Privacy policy

Your use of The Unit website is subject to the following terms & conditions, which you agreed to follow each time you are on the site.

We do not accept any liability arising from any such errors, exclusions, interruptions or delays or any ongoing obligation or responsibility to operate this website or to provide the service offered on this website. Changes can be made to the site at any time without providing notice.

When visiting you may be be given the option to click on automatic links to other sites which we hope will be of interest to you. We do not accept any responsibility for or liability for any external sites.

The Unit does its best to ensure all information on this site is correct but at times we are unable to check the accuracy of information provided to us by third parties.

You may only use this Site for lawful purposes when seeking employment or help with your career or when recruiting staff. You must not under any circumstances seek to undermine the security of the Site or any information submitted to or available through it. In particular, but without limitation, you must not seek to access, alter or delete any information to which you do not have authorised access, seek to overload the system via spamming or flooding, take any action or use any device, routine or software to crash, delay, damage or otherwise interfere with the operation of this Site or attempt to decipher, disassemble or modify any of the software, coding or information comprised in the Site.

You are solely responsible for any information submitted by you to this site. You are responsible for ensuring that all information supplied by you is true, accurate, up-to-date and not misleading or likely to mislead or deceive and that it is not discriminatory, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal, unlawful or in breach of any applicable legislation, regulations, guidelines or codes of practice or the copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property rights of any person in any jurisdiction. You are also responsible for ensuring that all information, data and files are free of viruses or other routines or engines that may damage or interfere with any system or data prior to being submitted to this site. We reserve the right to remove any information supplied by you from the website at our sole discretion, at any time and for any reason without being required to give any explanation.

The information we may collect, hold and process is set out as below:

  • We collect your data from forms and questionnaires from our website.
  • Information collected and processed includes:
  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your telephone number
  • Your job title
  • Your company

How we store your information:

All the personal data we store on our database in the UK. We are GDPR compliant.

You have the right at any time to ask for a copy of the information about you that we hold. You may also ask us to delete all information we have on record for you.

Your data will be retained for no longer than is necessary and in accordance with our Data Retention Policy.

If you wish to have your information taken off from our database, you can request an opt-out by emailing [email protected]

Candidate Information

We will use information supplied by you, through our forms that are sent during the registration process. Once filling out these forms you have agreed that we are able to use the information on the forms. We use third parties to help us process your information as part of the recruitment process. We may collect and aggregate data from the information supplied by you to help us to understand our users as a group so that we can provide you with a better service. We may also share aggregate information with selected third parties, without disclosing individual names or identifying information. You consent to us using information provided by you (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) in each of these ways.

  • All we do will be in accordance with UK data protection legislation.
  • The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by us outside the EEA By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.


Client Information

All client data is stored securely on our database in the UK. Your data will be retained for no longer than is necessary and in accordance with our Data Retention Policy.
Please address any questions to [email protected]

The Unit uses the following cookies:

  • Google Analytics
  • 3rd party Advertising – If you visited The Unit website through one of our online campaigns on other site or via email, we will store information about this campaign along with your registration. Cookies expire after 60 days.
  • Website Cookies


We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

Cookies will not be used to collect information about you by The Unit.

Terms of Business

Each job assignment or placement arising as a result of an introduction made by The Unit will be subject to our standard Terms of Business as they are applicable in the circumstances. Any prospective employers and clients who we arrange placements will be sent a copy of the TOB before a placement is made.

The rights in material on this site are protected by international copyright, software and trademark laws and you agree to use this site in a way which does not infringe these rights. You may copy material on this site for your own private or domestic purposes, but no copying for any commercial or business use is permitted.

The Unit accept no liability for any loss (whether direct or indirect, for loss of business, revenue or profits, wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data or for any other indirect or consequential loss whatsoever) arising from your use of the site and we hereby exclude any such liability, whether in contract, tort (including for negligence) or otherwise. We hereby exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and your use of it to the maximum extent permitted by law.

You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified against all costs, expenses, claims, losses, liabilities or proceedings arising from use or misuse by you of this site.
You must notify us immediately if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim against you relating to your use of this site.

The use of this website and any agreements entered into through this website are to be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The courts of England are to have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or any agreement made through this website.

These website terms and conditions may be changed by us at any time. You will be deemed to accept the terms and conditions (as amended) when you next use this site following any amendment.
If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

The Unit GDPR Policy

We have taken several steps to ensure we are operating in line with the new regulations and have briefed all our staff on GDPR, what their personal responsibilities are and have provided training on any changes implemented.

We store all collected information on candidates on our private database, including CV, name, address, and requirement from a new position. The database is secure, password protected and can only be accessed by team members employed by The Unit.
The Unit keep this information on our database until we’ve had no contact from you for two years, you unsubscribe from us or utilise your right to be forgotten.

The Unit store your data as necessary for your job applications through us. We continue to store data as we believe our candidates continue to have a legitimate interest in our communications, therefore the data needs to be stored.
We will only communicate with you when it is believed there is a legitimate interest in what we are communicating i.e. relevant job positions, relevant articles etc.
We will not share your data with anyone without your permission. When given permission The Unit will pass your details onto our clients that you are interested in.

Your Rights:

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erase
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

In the case of a data breach, it will be solved within 72 hours and we will immediately notify the person whose data is involved. This will be documented and there will be an investigation to decide whether the breach was a systemic issue or human error and work to prevent a reoccurrence through either training, better processes or other corrective steps.

For further information please contact info@the-unit-agency