Privacy Policy

Executive Careers takes data protection very seriously and knows the importance of protecting privacy and Personal Information. “Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual such as your name, date of birth, email address, IP address and CV.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we must comply with certain requirements which are designed to ensure that any Data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention.

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect and use online data. By using this Site you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this privacy policy.

If you do not want your information to be collected, used, and transferred as described by this policy, you may withdraw your consent to our Privacy Policy. To withdraw your consent, please click here to contact us. If you decide to you withdraw your consent, your account and profile information will be removed from our website.

What information do we collect?

We collect personal data from you to help in the recruitment process, your name, address, e-mail address will be obtained when you fill in our registration form. We may also extract relevant personal data from other information that you provide, for example from your CV.  Please do not submit such personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.

We also collect information in the aggregate to provide us with a better understanding of the Users of our Website as a group, their browsing patterns and preferences.

Other Personal Information we collect may include the following:

  • General identification and contact information – name, address, email address, IP address, telephone details, gender, marital status, date and place of birth, physical attributes including photos, age, location, driving licence, national insurance.
  • Sensitive Personal Data - trade union membership, religious beliefs, political opinions or racial or ethical origin, and criminal record.
  • Marketing preferences - sales promotion, prize draw, customer satisfaction survey.
  • Statistical information - statistical information about site visitors and users for internal use and for other lawful purposes eg. salary analysis, market reviews. We provide this information to customers, advertisers, suppliers and other reputable third parties. Where we provide such information we will provide this in an anonymous format and not include any Personal Information.
  • Publically available information - educational background, employment history, skills and experience, professional licenses and affiliations, educational and professional qualifications.

How we use information

By being a user of this Site, you agree that we may

  • Customer service and support
  • Administer your account with us
  • Connect you to employers
  • Identify visitors to the Site
  • We may supply personal information about you to selected Third Parties so that they may contact you with information and offers which may be of interest to you or intended employers (or third parties assisting them in the recruitment process) or customers for the purpose of recruitment.
  • If you opt-in to the CV Search service, we will make your details and CV available to search by third party recruiters and prospective employers. Please see below for more information on this service.
  • Carry out analysis on users’ demographics
  • Enhancing your personal profile with information collected from publically available sources
  • Inform you of the latest changes to the Site, Products, Services or Promotions that you might find interesting provided that you have not opted out from marketing releases
  • Communicating (and personalising such communication) with you
  • Improve the layout or content of the pages of the Site and customise them for users
  • Carrying out technical and statistical analysis to measure the performance of our services and the Site.
  • Conducting market research

CV Search

When you upload your CV or apply for a job your profile and CV will be made available to and searchable by Third Parties recruiters and prospective employers which can greatly increase your visibility and aid your job search.

What legal basis do we rely on to process your Personal Information?


On some occasions, Executive Careers processes your data with your consent. For example, we rely on consent when we send promotional material or when you link your Executive Careers account to your Social Network account. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time.  Where consent is the only legal basis for processing, we will cease to process data after consent is withdrawn.

Executive Careers may process your data when we need to do this to fulfil a contract with you, such as to send your CV to an employer or recruiter for a specific job application.

Legitimate Interest

Executive Careers also processes your data when it is in our legitimate interests to do this and when these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights.

Our legitimate interests include:

  • Ensuring the security and integrity of our Services and in ensuring that our Websites and Apps operate effectively
  • Selling and supplying goods and services to our customers
  • Protecting customers, employees and other individuals and maintaining their safety, health and welfare
  • Promoting, marketing and advertising our products and services
  • Sending promotional communications which are relevant and tailored to individual customers
  • Understanding our customers’ behaviour, activities, preferences, and needs
  • Improving existing products and services and developing new products and services
  • Handling customer contacts, queries, complaints or disputes

Executive Careers may process your data to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations eg preventing, investigating and detecting crime, fraud or anti-social behaviour and prosecuting offenders, including working with law enforcement agencies.

Who do we share your Personal Information with?

Our company

We may share your personal data with certain members of our company, but only for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy and we remain responsible for the management and security of jointly used Personal Information.  Access to Personal Information within Executive Careers is restricted to those individuals who have a need to access the information for our business purposes.

Recruiters and other agents

In the course of our business to help you search for and get a job, Executive Careers may make Personal Information available to third parties such as recruiters and other intermediaries and agents and other business partners.

Governmental authorities and third parties involved in court action

Executive Careers 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); and third-party civil legal process participants and their accountants, auditors, lawyers and other advisors and representatives as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) to comply with applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our group companies; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and that of our group companies, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit our damages.

What are 'cookies' and why do we use them?

'Cookies' are ways of saving a small amount of personal information. We use cookies to save information about what type of job you're looking for. This allows easy access to our site, with recommendations that are relevant to you. If your computer is shared by other people, we advise that you un-tick the 'keep me signed in' checkbox when you sign in to This will remove all details from the cookie. If you would like more information about cookies, go to the Website all about cookies.

How is this data safeguarded?

At Executive Careers we take the security of your personal information very seriously. We have the appropriate security procedures in place to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure as required by law in England. Information that you submit via the Site is sent to and stored on secure severs located in the UK.  Access to your personal information is only provided to our staff and Third Parties who help us to process data, to prospective employers or customers in order to help with your recruitment process.

Removing your information from the database

To request for your account to be closed at any time or your personal data to be removed please contact us which will be confirmed by Executive Careers by email within 48 hours of your request.

Executive Careers Ltd

Company Number 06877693

Registered in England and Wales.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we change this privacy policy, we will post the revised privacy policy here with an updated effective date. If we make significant changes to the privacy policy, we may also notify you by other means such as sending an email or posting a notice on our home page.

Further Privacy Information

For more information about privacy issues in the UK and protecting your privacy, visit the Information Commissioner's Office web site;

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