Privacy policy

The Retail Appointment makes every effort to ensure your personal data is safe, as per the 1998 Data Protection Act and under the terms of this policy.

Profile and CV information

When you create an account with us, we will store data you provide securely and you can remove it at any time by logging in and closing your account. Data you provide us in the course of using this site (such as name, address, telephone number, email address etc.) will also be collected and are used to provide you with the information you have requested.

When you complete your profile on, including adding your CV, it will be available for our clients to search for, view over the internet and download. This is because we have a business relationship with the client and they have requested CVs matching your profile. strives to work with only reputable companies and only our clients may access the CV database, but we do not take responsibility for how these clients use your information. In the rare event that we consider a CV to be illegal or offensive, we reserve the right to remove it. We also reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies’ lawful requests for information.

Note: Any of our clients may request CVs matching yours and we are unable to screen out current employees of that business. As a result, your current employer may receive your CV through this automated service. accepts no responsibility for any eventuality arising from this.

Your responsibilities

Your profile and account on is protected by a password, which will be known only by you and you must take every reasonable precaution in protecting this. You will also be responsible for ensuring that your details are kept up to date, including your contact details.

Additional data

Like many websites, we may capture information such as your location or information on how you use the site through technology such as cookies. This helps us show you content that is specific to your location and help us improve your user experience of the site. You can turn cookies off in your browser, but doing so may not allow you to access key parts of our website

Third parties

Occasionally we may share some of your information, with your consent, with other brands within our business that may contact you by email, fax, telephone, SMS and/or post with relevant information or offers on products provided by us and our partners and/or other companies within our group.


The site is protected against unauthorised access using the latest security devices and we have done our best to ensure that your details are as secure as possible. However, like any other website that holds secure data we cannot guarantee that outside parties will never gain access to secured parts of the site.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we change this privacy policy, we will post the revised policy here with a notification of the update date. If we make significant changes, we may also notify you by other means such as sending an email or posting a notice on our home page.

We may also use your data along with other users’ to create reports on the retail recruitment market, for example we may use candidate salary data to construct a report on salaries across the retail sector. We may also use compile data to provide statistical information to recruiters, such as number of CVs on our database or the number of visitors to the site. However, this information will only appear in aggregate form and will in no way allow individual users to be identified.

Last updated: 08/08/13