Visit: Universal Jobmatch > All your rights (as of 28/1/13)
DWP publishes it’s November 2012 Equality Impact Assessment for Universal Jobmatch, stating it is not mandatory…and acceptance of web tracking cookies is consent based…it also acknowledges that with Universal Jobmatch “there is a higher risk of potential unlawful discrimination in jobs with automation and the relaxing of the Vacancy Taking Rules” and confirms that “Department for Work and Pensions access to a jobseekers account will be available only with the consent of the jobseeker.”
“The use of the Universal Jobmatch service on implementation is not mandatory (Service Requirements 2.1, section 10.7). Any mandatory position is for future development following a Request for Change [?], which will be carried out at the time.