Privacy Policy

Zen Recruitment Limited is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Policy sets out how Zen Recruitment Limited (Zen) uses and protects any information you give Zen when you use this website.

Zen is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected, and our website complies with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and is in line with the GDPR as at 18 May 2018. 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.

Who we are

Zen Recruitment (Company No. 7371508) is a recruitment consultancy and recruitment business as defined by the Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (our business) operating within Technology, Data, FinTech, Automotive and Life Sciences industries and sectors.

Core service offerings are Contract Recruitment, Permanent Hire Solutions, Managed Service Solutions, RPO solutions and Mobility Services.

Personal Data we collect

In order to provide the best possible employment opportunities, we need to process certain personal information. We only ask for details that will genuinely help us in helping you find a new role or engaging the right candidate for you. Personal data includes data recorded on computers, databases or on paper, expressions of opinion about the individual and indications of intentions towards them.

The Personal Data we collect concerns the following categories of data subjects in relation to our core services and assignment support services:

  • Prospective and placed Candidates;
  • Prospective and live Clients;
  • Employees and Consultants;
  • Third party and External providers and suppliers;
  • Website Users; and
  • Other contacts.

Types of personal Data, but not limited to;

  • Name;
  • Contact Details;
  • Compliance Documents and Referees;
  • Employment History;
  • Preferences and Interests;
  • Immigration Status;
  • Educational Institutions;
  • Credit Reference Agencies;
  • Publicly Available information from Sources such as Linkedin and social media sites, to enhance the information we hold about you, in order to help us find more suitable opportunities.

Uses made of your personal data

We collect, use, process, store and disclose your personal information and data for legitimate human resources and business management reasons including:

Candidates and prospective candidates:

The main reason for using your personal details is to provide you with work finding services. We help you find employment or other positions that might be suitable for you. Personal data enables us to monitor equality and diversity. Where appropriate and in accordance with local laws and requirements we will from time to time send you direct marketing for the purposes of informing you about job opportunities, industry reports and insights events and promotions. Where appropriate, we will seek your consent to undertake some of these activities.

Clients and prospective Clients

The main reason we will collect and use your information is to carry out our core business activities, which would be to introduce our service proposition to you so we can properly agree SLA,s and develop and cultivate a great working relationship. This may involve, but will not be limited to:

  • Identifying and providing you with information about potential candidates;
  • Communicating with you to identify opportunities for your business;
  • Providing you with an MSP or RPO service;
  • Providing training services to your employees;
  • to answer your enquiries when you contact us;
  • to fulfil contractual obligations to you;
  • for direct marketing purposes;
  • Keeping your business updated on how we can better support you to find the right candidate for the job.

Optional Marketing Communication.

Zen Recruitment may hold your personal data for marketing purposes. You can unsubscribe from receiving marketing communications from us, using the unsubscribe link contained in communications we send you, or use the preference centre to update your settings. Examples of marketing communication are updates on the latest trends, developments and movers in the market and invitations to networking or business events in your city.

Legal Rights

Both parties are entitled to various rights under GDPR;

Your Legal Rights

You May:

  • Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you.
  • Request erasure of your personal information.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal information.
  • Request the transfer of your personal information to another party in certain formats, if practicable.
  • You have the right to request that we erase your personal data in certain circumstances. However, If you have been successfully placed then we will be under certain legal obligations to retain information for up to 6 years.
  • Right to withdraw consent.
  • You have the right to make a complaint to the UK supervisory authority for data protection the Information Commisioners Office (ICO). We would request the opportunity to discuss any concerns before you contact the ICO.

we also rely upon GDPR on the following legal grounds to process your personal data:

  • Performing a contract – For mutual obligations where a contract has been entered into by both parties, it is necessary for us to process your personal data;
  • Compliance with a legal obligation – Processing personal data in compliance with legal or regulatory obligations;
  • Consent – If you register a profile or for job alerts or other content, you can withdraw consent for us to process your personal data at any time.
  • Legitimate business interests:
    • Optimising user experience of our website;
    • Providing our services to you;
    • Responding to your requests and enquiries;
    • Ensuring our operations are conducted in an optimal and efficient manner.


Lodging a complaint

If you feel that your rights have been violated, you can seek legal remedy, but we encourage you to contact us directly on so we can review your complaint and resolve any issues at our earliest convenience. You are also entitled to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority of your country of residence.

Zen Recruitment 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 are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/01/2021.

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