• Cookie Policy

    You are at www.astuterecruitment.com , the website of Astute Recruitment Ltd, hereinafter referred to as “Astute” or “we”.

    Our website ( www.astuterecruitment.com ) and any and all subdomains/ micro-sites) use cookies.

    Cookies are small-text files that will be stored in your device (computer, tablet or mobile phone) via your browser primarily to enhance the convenience of using the site, to enable certain functions and to make visiting our website engaging. Third parties can also place cookies and similar techniques to monitor your internet behavior and show your personalised advertisements outside our website. The information in the cookies relates to your device, your browser and to the way you flip through our content and is not linked to your name, address or e-mail address.

    To the extent personal information may be collected using cookies, such information will only be processed in accordance to our Data Protection Policy.

    Which cookies do we use and why?

    Cookies can be placed directly by our website or by third parties with whom we co-operate to help us diagnose technical problems, analyse the traffic to our website, analyse trends, observe and measure how our visitors engage with our website and identify preferences.

    Strictly necessary cookies

    These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. For example: accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for (like logging in), cannot be provided. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

    Functional cookies

    These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

    Performance cookies

    These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website. For example, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies also help us to test various parts of the website and improve your browsing experience with us. Only Astute has access to the data collected via these cookies and we do not make this data available to third parties.

    Cookies placed by this website are 1) Google Analytics – for website analytic purposes, 2) WordPress – to check if you are a logged in user.

    Astute only  has access to the data collected via these cookies and we do not make this data available to third parties.

    Advertising or targeting cookies

    These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization including social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content.

    Change your preference regarding cookies

    You can prevent your browser storing cookies and/ or deleting the cookies from your device at any time via the browser settings. Please consult the ‘Help’ section on your internet browser for instructions on this.

    If you choose to not accept cookies, you should be aware that you may no longer be able to make use of all possibilities and functionalities of our website, and that certain parts of the website may also no longer be visible or accessible.

    To opt-out from Google Analytics cookies at any time, you can also install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

    Storage period

    Most of the cookies we use will be deleted when you end the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies will remain stored in your device longer, for a period of 2 years, with the exception of the web analytics cookies, which can be stored in your device for a maximum of 10 years.

    Changes to the cookies statement

    We may update the Cookies Statement from time to time. You can see the date on which the last change was made below in this statement. We advise you to review our Cookies Statement on a regular basis so that you are aware of any changes.

    Contact us

    If you have any questions about this policy or any privacy concerns, or would like to exercise your rights, or obtain further information about the safeguards we have in place so that your personal data is adequately protected when transferred outside the EEA, please email mary.maguire@astuterecruitment.com

    This statement was updated on: 28 March 2018