Recruitment Privacy Policy

Who are we?

North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (North Western IFCA) was formed in 2011 to manage the sustainable exploitation of sea fisheries resources within the North Western IFCA district. The district spans from the Welsh Border in the Dee Estuary to the Scottish Border in the Solway Firth. The area covered includes coastal Council landward areas and sea areas up to 6 nautical miles off shore.

What legal reason is my data processed for?

In order to appoint new staff we need to handle your personal data.

What will my information be used for?

Your information will be used to assess your suitability for the role. We do not use any automatic assessment systems.

Will my information be shared with any third party?

We only disclose the information provided in this application form to other statutory agencies or organisations for the prevention and detection of crime.

How is my information held?

Your physical application form and supporting will be held under lock and key.

A digital copy is held in digital form on the North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities permit database that is hosted by the Lake District National Park Authority.

How long will my information be held for?

We will hold your application on record for 6 months following the role being filled.

Who do I contact about the information you hold?

If you would like to access any of the information we hold about you or you have concerns regarding the way we have processed your information please contact:
By post: Dr Stephen Atkins, NWIFCA, 1 Preston Street, Carnforth, LA5 9BY
By email: [email protected]

If you wish to raise a complaint, we would prefer any complaints to be made to us initially so that we have the opportunity to see if we can put things right.

If you are unhappy with the way we have processed your information or how we have responded to your request to exercise any of your rights in relation to your data, you can raise your concerns direct with the Information Commissioner’s Office.