Data Security Policy

​PATH Recruitment Ltd has placed thousands of candidates into permanent employment within the Plant Access and Tool Hire industry, in addition to related sectors both in the UK and Overseas. In order to supply this service we need to store your personal data and we do so in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

PATH 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.

Information Collected
We collect and store information 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 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 such as Curriculum Vitae. 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. We will hold your data until such time as you withdraw your consent for us to do so. Consent can be withdrawn at any time by going to our website My Preferencesor by emailing

How do we use the information we have?We collect information for the purposes of:

  • Personalising your experience of our services

  • Improving Customer Service both online and offline

  • Providing a first class, confidential and effective service

  • Presenting you to prospective employers

  • Making you aware of any potential opportunities, as a rule these will be tailored to matched your requirements

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

  • Answering any questions or queries

Disclosing the information we havePersonal data is always treated as strictly confidential. We will not disclose it to any third parties except:

  • To prospective employers.

  • To Data Processors (Crushed Ice, ReFind 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 that 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 of 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 in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order 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

Removing your detailsYou may at any time have your details removed from our systems and our mailing list. Simply go to our website My Preferencesor emailjobs@pathrecruitment.comWe will then ensure that your details are removed as soon as practicable.

Access to informationYou have the right to access information held about you. Such requests should be sent by email tojobs@pathrecruitment.comand will be processed in accordance with data protection legislation.

ComplaintsIf you have a complaint you have the right to lodge it with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

CookiesWe 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.

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