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A Basic Disclosure involves a search of the Police National Computer (PNC) for details of all current convictions. The disclosure will contain details of convictions and conditional cautions that are considered to be unspent under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
This information will be used to decide on your suitability to fulfil the role you have applied for.
The Recruiter in your organisation will be able to provide you with your organisation’s Equal Opportunities Policy and Handling of DBS Information Policy
You will read our Statement of Fair Processing when you start your application.
For the purpose of this electronic application, access to information supplied by and relating to you is given to our agent in order to process the disclosure application. All information is stored with the utmost of security in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice and UK Data Protection legislation and GDPR).
Our data is securely hosted by Capita in the UK – which means full compliance with UK data protection law. The system works to global best practice standards and Capita holds an internationally recognised certificate in information security management (ISO 27001 Accredited). The system is regularly tested and monitored (including vulnerability and penetration testing) – which ensures the security of the data is never compromised. All confidential data is encrypted using an advanced combination of three encryption techniques in addition to regular backups – which prevent unauthorised access. Capita’s high-security data centre operates the latest monitoring and protection systems – including sophisticated anti-virus and online security programmes.
Page last updated: 01 March 2023