Applause IT Privacy Policy



Applause IT Ltd. whose registered office is at 1 Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BD, United Kingdom ("Applause IT", "we, us, our") is an established recruitment service provider. Applause IT acts as the data controller of personal information obtained from its clients with a need for recruitment services and of personal information submitted by candidates who are interested in job postings.


1. Collecting and using your information

2. How we use your data

3. Access to your personal information

4. Sharing your information

5. Hyperlinks

6. Data Quality

7. Data Retention

8. Security measures

9. Changes to this policy

10. Cookies Policy

11. What is a cookie?

12. How do we use cookies?

13. Third Party cookies on our page

14. How to delete cookies or control them


Collecting and using your information

Our main aim is to provide our recruitment services to you and to facilitate the recruitment process. In order to fulfil our legal and business obligations, we collect your Personal Data such as your name, address, company details, telephone numbers, email address and, if you are a candidate, information you supply to us on your CV. The provision of your Personal Data may be mandatory in order to process your requests and for us to provide a service to you. If so, mandatory fields will be marked with an asterisk. Failure to provide mandatory data may prohibit Applause IT from providing the requested service.

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How we use your data:

To be able to provide our products and services to you, your information will be retained, processed and disclosed by us in the following ways:

  • To facilitate the recruitment process, by matching your details to job opportunities.
  • To allow details of your skills and experience, to be viewed by our clients whom we feel may be interested in engaging your services. Please be assured that your personal details will only be provided to our clients if you have given permission for us to do so.
  • To allow you to subscribe to our jobs by email service. This service will allow you to receive details of latest jobs via e-mail which are relevant to your sector and professional experience. Where you are sent details of a job via the jobs by email service, you will be able to unsubscribe from such updates at any time. Please see below "Access to your Personal Information" for further details.
  • To keep you informed of job opportunities and contract assignments which we think may be of interest to you via email and telephone.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. As a result, your information will be accessible to and processed by our recruitment consultants, responsible management, marketing team, legal, accountant and other corporate staff and selected third party service providers and suppliers, only if they have a legitimate business need to do so;
  • To preserve our business relationship with you as a user of our website.
  • To keep you informed of the products and services (relevant to your sector and your professional interests) offered by us via relevant marketing communications. These could include information about recently registered candidates/consultants, market updates, new software or company news that may be of interest to you.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.

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Access to your Personal Information

We want you to be in control of what communications you receive from us and how your personal information is used, you can do this in the following ways:

  • Unsubscribe from our mailing list, If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive marketing emails from us or our group companies, you can either follow the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our marketing email messages to you.
  • You wish to inform us of any changes to your information or wish to correct the information we hold about you; you can contact us at in the event that you:
  • Have any queries about the information that we hold about you.
  • Wish to inform us of any changes in your information or wish to correct the information we hold about you
  • Have any requests with regard to our processing of your personal data
  • Wish to access information held about 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 as specified by you from our database in accordance with the law.

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Sharing your information


Our website may contain links to other websites, 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.

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Data quality

We rely on you to ensure that your information is complete, accurate and current. Please do inform us promptly of any changes to or inaccuracies in your personal information by sending an email to

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Data retention

We hold your data with a view to providing future recruitment services to you and to manage the business relationship. In the event that the business relationship ceases we confirm that we will delete personal data in accordance with our internal data retention policies and our legal obligations.

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Security measures

We have appropriate 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. Despite our efforts regarding security it is important to bear in mind that the internet is not a secure means of communication. Personal information communicated through the internet may be intercepted by other people. We cannot guarantee the security of personal information sent to us through this website. By using this website and entering your personal data, you accept that you use this website at your own risk.

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Cookies Policy

Since 26th May 2012, all UK websites need to comply with the EU E-Privacy Directive 2009/136/EC/ Cookies are only a small part of this directive, and whilst you are still allowed to use cookies on a website, it must be made clear to visitors to your site that cookies are being used. A message of displaying this information must be visible on entering your website so that the visitor is aware of them. 

On entering our website we have displayed a message to warn you that our website makes use of cookies and that one has already been set. By displaying this message we hope that we are providing you with the information you require about our use of cookies and representing you with the option to consent to their use. This message will be displayed until such time as you agree to our site using cookies by clicking on the 'got it' button. 

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What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, often including a unique identifier, sent to the browser of your computer, or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") from a website's computer. 

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How do we use cookies?

Information supplied by cookies can help us analyse the profile of our visitors, which helps us to provide you with better user experience. 

We only use cookies to help us continuously improve our website and maintain a good browsing experience for our visitors.

We use Performance cookies that allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

We use Google Analytics cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology or device they using which helps us to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long visitors spend on our website and what pages they visit. 

Various cookies are also connected to social media channels that enable you to share content with your contacts. 

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Third Party cookies on our pages

Please note that during your visits to our website you may notice some cookies which are unrelated to us. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. Please check the third party website for more information about these. 

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How to delete cookies or control them

The site will not use cookies to use personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block cookies set by this or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. You can find out more about how to do this by reading Google's Privacy Policy here.

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Changes to this Policy

Any changes we make to our Cookie & Privacy Policy in future will be posted on this page. We encourage you to check the date of this policy whenever you visit our website for any updates or changes.

This policy was last updated in September 2017

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