Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy?

We are passionate about your data privacy and helping keep you safe online.

Our aim is to provide a safe and secure experience for all of our users, both candidates and also recruiters. We are registered with the UK 1998 Data Protection Act and strive to meet our legal obligations. Additionally, we will never sell or give away your contact details to any other company or third party who are not genuinely looking to recruit candidates, and we will never bulk sell our users data or contact details.

We commit to maintain or software and systems as securely as possible to prevent data breach, we have both physical, electronic and software systems in place to prevent attempts to access our servers.

Our staff are fully trained in both anti-corruption and defeating social engineering attacks.

This policy applies only to Job Magpie and its web site (hereafter known as the "Site"). The Site is operated by Job Magpie Limited (hereafter knows as "we", "our", or "us"). We are registered in England & Wales under company number 10137231 and have our registered office at (238a, Kingston Rd, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 3RN).

Rev (2) 07/06/2016

Account and CV information

When you register to CV with us, your details, including your CV, can be made available for searching, viewing over the Internet and downloading by direct recruiters, employment consultant or other person or organisation who requests CVs matching your profile to be sent to them, who post jobs on our site. However we will not share this information with third party sites or aggregated sites that we collect adverts from.

All clients / recruiters who post jobs directly are verified by us as to the nature of their business, however we do not make any warranties as to their authenticity. Sharing of you data to direct recruitment posting companies will always be done on an individual basis and no bulk data will ever be released to outside organisations.

It's possible that you may encounter fraudulent job opportunities when searching for jobs online, or you may receive a fraudulent email that has had the sender's email address forged to make it appear as if it came from JobMagpie.

Regrettably, all online companies are susceptible to occasional scams. While we make every effort to prevent this abuse, it is not immune to such activity.

Therefore, for example, the following personal information should never be included in your account or CV:

  • National Identification Number
  • Driver's license number
  • Bank account information
  • Credit card information
  • Passwords
  • You should also never share the personal / account information with anyone.

Your personal information

When you create or register your CV and details with us, we will collect some personal information about you, this may include your name, address and contact details, and other details. Once you register with you are agreeing to the Terms & Conditions, you are no longer anonymous to us. We may use information that you provide to alert you to our own products and services. We may occasionally contact you regarding site changes or changes to our products or services. However we are conscious of your privacy and will endeavour to ensure that communications are never intrusive, and allow you to determine the level of interaction.


One of our core commitments is to maintain a secure environment for our users and customers. The site is protected against unauthorised access using the latest code enhancements, physical security devices, firewalls, etc. We regularly check our own systems and occasionally have the checked by specialist external companies who probe for site weaknesses.

All email accounts are now required to be verified, using the link that we issued to you as part of the registration process.

We train our staff in anti-corruption policies and procedures and also train against social engineering attacks.

You are responsible for maintaining the security of your own account login and password, and should never set credentials to be saved on a public computer or other devise. If you suspect a breach of your date you should immediately contact us.

Disclosure of personal information

After registering, we save your information in your account, this account is protected by your password and may only be accessed by you. This personal data does not form part of our candidate database and cannot be searched or accessed our customers or any recruiters, we will never share this information to any other company or outside organisation or third party.

You can disable or delete your account at any time.

Your CV, unless you choose the option to 'hide', will be accessible to our direct customers. If you choose to hide your CV, all clients will be unable to view or access it. We will never pass your CV to any outside organisation.

Creating a profile is not mandatory to us eth site however if you choose to do so and upload a CV to the database, we rely on you to ensure that your CV and contact details are kept up to date. We recommend that you update your work history on your CV every six months or so or if you are actively looking for a new position. You should update your contact details as soon as they change.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove from our database, CVs which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive. You have the right to appeal this process, and we have an appeals committee who will review all applications in this respect.

We do not disclose personal statistical analytical information about your individual visits to the site, however we will gather this data and use it for internal purposes. However we may occasionally share the overall statistical analysis of all users and visitors to the site. Specifically with companies that assist us with search engine optimisation and other such marketing tools, however no individual’s data will be uniquely identified. We may also use aggregated usage data to demonstrate employment trends, salary analysis etc, however again no individual specific data will ever be shared.

Please be aware that some of our customers may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area. However our data will always be held on severs located within the EU.

NOTE: You should be aware that your current employer may be one of our customers we are unable to restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any such eventuality.

Information collection and use

Like most websites, we routinely capture your computers IP address information to determine your location to assist with your search results and for other security reasons. This can help us work out whether you are visiting the site from within the UK, EU or rest of the world, and means we can show you content that's specific to your location and ask the right questions about your eligibility to work in the UK or EU should you wish to apply for a job.

An IP address, (internet protocol address), is a unique identifying number assigned by your internet service provider when you connect to the internet. Like a car registration, an IP address is a special serial number used for identification.

We automatically maintain and record this information on our web server however records of IP address remain anonymous for statistical analysis purposes, it assist us with site improvements, design and administration. We will never share this information with any outside organisation, unless legally obliged to do so.

Information may be gathered from your registration form and your use of the site through the use of "cookies". The information gathered may be used by us internally, for purposes relating to your use of the website and for marketing activities, and will ever be passed to any third parties to use for marketing activities.

If you do not wish to receive marketing material from you can select the necessary email preferences within your account profile. These preferences can be amended by you at any time.

On your acceptance of the cookie agreement when you visit the site, we will set and access cookies on your computer. You can choose whether or not to accept cookies, however, if you do not accept our cookies, your user experience may be lessened and some of our services may not be available to you. More information on our cookies and our policy is available (here).

Statistical / Analytical information

We gathers both statistical and analytical data about users interactions with the site, for example, what page you visit, how often, what services you access etc.

This data is only used in aggregate to help us to improve how the site works and the services we provide. We will never make this information to external organisations other than those specifically appointed by us to assist with the analysis process for improvement and other internal purposes, we will never sell or share the data set to eternal organisations who want to use the data for their own purposes.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this policy. If we make any minor changes to this privacy policy, we will post the revised privacy policy here with an updated effective date.

If we make changes to the privacy policy that might be considered significant, we may also notify you by other means such as sending an email or posting a notice on our home page.

External links

The Site may, from time to time, contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such site. We aggregate jobs for 100’s of external job boards, recruitment companies, agencies etc. we take no responsibility of the polices of these companies which may be located worldwide.

Data Location

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. The data that we collect from you will never transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). However it may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us. This data processing will only be carried out by staff working directly for the company or one of its subsidiary companies, never for an agency or third party employers. 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.

You should be aware that the transmission of information via the internet never 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 received your information will be held and maintained by us strictly in accordance with these procedures and our security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your rights

We believe that you have a right to your privacy and therefore you have the right to request that we remove your data form our site. Please contact us.

Check your rights at the Information Commissioners Office

Other ways of ensuring your privacy

You may amend your personal account details at any time. These options are available once you login to our website.

You may 'hide your CV' from all clients meaning that your CV and profile details will not appear in any CV Searches. You will still be able to apply for vacancies.

You may amend your email preferences at any time and unsubscribe from any promotional information that we may send to you can do this by:

  • Following the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of the emails and setting the pretences.
  • Amending your personal account details by logging in to our website and going to the preferences section.
  • Contacting us on the contact page of our website.

Any further queries regarding this policy should be directed through our contact us form.

Queries about our polices

You may contact us and request additional information regarding our policies and procedures using the contact us page.




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