Ltd (registered in England & Wales: 07482647) is a recruitment business which provides job search services to its clients and work-seekers.

CareerVets full postal address is:

PO Box 429



TQ4 9BL Ltd must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services – in doing so, Ltd acts as a data controller.

You may give your personal details to Ltd directly, such as on an application or registration form or via our website, or we may collect them from another source such as a jobs board. Ltd must have a legal basis for processing your personal data. For the purposes of providing you with a job search service and/or information relating to roles relevant to you we will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.

Collection and use of your personal data

a) Purpose of processing and legal basis Ltd will collect your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data) and will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with job search services. The legal bases we rely upon to offer these services to you are:

  1. consent
  2. legitimate interest
  3. legal obligation
  4. contractual obligation

b) Legitimate interest

Where Ltd has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests is/are as follows:

  • providing job search service to our customers
  • ensuring the security and integrity of our services
  • ensuring that our websites and is operated effectively
  • protecting customers, employees and other individuals and maintaining their safety, health and welfare
  • promoting, marketing and advertising our services
  • understanding our customers’ behaviour, activities, preferences, and needs
  • improving existing services and developing new products and services
  • handling customer contacts, queries, complaints or disputes

c) Recipients of data Ltd will not process your data with any third party. We will not sell your data to any third party.  In the course of our work for you, we may pass on your data to a third party in the interests of finding work for you. These are usually (but not restricted to) veterinary practices looking for or potentially looking for new employees.

d) Statutory/contractual requirement

Your personal data is required by law and/or a contractual requirement (e.g. our client may require this personal data), and/or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. You are obliged to provide the personal data and if you do not we will not be able to provide job search services.

What do we collect? Ltd may collect your personal and sensitive personal data such as your name, address, date of birth, contact details, email address and sensitive personal information obtained from your CV such as employment history, qualifications, criminal convictions and ethnic origin. Ltd may also ask about your requirements regarding work hours, salary and other conditions of work which are recorded in order to help us provide the best possible service to you when you use our job searching services


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Data retention – How long will we retain your personal data? Ltd will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary. Different laws require us to keep different data for different lengths of time.

The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, require us to keep job-seeker records for at least one year from (i) the date of their creation or (ii) after the date on which we last provide you with job search services.

Your rights as a client/user

Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:

  • the right to be informed about the personal data Ltd processes on you;
  • the right of access to the personal data Ltd processes on you;
  • the right to rectification of your personal data;
  • the right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances;
  • the right to restrict processing of your personal data;
  • the right to data portability in certain circumstances;
  • the right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest;
  • the right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and
  • the right to withdraw consent at any time.

Where you have consented to Ltd processing your personal data you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting Pete Vernon on

Complaints or queries

If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact: Pete Vernon using

You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.