Graduate Recruitment Bureau is committed to privacy for everyone who accesses the site. Under the Data Protection Acts of 1984 and 1998, we must comply with certain regulations which are designed to ensure that any data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention.

Who Collects This Information?

All data collection and storage is done in-house by the Graduate Recruitment Bureau. We collect personal information from you through the use of enquiry, CVs, online registration forms and every time you e-mail your details to us. We are independently owned meaning it is not shared with a parent company and businesses associated with it.

How Is My Information Stored?

The data you provide us with is stored on a secure database server and can only be accessed via a coded user ID and password system.

Cookies and Location Information Used On This Website

This site uses some unobtrusive cookies to store information on your computer.Some cookies on this site are essential, and the site won't work as expected without them. These cookies are set when you submit a form, login or interact with the site by doing something that goes beyond clicking on simple links.

We also use some non-essential cookies to anonymously track visitors or enhance your experience of the site. If you're not happy with this, we won't set these cookies but some nice features of the site may be unavailable.

When logging into the GRB website we store location information so that we can better serve better job recommendations.

Cookies We Use:

  • Google Analytics: Allows us to anonymously track visitor numbers.
  • Login Cookie: Lets your browser know you are logged in so you can use our websites features.
  • Affiliate Cookie: If one of our student Affiliates recommended you to our website this lets us know to accredit them if you decide to sign-up.
  • Other services used to provide the online chat and banners

if you have any questions or concerns please email


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

With Whom Is My Information Shared?

We do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information to any third parties unrelated to graduate recruitment. Graduate employers who are clients of the GRB will have access to your details as a prospective employer. Depending on our service a client will have access to your details and may contact you by phone, post or e-mail directly OR ask us to contact you. In this case we will approach you for consent before your details are released. We reserve the right to outsource some aspects of our data admin with data protection law accredited organisations. Finally, none of your information can be viewed by other registered candidates We also use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified):

  • To build up marketing profiles
  • To aid strategic development
  • To manage our relationship with advertisers
  • To audit usage of the site

Your Data

We take data protection very seriously so are compliant and enrolled in the Data Protection Act 1998, ensuring that your information is secure and never given, sold or exposed to third parties. In line with this, once de-activated, your account will be safely stored for up to five years in the event of any legal situation in which you, or we, ever needed to prove if we ever had certain details, on what dates and what you agreed in our terms of use. This practice is adopted with most websites that holds personal information for insurance to yourself and the company. After this period has passed your details can then be deleted.

Please be aware, if you decide to log back in again using your past information our system may re-open your account making you active again so if you wish to remain de-activated please do not log in again.

You can revise any information you have provided to GRB online using the account dashboard.

How Will You Communicate To Me?

Before we put your forward for a position we need your permission, therefore, we will either call or e-mail you with details of jobs and let you decide. We may also e-mail a general newsletter from time with useful careers and jobs information which you can opt-out of at any time. Calls may be recorded for training or dispute purposes.

How Do We let You Know If Our Policy Changes?

Any policy changes, either due to business reasons or future changes in legislation, will be posted on this page and, if substantial, may be promoted on the website or through email notification.

Data Protection Acts 1984 and 1998

These are the Acts of Parliament which set out principles relating to the use of data to ensure that the rights of the person who is the subject of the data are protected under the law. You can get general information on Data Protection by clicking here:

Jobs by Email Service

The jobs by email service matches a job seekers requirements for employment with the profile of vacancies advertised on our site. For job seekers who subscribe to this service you receive an e-mail detailing the company and the role that we believe you should be interested in. Your requirements are defined by all your details on our database from your online application form and/or CV. You can change your details at any time or unsubscribe at any time.

Background Checks

Before making a job offer our clients may request a background check that covers your employment history, references, educational qualifications etc.

Opting Out Of The Graduate Recruitment Bureau Services

We allow users to opt-out of having jobs by e-mail alerts sent to them at any time using the link in the email. You can also send a request e-mail to or call 01273 325775.

Contacting The Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us.