How do we use your data?

Important Privacy Information

Our Contact Details

Name: Barry Heald

Company Name: The Heald Partnership Limited

Company Address: Horley Green House, Horley Green Road, Claremont, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 6AS

Registration Number: 12776169


The Heald Partnership is an Executive Recruitment firm. Our purpose is to support organisations hire senior executives and this requires us to assess individual’s suitability for roles as well as the mapping of organisations and functions for our clients.

We take individuals privacy very seriously and will only collect and store personaldata as per this policy and will not forward this data for any marketing purposes and do not sell, rent, or share stored data with third parties for commercial marketing purposes.

We collect and process the following information:

We collect information necessary to be able to find available opportunities and further information necessary to assess your eligibility through the different stages of recruitment. This information includes CV’s, telephone numbers, email addresses, identification documents, educational records, work history, employment, and references.

We may also collect sensitive personal data about you. We only collect sensitive personal data from you, and further process this data, where you have given your explicit consent.

How we get your personal information

The following are the different sources we may collect personal data about you from:

  • Directly from you. This is information you provide while searching for a new opportunity and/or during the different recruitment stages.
  • From an agent/third party acting on your behalf.
  • From a third party acting on our behalf.
  • Through publicly available sources. We use the following public sources:
    • LinkedIn
    • Corporate Websites
  • By Reference or word of mouth. For example, you may be recommended by a friend, a former employer, a former colleague or even a present employer.

How long do we retain your personal information for?

We only retain your information for as long as is necessary for us to use your information as described above or to comply with our legal obligations. However,please be advised that we may retain some of your information after you cease to use our services, for instance if this is necessary to meet our legal obligations,such as retaining the information for tax and accounting purposes.

When determining the relevant retention periods, we will take into account factors including:

  • Our contractual obligations and rights in relation to the information involved;
  • Legal obligation(s) under applicable law to retain data for a certain period of time;
  • Statute of limitations under applicable law(s);
  • (potential) disputes;
  • If you have made a request to have your information deleted; and guidelines issued by relevant data protection authorities.

Otherwise, we securely erase your information once this is no longer needed.

Do we make automated decisions concerning you?

No, we do not carry out automated profiling.

Do we use Cookies to collect personal data on you?

Our website uses certain cookies. These are small files transferred to your computer through your web browser. They are used widely to make websites work effectively, or to improve their efficiency. This site uses only “analytical” cookies which help to improve the way the website works and ensures that content relevancy is maintained. The cookies used are from Google Analytics.You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.To learn more about how to control or delete cookies, visit

Do we transfer your data outside the EEA?

The information we collect may be transferred to countries outside the EEA when prospective employers and client contacts reside outside of the EEA. These countries may have different privacy laws and therefore we will ensure your personal information is still protected as per this policy.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing information are:

  • Your consent and you are able to withdraw your consent at any time. You can do this by emailing
  • We have a legitimate interest.

Under data protection law, your rights include

  • Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
  • Your right to rectification – You have the right to request us to rectify personal information that you believe to be inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete the information that you consider incomplete.
  • Your right to erasure – You have the right to request us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to request us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to object to processing - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
  • You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at if you wish to make a request.

How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at barry@thehealdpartnership.comYou can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used yourdata. The ICO’s address:

  • Information Commissioner’s Office
  • Wycliffe House
  • Water Lane
  • Wilmslow
  • Cheshire
  • SK9 5AF
  • Helpline number: 0303 123 1113