Dovetail Recruitment Ltd follows the following principles in order to protect your privacy:

• we do not collect more information than is necessary;
• we do not use your data for purposes other than those specified;
• we do not keep your data if it is no longer needed;
• we only provide your data to select third party clients for the specific purposes listed below.
You do not give out personal information by visiting our website. We only keep track of anonymous traffic data.
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Privacy Policy, Information collection & tracking


1.1 When you visit a website
-You can visit our website without giving away your personal information. Dovetail Recruitment Ltd uses Google Analytics and Cookies in order to improve our service, user experience and analyse how the website is used. Aside from the approximate location (IP address), the information collected by Google Analytics is mostly anonymous traffic data including browser information, device information, language.

-The collected information is used to provide an overview of how people are accessing and using the Dovetail Recruitment website. It is not used for any additional purpose, such as to profile those who access our website.

1.2 When you submit a CV to us
-When you submit a CV to us we collect the personal data you give us to be used for the following purposes and collated with additional data obtained from publicly available data, data from interactions with you and with related third parties.

-While you can access our website without giving out your personal information, once you contact us via the Dovetail Recruitment Ltd website and complete an application or registration, Dovetail Recruitment Ltd collects this information about you.
-The information you fill in (personal information such as your name, email address, organisation) will be processed and stored so that it is possible for us to contact and respond to your request, and/or allow you access to our services.

2.1 Recruitment
-If you apply for a job with Dovetail Recruitment Ltd, we will collect, process and store the information you have sent us for recruitment-related purposes, such as contacting you. Additionally, Dovetail Recruitment Ltd may keep your data for a period of time for the purpose of considering you for a different opportunity.

-Dovetail Recruitment Ltd seeks to ensure the security of personal data. When Dovetail Recruitment Ltd collects information about you, we also make sure that your information is protected from unauthorized access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorized disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical and organisational measures.

-You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You can do this by contacting us at Dovetail Recruitment Ltd
-We will make sure to provide you with a copy of the data we process about you. In order to comply with your request, we may ask you to verify your identity.
-We will fulfil your request by sending your copy electronically, unless the request expressly specifies a different method. For any subsequent access request, we may charge you with an administrative fee.

-If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you are welcome to contact us so we can update it and keep your data accurate. Any data that is no longer needed for the purposes specified in Information Collection and Use will be deleted.
-If at any point you wish for Dovetail Recruitment Ltd to delete information about you, you can simply contact us, preferably via e-mail.

This Privacy Policy is applicable to the services offered by Dovetail Recruitment Ltd directly via our website. Our website contains links to other websites. Once redirected to another website, this Policy is no longer applicable.
The purposes for which we hold and process data include:
• Assessment
• Board Search
• Executive Search
• CEO Succession/Succession Planning
• Coaching
• Consulting
• Industry Mapping
• Interim Appointments

This version of the Privacy Policy is effective from October 2017.

-We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy. We constantly review our Privacy Policy and strive towards making it better.
-Dovetail Recruitment Ltd will not reduce your rights stated in this Policy without asking for explicit prior consent to the changes.
-All changes to our Privacy Policy will be available on this website. You can access the previous versions of this Policy here.
-Dovetail Recruitment is committed to respecting the privacy of its visitors to this website. This privacy policy sets out the type of information we may collect and hold, and how it is used. It also contains contact details so you can contact us if you have any queries or concerns about your personal information. By using this Website our services and by providing information to us, you indicate your consent to us using your personal information in accordance with this policy.

-Use of the Dovetail website does not require you to disclose any personal information. However, this website offers the opportunity for you to subscribe to mailing lists to inform you of Dovetail news and website updates. Subscription to the mailing list is voluntary, and you may unsubscribe at any time.

We may collect information about you in various sections of this site. The personal information we collect from telephone conversations, emails and written and verbal communications. We would usually expect to keep a record of your contact details and details of any services we provide to you.

We will only allow authorised Dovetail personnel who are familiar with the proper handling of data to have access to this information.

We may collect the following information:
• Name and job title
• Contact information including email address, tel. numbers and postcode

We require this information to understand your requirements and improve our service as well as:
• Internal record keeping.
• We may use the information to improve our products and services.
• We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting.
• From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
• We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.

We log IP addresses for analysing visitor trends and traffic on our website. This information is not passed on to third parties.

Links to send e-mail messages to Dovetail are provided on most pages of the site for your convenience. Your e-mail address is used only to respond back to your enquiry. We do not pass on your email address to any third parties.

This website uses cookies to help us improve your experience of the website.

Cookies are small text files placed on your device such as your computer or mobile phone. They help us find out which parts of our site you visit but they do not store any personal or confidential information about you. We suggest users keep cookies active on their machine whilst visiting our website to achieve the best results.

Some cookies last beyond your session enabling us to improve your experience of the website for example they save you from entering all your details more than once.

This site uses Google Analytics ( to allow us to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses cookies to help track which pages are accessed. The cookies contains no Session cookies last for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. No personal data is collected.

Please note if you disable the session cookie some areas of the site may lose some functionality.

You can stop third party cookies (such as those for Google Analytics) being stored on your computer by blocking them within your browser. Or you can block cookies completely.

If you wish to keep your cookie settings but want to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking, you can download an add-on here:

For further information about managing and disabling cookies, you can refer to your browsers help section or user guide. Alternatively, the Interactive Advertising Bureau has produced a guide (see which explains to users how cookies work and can be managed.

From time to time we would like to send you copies of newsletters and information about our services and events by mail, email, phone or fax where you have given prior consent. If you prefer not to receive information from us, please email or write to us at.

Privacy laws and practice are constantly developing and we aim to achieve high professional standards. Our policies and procedures are, therefore, under continual review. We may, from time to time, update our security and privacy policies and suggest that you check this page periodically to review our latest policies.

Dovetail takes the necessary security measures to safeguard your data, from risk of loss, destruction, unauthorised access, modifications or disclosure.

Dovetail has links to other websites that are not managed by Dovetail. We do not take responsibility for any information you share with these linked sites. If you are unsure if you have left the Dovetail website, check the address bar. If is not in the start of the address you have left our website and you should look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Under current Data Protection legislation you are entitled to know what personal information an organisation holds about you and how that information is processed. If you wish to know what information we currently hold on you, please contact us by e-mail

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