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Privacy Policy

The contents of this Privacy Policy applies to all candidates and is binding upon candidates who submit CVs and other materials generally taking the form of a covering letter (“Information”) to us. PLEASE ONLY SEND US YOUR CV IF YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

Acquire Talent Solutions Limited are committed to protecting the privacy of all users. We give you our assurance that any personal information you provide to us is processed with due care and under secure conditions and that our procedures for doing so comply in all respects with the provisions of the GDPR (“the Act”) and any subsidiary legislation under the Act which applies in the United Kingdom. In this Privacy Policy, we shall sometime refer to your Information as “personal data”, which is a term defined in the Act.

1. Authorisation to process your Information

1.1 You are invited to send us your Information in the form of a CV (with a covering letter if you wish) which you believe may be of interest to potential employers who are our clients.

1.2 You authorise Acquire Talent Solutions limited to use, store or otherwise process any Information which you submit to us through our portal which relates to and identifies you including but not limited to your name, email and other address and any information whatsoever which may be contained in your CV and covering letter, in order to provide you with the opportunity of attracting job offers from prospective employers.

1.3 You acknowledge that some of your Information may be “sensitive personal data” within the meaning of the Act, including for example data relating to your health or physical condition or your religious or political beliefs or the commission by you of any criminal offences. If your Information contains such material, you expressly consent to the processing of it by Acquire Talent Solutions or the purposes described above and you may withdraw this consent at any time.

1.4 You always have the right to request a copy of any information we hold about you which is personal data subject to the Act.

2. How we use your Information

2.1 We will collect personal data, including your name and e-mail address as well as such personal data which may be contained in your Information. Such data is held in secure conditions and may be used by Acquire Talent Solutions for the following purposes:

2.1.1 for matching your details, preferences and qualifications with job vacancies, to assist us in finding you the position that most suits you;

2.1.2 to evaluate you as a candidate

2.1.3 for keeping you informed of Acquire Talent Solutions services, news and wider developments in your chosen field;

2.1.4 for compiling salary and other surveys of our candidates.

2.2 We reserve the right to edit your Information and, where appropriate, to put it into a standard format for consistency and ease of reference.

2.3 We only pass your personal details to employers or other third parties if we have obtained your consent to do so beforehand. This will depend on whether we decide to interview you, which is always a decision which we make at our sole discretion.

2.4 We have put in place best practice technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of the Information about you which is held by us. We encrypt information where necessary. However, due to the nature of the technology, we cannot offer you any guaranteed security of such Information.

3. Disclosures of your information

3.1 We will obtain your consent before sending your CV to any prospective employers during any interview which we may conduct with you.

3.2 We may disclose your Information to other companies within Acquire Talent Solutions. This is subject to paragraph 3.5 below.

3.3 If Acquire Talent Solutions is sold or integrated with another business, your Information may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and shall be passed on to the new owners of the Acquire Talent Solution business.

3.4 We do not normally transfer any personal data to any countries outside the European Economic Area which do not provide the same level of protection as in the United Kingdom. If we need to do  so we shall seek to obtain your consent first. If we do need to make such a transfer, we shall put a contract in place to ensure that your Information is protected.

3.5 We shall not in any event sell your Information.

4. Job alerts

4.1 To subscribe to job alerts emails, you will be required to indicate this and provide personal details including your e-mail address, which will be used for the purpose of keeping you informed by e-mail of the latest vacancies in your nominated industry.

4.2 Should you decide that you no longer wish to receive job alerts, unsubscribe links are provided in every job alert email that you receive.

5. CV and other Information

5.1 We give you the option of submitting your Information via this portal. Your Information will only be accessible to Acquire Talent Solutions recruitment consultants.

5.2 You can update your CV at any time, simply by following the same procedure to submit a new CV. Your old CV will automatically be replaced.

5.3 In view of the possibility that employers may be interested in recruiting you in the long term, we shall retain your CV for up to 6 years unless you decide to remove it which you may do at any time.

6. Use of “cookies”

A cookie is a small data file which is sent from a web server to a web browser when that browser visits the server’s site. Find out more about the use of cookies on Cookies are used on the Acquire Talent portal to remember your login, to track web traffic on an aggregate basis so that no individuals are identified, to keep session information such as your last search (this information is disposed of every time you close your web browser). Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this, please look at the help menu on your browser. However, switching off cookies will restrict your use of our portal.

7. Aggregate information

We shall use your Information to look at ways in which this portal and our services to our clients and candidates can be improved and for the purpose of administration. We may use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the portal. We may share your information and aggregate information with our service providers and other third parties for these purposes. Statistics will not include any information which can be used to identify you as an individual.

8. Access

You have the right at any time to ask us for a copy of the Information supplied by you and any other information that we hold. If you would like to make a request for such information, please contact us. You also have the right to request Acquire Talent Solutions to stop using your Information and delete it from our records.

9. Other portals and websites

Please note that clicking on to links within the Acquire Talent portal may result in your transferral to another portal or website, where data protection practices may be different to that of Acquire Talent Solutions. You should consult such other third party’s privacy policies, terms or statements as we are not responsible for, and have no control over, Information that is submitted to or collected by these third parties.

10. Changes to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be changed by Acquire Talent Solutions at any time. If we change our Privacy Policy in the future, we will set out those changes here, so that you will always know what personal information we gather, the purposes we might use it for and to whom we might disclose it.

11. Questions?

If you have any questions relating to our Privacy Policy, please contact our Data Protection Officer at