Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This policy is about how we use your personal information (data) on the Guardian Jobs recruiter website (the Jobs recruiter website).  This is separate to how your data is used by the website. For information on website, please read the main privacy policy here.

Why do you collect personal data?

We collect personal data to be able to create an account that allows you to access the recruiters' services. These services include:

  • accessing the company account;
  • CV search;
  • post jobs.

What personal data do you collect?

We collect:

  • your name;
  • your title;
  • your email address;
  • your company information e.g. name, recruiter type, address, telephone number, website, sector, UK charity number and EC VAT Registration number
  • marketing preferences.

How do you collect it?

You provide personal data to the Jobs recruiter website when you register as a recruiter on the Jobs recruiter website.

We also collect information by using cookies. For more information about cookies and how we use them, see our main cookies information page at

What do you do with my personal data?

When you register your company is assigned a recruiter number that is used to track activity across the site and for billing purposes.

Companies can have multiple individual accounts set up. Your personal information is used to help administer these accounts.

Who we share data with

We can access and release personal information to keep to relevant laws and government requests, to operate our systems properly and to protect both us and our users.

Any other organisations who access your information in the course of providing services on our behalf will be governed by strict contractual restrictions to make sure that they protect your information and keep to data-protection and privacy laws which apply. We may also independently audit these service providers to make sure that they meet our standards. We may use service providers to help us run these sites (or services available on the sites), some of whom may be based outside the EEA.

Some of our webpages use plug-ins from other organisations (such as the 'Facebook Recommend' function). These other organisations may use information about your visit to our websites on their pages. If you browse these pages while still also logged in to your account with us, information they collect may be connected to your account on their site. For more information on how these organisations use information, please read their privacy policies.

How do I delete or close my account with you?
Individual recruiter user accounts can only be closed by their Recruiter Company Management user, who can add, edit and expire Recruiter Service users. Once this has been done, that individual will no longer to be to access the service. When requested individual accounts can be permanently deleted from the system, otherwise some details are retained e.g. name, email address, associated recruiter , user id, for record purposes.

For further assistances with the Jobs recruiter website and accounts email

About us

The Guardian Jobs recruiter website is operated by Guardian News & Media (GNM) whose registered office is at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9GU. We have told the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) about the ways in which we process personal data. You can see this notice on the ICO's Data Protection Register of Data Controllers under registration number Z5969905.

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy policy or the way we use information we hold about you, if you would like a copy of the personal data we hold about you, or if you want to make a complaint or comment. Email us at, or write to the Data Protection Manager, Guardian News & Media, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9GU.


If you make a complaint to us and think we have not dealt with it to your satisfaction, you may send your complaint to the Information Commissioner for investigation. For more information on the Information Commissioner, and how to make a complaint, please visit their website at

Changes to the privacy policy

We may change this policy from time to time. Any changes will apply when they have been posted on the site. We will assume you accept these change if you continue to use the site after that time. Details of the changes will be set out below.

Feb 2016 - specific privacy policy for the Jobs recruiter website created

Sept 2016 - changes to include information on sharing data with service providers


Crystal Mark