Since our inception in 2007, Douglas Jackson has always been committed to delivering a fully transparent recruitment and executive search service.  We focus on offering honest, professional advice and becoming a trusted, valued partner to all our customers; clients and candidates.    

We have always gone to great lengths to ensure high data protection standards, but we are taking the opportunity to raise those standards even higher. GDPR regulation offers us a further opportunity to enhance our offering by building and working with our candidates and clients in a more engaged way.  

You can trust us to keep your data as secure as possible.  Trust is at the heart of everything we do, and we want the businesses and individuals that work with Douglas Jackson, to feel totally confident that we are GDPR compliant. 

The privacy and security of our clients and candidate data is extremely important to us.  All our data is stored in the UK and we will continue to review our processes to make sure they are always up-to-date with the latest legislation. 

On behalf of our candidate’s, we hold, search and share the data we hold with a view to helping you secure future career opportunities.  On behalf of our client’s we hold and share data to enable us to select and brief potential applicants and future employees for consideration against your vacancies.  

We will never share your data with anyone without your authority to do so and you can of course remove your data from our database at any time.  


Welcome to the Douglas Jackson privacy policy.  

This privacy policy relates to all business conducted by Douglas Jackson Limited (registered number 6091414). 

The privacy policy is to help you understand what personal information Douglas Jackson collects and what we do with it. By using our services, you consent to the data practices described in this privacy policy. If you do not agree with the data practices described in this privacy policy, you should not use our services. 

We operate as a Recruitment Consultancy, Employment Agency and Executive Search Business.  

To ensure that we always meet the highest standards of data integrity and personal privacy Douglas Jackson may amend this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure you are happy with any changes.  

When companies and individuals use our services, they may trust us to control and process information about them, or, their company, on their behalf.  

Douglas Jackson are a recruitment consultancy and work with many of our customers; candidates and clients over many years and in some cases, throughout their entire career. 

If you are happy for us to do so and where your experience and skills are suitable to the markets we serve, we would like to retain and store your Contact Details, Job Descriptions and CV/Career History on our internal CRM. This will enable us to stay in contact for future opportunities which arise and to provide you with jobs, candidates, news, market and industry insight you may be interested in.  

You can request that this information be removed from our database and can unsubscribe from any alerts at any time by contacting us here

Douglas Jackson is committed to maintaining high data protection standards and ensuring your privacy is protected.  Should you provide us with personal information by which you can be identified, then you can rest assured that we will use that information only in accordance with this privacy policy.  All our employees and agents who have access to or are involved in the processing of personal information respect the confidentiality of such personal information and to keeping this data as secure as possible and in accordance with the terms of this Policy as set out below.  

What is covered by this policy:  

  • Candidates: details on the information we collect and how we use it 
  • Clients: details on the information we collect and how we use it 
  • Information for website visitors 
  • Details on retention of your personal information 
  • Your right to withdraw consent to our processing of your information 
  • Your right to access information we hold about you 
  • Security 

Candidates: The information we collect and how we use it:  

Where we have communication or contact with you, or you apply for a job through our advertising, our website, or via other means and communications, we collect data about your career/employment history and future, strategies and objectives.  We retain this information on our in-house CRM and this information includes:  

  • Your name 
  • Your contact details including your personal email address 
  • Your career history  
  • Salary requirements and locational preferences  

On occasion and for certain client contractual obligations, we may also record sensitive information.  

How we use your data:  

  • We use your data to help further your career, represent you for roles you are interested in and secure employment opportunities 
  • Maintain communications with you regarding job opportunities and the progress of any applications you make 
  • To personalise your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content in which you are most interested 
  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your service and information requests 
  • To provide your details to prospective employers. We will only share your information with named prospective employers with your permission.  In submitting your details/applications to third party organisations, your personal data may be exported and processed in countries outside the European Economic Area in accordance with applicable law.  
  • To keep you informed of jobs, candidates, news, market insight and articles which help achieve career development, build insight, or knowledge, to secure future roles 
  • We will only ever share your details with a third party when we have your permission to do so 
  • To fulfil our obligations to our clients when you are offered employment 

Your details will not be used, or, submitted to any other third-party individual/organisation unless you have spoken, or communicated with us by telephone, email, post or in person and we have your authority, or permission to release any documentation and/or, details of yourself, or company. 

We will not ask for, or hold on to any other personal, or sensitive information.  Employment agency legislation and client service level agreements do require us to see copies or request copies of right to work and sometimes proof of address.   

Any other documentation will only be requested in respect of Douglas Jackson securing you an offer of employment. We do not run a payroll for candidates.  

You have the right to withdraw consent or amend your communication preferences at any time.   You can request access to your details or do this by contacting us here

We may share your personal information with the following: 

  • All Douglas Jackson trading divisions 
  • Trusted third parties who provide us with research and emailing services. These third parties are required to comply with our stringent undertakings relating to security and confidentiality 
  • Regulatory or law enforcement agencies, when required by law to do so. 

Clients: the information we collect and how we use it: 

Where we have communication or contact with you, or you ask us to work with you then we may record information about you and retain this information on our in-house CRM. This information includes:  

  • Your name 
  • Your job title 
  • Your business contact information including your business email address and telephone numbers  
  • Your organisation 

We hold and use this information in order to: 

  • Provide the service you have asked us to provide 
  • Provide you with insight/reports on the work/market we are undertaking on your behalf 
  • Maintain communications and contact with you for future strategy and talent pool development 
  • Advise you of relevant services, individuals and products  
  • Seek your feedback on our services 

You have the right to amend your communications preferences at any time. You can request access to your details by contacting us here. 

We may share your personal information with the following: 

  • All Douglas Jackson trading divisions 
  • Trusted third parties who provide us with research and emailing services. These third parties are required to comply with our stringent undertakings relating to security and confidentiality 
  • Regulatory or law enforcement agencies, when required by law to do so. 

Service Providers:  

If you contact us for our assistance, opt in to job alerts, news and insight then to enable us to keep in touch, share and send you information, your data may be shared with some of our service providers listed.  The privacy policy for each of these service providers can be found at:    




Website Visitors – Do we use ‘cookies’? 

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site, or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s, or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us to understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. Additionally, we use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. 

Our websites may contain links to external websites operated by other organisations. Those organisations may collect personal information from visitors to their site. Douglas Jackson cannot guarantee the content or privacy practices of any external websites and does not accept responsibility for those websites. 


Our website, tools and technology used are scanned on a regular basis for security loopholes, malware and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. 

Douglas Jackson is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of measures, including but not limited to, firewalls and SSL encryption in order to protect your personal information from: 

  • Unauthorised access 
  • Improper use or disclosure 
  • Unauthorised modification or alteration 
  • Unlawful destruction or accidental loss. 

Retention of your personal information. 

We will retain your personal information for a minimum of two years. In some cases, for example when we have successfully placed you into a role, or multiple roles, or maintained regular updates with you, we may retain your personal information for up to ten years.  

Right to be forgotten, or withdraw consent to our processing your information: 

You have the right to withdraw your consent to Douglas Jackson processing your personal information at any time.  You can request access to your details by contacting us at  

If you withdraw consent, we will continue to store the information we hold about you but will not process this information. 

If you ask us to delete the information we hold on you then we will delete all information except for your email address, first name and last name. This will enable us to record that you have withdrawn consent. In addition, where required by law, we may retain certain personal information about you to fulfil our legal obligations. You can request the deletion of your information by contacting us here 

If you subsequently apply for a job through Douglas Jackson or request to use our services, then we will ask you to give your consent before we process your application or provide any services to you.  

Your right to access information we hold about you: 

You have the right to access the information we hold about you at any time.  Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request and will provide you with our reasons for doing so.  

You may request to access the information we hold about you by emailing us at this address: 

If you do want to speak to a consultant now, then please contact us directly on 0345 620 9720, or, reply with a request for a call and we will be back in touch with you shortly. 

Douglas Jackson Limited 

Garrick Suite  

15 Market Street,  


Staffs, WS13 6JX 

Registered in United Kingdom 6091414