Updated: 28th March 2018

Eden Search & Select are a specialist international executive search consultancy for the agribusiness, fresh produce and food and drink industries. Eden Search is a “Data Controller “and “Data Processor” in compliance with GDPR 2016/679.

Eden Search & Select (“Eden,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy of all Personal Data that we hold and process. Any and all information collected is used purely to enable services provided.

This Privacy Policy explains how Eden collects, uses, and discloses the personal information that is provided by you or information that we gather or collect about you via Eden’s edensearch.co.uk website (the “Website”) or collect offline or otherwise outside of the Website.

What information do we collect from/about you?

As an Executive Search Consultancy we collect information relating to your;

  • Current and past employment,
  1. Company name and location
  2. Roles and responsibilities (in a CV format)
  3. Salary details and benefits packages
  4. Business contact details, mobile, extension number, email address
  5. Notice periods
  6. Reasons for leaving/staying
  7. Relationships and motivations
  8. Desired package details and career aspirations
  • Personal details
  1. Home address
  2. Home mobile and landline (if applicable)
  3. Personal email
  4. SKYPE address
  5. Bank details if applicable for expenses reimbursement
  6. Recorded database log of face to face and telephone conversations and messages, letters, emails and texts
  7. LinkedIn profiles (if applicable)
  • Cookies on our Website

What are cookies?

‘Cookies’ are small files that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive, mobile telephone or other device you use to access the web. They store information about your browsing preferences and the configuration of your computer. More information on cookies can be found at aboutcookies.org.

Why do we collect them?

We collect information through Google Analytics to provide us with a wide range of information, including how many unique browsers we have had during a given period, how often people visit our site, where and when they tend to come in, and which pages they were looking at before they left.

What do we do with them?

We use this information to understand which content is most helpful and relevant to users, and to improve their experience on our website. We do not use these cookies to collect information that identifies you personally.

How do we collect all of this information?

The above information that we may hold on you, in full or in part is collected via one of two methods; either;

Given freely by yourself when applying for (through our website, online or journal job boards/advertisements or directly) or expressing an interest in a position that Eden is recruiting for or speculatively submitting your information to us for consideration for any future opportunities.

Collected by our Research or Consultancy teams as part of our normal research activities solely for the purposes of soliciting your interest in employment that we feel you may be interested in.

Why do we collect this information?

We collect this information on you to assess your suitability for future employment opportunities or as part of a salary survey or other type of bench-marking employment research project on behalf of our clients.

Who might we share your information with?

Your information is only ever shared with;

  • Prospective or other industry employers with your consent
  • Third party psychometric testing providers with your consent
  • Our in-house database provider
  • In house IT support contractor

What do we do with your information?

We process your ‘employment’ and general location information with prospective employers in order to discuss your suitability for employment within their organisation. No other ‘personal  details’ are shared until employment is secured and only after consent if freely given by yourself for the normal processing of employment practices e.g. personal email address to send psychometric testing email link and  employment contract etc.

Your details are stored on our in-house database and company files and parts only ever passed onto a client, following your explicit consent, as part of the normal selection; shortlisting and interview process of a recruitment project. No personal contact details i.e. Home address, personal email and phone number are passed over in this process.

How long do we keep hold of your information?

We keep your data for as long as is necessary to provide you with employment services.

How do we keep your data secure?

With all of our third party data processors as listed above we confirm and retain ‘Third Party Security Statements’ or signed Terms of Business which state and confirm that they agree to treat your data with the same respect and privacy as we do. We also have appropriate IT security measures in place to ensure adequate provisions have been taken to keep your data secure, which is regularly updated and maintained by our third party IT provider.

How can I access the information you hold on me?

If you would like to confirm what information we hold on you, please contact us on 0113 8346634, email info@edensearch.co.uk or write to;

Eden Search & Select Ltd

25 Market Place


LS22 6LQ

If you believe that the information that we hold on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible on the contact details above.

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