Applicant Records, Personal Data, and Data Protection Laws: Can Personal Data be Retained without Consent?

Anonymous A asked on Jul 23, 2018


How do consulting companies justify keeping a candidate's application and personal details on file when the candidate has often not provided his/her personal consent during the application process?

Additionally, if consent was not provided, how do consulting companies maintain a "blacklist" when the candidate's records should otherwise be deleted?


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