Privacy Policy

Macstaff Limited takes our data protection responsibilities very seriously and always acts in accordance with the Principles of data protection as detailed in GDPR.  The company has implemented processes and procedures that adequately protect the privacy of individuals and ensures that data protection is integral to all processing activities. This policy states how we collect; store and use data.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this policy.

The information you provide during this registration process is stored securely. The company is a recruitment business which provides work-finding services to its clients and work-seekers and must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) to provide these services.  In doing so the Company acts as a data controller.  The legal basis for this data processing is “legitimate data sharing in order to find and secure work”. We only share data where you have given express permission as part of the registration or ongoing work-finding service process. Your personal data is retained for five years or until extended consent is given by you during this period.

Use of Cookies
This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your computer’s hard drive by the website so that the website can store some information about your visit. This information may include information about your computer such as the computer’s IP address and browser type and, if you arrived at our site via a link from third party site, the address of the linking page. The IP address helps Google make sense of the data and it is never linked by us to personal data. We only use information gathered by cookies in aggregate. For example, learning that 60% of people viewed the About page or that 50 people arrived at the website after clicking on one of our Tweets. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

What this website collects

Cookies have names, here’s a list of the cookies we use and what they do:

Google Analytics, aggregate tracking to see how well our website works:

Wordfence, a firewall to protect our website:

Google Maps, to use your Google Maps account preferences:

Contact Form

We collect a minimum of personal data from our contact form. We may collect the following personal information:

  • Your name if you submit it
  • Your phone number and email address if you submit them

Submitted contact form information is not stored on the website.

We do not link this personal data with any other website data.

This website does not collect sensitive personal data.

Aggregate Tracking

Our website uses web analytics services provided by Google, Inc which uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use the site. This tracks how people reached the website, how many people use the website, and which pages are looked at most. Google as a data processor. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our sites (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored on Google servers in the United States and/or United Kingdom. Google will use this information to evaluate our websites and compile reports on website activity for. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use the tracking information from Google to improve our website content and structure. For example, if the data shows that a given page is not being read much, perhaps it needs rewritten or linked to more clearly. You can read Google’s Privacy Policy here: If you wish to refuse the use of cookies by Google please visit . You may also refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.


Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Privacy Statement
The company will give individuals access to our Privacy Statement when personal data is first obtained.


How do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register with Macstaff Limited and if you subsequently update your details.

The purpose of processing
Your data is used by the Macstaff recruitment business to provide a work-finding service. It is not used for any other purpose.  If you have used the contact form, we will use the information provided to contact you about your message.  If you want your anonymised CV to be posted in our candidate section we will post it for our clients’ attention.

If you have explicitly agreed to it, this website uses MailChimp to store your email address, so we can contact you about our business. You can read MailChimp’s own Privacy Policy here:

Our lawful basis for processing
The legal basis for data processing is legitimate data sharing in order to find and secure work.

Recipients of personal data
Your personal data is only shared where you have given express permission to do so, it is not sold; distributed or leased to third parties unless required to do so by law.

Retention periods for personal data
Your personal data is retained for five years or until extended consent is given by you during this period.

Changes to this information
We regularly review and, where necessary, update our privacy information.  If in the future we plan to use personal data for a new purpose, we will update our privacy information and communicate the changes to individuals before starting any new processing.

Access to your own personal data
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of any information held on you, please email

Erasure and Rectification of your own Personal Data
If you believe that any information we hold on you is incorrect or incomplete an individual has the right to ask the Company to correct or erase personal data and to specify if they want personal data removed entirely or to be kept on a list of individuals who do not want to be contacted in the future. Reply to any of our emails with only unsubscribe in the title. If you wish us to remove you manually please email

Restriction of processing or objection to processing
The individual can request a restriction where information it is inaccurate; unlawful; or being used for legal claims; pending verification of public interest or legitimate interest.

All requests regarding individual rights should be sent to

Anthony McCormack

Managing Director; Macstaff Limited; Unit 4c Fairseat Workshops; Stoke Hill; Chew Stoke; BS40 8XF