By applying for a role you are giving express consent which authorises Akton Recruitment to act on your behalf, for the purposes of providing recruitment services to you.
We look forward to working with you and helping you to secure your next role.
Your personal information
Akton take your privacy seriously and we will only use your “Personal
Information” for the purposes of providing recruitment services to you. Whilst
you may not be looking to change jobs at the moment, circumstances often
change. Holding your personal details allows us to contact you on an ad-hoc
What we need
We will collect basic personal information including, but not limited
to: name, address, email and telephone number. Akton will be what’s known as
the “Controller” of your personal information.
Why we need it
We need to know your basic personal information in order to provide
you with recruitment services as detailed above. We will only collect personal
information that we need in order to provide and oversee these services to you.
What we do with it
The personal information we hold is processed by our team in the UK. We
will process your data on the basis of a legitimate interest in providing you
with ongoing support as your career changes and your job requirements evolve.
For the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information may be
located on servers with the European Union. Akton will only use your personal
information to provide recruitment services to you. No 3rd parties
will have access to your personal information unless the law allows them to do
We will not send your details to a prospective employer without your
express prior consent.
How long we keep it
We are required under UK tax law to retain basic personal information
relating to any financial transactions, for a minimum of 6 years. Personal
information that we use for marketing purposes will be kept with us until you
notify us that you no longer wish to be contacted and/or if you notify us that
you wish to be permanently removed from our database.
We have data security protocols in place to safeguard your data. Our
website may contain links to other websites and servers. We do not have any
control over the content or security of these 3rd party sites, and
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What are your rights
Please let us know if you would prefer us not to contact you. You
should be aware that this might prevent us from contacting you should we have a
vacancy that could be of interest to you at some point in the future.
You may also contact us if you wish to be removed from our records, or
if you wish to see the information that we hold about you.
You can contact our offices on 0161 233 0034, or via email firstname.lastname@example.org .