provide the following information so we can carry out pre-employment checks, failure to complete these checks may result in the offer being withdrawn.

* Proof of identity – We are required to take copies of the original documents

* Proof of qualifications – We are required to take copies of the original documents

* Contact information for referees

On your first day of employment you will also be asked for the following:

* Bank details – to process salary and expenses payments

* Emergency contact details – should we need to contact someone following an emergency at work