Privacy Policy

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Timberseed (“Timberseed” or “The Company”) are committed to protecting the privacy of our users. We want to provide a safe and secure user experience, thus we have procedures and security features in place to keep your data secure and private once we receive it.

The Information We Collect and How We Use It

  • Your personal details, including your CV, are held and used by us for the following purposes:
  • For matching your details with job vacancies, to assist us in finding you the position that most suits you;
  • For assessing your profile against job vacancies for which you have applied;
  • For keeping you informed of Timberseed’s services and wider news/events;
  • For compiling salary and other surveys of our candidates.

Disclosures of Your Information

We will share your information within Timberseed where necessary in order to provide you with our recruitment services. We will also share your details with prospective employers when you have applied to a job vacancy relating to that prospective employer.

Timberseed engage the services of third party service providers (Data Processors) in order to manage day to day business affairs, including but not limited to the sending emails and storage of data. Personally identifiable information will be contained within these solutions and a complete list of these providers is available upon request by emailing Timberseed and our data processors are bound by GDPR compliant contractual agreements in order to ensure the protection and correct handling of your personal information.

Whenever data containing your personably identifiable information is transmitted to a prospective employer, we will always ask you for your consent beforehand.

We may pass on your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so. We also reserve the right to disclose the information we have collected about you to our professional advisors and to other persons to the extent that Timberseed contracts out any aspect of the operation of its recruitment agency services. These third parties will be acting under similar undertakings of confidentiality as Timberseed.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small data file which is sent from a web server to a web browser when that browser visits the server’s site. Find out more about the use of cookies on Cookies are used, on the Timberseed websites to remember your login, to track web traffic on an aggregate basis so that no individuals are identified, to keep session information such as your last search (this information is disposed of every time you close your web browser). Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. However, switching off cookies will restrict your use of our website.

Your Rights

You have the right at any time to ask us for a copy of the information supplied by you that we hold. If you would like to make a request for information, please contact You also have the right to ask Timberseed to stop using your information, amend it or erase it.

Retention Of Data

The Company will keep some forms of information for longer than others. Information should not be kept indefinitely, unless there are specific requirements.

A breakdown of timescales for the retention of various types of information is available upon request.

Retained data is reviewed every 6 months to establish its age and when data is no longer required or has reached its maximum time limit, it will be appropriately destroyed. If you believe we are in possession of personal data that you wish us to delete prior to these pre-determined times, please contact our Data Compliance Representative at to request deletion.

Links to Other Websites

Timberseed’s website contains links to and from other websites. If you go to another website from Timberseed, read the privacy policy on that website to find out what it does with your information.

Internet-based Transfers

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on any basis. Therefore, by browsing this web site and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way. Please be aware that transmitting information over the internet is generally not completely secure.

Changing our Privacy Policy

Timberseed retains the right change this Privacy Policy at any time and if so the details will be set out here.


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