Last Updat­ed: 20/11/2019

DWP Dr. Wern­er & Part­ner (here­inafter referred to as ‘DWP’ and/or ‘Ser­vice Provider’) is the brand under which the mem­ber firms of com­pa­ny DWP Mal­ta Ltd. oper­ate and pro­vide pro­fes­sion­al ser­vices.

These include:

  • Joerg Wern­er — Advo­cate & Legal Prac­ti­tion­er
  • DWP Mal­ta Ltd

Togeth­er, these firms form the DWP net­work. ‘DWP’ is often used to refer either to indi­vid­ual firms with­in the ‘DWP’ net­work or to sev­er­al or all of them col­lec­tive­ly.

Kind­ly note that for oth­er ser­vices, such as VFA relat­ed ser­vices, Audit and Book Keep­ing, DWP works col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with the fol­low­ing com­pa­nies:

  • DWP VFA Agent Ltd;
  • Borg Galea Audit Ltd;
  • Ser­vox Ltd.

This Pri­va­cy Notice (here­inafter referred to as the ‘Notice’) sets out the way in which DWP col­lects and process­es per­son­al data relat­ing to can­di­dates (or job appli­cants) togeth­er with the steps we take to ensure the pro­tec­tion of such infor­ma­tion.

We take data pri­va­cy seri­ous­ly and are com­mit­ted to man­age your per­son­al data in a pro­fes­sion­al man­ner and in com­pli­ance with Applic­a­ble Data Pro­tec­tion and Pri­va­cy Laws.

This Pol­i­cy is made com­pli­ant with the Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (EU) 2016/679 (the ‘GDPR’ or the ‘Reg­u­la­tion), the Data Pro­tec­tion Act (Chap­ter 586 of the Laws of Mal­ta) and any sub­sidiary leg­is­la­tion which may be amend­ed from time to time.

It is impor­tant that you read this Can­di­date Pri­va­cy Notice so that you are aware of how and why we are using your infor­ma­tion when apply­ing for a vacan­cy with DWP.

  • As part of the recruit­ment process, the Com­pa­ny col­lects and process­es per­son­al data relat­ing to can­di­dates. There­fore, the Com­pa­ny is com­mit­ted to being trans­par­ent and to meet its data pro­tec­tion oblig­a­tions.
  • This Notice is based on the fol­low­ing data pro­tec­tion prin­ci­ples:
  • the pro­cess­ing of per­son­al data shall take place in a law­ful, fair and trans­par­ent man­ner;
  • the col­lec­tion of per­son­al data shall only be per­formed for spec­i­fied, explic­it and legit­i­mate pur­pos­es and will not be fur­ther processed in a man­ner which is incom­pat­i­ble with such pur­pos­es;
  • the col­lec­tion of per­son­al data shall be ade­quate, rel­e­vant and lim­it­ed to what is nec­es­sary in rela­tion to the pur­pose for which they were col­lect­ed and are processed;
  • the per­son­al data shall be accu­rate and kept up-to-date (where applic­a­ble);
  • every rea­son­able step shall be tak­en to ensure that any inac­cu­rate infor­ma­tion is erased and/or rec­ti­fied with­out delay, tak­ing into account the purpose(s) for which they are processed;
  • the per­son­al data shall be kept in a form which allows iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of the data sub­ject;
  • the per­son­al data shall not be kept longer than is nec­es­sary for the pur­pose for which it was col­lect­ed and processed;
  • all per­son­al data shall be kept con­fi­den­tial and shall be stored in a man­ner which ensures appro­pri­ate secu­ri­ty.
  • By sub­mit­ting your per­son­al data, you declare that:
  • you have read, under­stood and accept­ed this Notice;
  • the infor­ma­tion pro­vid­ed is com­plete and true to the best of your knowl­edge;
  • incor­rect state­ments could poten­tial­ly lead to your appli­ca­tion being reject­ed or dis­re­gard­ed;
  • con­sent was obtained from any third-par­ty whose details are includ­ed in the infor­ma­tion pro­vid­ed;
  • autho­rise DWP Mal­ta Ltd. to ver­i­fy state­ment con­tained with­in your appli­ca­tion and to con­duct any nec­es­sary checks.


  • We col­lect the fol­low­ing infor­ma­tion:
  • name, sur­name, con­tact details, includ­ing phone num­ber and email address;
  • Cur­ricu­lum Vitae (‘CV’) includ­ing details of your expe­ri­ence, employ­ment his­to­ry, qual­i­fi­ca­tions and skills;
  • Infor­ma­tion about your enti­tle­ment to work in Mal­ta;
  • Any oth­er data which might be request­ed in rela­tion to your employ­ment with DWP.
  • The infor­ma­tion col­lect­ed will be stored in loca­tions direct­ly man­aged by us, includ­ing human resources man­age­ment sys­tems.
Per­son­al DataPur­poseLegal Basis




Con­tact details

To iden­ti­fy and to com­mu­ni­cate with the can­di­date.To take steps at the request of the data sub­ject pri­or to enter­ing into a con­trac­tu­al agree­ment.


Cur­ricu­lum VitaeFor recruit­ment and selec­tion pur­pos­esTo take steps at the request of the data sub­ject pri­or to enter­ing into a con­trac­tu­al agree­ment.


Clean record (where applic­a­ble)For employ­ment pur­pos­es.For the legit­i­mate inter­ests pur­sued by the Data Con­troller.


Enti­tle­ment to work in Mal­taTo check whether third-coun­try nation­als are in pos­ses­sions of the employ­ment licence required by law to work in Mal­ta.To com­ply with a legal oblig­a­tion with respect to third-coun­try nation­als resid­ing and work­ing in Mal­ta.


  • For the pur­pose of the recruit­ment process your per­son­al data may be shared, both inter­nal­ly and exter­nal­ly.
  • We may dis­close your infor­ma­tion to third-par­ty enti­ties in the fol­low­ing sce­nar­ios:
  • to com­ply with our legal and/or con­trac­tu­al oblig­a­tions
  • to respond to a court order, admin­is­tra­tive or judi­cial process (e.g. sub­poe­na or search war­rant)
  • in response to law­ful requests by pub­lic author­i­ties (e.g. law enforce­ment or nation­al secu­ri­ty)
  • to pro­tect the Company’s, your or third-par­ty inter­ests
  • in rela­tion to the assign­ment, re-organ­i­sa­tion or trans­fer of all or part of our ser­vices to an inter­est­ed par­ty; an
  • where nec­es­sary, to estab­lish, exer­cise or defend against poten­tial, threat­ened or actu­al lit­i­ga­tion
  • Your per­son­al data shall not be shared with any oth­er third par­ties (unre­lat­ed to the recruit­ment process) unless your explic­it con­sent is obtained.
  • We take the secu­ri­ty of your data seri­ous­ly. We adopt­ed var­i­ous con­trols and have in place inter­nal poli­cies which pro­tect your data against unau­tho­rised access, dis­clo­sure, alter­ation, loss or destruc­tion.
  • All efforts are being tak­en to ensure the ongo­ing con­fi­den­tial­i­ty, integri­ty, avail­abil­i­ty and resilience of sys­tems and ser­vices pro­cess­ing per­son­al infor­ma­tion.
  • If we learn of a secu­ri­ty breach, we will inform you of such occur­rence in accor­dance with applic­a­ble law.
  • If your appli­ca­tion for employ­ment is not suc­cess­ful, we will hold your per­son­al data for a peri­od of six (6) months or for up to one (1) year if your appli­ca­tion was sub­mit­ted through a recruit­ment agency.
  • If your appli­ca­tion is suc­cess­ful, the per­son­al data col­lect­ed dur­ing the recruit­ment process will be trans­ferred to your per­son­al file which is stored by the Human Resources Depart­ment and shall be retained through­out the dura­tion of your employ­ment.
  • Once you suc­cess­ful­ly com­plete the on-board­ing process, should you require fur­ther infor­ma­tion on reten­tion peri­ods, you will be able to access and read our Data Reten­tion Pol­i­cy.
  • As a data sub­ject you have sev­er­al rights in rela­tion to your per­son­al data. We respect your pri­va­cy rights and will endeav­our to uphold such rights to the extent that they apply to the way in which we process your per­son­al data.
  • Your prin­ci­pal rights are:
  • the right to be informed;
  • the right to access;
  • the right to rec­ti­fi­ca­tion;
  • the right to era­sure;
  • the right to restrict pro­cess­ing;
  • the right to object to pro­cess­ing;
  • the right to data porta­bil­i­ty;
  • the right to know of the exis­tence of auto­mat­ed deci­sion-mak­ing;
  • the right to lodge a com­plaint with the super­vi­so­ry author­i­ty and/or seek judi­cial rem­e­dy; and
  • the right to with­draw con­sent.
  • The Com­pa­ny has a GDPR Com­pli­ance Team (here­inafter referred to as ‘the Team’) who is respon­si­ble for mat­ters relat­ing to pri­va­cy and data pro­tec­tion. If you wish to exer­cise any of the above-men­tioned rights, The Team may be reached on or by call­ing on +356 21377700.
  • We will respond to such requests with­in one (1) month, with the pos­si­bil­i­ty to extend this peri­od to three (3) months for par­tic­u­lar­ly com­plex requests, in accor­dance with applic­a­ble law.
  • If you believe that we have not com­plied with your data pro­tec­tion rights, you can com­plain with the Lead Super­vi­so­ry Author­i­ty (i.e. the Office of the Data Pro­tec­tion Com­mis­sion­er) on
  • As a can­di­date, you are under no statu­to­ry or con­trac­tu­al oblig­a­tion to pro­vide your per­son­al data to the Com­pa­ny dur­ing the recruit­ment process. How­ev­er, if you fail to pro­vide us with the nec­es­sary infor­ma­tion, we may not be able to process your appli­ca­tion prop­er­ly, in full or in part.
  • Any mat­ters or queries relat­ing to the recruit­ment process may be for­ward­ed to or sent by post to DWP Mal­ta Lim­it­ed, Phoenix Busi­ness Cen­tre, Old Rail­way Track, San­ta Ven­era SVR 9022, Mal­ta.
  • This Notice may be amend­ed from time to time. If we change this Notice in ways which affect how we use your per­son­al infor­ma­tion, we will advise you of the choic­es you may have as a result of such changes.