Privacy Policy

At Hartley Laird recruitment we strive to protect your privacy and rights.

What does this policy cover?

This Data Protection Policy governs our processing of all personal data provided to us via the website and other international websites and our and international offices. You are asked to please read it carefully.

Who has access to my information?

The information you provide is controlled by Hartley Laird.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

When you choose to contact us through a web form, or by applying for a vacancy, we will collect data about you, including your name and contact details and more sensitive personal data detailed in your CV.

This is how we use it:

to provide you recruitment services

to send information about you to clients to apply for job roles.

To match you against vacancies

To use your information on an anonyomised basis to monitor compliance with our equal opportunities policy
From time to time we may seek your consent to process, use or disclose your information for any other purpose not listed above.

We reserve the right to transfer your information to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Policy and provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.

We may use your personal information in the prevention and detection of fraud.

How do we protect your information?

We take all reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is stored safely on our servers. In accordance with UK Data Protection Legislation, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information you provide to prevent unauthorized access. Our procedures mean we may occasionally request proof of identity before disclosing information to you. We cannot however guarantee the security of any data you disclose to us online.

Do we disclose your information to third parties?

We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to third parties. If we choose to do so in the future, you will be notified by email of our intentions, and have the right to be removed prior to the disclosure.

Your consent and rights

By using our website you consent to the collection and use of this information by Hartley Laird. Please note the information you provide will not be transferred out of the UK.

Under UK Data Protection legislation you have a right to see the personal information that we keep about you, upon receipt of written request (by post or email) to the address below.


A cookie is a small data file which is sent from a web server to a web browser when that browser visits the server’s site.
Cookies are used on our website to remember your login to track web traffic on an aggregate basis (i.e. no individuals are identified), to track campaigns and to keep session information such as your last search. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. However, switching off cookies will likely restrict your use of our website.

Change to our Privacy Policy

Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this website.