How long can the candidate data application be retained?

Alasdair MacNeill
Alasdair MacNeill
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According to the Privacy Policy the candidate accepts when registering and applying to a vacancy in jobsinmalta the data retention period will be as follows:

  • The data in jobsinmalta, will be kept for 5 years and there is no meaningful contact with the any candidate during this time.  After this period, it is likely that the candidate data will no longer be relevant for the purposes for which it was collected. By "meaningful contact", meaning, for example, communication between us (either verbal or written), or where you are actively engaging with our online services. 
  • Applications kept under the employer profile means Talexio ATS, profile shall be automatically removed after three (3) months from the job closing date if there is no meaningful contact with the applicant. 
  • Applicant data will be removed automatically after three (3) months after the last contact or activity. 

In the event that the applicant data has been removed, the Talexio ATS will display a message to advise that these applications are no longer visible because the candidate data has been removed in line with the GDPR settings. The counters will be updated with the total number of applications, but as shown in the example below, the applications themselves are not visible.

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