Privacy Policy

This privacy and coookie policy sets how we use and protect any information that you may give to Cornwallis Elt when you use this website.

Cornwallis Elt is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy on occasion by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. The current policy is effective from June 2012.

If you do not agree to our processing of your data in the manner outlined below, please do not submit any personal data to us.

What information will we collect and how we use it?
We will collect data about you, both personal data (such as your name and contact details) and also sensitive personal data (such as information in your CV). The personal data and sensitive personal data may be stored, processed, used and disclosed by us in the following ways:

From time to time we may also seek your consent to process, use or disclose your information for other purposes not listed above.

We reserve the right to transfer your information to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this privacy policy and provided that the third party only uses your personal data for the purposes that you provided it to us.

Curriculum Vitae ("CV")
We offer all candidates the facility to submit a CV via our website or directly by email. You may do this either to apply for a specifically advertised vacancy or to be considered by our Consultants for vacancies as they arise in the day to day course of business. Although your CV will be stored online, it will only be accessible by Cornwallis Elt Consultants. Your CV may also be emailed directly to our Consultants who review your details and enter them onto our central in-house database which can be accessed by all our Consultants working in offices in the UK.

You can update your CV at any time, simply by following the same procedure to submit a new CV.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

You have the right at any time to ask us for a copy of the information supplied by you that we hold. We may ask you to verify your identity and for more information about your request. We also have the right to charge an administrative fee for this service. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request and will give you reasons for doing so.

If you would like to make a request for information, please contact You also have the right to ask Cornwallis Elt to stop using your information. However, if this involves a request for deletion of your file, please be aware that we may not always be required or able to do so, for example where your file also holds information about our clients or financial information that we need to keep for periods of up to six years. Where we are unable to comply with your request we will provide reasons for this.

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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over any other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, which are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Change to our Privacy Policy
Any changes to this privacy policy will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use personal data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this privacy policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at any time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.