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Dearnsdale Fruit is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses data and to its meeting its data protection obligations.


Personal data we collect from you

  1. Your name, address and contact details including email address and telephone number

  2. Details of your qualifications, skills, experience and employment history

  3. Information about your current level of remuneration, including benefit entitlements

  4. Information about entitlement to work in UK

  5. Equal opportunities, monitoring information, including for example on information about your ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health and religion or belief

  6. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondance. 


Dearnsdale Fruit collects this information in various ways. For example, data from application forms, CVs, from identity documents (passport, national id), or collected through interviews or other forms of assessment.


Use of personal data provided


Dearnsdale Fruit requires to process personal data to potentially open a contract with you.


Therefore, to consider your job application for a job role or job roles within Dearnsdale Fruit. The organisation needs to process data to ensure that it is complying with its legal obligations in some cases for example an applicant’s eligibility to work in the UK, before commencement of employment. 


It is a legitimate interest of Dearnsdale Fruit in processing personal data during the recruitment process and for keeping records of the process.


Data collated from recruitment process will assess, confirm a job applicant suitability for employment before an offer of employment is made. Also, the personal data collected will assist in responding, defending legal claims.


Dearnsdale Fruit will not use your data for any purpose other than for the recruitment process.


Who we share your data with?

Dearnsdale Fruit does not share data with any third parties, unless your application for employment is successful and it makes you an offer employment. The organisation may then share your data where relevant with former employers to obtain references for you, employment background check providers to obtain necessary background checks.



How long we retain your data


Dearnsdale Fruit takes the security of personal data seriously. It has internal policies and controls in place to ensure data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, mis-used or disclosed, and is not accessed for the exception of conducting the proper performance of their duties.


However, due to the use of online transmissions of communication through the internet, Dearnsdale Fruit will not guarantee personal data is protected, and secure. But endeavours to ensure devices used by Dearnsdale Fruit are secure from cyber, viruses’ attacks received through the internet are protected by appropriate software.

Also, if you have submitted an enquiry via our website, we indefinitely hold your email address, the name you gave, subject of enquiry and message in our website host database (Wix), and a copy of the message will be sent to  our business email addresses hosted by Fasthosts .


If job application has been unsuccessful, the organisation will not hold your data on file for 12 months, your data will be deleted or destroyed.


If your application for employment is successful, personal data gathered during the recruitment process will be transferred to your personnel file and retained during your employment. The periods for which your data will be held will be provided to you in a new privacy notice.


What rights you have over your data


If you submitted an enquiry on our contact page here, you can request to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you by emailing. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for legal, or security purposes.

You have a few other rights – these are as follows:

  • Request the organisation to change incorrect or incomplete data

  • Request the organisation to delete or stop processing your data, for example where the data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing

  • Ask Dearnsdale Fruit to stop processing data for a period if the data is inaccurate or there is a dispute about whether or not your interests override Dearnsdale Fruits legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you

  • Object to the use of your personal data where Dearnsdale Fruit claims is relying on its legitimate interests as the legal ground for recruitment processing.


Also, to make you aware there is no statutory or contractual obligations to provide personal data to Dearnsdale Fruit however, if not provided, your application for a job role  may not be processed properly or at all.


Then with equal opportunities monitoring purposes, there are no consequences if you choose not provide information either, if requested by Dearnsdale Fruit as this is not obligatory.


Where we send your data


If you have submitted an enquiry via our contact form here, we hold your email address, the name you gave, subject of enquiry and message in our Wix database, and a copy of the message will be sent to recruitment  department and relevant business email addresses hosted by Fastshost. Wix and  Fasthost do not have rights to use any of our data stored for marketing purposes.

Our contact information


To contact us please email or


How we protect your data

Email addresses from contact forms (as well as the name you gave, subject of enquiry and message) are stored in our database with Wix, as well as in our email accounts with Fasthosts. 

What data breach procedures we have in place


Our data is stored with Wix. For details on Wix’s full privacy policy and breach procedures please contact us on


If you would like to make a complaint, please provide the following:

  • Provide full information such as email, name, address to identify you

  • Inform Dearnsdale Fruit the information to which your requests relate.



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