Privacy policy

In view of the forthcoming introduction of GDPR on 25 May 2018, we have approved a new Privacy Policy for Datascope Recruitment Ltd. This policy is attached below.

In summary

The Privacy Policy outlines the data that we hold on you, how we use it and who we share it with. It also describes your rights in relation to what we currently hold.

We are advised that Datascope does not require specific permission from you to use data for our “legitimate interests”, which should be “broadly reasonable”. We have interpreted this as the normal administration that you expect to encounter when you register with  a recruitment agency, including information regarding job opportunities.

You will need to opt-in to receive direct marketing and newsletters. There are no immediate plans for either and, in the medium term, this will be incorporated into the application process.

This is a new law and we will be keeping an eye on how it is interpreted for other recruitment agencies. We will also be holding an audit of the data that we hold together with its storage and retention to ensure that we remain compliant.

Contact and Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer is Julien Hofer.  If, having read the Policy, you have any queries on the data that we hold on you please contact Julien on in the first instance. If you have any concerns or comments regarding the policy itself, please write to Datascope Recruitment Ltd, Victory House, 99–101 Regent Street, London, W1B 4EZ, or email

Privacy policy

Datascope Recruitment Ltd (we) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We keep certain basic information when you visit our website and recognise the importance of keeping that information secure and letting you know what we will do with it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is:

Datascope Recruitment Ltd
Victory House
99–101 Regent Street

Information we may collect from you (acting as Data Controller unless otherwise stated)

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site

This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when for example you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by us or when you report a problem with our site.

Your curriculum vitae if you send it to us.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.

Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your instructions.

Details of your visits to our site, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise, and the resources that you access.

Information which is in the public domain including, but not limited to, social media.

Connections and communication regarding roles and career opportunities via social media.  In this respect we act as Data Processor.

IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for systems administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy.

Where we store our personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in among other things, the processing of your details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of the information via the internet is not completely secure.

Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Retention of personal data

The personal data that we collect from you will be retained for “no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed” [Art.5(1)(e)]. This period has not been quantitatively defined by the regulations and we will keep a close eye on how this is interpreted.

How we use your personal data

Your personal information will be collected and handled by us for the following purposes:

(Opt in is not required for purpose 1–9.  This is because theses purposes are for legitimate interests and are reasonable and constitute normal administration relating to the service we provide.  Opt in or equivalent permission will be requested for purposes 10–13.)

  1. To provide you with the services you expect us to provide in particular that of identifying suitable roles and career opportunities.
  2. To tailor content and resources according to your preferences.
  3. To respond to your request or questions when you contact us.
  4. To provide you with information about roles and career opportunities which you request from us or which we feel may interest you.  In particular these include:
    1. Job opportunity bulletins by email or by text
    2. Monthly jobs and industry updates by email.
    3. Regular Jobs-by-email updates.
  5. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  6. To notify you about changes to our service.
  7. To allow participation in interactive features of our service if you choose to do so.
  8. To help us create, publish, and improve content most relevant to you.
  9. To ensure that the content provided through the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device
  10. With your consent we may also use your contact data for direct marketing to inform you about services/products/events etc. that might be of interest to you (we will communicate by email, telephone, mail and/or other communication methods).  As at 25 May 2018 there are no immediate plans to undertake such communication but if and when such plans get implemented, you will be invited to opt in for this communication.
  11. With your consent we may also send to you other information – such as Datascope’s upcoming events or newsletters – that may be of interest to you.
  12. With your consent, we may also present your CV as part of an application for a position with one of our clients.
  13. With your consent, we may also present additional information including, but not limited to, salary information, right to work and availability as requested by client.

Disclosure of your information (only to GDPR compliant bodies)

We may disclose your personal information to fully GDPR compliant third parties:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

If our assets or substantially all of them are acquired by a third party in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect our rights, property or safety and those of our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud and credit protection.

Your rights

You have the right to request that we remove all data which we hold on you. If you make such a request we will remove everything apart from your name from our working database.  A record will be kept of this removal and its two purposes are a) to enable us to reverse an incorrect removal and b) to enable us to keep an audit trail of the deletion request.

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes.

We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purpose.

You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The GDPR regulations give you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with these regulations. Any reasonable first access request will not be subjected to a fee.  However repeat requests or excessive requests will be subject to reasonable fees to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.