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Data Security Policy

PATH Recruitment Ltd is a recruitment consultancy providing an employment finding service to both clients and candidates. To supply this service, we need to process your personal data (including sensitive personal data) in accordance with the current data protection laws.

Information Collected

We will collect your personal data in a variety of ways, including but not limited to, visits to our website, via online registration, social media links, Job Boards, feedback and ordering forms, by e-mail, fax, telephone and post.

We will obtain candidate consent to process personal data.

We may ask you for your name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address and/or any additional information you wish to provide voluntarily including any sensitive personal information including health information, ethnicity, criminal conviction.

In addition to our website, data is stored in computer files, our recruitment database and emails. You can always refuse to supply us with your personal information, but it may prevent you from accessing/receiving certain services.

If you have opted-in, we may also send you marketing information via email or text. You can opt-out from receiving this information at any time by clicking “unsubscribe.”

How do we use the information we have?

In line with our legal obligations and our legitimate interest for processing your personal data we collect information for the purpose of:

  • Contacting you to seek your consent where required

  • Providing employment finding services

  • Presenting you to prospective employers

  • Making you aware of any potential opportunities, these will usually be tailored to match your requirement

  • Personalising your experience of our services

  • Improving Customer Service both online and offline

  • Providing a first class, confidential and effective service

  • Letting you know about important functionality changes to our website, products or services

  • Answering any questions or queries

Disclosing the information we have

  • Personal data is always treated as strictly confidential. We will not disclose it to any third parties except:

  • If you are a candidate, we share your personal data with prospective employers who have a vacancy you are interested in.

  • To Data Processors (Vincere, The Access Group and Key Solutions) who manage; the PATH website, recruitment database and cloud-based applications. All third-party Data Processors comply with GDPR.

  • To any affiliated company of PATH Recruitment Ltd.

  • As required by law.

  • In the event we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

  • If our company or substantially all its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data to comply with any legal obligation, or to enforce or apply our terms of use or terms and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

  • We may pass non-personal aggregated information about sales and website usage to reputable organisations for research or analysis purposes only.

  • In the unlikely event that information about you is transferred outside the European Economic Area we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

 Security of information we have
Information collected by us is collected and processed in accordance with the UK's Data Protection laws. Our employees are trained in Data Security principles and we aim to ensure that the personal information you give us is kept secure and processed fairly and lawfully.

We take all reasonable precautions to protect all personal data that you provide us with, however, we cannot be responsible for and therefore exclude all liability for loss or misuse of personal data which is intercepted or otherwise accessed by unauthorised persons.

The PATH Data Controller is Ian Horton, Managing Director, PATH Recruitment Ltd

Retention of your data

We retain personal information that you provide us, if we consider it potentially useful in contacting you about our services, or as needed to comply with our legal obligations, or until you withdraw your consent for us to do so as detailed below.

We reserve the right to delete personal information following a period of 5 years inactivity.

Removing your details
You may at any time have your details removed from our systems and our mailing list. Simply go to our website My Preferences or email 

We will ensure that your details are removed as soon as practicable.

Access to information
You have the right to access information held about you. Such requests should be sent by email to and will be processed in accordance with data protection legislation.

If you have a complaint about this privacy notice, please email

You also have the right to raise concerns with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

We may use "cookies" to enhance your experience of our website. Your web browser may place cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about your use. You may choose to set your web browser to refuse cookies from our Site, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If, however you choose to refuse these cookies, you may not be able to access or engage features or functions of the Site as intended.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

PATH Recruitment are committed to maintaining your privacy and security of data. If we make any changes to this Policy, we will immediately notify you by updating this statement on our website.

If you have any comments, queries or complaints relating to our Policy, please email us at

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