Privacy Policy



Last Updated on 2nd May 2022.

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how Business Guru may use and disclose information that we may collect about all users/viewers through the Sites.

The Terms of Use (“Terms”) state the terms and conditions governing your use of and access to the Sites and constitute a legally binding contract between you and us.

Please review these terms and policy. Your access to the sites constitutes your acceptance of, and consent to be bound by, these terms and policy. If you do not accept and consent to be bound by these terms and policy, then you must not use or access the sites.

We may change these Terms and/or Policy from time to time and you are hereby requested to review these terms on a regular basis.

These terms were last updated on 2 nd May, 2022.


When you use or register with the Sites, we collect certain information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual (“Personal Information”).

Categories of Personal Information: The categories of Personal

Information we may collect include:

With respect to visitors of the Site, we collect the following categories of information from your browser or directly from you when you visit our Site:

  • Internet activity, such as your browsing activity on the Site, your IP address, cookies, installed plug-ins, and JavaScript object. This information, including geolocation data, is collected automatically (“Data Collection Technologies”). We use IP addresses for purposes such as calculating usage levels, diagnosing server problems, and administering the Sites. We may also derive your approximate location from your IP address.
  • Geolocation Data
  • Identifiers and professional information if you wish to download certain utilities or calculators from our sites.
With respect to job applicants, our employees, and independent contractors who use the Sites (“Candidates”), we collect the following categories of information from you:
  • Identifiers, such as your name and contact information (email, address (mailing and home) and phone number), and any login ID or email address created by you to login on our website.
  •  Professional/Career-related information contained in your resume.
  • Where permitted by law, we may also collect information relating to your health (for example, disability information for reasonable work adjustment purposes), diversity information, including race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation and religion (for equal opportunity monitoring purposes) as well as details of any unspent criminal convictions where required by a client or by us if you apply for a role with us. 
  •  If you use our website, click on links in emails we send to you, open or forward them, or sign up to receive job alerts or other content from us, we also collect personal data from those interactions.
We also obtain personal data about you from third parties, including:
  •  Referees – when you are offered a job.
  •  Former employers – to confirm dates of employment.
  •  Educational institutions – to check your academic qualifications.
  • The Disclosure and Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland – if we need to obtain details of unspent criminal convictions. 
  • Credit reference agencies – if we need to check your financial standing.
  • Publicly available sources such as LinkedIn and social media sites to enhance the information we hold about you, in order to help us find more suitable roles for you. 
  • Clients to whom we have provided your CV and who have engaged with you as part of a job application or who have given feedback on your CV. 
With respect to individuals who are business clients of Business Guru who use the Sites (“Customers”) and any corporation, partnership or other entity on behalf of which a customer is using the Sites, collectively also referred to as “you” and “your”), we collect the following categories of Personal Information from you or from our service providers such as job boards:
  • Identifiers such as your name, business phone number, and work email
  • Professional or employment-related information such as your company name, department, and job title
  • We also process personal data about what communications we have had with you, including whether you have opened or forwarded any emails, newsletters or other content we have sent to you. We also process feedback that you provide about our candidates.
  • We process personal data about you from public domain sources such as LinkedIn and social networking sites or because you were a delegate at one of our events or at an event where the event organizer is permitted to share delegate details with us.
With respect to marketing recipients and prospective customers, we collect the following categories of Personal Information from you, from our service providers such as job boards, or from information that is publicly available on the internet:
  • Identifiers such as your name, business phone number, and work email
  • Professional or employment-related information such as your company name, department, and job title
By providing your mobile phone number to us, you opt in and consent to receive text messages from us, which includes but is not limited to text messages sent through an automatic telephone dialing system. If you do not wish to receive marketing text messages, do not provide us with your mobile phone number or opt out.
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 16 years old.


We specify below the business and commercial purposes for which we use Personal Information. We use Personal Information to register you with the Sites, to provide you with information regarding job opportunities and career-related information, to manage our relationship with you, to develop and carry out marketing activities, and to otherwise provide you with requested information or services. We may from time to time use your Personal Information to send you automated email messages, text messages (message and data rates may apply), or marketing materials regarding our services, including employment information. We may also use Personal Information for our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, protecting the Sites from abuse, and improving our services.
In addition to the above purposes, we use your information as described in the section below (DISCLOSURES OF PERSONAL


We do NOT sell any of your Personal Information.


For business and commercial purposes, Business Guru may disclose to third parties the following categories of Personal Information:
  • Identifiers such as your name and email address
  • Professional, career, or employment-related information
  • Education information
Business Guru may disclose such Personal Information to the following categories of third parties:
  • Service Providers. We may share Personal Information with our third-party service providers who perform business functions and services on our behalf, such as the provider of Business Guru’s customer relationship management solution.
  • Candidates. We may share Personal Information of our Customers or prospective customers to Candidates such as when a Candidate must know information about whom to contact when going on an interview or to a job with a customer or prospective customer.
  • Business transfers. We also may disclose or transfer information to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).


We use your personal data to: 
  • Provide you with work finding services.
  • Communicate with you.
  • Match you with available jobs or provide you opportunity. to work with our clients or prospective clients
  • Enable you to upload your CV and apply for jobs.
  • Personalize your experience by creating a candidate profile. 
  • Enable us to monitor equality and diversity.
  • Provide you with interviewing and salary advice and
  • Send you direct marketing for the purposes of informing you about job opportunities, industry reports and insights, events, promotions and competitions, and other content in accordance with your marketing choices.
We also run targeted and relevant banner advertising on our website and within your social networks to present you and people like you with jobs and content that we believe will be of interest. We target these ads based on your previous interactions with our website, emails and through your engagements with our consultants. Your interaction with our ads may be used to measure the effectiveness of our ad campaigns and to improve our marketing strategy. This processing is carried out via Cookies and only if you have previously provided consent. If you are a candidate, we share your personal data with clients who have vacancies for jobs which you are interested in.
We also share your personal data and, where necessary, special category data with third party service providers who perform services and functions on our behalf, such as:
  • Conducting employment reference checks.
  • Conducting qualification checks.
  • Carrying out criminal conviction’s checks (as required).
  • Verifying details, you have provided from third party sources. 
  • Conducting psychometric evaluations or skills tests.
  • Hosting personal data for us.
  • Providing professional advice to us.
  • Providing data analytics to us.
  • Carrying out testing and development work on our business technology systems.
  • Administering surveys or competitions on our behalf. 
  • Assisting us to communicate with you; and
  • Providing research and mailing house or other direct. marketing services.
Prospective Candidates and Business Clients
We use your personal data to:
  • Determine if you may be interested in our services and how we can assist you;
  • To contact you and find out if you are interested in our services.
Users of our website
We use your personal data to:
  • Improve and personalize your experience when you use our website or apps; and
  • Personalize advertising you receive from us.
We use your personal data:
  • To provide recruitment services to you. 
  • To communicate with you.
  • To get feedback from you on our services through client satisfaction surveys, in order to improve our services and to develop new services.
  • To maintain our business relationship with you.
  • To answer your enquiries when you contact us.
  • To fulfil contractual obligations to you.
  • To establish, exercise or defend legal claims; and
  • For direct marketing purposes.

6. Legal Grounds for processing your Personal Data

Under the UK GDPR, we rely on the following legal grounds to
process your personal data:
(a)  Performing a contract – where, in order to perform our
obligations under a contract with you or to take steps at your
request to enter into a contract with us, it is necessary for us to
process your personal data.
(b)  Compliance with a legal obligation – where we need to process
your personal data to comply with legal or regulatory obligations.
(c)  Our legitimate interests or those of a third party – including:
  • Providing our services to you.
  • Responding to your requests and enquiries (the legitimate interest of the Companies in this case is to maintain a constant and updated communication with clients and candidates, which is part of any commercial relationship).
  • Optimizing the performance of our website and user experience.
  • Informing you about our services (job opportunities, industry reports and insights, events, promotions and competitions (the legitimate interest of Page is to inform clients and candidates about similar services and products).
  • Ensuring that our operations are conducted in an efficient manner.
  • Providing satisfaction surveys of our services; and
  • Contacting prospect business clients in order to establish commercial relationships with business clients (the legitimate interest of Page is to maintain relations of any kind with the company where the contact person works).
We have performed a legitimate interest assessment in order to confirm that our interests are not overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms, you can ask for this assessment using the contact details below.
(d) Consent – In some circumstances, we may ask for your consent to process your personal data in a particular way – particularly to manage your marketing preferences or when we run talent trends surveys. For example, if you register for a job, we will offer you the possibility of registering for similar job alerts.  To the extent that we are processing your personal data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.  Please contact us, if you would like to withdraw your consent

7. Using Cookies:

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.   You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. When you access our website, the cookies we use are also hosted on our home page and you can accept or deny any specific cookies you do not consent to

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9. Security

We use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures designed to protect Personal Information within our organization. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us via email on

10. Choices Relating to Receiving Email From us

If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out by using the mechanism contained in each such email. Otherwise, you may email us on

11. Data Retention

We keep your Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained. We may delete Personal Information for inactive accounts from our database, subject to any applicable legal or regulatory obligations. Furthermore, we may delete Personal Information from our database at any time and without providing any reason.

12. Your Rights in Relation to Personal Data we hold about you

You have several rights under UK and EU data protection laws. These rights include the right to ask us for a copy of your personal data, to correct, delete or restrict processing of your personal data; to obtain the personal data you provide to us for a contract or with your consent in a structured, machine-readable format, and to ask us to share (port) this data to another controller. In addition, you can object to the processing of your personal data in some circumstances (in particular, where we don’t have to process your personal data to meet a contractual or other legal requirement, or where we are using the data for direct marketing). These rights may be limited, for example, if complying with your request would reveal personal data about another person, where they would infringe the rights of a third party (including our rights) or if you ask us to delete information which we are required by law to keep or have compelling legitimate interests for keeping. We will inform you of any relevant exemptions we are relying on when we respond to your request.

13. Contact Us

If you have any questions or complaints about the Terms or the Policy, or if you would like to update any Personal Information you have provided to us, please contact us via email on To exercise your rights, or to withdraw your consent to processing, or to unsubscribe from receiving marketing communications from us, you can email us at If you have unresolved concerns, and you live or work in the UK or believe that a personal data breach happened in the UK, you have the right to complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office who can be contacted at:

Telephone: 0303 123 11113


Information Commissioner’s Office Wycliffe House
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
heshireSK9 5AF

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