Privacy Policy


What is the Scope of this Policy?

This Policy applies as between You, the User of this Website and Allthejobs Limited (“Allthejobs”), the owner and provider of this Website - and any sub-domains of this Website unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may supply to third party websites.

Allthejobs is committed to safeguarding and protecting the privacy of the Users of our Website. This Privacy Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to Your use of the Website and “Data” means collectively  all the information that You submit to or that we collect from You when You visit this this Website. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions in the Data Protection Act 1998.

This Policy explains what happens to any Data so that You can clearly understand our data, security practices, policies and so that You can be assured that Your Data will only be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

This Policy describes the types of Personal Information and Data we collect, how we use it and who we share it with.  You have choices that You can make about our collection, use and disclosure of your Data. “Personal Information" refers to Data that personally identifies You, such as Your name, address, telephone number and email address. We will also explain how we endeavour to protect the security of Your Data and how You can contact us about our treatment of Your Data.  

This Privacy Policy incorporates by reference in our Terms and Conditions on the Website which apply to this Policy. When You access or register to use the Allthejobs Website and provide us with Your Personal Information, it indicates that You accept and consent to our use and disclosure of the information and also data we automatically collect or receive as described in this Policy.  This Policy is effective as of 30th September 2015 and may be amended from time to time and updated on this page if we make changes in our data practices and therefore You should check this page from time to time to ensure that You are happy with any changes.

What Data Do We Collect?

We may obtain Data about You from time to time from various sources, including our Websites, when You register to use the Website or email us or communicate with us in any other way. We also may obtain Data about You from business partners, other third parties and publicly available information.

We may obtain various types of Data including but not limited to:

  • Your Personal Information e.g. Your name, date of birth, gender, job title, profession, contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers if You choose to provide it voluntarily or if we obtain it from other sources mentioned above.
  • Your Job search behaviour and preferences. We may use a record of the searches that You make on our Website in order to present You with job recommendations based on Your interests as expressed through Your previous searches.
  • Other details that You may voluntarily submit to us or that may be included in the information provided to us by third parties.
  • If You visit our Website we may collect certain information by automated means, using “Cookies” as described in more detail below and in “Cookies” . This may include information about our Your devices and how You access the Internet (such as the IP address and the device, web browser and operating system type), URLs starting with a referring site, Your activity on this Website and the Site You exit to once You leave our Website, the dates and times of the visits to our Website, information on actions taken on our Website e.g. number of page views, site navigation patterns and job views or application activity, geographical location information e.g. country, state and city from where You access our Website and the types of search terms You enter to access our Website.

How Do We Use the Data We Collect?

We may use the Data we obtain about You to understand Your needs and personalise Your experience, to improve our website, improve customer service, send periodic emails to You about our Services  and in particular to:

  • Register, manage and maintain your Account.
  • Provide information to You and Services that You request.
  • Maintain a record of the jobs You view or apply to on our Website.
  • Inform You of relevant job postings that may be of interest to You.
  • Provide administrative notices or communications applicable to Your use of the Website.
  • Respond to Your questions and comments and provide customer support.
  • Contact You and deliver information to You that may be targeted to your interests (such as relevant services, educational or other career development opportunities); enable You to communicate with us and solicit Your feedback and input. These communications will contain links for preference management and, where appropriate, unsubscribe links should You decide You do not want to receive further communications.
  • Inform You of changes to our Website and Services.
  • Operate, evaluate and improve our business and our Services to You.
  • Analyse and enhance our marketing communications and strategies (including by identifying when emails we have sent to You have been received and read).
  • Analyse trends and statistics regarding Users access to our Website and the jobs viewed.


We may disclose information about You for reasons set out in this Privacy Policy and we may also disclose information about You to the extent that we  are required to do so by law and/or in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings and in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights, to enforce our Website Terms and Conditions (including providing information to others for the purpose of fraud prevention, unauthorised transactions, claims and other liabilities, and manage risk exposure, including by identifying potential hackers and other unauthorised Users).


We may also use non-personally identifiable information and certain technical information about Your computer and Your access of the Website (including your IP address) in order to operate, maintain and manage the Website. We collect this information by automated means, using cookies as described in more detail below.

If we seek to use the information we obtain about you in any other ways, we will provide specific notice and request your consent at the time of collection.

What Information Do We Share?

When you click on a Job extract through our Website and then provide any personal information to that Employer/Recruiter/Advertiser they will then have access to information about You and Your potential interest in employment opportunities. Those Employers may use your information to contact you directly. The information supplied by You may become part of the Employer’s database. The use of that Personal Information by the Employer/Recruiter/Advertiser will be subject to the privacy policy of that company, and we are not responsible for that company’s use of that personal information. We will not share with any Employer/Recruiter/Advertiser the Data that You supply to us on our Website.

We may combine certain non-personally identifiable aggregate data about our Users and use such anonymous aggregate data to prepare reports for Employers/Recruiters. “Aggregate Data" is the demographic information (such as zip code, age, gender, race or ethnicity) and employment information (such as occupation, job title, education and experience) of many individuals that is combined together. Aggregate data is used to analyse the characteristics of various populations and does not identify any specific individuals. Any reports sold by us containing aggregate data cannot be used to identify any individuals.

We may share Data with our service providers who help us in the delivery of our Services to You. These companies may only use or disclose the information as necessary to perform Services on our behalf or as otherwise required by law.

Allthejobs may disclose specific User information when we determine, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, to cooperate with or seek assistance from law enforcement, to prevent a crime or protect national security, or to protect the interests or safety of Allthejobs or other Users of the Website.

The Personal Information we have collected may be passed on to a third party in the event of a transfer of ownership or assets or a bankruptcy or other corporate reorganization of Allthejobs.

Cookies – First and Third Party, Analytics and Third Party Advertising

Allthejobs uses Cookies on this Website to help us to provide You with the best service and experience that we can, by enabling us to monitor which pages You find useful and which You do not. A cookie does not allow us access to Your computer or any Personal Information about You, other than the Data You choose to share with us.

A cookie consists of a small text file of information that is placed on Your computer or other internet-connected device by this Website when You visit certain parts of the Website or accesses certain features and is stored by Your browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time Your browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

Allthejobs uses first party cookies and other similar technologies for the convenience of our Users because they help us to provide You with a better Website experience and services by enabling us to monitor which pages You find useful and those which You do not. We can gather Information about Your general internet use e.g. the history of jobs reviewed and the job searches conducted by Your computer. When used, these first party cookies are downloaded directly by onto Your computer’s hard drive but such Information does not identify You personally. It is non-personal statistical data which simply identifies information about You. If we have this Information we can provide you with job recommendations based on your interests as expressed previously through your searches and the web application can tailor its operation to Your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering information about Your preferences. Cookies allow us to ensure our Website functions efficiently and they enable us to serve secure pages to our Users without asking them to sign in repeatedly.  

Allthejobs also permits certain third party cookies on its Website which means that You may receive certain third party cookies on Your computer or other internet-connected device. We may employ the services of such third parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services do have access to certain Data provided by Users of this Website. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that Allthejobs requests. Any Data that is processed by such parties shall be processed within the terms of this Policy and The Data Protection Act 1998.

All cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law i.e. the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 and/or any subsequent relevant legislation.

Before any cookies are placed on Your computer or other internet-connected device You will be presented with an “Activate” button requesting Your consent to set those cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Allthejobs to provide the best possible experience and service to you.  You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

Certain features of the Website depend upon Cookies to function.  UK and EU Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”.  These Cookies are shown below.  Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies.  You may still block these cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below.


Name of Cookie Purpose Strictly Necessary
 ATJ2ID This is used to track your PHP session. This allows us to keep you logged into the website. We will save your search preferences as a part of your session. This will enable you to access you search preferences.  Yes
 is_logged_in We use this to detect whether we should check if you are logged in or not.  Yes


The following first party Cookies may also be placed on your computer:


Name of Cookie Purpose
dont_load­­_ads When a user first hits the site, the first page load will not show any adverts. This cookie lets us know that the first page load has happened and that from here going forwards we will always display adverts.
don’t_show_jbe After not loading the adverts on the first page load (referenced by dont_load_ads cookie) we will display the JBE (Jobs By Email) registration popup. If the user dismisses the popup we will reload the page to regenerate the adverts. On the subsequent page load we do not want to display the JBE registration popup to the user again. This cookie is used to ensure that this does not happen.
 EZREGION Used to store the current users language locale based on their IP address. This will be used if the user accesses the default site access which is not registered to a particular country. They will then be be redirected to the correct territory based on the locale saved in this cookie.
ATJID This was the cookie name previously used to track your PHP session. This will be transferred to ATJ2ID by the system.


and the following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer:


Name of Cookie Provider Purpose
Google Analytics Google Determines unique visitors to the website and collects information about where a User came from, details of a user’s visits to the site, including IP addresses, how long a visitor remains on the site and resources they access on the site. More documentation about the cookies set by Google Analytics is available here.
DoubleClick Google These cookies will be used to track advert impressions and click throughs. More documentation about the cookies set by DoubleClick is available here.
GetClicky Web statistics tool
Google AdSense Google These cookies will be used to track advert impressions and click throughs. More documentation about the cookies set by AdSense is available here.


Allthejobs uses web analytics services provided by third parties, which use cookies to collect non-personal information about details of our Users’ visits to the Website (including IP addresses) and the resources they access on the Website. These third party web analytics services provide us with reports based on this information in order to help us understand and analyse web page traffic, usage statistics enabling us to better understand how Users engage with the Website and tailor it to the User’s needs, improving the Website and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these cookies, as detailed below, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to Your privacy or Your safe use of the Website, it does enable us to continually improve our business.

The analytics services used by this Website use Cookies to gather the required information.  Certain of these Cookies may be placed immediately when you decide to visit the Website and it may not be possible to obtain your prior consent. You may still block these cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below.

The analytics services used by this Website use the following Cookies:


Name of Cookie First / Third Party Provider Purpose
Google Analytics Third Google Determines unique visitors to the website and collects information about where a User came from, details of a user’s visits to the site, including IP addresses, how long a visitor remains on the site and resources they access on the site.
DoubleClick Third Google Tracking of advert impressions and click throughs from our site. 
Google Adsense  Third  Google  Tracking of advert impressions and click throughs from our site


We also use third party advertising companies who may place or access cookies on your computer or other internet-connected device when You click on their adverts to distinguish Your web browser uniquely and to keep track of information relating to serving adverts on Your web browser, such as the type of adverts shown and the webs pages on which the adverts appeared. These companies may use information about Your visits to these websites and to other sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to You on our Website or on other, third party websites. We also may give third party advertisers the ability to tailor their adverts on our Website using demographic and preference information we provide to them in aggregate form. This information does not identify You individually. These companies operate under their own privacy policies and Allthejobs encourages you to be aware of the privacy policies of such companies. Allthejobs does not have control over or access to any information contained in the cookies that are set on your computer by third party advertisers. You can choose to accept or decline these cookies.

To prevent the automatic collection of information by any third party advertisers, you may opt-out by clicking the Ad Choices icon located within the advert,

by accessing the “about ads” opt out site at

or by accessing the NAI opt-out site at

Please note that this opt out is cookie based and if You change browser, computer, delete this cookie, you will need to perform the opt-out again. To disable or delete cookies from third party advertising companies that are not members of the About Ads or NAI opt out groups You can look at Your internet browser Tools, Options, Preferences and/or Privacy settings for advice how to do so.

How You can Alter Privacy Settings for Cookies

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies at any time in your internet browser by adjusting Your browser settings.  However you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings. You should be aware that some Allthejobs Website features or Services may not function properly without cookies and it may prevent You from using our Website to its full advantage.

Most internet browsers allow You to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies.  By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed.  For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

 How You Can Update and Control Your Data

You may access, update and amend Personal Information included in Your Account at any time by logging into Your Account and making the necessary changes. You may access certain areas of this Website without providing any Data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on this Website you may be required to submit certain Data. You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies. See above and also “Cookies”.

Links to Other Websites

We may allow links to other websites from our Website for your convenience and information. These websites may be operated by companies not owned by Allthejobs. Allthejobs has no control over such websites and is not responsible for the content of any websites not owned by Allthejobs or their privacy policies.  This Policy does not extend to Your use of such websites. They may place or access cookies on Your computer or other internet-connected device. Allthejobs does not have control over or access to any information contained in the cookies that are set on Your computer by these third parties. If you choose to visit these websites You should review their own privacy policies to ensure that You are happy with their practices.

Storing and Transferring Your Information and Data

Allthejobs may transfer, process and store the Personal information and other data we hold about You outside of the country in which you are located, including the United States and Europe. The countries in which we process the Information may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you are located. You agree to this transfer, storing and processing procedure when You provide Your Personal Information to us.

We will do our utmost to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your Personal Information. Users with inquiries or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy should contact Allthejobs by emailing us at or by letter to Customer Services at Allthejobs Limited, PO Box 461, SUTTON, SM1 9NN, UK. Please include your name and email address in email requests, and your name and postal address in mail requests.

How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?

Data security is of great importance to Allthejobs and In order to protect Your Data from accidental, unlawful or unauthorised destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use, Allthejobs maintains suitable technical, electronic, administrative and physical safeguards to protect and secure that Data.

We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure your Personal Information and data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. However, please note the Internet and the electronic transmission of information can never be entirely secure. We cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place to safeguard Data will never be defeated or fail, or that those measures will always be sufficient or effective. Therefore, although we are committed to protecting your privacy, we cannot guarantee that Your Data will always remain confidential. You understand and agree that you assume all responsibility and risk for your conduct and use of the Website and the information You send us electronically or otherwise which you post to the Website.

You will have an Account accessed via your personal email address and You should not share that information with anyone. 

Children’s Privacy

Our Website is not intended to be used by anyone under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect or solicit information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not use our Website. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

Access to Information

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a small fee to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information. Our data protection registration number is ZA013387.

Changes to this Policy

Allthejobs reserves the right to change this Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law.  Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.


This policy is governed by the laws of England and Wales. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under this policy shall lie exclusively with the English courts. If any provision of this policy is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of all or part of a provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining parts and provisions of this policy which shall remain in full force and effect.

How to Contact Us

If You have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our treatment of Your Personal Information please contact us by emailing us at or by letter to Customer Services at Allthejobs Limited, PO Box 461, SUTTON, SM1 9NN, UK.   Please include your name and email address in email requests, and your name and postal address in mail requests.

Updated 30th September 2015