Retained Recruitment Enquiry
GDPR Statement
The Isle of Wight Council is the data controller for the personal information you provide on this form. The council’s Data Protection Officer is the Head of Legal Services and Monitoring Officer and can be contacted at dpo@iow.gov.uk. You can contact the council by phone on 01983 821000, or by writing to us at County Hall, High Street, Newport, IW PO30 1UD.

The data provided within this form will be used to create an initial enquiry for a position as a retained firefighter. Details given will allow initial screening of potential applicants by distance from nearest station, employment status, number of hours available for being on call and relevant employer permissions.

The data collected in this form will be sent to the following: Recruitment - Fire and will be shared with: At this time the enquiry data is not shared with any external organisations. No internal sharing unless applicant moves to full application stage and then details will be shared with Human Resources to form part of contract of employment if applicant is successful.

We will keep your personal data in accordance with our Retention Policy which is available on our website.


You have a number of rights under the data protection legislation. Please note not all of these rights apply to all processing and any request will be considered on a case by case basis. Your rights include:
  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights related to automated decision making, including profiling
If you are not happy with the way the council is handling your personal information you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. Email: casework@ico.org.uk ; website: www.ico.org.uk; telephone: 03031231113

For further details on how your information is used; how we maintain the security of your information; and your rights, including how to access information we hold on you, and how to complain if you have any concerns about how your personal details are processed, please visit www.iwight.com/privacynotice or email dpo@iow.gov.uk.

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