Privacy Policy

At Sketch Recruitment we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring your personal data is handled with care. This policy sets out the basis by which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be stored and processed by us. By visiting Sketch Recruitment website you are agreeing to be bound by this policy. 

Data we may collect and process about you

We may collect and process information you provide to us by filling in forms on our site, or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. The information you give us may include (but not be limited to) your name, address, email address and phone number, personal description, job history, qualifications, identification details, work examples and photographs.

Data you proivde will be processed with legitimate reason and will not be procesed in anyway that goes against what you would reasonably expect from us. Legitimiate interest include but are not limited to; managing our database and keeping our records up to date with your job seeking preferences and latest employment history, providing recruitment services to our candidates and clients, obtaining references from previous employers,  contacting you to obtain consent to continue recruitment services on your behalf or giving you updates about our services, policies or business updates. 

How we use information held about you 

The information you provide to us will be used in the following ways:

● To give to 3rd parties who may wish to employ or engage with you
● To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between yourself and Sketch Recruitment and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us
● To notify you about changes to our service;
● To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner.

Disclosure of your information

We may share your personal information with certain parties in order to conduct legitimate business. This includes sharing your information with:

● Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors of Sketch Recruitment for: 
(1) the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you
(2) the purpose of sourcing you employment or engagement with a 3rd party.
(3) legal reasons to comply with regulations or compliance to recruitment procedures e.g. Police, HMRC, Emplyment Agency acreddited bodies 

● Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site. 
● 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 the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit a website. It is generated by a web page server and can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site.

Sketch Recruitment uses the following cookies:

Website Cookies - This cookie allows us to remember user details for registering on site. 

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by us, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Where do we store your personal data?

By submitting your personal data, you agree to the transfer, storing or processing of your data. The suppliers we use to store your data are compliant with GDPR best practices and we will monitor their policies to ensure they are compliant with our requirements.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.  Only authorised personnel employed by Sketch Recruitment will have access to your data. 

Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

When we pass your data to third party companies e.g. clients recruitment teams -  we can not control how they store or process your data. 

Data retention 

We will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary based on the reason we collected it. We reserve the right to keep your data for as long as is legally required to comply with HMRC and accountancy regulations. Should you wish your data to be removed from our database you have the right to email us and request for all data to be anonymised on our database and suppressed from being processed further. 

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes or legitimate business. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for marketing purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.  Where you have consented to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdrawl consent at any point.

You have the following rights in relation to how your data is used:
- The right to be informed about the personal data we hold on you
- The right of access to the personal data the we processes on you
- The right to review and rectification of your personal data
- The right to erasure of your personal data  
- The right to restrict processing of your personal data
- The right to data portability 
- The right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on legitimate business interest
- The right to withdraw consent at any time.

You can exercise your rights by contacting us at Sketch Recruitment. You have the right to opt out of marketing communications, to opt out of please email

Access to information

You have the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to an admin charge of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. We will strive to provide the information within 30 days of the request. 

You have the right to ask for your information to be removed from our databases. If you request to be permanently deleted we require you to email and give us 24 hours to remove your details from our database. 

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 e¬mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to Julian Robinson (Data Protection Officer) Sketch Recruitment via