Your personal information

How your personal information will be used

We will use your personal information, together with other information available to process your application. Assess your suitability for the position and to contact you as necessary. We will also use it for statistical analysis and comparison if you make a future application.

We will only use relevant sensitive information where necessary, but this will be in line with legal and regulatory and good practice requirements, for example:

  • Health records to support staff with their occupational health requirements;
  • Nationality to understand the diversity of applicants;
  • Offences and proceedings, spent or unspent , in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act

We will disclose your information to YBS Group employees and anyone acting on our behalf on a need-to-know basis to enable them to carry out our selection process.

We will respect your right to privacy and will not disclose your personal information to anyone except with your consent or if the law, public duty or our legitimate interests requires us to do so.

We will keep your personal record only for as long as is necessary

If we sell or transfer all or part of our business, we may transfer personnel records as part of the sale or transfer. However we will only do so under a contract, which protects the confidentiality and security of your information.

By providing your information you are consenting to the use of your information as detailed above.

You have a right to obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you. This is called a ‘Subject Access’ request. To obtain a copy of your personal information request a Subject Access Request form from any branch or by writing to:

Customer Relations, Specialist Team
Yorkshire Building Society 
Yorkshire Drive
West Yorkshire 

You have the right to have any inaccuracies corrected.

Further details of how we use personal information specific to recruitment and employment will be provided on the application form and on joining the Society if your application is successful.