Privacy policy

Pyramid Search and Selection Ltd (company number 10122563) (“Pyramid Search & Selection”) is committed to protecting the privacy of our candidates, clients and users of our website.  We want to provide a safe and secure user experience.  We will ensure that the information you submit to us via our website or through our office is only used for the purpose set out in this policy.

The Information We Collect and How We Use It

Pyramid Search & Selection may collect your personal details, including but not limited to your name and contact details (together with your email address) and other relevant information from your CV.  On occasions this may also include sensitive personal information, such as details of criminal convictions and ethnic origin.  This information is held, used and disclosed by us as follows:

  1. To provide our services to you;
  1. To maintain our business relationship, where you are a user of our website, a client or candidate;
  1. To enable you to submit your CV for general applications, to apply for specific jobs or to subscribe to our job alerts. Please see separate section on your CV below, which outlines additional uses and disclosures;
  1. To match your details with job vacancies, to assist us in finding a position that is most suitable for you and to send your personal information (including sensitive personal information) to clients in order to apply for job vacancies;
  1. To answer your queries;
  1. To direct-market products and services, advise you of news and industry updates, events, promotions and competitions, reports and other information. Where we do so, you will be able to unsubscribe from such communications;
  1. To fulfill contractual obligations with our clients;
  1. To trusted third parties where we have retained them to provide services that you or your clients have requested, such as reference, qualifications and criminal reference checking services (as required), verification of the details you have provided from third party sources, psychometric evaluations or skills tests;
  1. These third parties comply with similar and equally stringent undertakings of privacy and confidentiality as Pyramid Search & Selection;
  1. To parties who perform functions on our behalf and who also provide services to us, such as professional advisors, IT consultants carrying out testing and development work on our business technology systems, research and mailing houses and function coordinators. These third parties comply with similar undertakings of privacy and confidentiality as Pyramid Search & Selection;
  1. If Pyramid Search & Selection merges with or is acquired by another business or company, we may share personal information with the new owners of the business or company and their advisors and if this happens, you will be sent notice of such event;
  1. We may also release personal information to regulatory or law enforcement agencies, if they require us to do so. We will also disclose your information where we are permitted and requested to do so by law; and
  1. We may also seek your consent to collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for any other purpose not listed above;
  1. Our website may also use a website recording service which can record mouse movements, page scrolling etc. Data collected by this service is used to improve our website usability.  The information collected is stored and used for aggregated and statistical reporting and is not shared with anyone else.


You have the right at any time to ask us for a copy of the information supplied by you that we hold.  We may ask you to verify your identity and for more information about your request.  We also have the right to charge an administration fee for this service.  Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request and will give you reasons for doing so.

If you would like to make a request for information, please contact

You also have the right to ask Pyramid Search & Selection to stop using your information.  However, if this involves a request for deletion of your file, please be aware that we may not be required or able to do so, particularly where your file also holds information about our clients or financial information that we need to keep for periods of up to six years i.e., that relate to tax matters.  Where we are unable to comply with your request we will provide reasons for failing to do so.

Other Websites

Please note that clicking on links and banner advertisements may result in your transferral to another website – where data privacy practices may be different to that of Pyramid Search & Selection.  Visitors should consult the other websites’ privacy policies as we are not responsible for, and have no control over, information that is submitted to or collected by these third parties.

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 an international basis.  Therefore, by browsing our website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy may be changed by Pyramid Search & Selection at any time.  If we change our privacy policy in the future, we will advise you of the changes/updates to our policy by placing a prominent notice on our website.  Continued use of our website or our services after such changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

If at any time you have questions about Pyramid Search & Selection’s online privacy policy, please email us at

Equal Opportunities

Pyramid Search & Selection is an equal opportunities employer and a company committed to diversity.  This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

As part of our commitment to equal opportunities we may from time to time use information provided by you for the purposes of diversity monitoring.  All such information will be used on an anonymised basis.

Contact Us

Pyramid Search & Selection Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales.

Company Registration Number: 10122563

Registered Office:  Wellington House, 273-275 High Street, London Colney, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL2 1HA