Privacy policy

Who we are

Our website address is:


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Recruiter on Demand GDPR Compliance Statement

What is the GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) took effect on May 25th 2018 replacing the EU Data Protection Directive (Data Protection Directive) and its local implementing laws . The GDPR requires organisations to demonstrate compliance with its requirements replacing the requirement under the Data Protection Directive and the local implementing laws in several EU member states for organisations to notify the local data protection authorities of their processing activities under certain circumstances. Organisations are not required to notify local supervising authority of their processing but must take steps both to comply with the GDPR requirements and to demonstrate such compliance. This note provides details of the steps that Recruiter-on-Demand take both explicitly and implicitly to demonstrate compliance. This note covers:-

  • What is GDPR
  • Recruiter on Demand Commitment
  • Data Protection Officer Details
  • GDPR compliance Plan
  • Safeguarding measures
  • Data subject rights
  • Link to the privacy policy
  • Third-party processing
  • International Data Transfers

Recruiter-on-Demand Commitment

Recruiter on Demand are committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information that we process, and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. We have always had a robust and effective data protection program in place which complies with existing law and abides by the data protection principles. However, we recognise our obligations in updating and expanding this program to meet the demands of the GDPR and the UK’s Data Protection Act.

Recruiter on Demand are dedicated to safeguarding the personal information under our remit and in developing a data protection regime that is effective, fit for purpose and demonstrates an understanding of, and appreciation for the new Regulation. Our preparation and objectives for GDPR compliance have been summarised in this statement and include the development and implementation of new data protection roles, policies, procedures, controls and measures to ensure maximum and ongoing compliance.

In complying with the accountability principle we are required to:

  • Establish a data protection compliance program and privacy governance structure
  • Implement and maintain privacy controls on an ongoing basis
  • Embed ongoing privacy measures into corporate policies and day to day activities throughout the organisation and within each business unit that processes data
  • Leverage technology to ensure compliance
  • Maintain documentation of the privacy measures implemented and records of compliance
  • Train employees on privacy and data protection matters
  • Regularly test the privacy measures implemented
  • Use the results to demonstrate existing and continuous compliance

GDPR compliance plan

We are committed to the principles inherent in the GDPR and the concept of privacy, the right to be forgotten, consent and a risk assessed approach. We ensure:

  • Transparency with regards to the use of data
  • That any process of lawful, fair, transparent and necessary for a specific purpose
  • That’s data is accurate, kept up to date and removed when no longer needed
  •  That’s data is kept safely and securely

Data Subject Rights

In addition to the policies and procedures mentioned above, to ensure individuals can
enforce their data rights we provide easy access to the following:

  • What personal data we hold about them
  • The purpose of the processing
  • The categories of personal data concerned
  • The recipients to whom the data has been disclosed
  • How long we intend to store the data for
  • The right to have incomplete or inaccurate data about them corrected or completed and the process for requesting this
  • The right to request erasure of personal data or to restrict processing in accordance with data protection laws
  • The right to lodge a complaint or seek judicial remedy and who to contact in such instances

Third Party & International Data Transfer

Where Recruiter on Demand stores or transfers information outside of the EU we have safeguarding measures in place to secure, encrypt and maintain the integrity of the data. We carry out strict due diligence checks with all recipients of personal data to access and verify that they have the appropriate safeguards in place to protect the information, to ensure there are enforceable subject rights and that any third parties have effective legal remedies for data subjects.

Our carefully selected partners and service providers may process personal information about you on our behalf as described below:

Digital Marketing Service Providers

We periodically appoint digital marketing agents to conduct marketing activity on our behalf, such activity may result in the compliant processing of personal information.  Our appointed data processors include:

(i) Prospect Global Ltd (trading as Sopro) Reg. UK Co. 09648733. You can contact Sopro and view their privacy policy here: Sopro are registered with the ICO Reg: ZA346877 their Data Protection Officer can be emailed at:

Link to Privacy Policy & Data Processor Agreement

Further information is available within our Privacy Policy and Data Processing Agreement. If you have further questions please contact our Legal Counsel – Jo Couchman at or go to our contact us page. 


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