GDPR Policy

Verus Recruitment Partners Limited GDPR Privacy Notice

Effective Date: [March, 2024]

Verus Recruitment Partners Limited, registered with the ICO under No. ZA760791 (“the Company”), is committed to upholding the highest standards of data protection and privacy in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and subsequent UK data protection legislation.

Scope of Notice

This notice applies to all individuals whose personal data we process in the course of providing recruitment services, including Candidates, Clients, and Suppliers.


  • Candidates: Individuals seeking employment or temporary positions through the Company.
  • Clients: Organisations or their representatives engaging the Company’s recruitment services.
  • Suppliers: Third-party service providers to the Company.
  • Personal Data: Information relating to an identifiable person.
  • Sensitive Personal Data: Data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, genetic or bio-metric data, health information, sexual orientation, or criminal convictions.

Data Collection and Use

We collect personal data directly from you and from third-party sources such as job boards and social media platforms. The types of data collected include, but are not limited to, personal identifiers, professional and employment-related information, and, in certain cases, sensitive personal data for equal opportunities monitoring and compliance with legal obligations.

Purpose of Data Processing

The Company processes your data to provide bespoke recruitment services, including job matching, application processing, and compliance with contractual and legal obligations. We also process data for internal administrative purposes and, with your consent, for marketing communications.

Legal Basis for Processing

Our processing activities are based on legitimate interests, consent, contractual necessities, and legal obligations. We ensure that all data processing adheres strictly to the legal bases set out under GDPR and UK data protection legislation.

Data Sharing and Transfers

Personal data may be disclosed to Clients, Suppliers, and third-party service providers as necessary to fulfill our recruitment services. We ensure all data sharing complies with GDPR requirements, and appropriate safeguards are in place for data transfers outside the EEA.

Data Retention

The Company retains personal data in line with our Data Retention Policy, which is designed to meet legal and regulatory requirements, ensuring data is not held longer than necessary.

Your Rights

Under GDPR, you have rights including access to your data, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, objection to processing, and rights related to automated decision-making and profiling. To exercise these rights, please contact us.

Data Security

We implement robust technical and organisational measures to protect your data against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Changes to this Notice

We may update this Privacy Notice periodically to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. Any changes will be posted on our website and, where applicable, notified to you directly.

Complaints and Queries

If you have any concerns about how we handle your data, please contact our Data Protection Officer at You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) or the relevant supervisory authority.

Use of the Company Website

Our website uses cookies to improve user experience and gather analytics. For detailed information on how we use cookies and the data collected via our website, please refer to our Cookie Policy.

Contact Information

For any enquiries regarding this notice or our data protection practices, please contact:

Data Protection Officer
Verus Recruitment Partners Limited