Employment Privacy Notification | Rabobank AU
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Employment Privacy Notification

Personal Information Collection Notice to Employment Applicants

By applying for a position with Cooperative Rabobank U.A. (Australia Branch) ABN 70 003 917 655 or one its related entities (“Rabobank”), you understand that:
Rabobank will use and disclose Personal Information we collect about you for the purposes of:
1)     Considering your potential employment with Rabobank in the role you apply for and other roles which we consider you may be suitable for;
2)     Ensuring compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations;
3)     Conducting criminal, credit, bankruptcy and other due diligence checks on you; and
4)     Checking references in relation to your education, employment or media history.
In order to assist us with in respect of (3) and (4) above, Rabobank may disclose your Personal Information (to the extent necessary) to third party service providers such as First Advantage and Accuity, and also to government departments and agencies. 
Your Personal Information may also be shared with related entities of Rabobank, which includes entities within Australia and overseas (including but not limited to the Netherlands, United Kingdom, U.S. and New Zealand), and may be stored on overseas databases operated by Rabobank or its related entities. 
In addition to the information that you provide to us in connection with your application, Rabobank may also collect your Personal Information:
1)     From third parties, such as your previous and current employers, and from referees. 
2)     From referrals and from publicly available sources such as LinkedIn.
Without this information, we may not be able to assess your suitability for employment with us.
If your application for employment with Rabobank is successful, your Personal Information, including all application and assessment documents, collected during the application process, will form part of your employee record with us. 
Rabobank’s Privacy’s Policy is available on Rabobank’s Australian website (www.rabobank.com.au) and contains further information on how to access, correct or make a complaint about Rabobank’s use of your Personal Information. 
“Personal Information” is information or an opinion, including information or an opinion forming part of a database, whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.