Privacy Policy

Recruitment Leadership Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect will be handled and processed. We will always keep your personal data safe and comply with applicable data protection legislation.


Information we may collect from you

We may collect, hold and process the following data about you:

Personal/professional information that you provide when you register to our newsletter, fill in an enquiry form or request a call back using your name, email, address and phone number.

Details of your visits to the Website and the resources that you access via Cookies.

If you contact us by telephone, email or post we may keep a record of that correspondence.


Where we collect personal/professional Information from

This information will have been provided by you via our website, direct correspondence with Alison, LinkedIn or selected third parties who we work with, such as a job boards, employment businesses or agencies.

How we use your personal/professional data

We are processing your personal/professional data under the assumption of Legitimate Interest and will use it to provide you with the following:


to Provide our services to you in our capacity as an recruitment agency consultancy business;

to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;

to maintain our business relationship, where you are a user of our website, a client or candidate;

to keep you informed about recruitment industry news that is relevant to you in your professional capacity;

to comply with our legal obligations;


In circumstances where you contact Alison by telephone, your number may be stored to fulfill the above.  

What is the legal basis for processing the information?

Your privacy is protected by law. Data Protection law says we are allowed to use your personal/professional information only if we have a proper reason to do so.

We will rely on Legitimate Interest to hold your personal, non-sensitive data. Should you engage with Recruitment Leadership in a professional capacity, we will also rely on one of the following reasons for holding your personal/professional data:


To fulfill a contract we have with you, or

When it is our legal duty, or

When you consent to it.


How long we keep your personal/professional information

We will keep your personal/professional data for as long as you continue to interact with us (for example, if you read or click on an email we send you, attend an event we host etc). If we do not have any interaction with you for five years, then we will delete your personal data from our records.

If you have previously worked with us or engaged with Alison, we may keep your data for longer as we cannot delete it for legal, regulatory or technical reasons. We may also keep it for research or statistical purposes. If we do, we will make sure that your privacy is protected and only use it for those purposes.



Your rights

You have the right to object to our use of your personal/professional information, or to ask us to restrict, delete, remove, or stop using your personal information if there is no need for us to keep it. This is known as the ‘right to object’, ‘right to erasure’, or the ‘right to be forgotten’. If you want us to stop using your data please click here (email

You have the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the law. If you would like to make a request for information please click here (email or visit your preference centre here.

You have the right to rectification, and are entitled to have your personal/professional data corrected if it’s inaccurate or incomplete. Please contact us if you want to do this, we will take reasonable steps to check its accuracy and correct it.

You have the right to data portability, to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. It allows you to move, copy or transfer personal data easily from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way, without hindrance to usability. Please contact us if you want to do this.

The right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle or process your professional data with your national data protection regulator.



We may use your data to tell you about relevant products or services. We can only use your professional information to send you marketing messages if we have either your consent or a Legitimate Interest.

If you do not wish to receive information from us you can click the “unsubscribe” link in any communication that we send to you by email which will automatically unsubscribe you from that type of communication. Each “unsubscribe” link only relates to that specific type of communication (e.g. marketing communications or survey communications). Please also note that you may continue to receive communications which are already on route to you for a short period of time while your relevant unsubscribe request is being processed.

If you change your mind you can update your choices at any time by contacting us.


All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.


Changes to our privacy policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). 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.



Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your professional information to third parties:

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 business or substantially all of its assets is acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our 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 and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to

This privacy policy was updated on 24th May 2018.