Privacy Policy

Chefs Recruitment is an Employment and Recruitment Agency which primarily involves helping candidates find a new job role, and clients fill their vacancies. In order for us to do this, we must collect and sort your data in order for to make and informed decision on a candidate’s suitability for a role.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you register with us, this includes:

-Information such as your name, address, email address and contact details. 

-Your CV including details of your qualifications, skills, employment history and contact details of past employees to obtain references. 

-Information including evidence of your right to work in the UK, either passport, photo Id, birth certificate and National Insurance Number. 

Who is collecting it?

The data is being collected by Chefs Recruitment and stored on a secure company software. This can be collected from job applications from our advertised roles or indirectly through referrals. We also collect data from both publicly available databases of candidates who have listed their CV for viewing by agencies and employers or from password protected databases which we subscribe to in order to access candidate data.  Where consent has not been given and we are in receipt of data, this will not be used in any way and be deleted from all platforms that they have been received onto, within 30 days.

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to manage your data in order for us to:

-Keep you informed of any suitable employment opportunities.

-Update you about our service and news.

-Help us improve our service.

-Analyse and improve the operation of our website.

Who will your information be shared with?

Information may be passed on to prospective employers for the purpose of recruitment. 

We may legally be required to disclose your details if required to by the police for regulatory reasons.  We will only pass on your details to any other third party if we have your consent.

Access to your information

You can request access, modify or delete your personal information at any time by emailing your request to info@chefsrecruitment.co.uk. Or alternatively you can long into your candidate portal and amend your details.

How long do we keep your data?
We will hold your details on our file for as long as you are in any employment or deemed to be employable. Upon request, we will provide you with all of the data that we hold on you. Please email the Data Officer listed below for this information.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to this website, so when you access other websites via our links you should read their own privacy policies.

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to set you apart from our other website users. This helps us make sure you have the best experience whilst browsing and allows us to keep improving our site in the future. You have the ability to adjust your cookie settings in your browser if you wish to.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that websites save onto your computer or mobile device when you visit a site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as language, font size and other display details) over a period of time. This means you don’t have to keep changing things, or re-entering details for example.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to use of cookies in accordance with the terms written here.

How we use cookies

We use only session cookies on our website.

The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

(a) we use a cookie starting with wfvt_ to recognise general geographic data about the computer when a user visits our website for the purpose of security to help identify malicious attacks. These are known as sessions cookies and are deleted when you leave the site.

(b) we use a cookie wordfence_verifiedHuman to mark that a user has been verified as human for the purpose of security to help identify malicious attacks. These are known as sessions cookies and are deleted when you leave the site.

Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.

Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga

The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

Our analytics service provider’s Privacy Policy is available to see here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Blocking cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b) in Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

Deleting cookies

You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);

(b) in Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

Our details

This website is owned and operated by Chefs Recruitment.

You can contact us:

(a) using our website contact form;

(b) by telephone, on 01524 587 555; or

(c) by email, using info@chefsrecruitment.co.uk