Privacy Policy

Curtis Recruitment Ltd Privacy Policy Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Curtis Recruitment Ltd is committed to protecting the privacy of our clients and candidates. This policy explains how we collect personal data and information, what we do with it and the control you have over it. Any information you have supplied to us will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information We Collect

Curtis Recruitment Ltd may collect a range of information and data about you for recruitment purposes. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Your name, email address, postal address, telephone numbers and occasionally a Skype address if required
  • A copy of your CV
  • Details of your employment history, education and qualifications
  • Information about your entitlement to work in the UK which includes a copy of your passport or other identity documents
  • Information regarding criminal convictions
  • Other information relevant to finding you employment


How Your Data Is Collected

Personal data may be collected at various stages of the recruitment process. Your data is obtained by us when you register your details on our website and/or submit your CV with a job application and we receive data through third party websites/job boards.  We receive personal data when you complete our Candidate Registration Form and provide supporting documents. Personal data may also be collected via contact with members of our team or via connections on social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

Curtis Recruitment Ltd may also collect personal data about you from third parties, such as references supplied by former employers. We only seek information from such third parties, once a job offer has been made to you and will inform you that it is doing so.

How Your Data is Used

Curtis Recruitment Ltd has a legitimate interest in processing personal data during the recruitment process and for keeping records of the process. Processing data from job applicants allows us to manage the recruitment process, assess and confirm a candidate’s suitability for a vacancy. The processing of such data also allows us to maintain effective business relationships with clients and candidates.

In order to carry out its ordinary duties to clients and candidates Curtis Recruitment Ltd may need to process a wide range of personal data about current, past and prospective clients and candidates as part of its daily operation.

Personal data may be used for the following purposes:

  • To provide our recruitment services to you, whether you are a client, candidate or a user of our website
  • To enable you to submit your CV either to apply for specific jobs or to register as an active candidate
  • To provide career guidance, interview preparation and employment coaching
  • To maintain professional business relationships with candidates and clients
  • To provide information on suitable vacancies to candidates who register with us
  • To analyse visitor trends from our website using Google Analytics (this does not include identifiable personal data)


Who Has Access to The Data

Your information may be shared internally for the purposes of recruitment. It may be shared externally with the client and members of the client’s team who are involved in the recruitment process.  Curtis Recruitment Ltd will obtain consent from you prior to sending your CV for a registered vacancy/client.

On occasion Curtis Recruitment Ltd will contact clients on a speculative basis with the candidate’s prior consent to a predefined, mutually agreed client list.

Curtis Recruitment Ltd will share your data with former employers to obtain references for you should this be required and with your consent.

How Data is Protected

Curtis Recruitment Ltd takes the security of your data seriously and have internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers and we will take the necessary steps, including putting in place adequate technical and organisational measures, to protect your personal information.

In accordance with Data Protection Law, some of the Curtis Recruitment Ltd processing activity is carried out on its behalf by third parties, such as cloud services and storage providers.

Whenever personal data is stored with a third party it is always subject to undertakings from such third parties that personal data will be kept securely and only in accordance with specific direction from Curtis Recruitment Ltd and of course in compliance with the Data Protection Law.

Transferring Data Via the Internet

There are inherent risks in transmitting information across the internet. We cannot guarantee that the personal information you submit will not be intercepted by others when it is submitted to us over the internet.

The Curtis Recruitment Ltd website may include links to external websites operated by other organisations which may collect personal information about you when you visit them. The submission of data to these websites is outside the control of Curtis Recruitment Ltd and will be subject to the website operator’s privacy policy. Curtis Recruitment Ltd cannot guarantee the privacy practices of any third-party websites.


Cookies are a piece of data which a website sends to a user’s computer. It is stored on the user’s computer and can be used to collect information on their site usage.  Curtis Recruitment Ltd uses cookies to identify how many users visit each page of its website so that it can improve the websites value to its visitors.  Curtis Recruitment Ltd does not use cookies in any way which would allow it to identify visitors to its website.  If you want to block cookies, then you can do so through your web browser or through other software but in doing so you may find that you will be unable to visit some or all of Curtis Recruitment Ltd website.

How Long Do We Keep Your Data?

If your application for employment is unsuccessful, Curtis Recruitment Ltd will hold your data on file after the end of the relevant recruitment process in order to maintain the business relationship and further assist candidates with finding employment.

Personal data is held on our contacts and administration database either because of work we have undertaken or are currently engaged in, or because we believe that candidates and clients may be interested in receiving material from us about our business and services. As such we hold client contact details and the history of our client relationship. This allows us to manage our client relationships effectively.

Candidates will be contacted periodically and asked if they wish to remain on our database and to receive communication from Curtis Recruitment Ltd.

Rights to Your Data

As a data subject, clients and candidates have a number of rights. These include:

  • To access and obtain a copy of your data on request
  • Requiring Curtis Recruitment Ltd to change incorrect or incomplete data
  • Requiring Curtis Recruitment Ltd to delete or stop processing your data

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact

What if you do not provide personal data?

You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide data to Curtis Recruitment Ltd during the recruitment process. However, if you do not provide the information, we may not be able to process your application properly or at all.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will update this page. Please revisit this page regularly to ensure that you are always aware of what information we collect and which cookies we are using.