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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how Elliot Leigh uses the data we collect from you when you use our website and apply for roles with us.



What data do we collect
Elliot Leigh collects basic personal information about you to enable us to provide relevant services to you. This may include data such as company name, contact details, work history and where relevant, bank details, references, a copy of your CV or profile and where clients request, certain checks for example DBS checks.



How do we collect your data?
Elliot Leigh collect and process personal information from a range of sources, in particular:

  • Directly from you. Provided to Elliot Leigh by you when looking for new opportunities. This will include information provided when you have registered your details via our website or third party websites

  • Through 3rd Parties & publicly available sources. Elliot Leigh may collect data indirectly from subscribed or publicly available sources such as directories, job boards, online CV libraries, company websites and social media sites, such as LinkedIn

  • Voluntarily completed customer surveys or feedback on any of Elliot Leigh message boards or via email

  • By Reference or word of mouth. For example, you may be recommended by a friend, a former employer, a former colleague or even a present employer

  • Industry Events such as networking events

  • Wix provide their platforms as a subscription service to Elliot Leigh for candidate management, marketing and lead generation. Information that Elliot Leigh collects and manages using their services belongs to us and is used, disclosed and protected according to this Privacy Policy.


In addition to information you may provide Elliot Leigh, we may also collect technical information from visitors to our website via cookies. We collect information about your computers IP address, browser type, date and time of your visit and your journey through the site. We only use this information for the purpose of improving our website and this information is never shared or sold to third parties.



How will we use your data?
Elliot Leigh collect your data so that we can:

  • Introduce candidates to clients for permanent employment, temporary assignments or for supporting professional contracts

  • Pass these onto relevant client in search of personnel

  • Match your skills, experience and education with a potential opportunity

  • Send you items which may interest you, including for example newsletters, e-books, industry reports and survey invitations

If we hold your personal data as a client it will be to conduct our usual business with you e.g. understanding your requirements, supplying candidates to meet your needs, whether now or in the future.


If we enter into a contract with you, we will keep this data to provide a service to you. We also need to retain this data to fulfil our legal obligation to authorities. If we require consent to perform a particular function, we will request this from you. We will not collect any personal data from you that is not needed to provide our services to you.



How do we store your data?
All the personal data Elliot Leigh collects is processed by our staff in the UK, however for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance, some of this information may be located on servers within the European Union.

Elliot Leigh will keep your personal data for future opportunities but will delete your data if you request us to do so.


What are your data protection rights?

Elliot Leigh would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:


  • The right to access: You have the right to request Elliot Leigh for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

  • The right to rectification: You have the right to request that Elliot Leigh correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Elliot Leigh to complete information you believe is incomplete

  • The right to erasure: You have the right to request that Elliot Leigh erase your personal data, under certain conditions

  • The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that Elliot Leigh restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions

  • The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to Elliot Leigh processing of your personal data, under certain conditions

  • The right to data portability: You have the right to request that Elliot Leigh transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us via


What are cookies?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit



How do we use cookies?
Elliot Leighuses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:


  • Keeping you signed in

  • Understanding how you use our website to help us make improvements to our web services and your online experience


What types of cookies do we use?
There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:


  • Functionality - Elliot Leigh uses these cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.


How to manage cookies
You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.



Privacy policies of other websites
The Elliot Leigh website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.



Changes to our privacy policy
Elliot Leigh keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 1st October 2022.



How to contact us
If you have any questions about Elliot Leigh’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Email us at:


How to contact the appropriate authority
Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Elliot Leigh has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office. Website:

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