Mode 3 Executive Search Ltd is committed to protecting your personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This privacy policy sets out how Mode 3 Executive Search Ltd (company number 8680374) uses and protects any information that you provide when using our website or any of our products and services. We may change this policy from time to time by updating the privacy page on our website. You can check this page at any time to ensure you are happy with any changes.

The Data Controller

Mode 3 Executive Search Ltd is the data controller for any personal information you supply to us in relation to enquiries about our products, services and when registering as a client or candidate.  Our full contact details are:
Mode 3 Executive Search Ltd, The Townhouse, 114–116 Fore Street, Hertford, SG14 1AJ.
Telephone Number: 0208 150 6405
Email Address:

What data we collect

We may collect the following information:
Your name and contact details including email address, telephone number, home address
Career history and other details contained within your CV when registering with us as a candidate
Any information that you provide to us that may be relevant to our business service

How we collect data

Job application: If you apply for a vacancy via our website, an online job portal such as REED, LinkedIn or by emailing your CV directly to us
Emails: If you email us we may keep a record along with any correspondence
Phone calls: We may keep a record of any information that you provide to us that may help us to successfully find employment for you
Social Media: We may have visibility of any public information contained on your LinkedIn profile

What we use your information for

We will use the data you have supplied to help provide the best service for you including:
To maintain our business relationship, where you are a user of our service as a client or candidate
To contact you via email, SMS or phone to discuss employment opportunities that match your requirements
We will only share your CV with prospective employers once we have contacted you to discuss a specific company or vacancy, and directly gained your permission to do so
We will never sell or share your information with any organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes

How we acquire positive opt in

Phone calls: If you give us permission to store, use or pass on your data via a voice call
Email: If you give us permission to store, use or pass on your data via an email

Security and storage of data

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We use Microsoft 365 and a specialist recruitment package provided by Microdec, a leading software supplier to the recruitment industry
Microdec carry out regular maintenance, software upgrades, bug fixes, virus protection, patches and back-ups
Microdec’s cloud access provides corporate level infrastructure from ISO 27001 and ISO 14001 certified data centres, hosted in secure, disaster resistant locations. Data is protected against physical tampering, loss, damage or seizure by physical on-site security

Controlling your personal information and your rights to do so

We will only retain your data for as long as there is either a statutory requirement for us to do so or to be able to provide a service to you. This will usually require us to retain your personal data after any business relationship has ended for accounts and records purposes and to deal with any account support questions.
You can request a copy of any information that we hold, object or withdraw your consent to the use of your information, request inaccuracies to be corrected, or request your personal data to be erased at any time. This may affect the services we are able to supply you.
To request any of these please email us at and we will endeavour to action this within 7 working days. Alternatively you can write to us at:
Data Control Office
Mode 3 Executive Search
The Townhouse
114 – 116 Fore Street
SG14 1AJ

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Use of website – Links to other websites

Our website may occasionally contain links to other websites. Once you have used these links and visited another site we cannot be responsible for the privacy of any information which you provide. If you have any concerns you should review the privacy policy provided on each website that you visit.