Skill Vault

Candidate Privacy Policy


SkillVault Ltd prides itself in being a leader in the ethical delivery of recruitment services. At SkillVault we take the collection, retention and use of all personal information as an extremely important issue. We would like to take this opportunity to reassure that this is the case. Below we have detailed how we collect and use your information.


Security measures

We have technical and organisational security measures in place to ensure the security of your information and to protect it against deliberate or accidental manipulation, destruction, loss or unauthorised access. If you have any requests concerning your information or any queries with regard to our processing please contact


Collecting and using your information

Your information including your name, address, telephone number and email address is collected by us and processed at our offices. Your information is collected and retained by us for the following purposes:


  • Matching your details to job opportunities;
  • Forwarding details of your skills and experience, without your contact data, to clients whom we feel may be interested in engaging your services;
  • Keeping you informed of job opportunities and contract assignments which we think may be of interest to you;
  • Necessary processing during a contract assignment;
  • Keeping you informed of goods and services offered by us, our group companies or our business partners.


If you have any requests concerning these uses of your information please contact We will record telephone calls we have with you for record keeping, training or quality assurance purposes. When you visit our web site our web server stores the IP address of your Internet Service Provider and the date and duration of your visit.


Sharing your information

We want to provide as full a service as possible and support you in the development of your career.


Therefore, your information will be accessible by our group companies or those in common ownership, subject to strict security controls.

We do not anticipate that we will need to send your information out of the European Union. However, if we do so, we shall take reasonable steps to ensure that the receiving party has an adequate level of data protection.


Your information will not be forwarded to any parties outside our group or companies in common ownership (with the exception of our clients, agents who process data on our behalf and successors in title to our business) without your consent.


Marketing communications

We would like to send you relevant marketing communications. For example, information about new positions or training courses that may be of interest or relevant to you. If you do not want to receive these types of marketing communications please contact


Sensitive personal data

Details regarding your race and health may be collected for equal opportunities monitoring purposes only and we may pass this information on to our clients for their monitoring purposes. Any other sensitive personal data, for example about your religion, will only be collected and processed in the context of providing recruitment services.


Data quality

We rely on you to ensure that your information is complete, accurate and current. Please do inform SkillVault Limited promptly of any changes to your information.


Data retention policy

If no data activity such as updates or changes occurs within 24 months then your information will be transferred from our database to a group company data store. On request, we will provide information in writing about your information stored on our database. If you do not wish us to hold your information, you are entitled to tell us at any time and we will remove all such information from our database.



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Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can deactivate this function at any time and set your browser to notify you whenever a cookie is sent. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. However, switching off cookies may restrict your use of our web site.

We also use cookies to detect which pages you view during your visit. This way we can find out which pages our visitors find interesting and might either enhance those pages or point other visitors to those pages. These cookies can only be read by your browser when you're visiting our website. They can not be read or used by other users on our website or by other websites you visit, just as our site can not read or use cookies issued by other websites.
Please note: Your personal information is never matched or stored with the cookie on your computer and do not contain any personally identifying information.
It would be perfectly possible to use other techniques to the same affect. However, cookies are the easiest way to accomplish this because that's exactly what they were designed for.


Our web site may contain links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this statement. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

UK Client Privacy Policy

SkillVault Limited prides itself in being a leader in the ethical provision of recruitment solutions. At SkillVault we take the collection, retention and use of your personal information and that of your company extremely seriously. We would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that this is the case. Below we have detailed how we collect and use your information within our computerized and paper based systems.

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