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Privacy Policy

Newman Stewart Limited (company number 07512655) (“Newman Stewart” / “we”/ “our” / “us”) are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and we strictly adhere to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. Newman Stewart is registered as a Data Controller for the purposes of the DPA.

Our Privacy Policy, together with our Terms and Conditions of Use, set out how we collect personal information from you, or how you provide us with personal information, which will be processed by us. By visiting you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy. If you do not consent, do not submit any personal data to us.

1. What information do we hold and how will we use it?

1.1 We will collect personal data (e.g. your name) and sensitive personal data if contained in your CV (e.g. sexual orientation or religious beliefs) about you. This information will be used as follows:

1.1.1 to provide our recruitment services to you;

1.1.2 to allow us to compare your skills with job vacancies that may be suitable for you;

1.1.3 to send to and discuss with third parties who may be interested in your skills for an available role;

1.1.4 to send you details of vacancies that may be of interest to you; and

1.1.5 to send you sector specific information that may be of interest to you.

2. Please note that we may also use the information you provide to us for the following purposes:

2.1 to monitor website usage and provide statistics to third parties for the purposes of improving and developing our website and the services we provide via our website. Please note that any such statistics and/or information provided to third parties will be made on a confidential basis and will not include information that can be used to identify any individual;

2.2 to support, improve and develop our business in general;

2.3 to contact you for your views on our website, our services and our business in general; and/or

2.4 to provide you with updates to our services, any special or new services, developments to our website or any of our policies (including our Privacy Policy) displayed on our website, and any other matter we think may be of interest to you.

2.5 If you would prefer not to receive any of the above-mentioned information (or if you only want to receive certain information) from us please let us know by either sending an email to or calling us on +44 (0) 1937 541 395.

2.6 If you wish to have your information removed from our data base at any time, please let us know again by sending an email to or calling us on +44 (0) 1937 541 395 and we will take steps to ensure that this information is deleted as soon as reasonably practicable.

2.7 We will not share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us (other than as set out in this policy) without your prior consent, unless required to do so by law.

3. Third Party Sites

3.1 Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers 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 such websites.

4. How safe is your information?

4.1 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 may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment 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.

4.2 Protecting your security and privacy is extremely important to us and we make every effort to secure your information and maintain your confidentiality in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. Our website is protected by various levels of security technology, which are designed to protect your information from any unauthorised or unlawful access, processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage.

4.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of 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; and 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.

5. Disclosure of your information

5.1 We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

5.2 We may share your information with selected third parties including:

5.2.1 business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you;

5.2.2 advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and service relevant adverts to you; and analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

5.3 Please note that we may need to disclose your personal information where we:

5.3.1 sell or buy any business or assets of Newman Stewart or part or all of Newman Stewart in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer or seller;

5.3.2 are under a legal duty to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions; or

5.3.3 need to disclose it to protect our rights, property or safety of our customers or others, including the exchange for information with other companies, organisations and/or governmental bodies for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

6. Our use of cookies

6.1 A cookie is a small piece of information which is automatically created by our website on your computer. Please note that cookies are harmless to your computer. Cookies are a useful way of remembering the choices you have previously made while visiting our website.

6.2 Unless you specifically refuse to accept cookies when you initially register with us, our system will automatically issue one or more cookies to your computer when you use our website. Please note that if you set your computer to not accept cookies, there may be certain features/areas on our website that you may not be able to use. You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. For detailed information about the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them please see our Cookies Policy below.

7. IP Addresses

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

8. General

8.1 If any of the information you provide to us changes, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can make the necessary changes to the information we hold for you on our database so that your records are accurate and up to date. If you wish to make any changes to your information, please contact us by emailing or calling us on +44 (0) 1937 541 395.

8.2 If you wish to see the information we hold on you, please let us know by emailing us on or calling us on +44 (0) 1937 541 395. Please note that we are entitled to charge an administration fee of £10.00 to meet the cost of providing this information to you. We will respond to your request within 30 days of the date we received your request.

8.3 Please note that we may change our Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any changes, these will be shown on our website and will immediately supersede any previously posted information.

8.4 If you have any further queries or comments on our Privacy Policy, please send us an email to or call us on +44 (0) 1937 541 395. We always welcome your views about our website and our Privacy Policy.


1. Information about our use of cookies

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. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.