Privacy Policy

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We use cookies for many reasons, for example to distinguish you from other users of our website or to see how you interact with our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, it also allows us to improve our website and it allows us to re-engage with our audience through advertisements on other websites.

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At UK Contract Jobs we are committed to ensuring that we protect the confidential data of our clients (Employers/ Recruiters) and Candidates.  We will take all necessary steps to ensure that the personal information submitted by you to us is kept private and confidential and is used only for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. By entering and using this website and submitting your personal information you are consenting to us processing your information as explained in this Privacy Policy.

This policy complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in force from 25 May 2018.

If you have any questions about this policy or our use of your Personal Information you can contact us on below,

Data Protection Officer (DPO) Email:

What does this Policy Cover?
This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of our Site. Our Site may contain links to other carefully selected third-party websites. Please note that we have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other third-party websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

What is Personal Data?
Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.

Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.

What Data do we collect?
Visitors to our websites
When someone visits we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone.

Use of Cookies
Please visit our Cookie Policy page for further details.

Candidate Services
When you use any of our Candidate services, we may collect the following personal information:

  • CV
  • Name
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • LinkedIn URL
  • Address
  • Job preferences
  • Contact information
  • Career / Education level
  • Employment history
  • Education history
  • Associations
  • Awards & achievements
  • Licences & certifications
  • Security credentials
  • Professional skills
  • Professional skills
  • Languages

Recruiter/ Employer Services
When you use any of our recruiter/ employer/ company services, we may collect the following personal information:

  • CV
  • Name
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • LinkedIn URL
  • Address

Third Party Data
Third party data is information which UK Contract Jobs may have collected about you from open sources which include but are not limited to:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Google +
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • Job Boards
  • Aggregators
  • Industry Specific Websites
  • CV Libraries
  • Corporate Websites

How do we use your Personal Data?
Under the GDPR, we must always have a lawful basis for using personal data. This may be because the data is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data, or because it is in our legitimate business interests to use it.

When you register, we collect personal data about you such as your name, address, email address and various details about your career and your job search preferences. We will use the information you provide to us for the following business purposes:

  • Providing and managing your Account.
  • Providing and managing your access to our site.
  • Communicating with you. This may include responding to emails or calls from you.
  • Analysing your use of our Site and gathering feedback to enable us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience.
  • To assist in finding you a new job.
  • To keep you informed of new jobs matching your job specification.
  • To advise you of new developments, products, and services from UK Contract Jobs.

How long will we keep your Personal Data?
We will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Candide and recruiter/ employer data will be kept as long as you have an account with us or until you delete it.

Some third-party information which UK Contract Jobs may have collected about you from open sources will be kept for a maximum of 2 years. You have the right to remove or delete this information anytime with a written request.

How and where do we store or transfer your Personal Data?
We will only store your personal data inside the European Economic Area.

Please be aware that some of our customers (recruiters and companies) and selected third-parties may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area. Therefore, your Personal Information may be transferred to these customers (recruiters and companies) and selected third-parties outside the EEA.

Who do we share your Personal Information with?
When you apply for a new job
When you apply for a new job on our site we will share and disclose your information to the advertiser of the job. (this may be a recruiter or employers/ companies)

When you make your CV searchable 
When you make your CV searchable on our site we will share and disclose your information with recruiters and employers/ companies.

Please note that your current employer may be a customer of UK Contract Jobs, or a client of one of our customers. UK Contract Jobs cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality.

When we use a third party 
We may share your personal information with a selected third party that UK Contract Jobs use to provide you with services you have requested.

If we have new business partners, joint ventures and new owners
We may disclose your personal information if we enter into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity.

We may share personal information with governmental or other public authorities (including, but not limited to, workers’ compensation boards, courts, law enforcement, tax authorities and criminal investigations agencies).

Please be aware that some of our customers (recruiters and companies) may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area.

Please note that UK Contract Jobs reserves the right to remove from our database, CVs which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive.

How we secure your personal information?
UK Contract Jobs is committed to keeping your personal data safe and secure from unauthorised access to or unauthorised alterations, disclosure or destruction of information that we hold.

We deploy the following security measures to protect your personal data:

  • Our site is protected against unauthorised access using the latest security devices including firewalls and intrusion protection devices.
  • Encryption of our services and data.
  • We have a well-defined security policy in information security including advance access control policies with UK Contract Jobs employees and contractors.
  • UK Contract Jobs will report and take steps outlined by the data protection law if your information is part of a security breach.

How can you manage or delete Personal Data?
You may access and amend your personal details at any time.

You may edit your account details by logging in to our website any time.

Please review and select the below options when registering with our site:

  • Send me jobs like these by email
  • Call or text my phone
  • Contact me by post
  • Email me about other things

When you access our website online, we store some information about you. This is anonymous and used for statistical purposes.

You can remove the candidate information, at any time, by logging in to your UK Contract Jobs account and choosing to delete your account.

You can remove the recruiter/ employer/ company information, at any time, by logging in to your UK Contract Jobs account and choosing to delete your account.

You may also use the unsubscribe function at the bottom of the email to unsubscribe our email services.

However, if you would like to permanently delete your account, you can send an email to our Data Protection Officer (DPO) ( with the subject line “Permanently delete my information and account”.

By deleting your personal information, we will erase all your personal information from our website.

How can I access and request my Personal Data?
If you want to know what personal data we have about you, you can ask us for details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). This is known as a “subject access request”.

All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent to the below email address. There is not normally any charge for a subject access request. If your request is ‘manifestly unfounded or excessive’ (for example, if you make repetitive requests) a fee may be charged to cover our administrative costs in responding.

We will respond to your subject access request within 14 working days of receiving it. Normally, we aim to provide a complete response, including a copy of your personal data within that time. In some cases, however, particularly if your request is more complex, more time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date we receive your request. You will be kept fully informed of our progress.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we change our business in a way that affects personal data protection.

Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

How to contact us?
Any changes that we make to our Privacy Policy will be set out here on the website. To contact us about anything to do with your personal data and data protection, including to make a subject access request, please use the following details,

Data Protection Officer (DPO) Email: