Privacy & GDPR

Privacy Policy

 Privacy Policy

Preston Recruitment Ltd is a recruitment business which provides work-finding services to its clients and work-seekers. Preston Recruitment Ltd must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services – in doing so, Preston Recruitment Ltd acts as a data controller.

You may give your personal details to the Preston Recruitment Ltd directly, such as on an application or registration form or via our website, or we may collect them from another source such as a jobs board. Preston Recruitment Ltd must have a legal basis for processing your personal data. For the purposes of providing you with work-finding services and/or information relating to roles relevant to you we will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.

  1. Collection and use of personal data
  2. a) Purpose of processing and legal basis

Preston Recruitment Ltd will collect your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data) and will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services.

This includes for example, contacting you about job opportunities, assessing your suitability for those opportunities, updating our databases, putting you forward for job opportunities, arranging payments to you and developing and managing our services and relationship with you and our clients.   If you have opted-in we may also send you marketing information and news via email/ text.  You can opt-out from receiving these at any time by clicking “unsubscribe” when you receive these communications from us.

The legal bases we rely upon to offer these services to you are:

consent legitimate interest legal obligation contractual obligation

  1. b) Legitimate interest

Where Preston Recruitment Ltd has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests is/are as follows:

providing work-finding services to our customers ensuring the security and integrity of our Services and in ensuring that our Websites and Apps operate effectively protecting customers, employees and other individuals and maintaining their safety, health and welfare promoting, marketing and advertising our products and services 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

  1. c) Recipient/s of data

Preston Recruitment Ltd will not process your data with any third party.

  1. d) Statutory/contractual requirement

Your personal data is required by law and/or a contractual requirement (e.g. our client may require this personal data), and/or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. You are obliged to provide the personal data and if you do not the consequences of failure to provide the data are:

we will not be able to provide work-finding services

  1. Data Retention

Preston Recruitment Ltd will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary. Different laws require us to keep different data for different periods of time.

Personal data may include:

Name, address, mobile no, email addresses National insurance no. Nationality (through right to work check) GMC Membership Number or NMC Pin Number

The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, require us to keep work-seeker records for at least one year from (a) the date of their creation or (b) after the date on which we last provide you with work-finding services.

We must also keep your payroll records, holiday pay, sick pay and pensions auto-enrolment records for as long as is legally required by HMRC and associated national minimum wage, social security and tax legislation.

  1. Your rights

Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:

the right to be informed about the personal data the Company processes on you; the right of access to the personal data the Company processes on you; the right to rectification of your personal data; the right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances; the right to restrict processing of your personal data; the right to data portability in certain circumstances; the right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest; the right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and the right to withdraw consent at any time.

Where you have consented to Preston Recruitment Ltd processing your personal data you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting James Preston at

  1. Cookies

Preston Recruitment Ltd gathers general information about users, for example, what services users access the most and which areas of the site are most frequently visited, the number of CVs on the database, or the number of visitors to the site and for other lawful purposes. Such data is used in the aggregate to help us understand how the site is used.

We gather this information so that we can continue to improve and develop our services to benefit our users. We may make this aggregate information available to users of the site, to our clients, suppliers and other reputable third parties. These statistics are anonymous and contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information. Like many websites, we routinely capture your IP address information to determine your location. Information may be gathered from your registration form and your use of our website through ‘cookies’.

The information gathered may be used by Preston Recruitment Ltd internally, for purposes relating to your use of the website and for marketing activities. Preston Recruitment Ltd may set and access cookies on your computer.

Cookie Domain Type  Description Duration
_ga Analytics The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors. 2 years
_gid Analytics Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. 1 day
_gat_gtag_UA_158621635_1 Analytics Set by Google to distinguish users. 1 minute
JSESSIONID Necessary The JSESSIONID cookie is used by New Relic to store a session identifier so that New Relic can monitor session counts for an application. session
cky-active-check Necessary CookieYes sets this cookie to check if the consent banner is active on the website. 1 day
cookieyesID Necessary CookieYes sets this cookie as a unique identifier for visitors according to their consent. 1 year
cky-consent Necessary The cookie is set by CookieYes to remember the users’s consent settings so that the website recognizes the users the next time they visit. 1 year
cookieyes-necessary Necessary CookieYes sets this cookie to remember the consent of users for the use of cookies in the ‘Necessary’ category. 1 year
cookieyes-functional Necessary CookieYes sets this cookie to remember the consent of users for the use of cookies in the ‘Functional’ category. 1 year
cookieyes-analytics Necessary CookieYes sets this cookie to remember the consent of users for the use of cookies in the ‘Analytics’ category. 1 year
cookieyes-performance Necessary CookieYes sets this cookie to remember the consent of users for the use of cookies in the ‘Performance’ category. 1 year
cookieyes-advertisement Necessary CookieYes sets this cookie to remember the consent of users for the use of cookies in the ‘Advertisement’ category. 1 year


  1. Links to external websites

Preston Recruitment Ltd website may contains links to other external websites. Please be aware that the Preston Recruitment Ltd is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.  When you leave our site we encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.  This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Preston Recruitment Ltd website.

  1. Complaints or queries

If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact: James Preston at

You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.