Privacy & Cookie Policy


This privacy policy relates to the use of this website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you understand and are content with any changes. If you have any queries relating to this policy, please contact us. This policy is effective from 1 October 2019.

1. Our core beliefs regarding user privacy and data protection

User privacy and data protection are human rights

We have a duty of care to the people who supply us with their personal data and those referred to within the data we use.  Data is a valuable asset, it should only be collected and processed when absolutely necessary.  We will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute or make public your personal information.

2. Relevant legislation

This website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

  • UK Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA)
  • EU Data Protection Directive 1995 (DPD)
  • EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)

This site’s compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that this site may also be compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well. If you are unsure about whether this site is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation you should contact us.

3. Personal information that this website collects and why we collect it

This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

3.1 Cookies

This website uses automatically collected information and other information collected through cookies and similar technologies to:

  • Personalize our service, such as remembering information so that you will not have to re-enter it during a visit or on subsequent visits
  • Provide customized advertisements, content, and information
  • Monitor and analyze the effectiveness of this website and third-party marketing activities
  • Monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed

If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer you should set your browser to refuse cookies before using this website, with the drawback that certain features of this website may not function properly without the aid of cookies. You can obtain more information about cookies by visiting

3.2 Forms and email links

Should you choose to contact us using any of the forms on our website, and providing you give your consent for us to do so, your data will be stored in the website’s database. This data will be stored on our server, details of which can be obtained by contacting us. Should you choose to contact us using an email link, none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website.

3.3 Email newsletter

If you choose to join our email newsletter, the email address that you submit to us will be retained and utilised by us, but you can unsubscribe at any time. You can do this by using the unsubscribe links contained in any marketing emails that we send you or by requesting removal via email. When requesting removal via email, please send your email to us using the email account that is subscribed to the mailing list. If you are under 16 years of age you MUST obtain parental consent before joining our email newsletter.

4. Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. Our site also includes social media features, such as the Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn sharing buttons button and other widgets, that run on our site. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing it.

5. How we store your personal information

As detailed above, if you submit a form on our website some personal information will be stored within this website’s database.

6. Marketing and opting out

If you give your consent, we may contact you by mail, telephone, sms, text/picture/video message, email, about services, promotions, special offers and charitable causes that may be of interest to you. If you prefer not to receive any further direct marketing communications from us or our business partners, you can opt out at any time by contacting us.

7. How long we will store your data

We will store your data for as long as necessary for the purpose of processing. The data may be deleted in the following circumstances:

  • You have withdrawn your consent to data processing
  • The original purpose for processing the data is no longer relevant or cannot be performed any more
  • The data is no longer up to date or accurate

8. Data Breaches

We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

9. Data Controller

The data controller of this website is ourHRpeople Ltd, Company registration number 12001465, registered address Lancaster House, Wilkes Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8EX.

10. Changes to our privacy policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time in line with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients, consultants or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.