Cookie and Privacy Policy

Paul Card Recruitment is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all our website users. This privacy policy outlines how Paul Card Recruitment will collect and use information that you provide to us whilst using our website for the purposes of providing you with services and/or information. In providing such services and/or information to you we will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.

Paul Card Recruitment is registered as a data controller in the United Kingdom for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998. Paul Card Recruitment has notified the Information Commissioner’s Office and our data protection number is ZA019129.

If you feel that we are not abiding by our posted privacy policy, you should first contact Paul Card by email at

Information Collection and Use 

Paul Card Recruitment collects information from our users at different points on our website. Paul Card Recruitment is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.  We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others.

Online Forms

To enable us to provide you with work-finding services, we may request information from you on our online forms.  Here you may provide contact information and additional information regarding the type of work you are seeking and your skills, qualifications, experience and other information contained in your CV.  If we have trouble processing your application, this contact information is used to get in touch with you.


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics __utma
We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use this site and when issues are encountered (such as broken links). Google analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you were on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not store your personal information so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our data. Google Privacy Policy

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.  IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


We may share aggregated demographic information with our clients. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. 

Sale of business

If Paul Card Recruitment’s business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.


Our website may contain links to other external websites. Please be aware that Paul Card Recruitment is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.  We encourage you to be aware of this when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.  This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Paul Card Recruitment’s website.


Paul Card Recruitment takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. In order to prevent disclose or unauthorised access, we have suitable electronic and physical procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Paul Card Recruitment uses all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information. However, you should be aware that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure and for this reason Paul Card Recruitment cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the Internet.

If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can contact Paul Card by email at

Correction/Updating Personal Information

If your personally identifiable information changes (such as your address), we will endeavour to provide a way to correct, update or remove the personal data provided to us.  This can usually be done by emailing

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our website so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it.  If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email.  Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected. 

This policy was last updated 14 October 2013.

Complaints or queries

Paul Card Recruitment tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. We take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.

If you wish to complain about this policy or any of the procedures set out in it please write to us at Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 3DY or email us at