Talent in Scotland Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies only to this website. The website is operated by Employment In Ltd.

''Talent in Scotland''; ''we''; ''us''; and ''our''; means Employment In Ltd of Clyde Offices, 48 West George Street, Glasgow G21BP

Talent in Scotland endeavours to ensure that the information that you submit to us remains private, and that it is used only for the purposes described below. We aim to provide a safe and secure experience for all of our users. We make every effort to comply with our obligations under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Additionally, we understand the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of your CV and other information stored about you while using the site.

Jobseeker Account and CV information

When you register to Talent in Scotland your details, including your CV, can be made available for searching, viewing over the Internet and downloading by any direct recruiter, employment consultant or other person or organisation who requests CVs matching your profile to be sent to them. Talent in Scotland attempts to verify the identity and the nature of the business of such organisations however does not make any warranties as to their authenticity.

Your personal information

When you register with us as a jobseeker we will process your personal data on the basis set out in this policy, as it is in our legitimate interests to do so following your registration. We will collect personal information from you, such as your name, contact details, details of the kind of work you are looking for, the location where you want to work and your CV. We will use your personal data to manage your account and to email you about our services which includes job alerts and emails about courses that are relevant to your fields of interest. We may contact you regarding site changes or changes to the Talent in Scotland products or services that you use.

Disclosure of personal information

Whenyou register, we store some information about you in your account, but it is protected by your password and may only be accessed by you. It does not form part of our candidate database and cannot be searched or accessed by Talent in Scotland customers. You can delete your account at any time. Your CV, unless you choose the option to ''hide'', will be accessible to any Talent in Scotland customer. If you choose to hide your CV, all clients of Talent in Scotland will be unable to view or access it.

Please do not submit your personal information to us if you do not want us to collect it.

We ask jobseekers not to include information on their CV that is considered sensitive personal data, for example your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, your health, sex life or sexual orientation.

If you choose to create a profile and upload a CV to our database, we rely on you to ensure that your details are kept up to date. You should update your CV at least every six months, particularly if your contact details have changed.

Please note that Talent in Scotland reserves the right to remove from our database, CVs which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive.

We may record and share aggregated information with our clients. Additionally, if you input your information on a co-branded registration page or job application page, eg a Talent in Scotland client-company registration page then the information that you give becomes the property of both Talent in Scotland and the client. Talent in Scotland is not responsible for the information that the client receives.

Talent in Scotland will also use the aggregate data to identify employment trends across different industries, such as salary averages. This information will not be capable of being linked to any personally identifying information about users.

Please be aware that some of our customers may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area.

PLEASE NOTE: Your current employer may be a customer of Talent in Scotland, or a client of one of our customers. Talent in Scotland cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality.

Information collection and use

IP Logging

Like many websites, we routinely capture your IP address information to determine your general location.

This is anonymous in nature and is never linked to your Jobseeker Account or CV Information.

Capturing your IP address information helps us work out whether you are visiting the site from within the UK, EU or rest of the world, and means we can show you content that''s specific to your location and ask the right questions about your eligibility to work in the UK or EU should you wish to apply for a job on Talent in Scotland. Talent in Scotland automatically receives and records information on our web server logs from your browser including your IP address. Talent in Scotland records IP addresses for anonymous statistical purposes, administration of our website and servers, and to improve our services.

An IP address, or ''internet protocol address'', is a unique identifying number given to every device connected to the internet. Like a car number plate, an IP address is a special serial number used for identification.


Information may be gathered from your registration form and your use of our website through "cookies". The information gathered may be used by Talent in Scotland internally, for purposes relating to your use of the website and for marketing activities, and may be passed to carefully selected third parties to use for marketing activities. If you do not wish to receive marketing material from Talent in Scotland or from carefully selected third parties you should tick the appropriate box on the submission form. If you subsequently decide you no longer wish to receive direct marketing/information from Talent in Scotland or no longer wish us to pass your information to third parties you should notify us using the Contact page of our website or delete your CV.

Talent in Scotland may set and access cookies on your computer. You can choose whether or not to accept cookies, however, if you do not accept Talent in Scotland cookies, some of our services may not be available to you. More information about Talent in Scotland cookies can be found in our Cookie Policy. This policy does not apply to companies that Talent in Scotland does not own or control, or to people that Talent in Scotland does not employ.

Third Party Cookies

Talent in Scotland currently uses a service to serve personalized adverts when visiting other sites in the service''s network. The service authorized by Talent in Scotland to place and read cookies on our websites (including network websites and emails).

Talent in Scotland uses a specific cookie in order to facilitate the use of Google Universal Analytics for logged in Candidates or Recruiters (''Logged-In User''). If you are a Logged-In User, Talent in Scotland may use your Candidate or Recruiter user ID in combination with Google Universal Analytics and Google Analytics to track and analyse the pages of Talent in Scotland that you visit. We do this to better understand how you use Talent in Scotland, with the aim of improving Talent in Scotland for all users. We do not pass any Logged-In User personal identification information to Google Analytics.

Learn more about privacy at Google or opt-out of this feature by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Bser Add-on.

Tracking Pixels in Emails

We do not use tracking pixels in emails.

Emails from Talent in Scotland

If you choose to join Talent in Scotland, you will receive email communications from us. You will receive essential communications, but on registering will also be given the option to receive ''Job Alerts'' and ''Updates''.

Essential Communications

We will send you messages that we consider necessary to meet our legal obligations and your expectations of us, including about your account, application confirmations and documentation relating to purchases of optional premium products.

In accordance with our Terms & Conditions, if you do not wish to receive emails of this nature, you should not use Talent in Scotland (see Closing your Talent in Scotland account below)

Job Alerts

Job Alerts are bespoke notifications of the latest jobs available on our site which match your search criteria. These will be sent to you as regularly as you have specified, unless no new jobs matching your criteria have been posted since your last Alert. If you choose to set-up multiple Job Alerts, you will receive each of these separately.

You can change which Job Alerts you receive at any time from within your account, or by using the link at the footer of the email.


Updates are emails from Talent in Scotland which help you to progress in your job search, provide tips, motivational advice and additional suggestions. They could include:

  • Reminders
    Application summaries and notifications of any requests from recruiters. We''ll also give you a nudge if you’ve not checked-in for a while to keep you active in your search.
  • Recruiter Promoted Opportunities
    Some recruiters or employers ask us to reach out to candidates they think would be a good match. You''ll only receive one if factors such as salary and location are aligned.
  • Improve Your Prospects
    We work with experts to offer great advice in improving your CV or career path. We''ll let you know about these services every now and then.
  • Talent in Scotland Community
    Help us make Talent in Scotland better! Once a year or so, we may ask your thoughts on work or the job market, or ask you to review new or existing services.

You can change which Updates you receive at any time from within My Account. Alternatively, you can stop receiving Updates altogether if you so choose - this can also be done via My Account, or you can click the unsubscribe link in any Updates email.

Statistical information

Talent in Scotland gathers general information about users, for example, what services users access the most and which areas of the Talent in Scotland site are most frequently visited, the number of CVs on the database, or the number of visitors to the site and for other lawful purposes. Such data is used in the aggregate to help us to understand how the Talent in Scotland site is used. We gather this information so that we can continue to improve and develop our services to benefit our users. We may make this aggregated information available to users of the Talent in Scotland site, to our clients, advertisers, suppliers and other reputable third parties. These statistics are anonymous and contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.


The site is protected against unauthorised access using the latest security methods and ''firewalls''.

Other brands and websites within our network

Talent in Scotland is part of the a group of recruitment websites operated by Employment In Ltd

Other ways of ensuring your privacy & your data protection rights:

These options are available when you log in to our website.

You may access and amend your personal details at any time.

You may ''hide your CV'' from all clients of Talent in Scotland meaning that your CV and profile will not appear in any CV Searches. You are still able to apply for vacancies with your CV.

Stop receiving Talent in Scotland Emails

You may unsubscribe from any employment or promotional information that we may send to you by in any of the following ways:

  • Amending your account details by logging in to our website
  • Contacting us on the Contact page of our website

You will continue to receive essential communications. In accordance with our Terms & Conditions, if you do not wish to receive emails of this nature, you should not use Talent in Scotland (see Close your Talent in Scotland account below)

Close your Talent in Scotland account

You can remove the information that Talent in Scotland stores about you, at any time, by logging in to your Talent in Scotland account and choosing to delete your account.

Contact us or make a complaint

If you have any questions about this policy or our use of your Personal Information please raise your query via our contact form. If you do not think we are handling your Personal Information adequately, you have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner''s Office. Further information, including contact details, are available at https://ico.org.uk