Applicant Privacy Policy

The Applicant Privacy Notice describes how Lime Street handles personal information submitted by job applicants. The Applicant Privacy Notice is supplemental to and should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Notice for (available at and set out at the end of this Applicant Privacy Notice. This Applicant Privacy Notice is for applicants for positions with a company in the Lime Street group of companies (Lime Street). The types of information requested from you and the manners in which the information is handled are determined by the requirements of the country where the role is located, and not by the requirements of your country of residence. Information you provide to us in the context of an application is likely to include personal data. You must not provide personal data if you do not accept the terms and conditions set out below.

The information you submit may be disclosed to our recruitment team, to those who interview you, to others involved in the recruitment process within the departments and business units of Lime Street, to service providers and as otherwise described in the Privacy Notice of Whether you submit an application form to us online, by post or by email, we may scan a copy of the contents to be saved securely on our data server.

Lime Street takes appropriate steps to ensure that such transfer of personal information complies with the applicable data protection laws. Lime Street maintains appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect the security of your data against loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure or alteration. Despite this, the security of the transmission of information via the internet cannot always be guaranteed and you acknowledge this in your correspondence with us.

In accordance with applicable law, information which you have provide to Lime Street during the recruitment process may be used in consideration of your application to work at Lime Street, and retained should you be successful for your future employment with Lime Street. Lime Street may alter your information to maintain your anonymity and use it as part of internal Lime Street statistical analysis in a recruitment context. You should be aware that any personal information that you may submit to Lime Street as part of our recruitment process may be retained by Lime Street in compliance with the prevailing data protection legislation at the time that the information is submitted. Please note that we may retain your information on file even if you are unsuccessful in your application, unless you specifically request that we do not do so. Lime Street may further use your information to contact you regarding an alternative position to the one that you have applied for, if we think that this may be appropriate in the future.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, Lime Street may do one or more of the following:

  • verify any information that you provide to Lime Street as part of the recruitment process.
  • use an independent agent to verify your information if required or deemed advisable by Lime Street
  • obtain and review investigative and credit history reports for verification purposes in the location of the position for which you are applying, your country of residence, and if appropriate, in other jurisdictions. This may include, but is not limited to, sensitive personal data and may include seeking disclosure from applicable authorities of any criminal records relating to you.

Lime Street will not do these things if it is prohibited by applicable law. By submitting an application to Lime Street, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this Applicant Privacy Notice and that you consent to its terms and to the use of your personal data.

This Applicant Privacy Notice is dated: May 2018