Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 11th April 2018

NRG takes the privacy of its users seriously. We will always attempt to safeguard the privacy of our users while providing a personalised recruitment service.


What sort of data do we collect?

Northern Recruitment Group (NRG) collects Personal Data about you in order to facilitate the recruitment process. This data consists of information including your name, address, e-mail address, work and education history and your responses to and the results of assessments administered through the website or at on-site NRG assessments, plus details of your eligibility to work.

We also collect information in the aggregate to provide ourselves with a better understanding of the users of our website including browsing patterns and preferences. This aggregated data, does not contain personally identifiable information.

Why do we process this data?

We process Personal Data as necessary to aid the recruitment process, to provide our recruitment services to you. Additionally to provide you with marketing information including news, industry updates, events and promotions. Where we provide marketing information to you, you will be able to unsubscribe from such communications.

Why do we collect and process sensitive personal data?

We collect and process sensitive personal data only so far as is necessary and in compliance with all applicable legislation. By using the website and by registering your details with us, you consent to us collecting and processing sensitive personal data supplied by you and disclosing this information to prospective employers in connection with the recruitment process.

Do we pass data to third parties?

We may pass personal data to third parties that help us to process personal data, to prospective or intended employers (or third parties assisting them in the recruitment process) in all cases we will only pass your data onto trusted third parties which facilitate the recruitment process, and not for any other purpose.

How is this data safeguarded?

The security of your data is extremely important to us. Access to your personal data is only provided to our staff and third parties who help us to process data, to prospective employers or customers in order to assist with the recruitment process.


We will not disclose any information we hold about you to third parties without your express permission, with the exception of where the data is required to facilitate the recruitment process, or where the law requires it.

Internet-based transfers

The website is hosted entirely within the EEA. Using the internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data throughout the EEA. Therefore, by browsing the NRG website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your computer when you visit our website. Depending on your Internet settings, you may or may not be made aware of when a cookie has been sent to your computer. Any website can attempt to send your computer a cookie, you can decide if you want to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser to either accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.

NRG use 2 types of cookies:

Session cookies allow us to keep track of certain options you select from the drop-down menus e.g. in the Search Vacancies box, the details you enter here are stored in a session cookie so that they are remembered as you move through the site. Session cookies automatically expire when you close your browser window or if you haven’t clicked on anything on this site for more than 20 minutes. We also use session cookies when you login or register on the site. The information we store in these cookies are: your name, email address, your candidate reference number (as assigned by our internal database when you register with us) and a flag to indicate you are logged in. These are details that you have provided to us when registering with us. This is essential information to allow us to keep you logged in as you move from page to page. Without this information, you would not be able to apply for jobs through our website.

Third-party cookies are used on our site for monitoring activity and how visitors are using our site. These cookies are provided by Google Analytics. Details about your browser, rough geographic location (identified from your IP address) and which pages you visit are sent to Google to help us monitor our site usage. We do not pass any of this information on to anyone else. If you do not wish to have your details sent to Google Analytics, you may install the visit the About Cookies website.

Links to other sites

You may find links to other sites on the NRG website which are not affiliated with or part of NRG. These sites may contain their own guidelines on privacy. NRG cannot be responsible for their policies and use of data. As with any other Internet site you should practice reasonable discretion as to who you provide your personal details.