Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Hi-Calibre International Executive & IT Recruitment

GDPR Compliance

Hi-Calibre International as an Executive & IT Recruitment Organisation, take the privacy of our clients and candidates seriously. We are an executive recruitment company, operating in various areas of the market including Management Consultancy, IT Recruitment and Executive Selection.

How we receive information and how we may use it

Hi-Calibre Executive Recruitment receive your personal data when you apply directly for an advertised role via our website; when you apply directly to be a candidate for whom we can facilitate a job search or via a third party when you respond to a job post placed by Hi-Calibre Executive Recruitment on a job board on behalf of a third party client.

This statement explains how we process personal data received into our organisation. When you register your interest with Hi-Calibre Executive Recruitment, you consent to us collecting and storing your personal information. You will be able to submit your enquiry or details to Hi-Calibre Executive Recruitment, consenting to us storing your personal data. This may include but is not restricted to your name; contact details; address; employment history; mobility and education. Also, for best practice, your Passport details.

During telephone conversations, email or face to face interviews we may collect personal information with regard to employment preferences, strengths and Career experience which may be stored on your personal record. This information facilitates our ability to carry out & support your career search and to provide a basis for recommendation when short-listing candidates for a particular position. By explicitly providing consent when you register with Hi-Calibre Executive & IT Recruitment, you are providing permission for our storage of this information with a legitimate interest.

Hi-Calibre International Executive Recruitment will never share personal information or a Curriculum Vitae with any third party without your explicit consent.

Due to the nature of Executive & IT Recruitment, a significant number of candidates reconnect with our organisation periodically over many years. It is not uncommon for this to occur many years after we have placed them in a Career or Contract position. For this reason, your consent may include explicit consent to retain your personal details until such time as you wish us to delete your records from our database or refrain from further engagement.

If you do not consent to Hi-Calibre Executive Recruitment storing your personal data or setting up a personal registration for you, please do let us know asap via email; or call our office on +44 (0)1628 776255.

In line with GDPR changes in May 2018. We will need your permission to process your application and keep your CV for new opportunities in the future years. We will only contact you regarding your next potential career move.

Aggregate Information about Hi-Calibre online visitors

We may gather information and statistics collectively about all visitors to our website and the

Hi-Calibre International Office. We only use such data in the aggregate form. This information helps us determine what is most beneficial for our users and how we can continually improve our online services to create a better overall experience for our users


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded when a user accesses a website. It allows the website to recognise that individual’s device and store some information about the individual’s preferences or past actions.

Rules on cookies

In order to comply with GDPR, Hi-Calibre Executive Recruitment must:

  • tell you the cookies are there;
  • explain what the cookies are doing and why; and
  • get your consent to store a cookie on your device.

How Hi-Calibre Executive Recruitment use cookies

Cookies are used in order to make our website work, to make it work more efficiently and to provide us with information when you apply for a job.


You have the right at any time to ask us for a copy of the information supplied by you that we hold. We may ask you to verify your identity and for more information about your request. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request but only as detailed below and will give you reasons for doing so.


If you would like to make a request for information, please contact;


You also have the right to ask Hi-Calibre International to stop using your information. However, if this involves a request for deletion of your file, please be aware that we may not be required or able to do so, particularly where your file also holds information about our clients or financial information that we need to keep for periods of up to six years, i.e. that relate to tax matters on Contracts etc. Where we are unable to comply with your request, we will provide reasons why and agree these with you.

Other websites

Please note that clicking on links and banner advertisements may result in your transferal to another website – where data privacy practices may be different to that of Hi-Calibre International. Visitors should consult the other websites’ privacy policies as we are not responsible for, and have no control over, information that is submitted to or collected by these third parties.

Internet-based transfers

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing our website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy may be changed by Hi-Calibre International at any time. If we change our privacy policy in the future, we will advise you of changes or updates to our privacy policy by a prominent notice on our website. Continued use of this website or our services after such changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes.


If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about Hi-Calibre International or Personnel’s online privacy commitment, please feel free to e-mail us at or call our local office to speak to one of our Team.

Equal Opportunities

Hi-Calibre International is an equal opportunities employer and a company committed to diversity. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.


For further information, please contact our DPO on: or +44 (0)1628 776255


Contact the Hi-Calibre team today on 01628 776 255