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Privacy and Confidentiality

DPA & Privacy Statement

Cordius Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy.

We have put in place policies and procedures to protect personal information we collect about you to comply with the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and subsequent amendments to this Act.

Details of how we collect, use and disseminate your personal data are described here to demonstrate our commitment to protecting your privacy.

What data do we collect about you?

Your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and personal details:

Cordius regards your CV as important, private documentation. We believe that you, the CV owner, should be fully in control of the contents of your CV and who sees that information.

When submitting your CV and Personal Details to Cordius we store information such as your name, address, education, employment history and other details normally found on a CV. We are collecting this information in order to aid you in your search for employment.

We need your help to ensure that the data we hold is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. To achieve this we ask you to update your profile regularly (at least every six months). We are reliant on you supplying us with a factually accurate and complete picture of you and your requirements.

Who sees your Personal Details / CV and how is it used?

Only current authorised Cordius employees will have access to this data.

Cordius will obtain your permission BEFORE the CV is sent to any potential employer.

Cordius provides a jobs via e-mail service based on your personal profile.

You can unsubscribe from the job email service at any time by editing your personal profile.

Should you wish to be removed from our database you can do so either via your personal profile, or by sending an email to the Candidate Management Team – [email protected]


Any feedback that is submitted via the website becomes the property of Cordius Ltd.

We may use this feedback for marketing purposes, unless you specify otherwise.

We may also contact you for further feedback on the site, unless you specify otherwise.

Website Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

In order to protect your information we provide you with a unique Username and Password so you can log in to and access your personal details.

All personal data including candidate CVs are stored on a secure database; a firewall is in operation to prevent ‘hacking’.

Only current authorised Cordius employees have access to the database, and a unique ID and Password controls the access rights of these employees.


What are Cookies?

A “cookie” is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computers hard drive. It can only be read by the webserver that set the cookie.  For users who login to the online system we set a session cookie. The purpose of this cookie is to retain your identity for the duration of that session only.  Cordius provides the option to store a permanent cookie thus enabling automated login to the site.

Does this site provide a ‘no cookie’ alternative?

Provision has been made for would be users of the site who prefer not to have a cookie set. This is called the “Non-registered candidate application form” which enables you to apply to jobs without logging in.

Third-party cookies

When visiting microsites you may notice some cookies that are not related to Cordius Limited. When you visit a page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. Cordius are unable to control the setting of these cookies, therefore we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Our ‘sharing’ tools

If you take the opportunity to ‘share’ our website content with friends and co-workers through social networks – such as LinkedIn and Twitter – you may be sent cookies from these websites. Cordius are unable to control the setting of these cookies, therefore we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Your Legal Data Protection Rights

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you, the data subject, can ask to view all documentation we hold at any time. Cordius reserves the right to charge the sum of £10.00 for this request.

Contacting Cordius

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this site, you can contact:

Data Controller
Cordius Ltd
3 College Place

Tel: (01332) 287766
Fax: (01332) 287760
Email: [email protected]

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