Privacy Policy

Why do we have a privacy policy?

Sophie Bell & Associates are committed to a privacy policy for everyone who accesses this site. Under The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 we are duty bound to comply with certain regulations which are designed to ensure that the data you provide us is processed with due care and attention.

What sort of Data is collected?

We collect personal data about you to assist in the recruitment/placement process. Such data consists of information such as your name, address, qualifications, work history, email address, telephone numbers, yours and clients' responses and assessments - and by law we are required to record your nationality. We do not pass this information on or use it for any further contact unless requested or agreed.

In handling your information:-
• We will ensure your data is protected and your privacy is kept.
• We will not sell or in any way distribute or make public your personal information.
• We will never spam you.
• We only collect and process your data when necessary.
• Sophie Bell & Associates processes personal data as a controller and processor, as defined in the directive and the GDPR.

Securing your data:
• Sophie Bell & Associates will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers. We will never provide access to our data base to a non-trusted third party.
• Sophie Bell & Associates has a Data Governance Policy in operation and will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
• Under the GDPR rulings, we would inform our users within 72 hours if any breach of security occurs that might compromise your data.

How you can restrict or access your Personal Data:
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following way:
• If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct contact to potential employers, you may change your mind at any time and request your personal information be deleted from our Data base by:
• Writing to Sophie Bell & Associates P.O. Box 1003, Canterbury, Kent CT1 9FA.
• E-mailing us at

The right to be forgotten:
• It is our policy to retain your personal information for the length of time required for the specific purpose or purposes for which it was collected.
• Any data no longer required will be deleted or destroyed securely and confidentially.