Cullinan Search Ltd's Website Privacy Policy:

At Cullinan Search Ltd, safeguarding your privacy is of utmost importance to us.

This statement outlines how we handle and process any personal data (information related to identifiable individuals) collected from you or provided by you.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) aims to protect and uphold the rights of data subjects, encompassing the protection of personal data, prevention of unlawful data processing, and free movement of personal data within the EU.

It's important to note that GDPR does not apply to information already in the public domain.

We are pleased to present our Privacy Policy, and we encourage you to read it thoroughly to comprehend our principles and practices regarding your personal data and how we will handle it.

Cullinan Search Ltd, located at 128 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX, Company registration number 15011285, serves as the Data Controller for the purposes of the prevailing Data Protection Legislation.

Who we are and what we do:

As a recruitment consultancy and business, we engage with various individuals to support our core operations, including:

  • Prospective and placed candidates for permanent roles

  • Prospective and active client contacts

  • Supplier contacts for our services

  • Employees and consultants

We gather information about you to facilitate our recruitment service and related activities.

Information you provide or we collect:

This pertains to the data you furnish to us through various means, such as telephone, email, or when registering for our work finding services as a recruitment consultancy. It includes details provided when you use our services, subscribe to our offerings, participate in discussions, and engage in other interactions. The information may encompass your name, address, demographic data, email, phone number, financial information, compliance documentation, references, curriculum vitae, photograph, employment details, employment preferences, and links to your professional profiles on platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or corporate websites.

Information from other sources:

We may obtain information about you from external sources such as LinkedIn, corporate websites, job board websites, online CV libraries, personal recommendations, and relevant social media sites. In such cases, we will inform you in verbal or written form within 30 days of collecting the data, specifying the source, and the purpose of retaining and processing your personal data. If no contact is made within 30 days, all data will be deleted from our systems.

Purposes of processing and legal basis:

We utilize the information we hold about you for the following purposes:

  • To fulfill contracts between you and us (Clients & Candidates) and provide requested information, products, and services relevant to your career or organization.

  • To inform you about additional services that align with your interests.

  • To support candidates throughout their careers and assist businesses in their resourcing needs and strategies.

Our legal basis for processing personal data includes legitimate business interests, contract, legal obligations, and consent.

Legitimate Business Interests:

Our legitimate interests in collecting and retaining your personal data include:

  • Introducing candidates to clients for employment opportunities.

  • Supporting candidates' career aspirations and clients' resourcing needs.

  • Developing and expanding our business while introducing candidates to prospective clients.

  • Contacting candidates and clients regularly through various communication channels.


If we rely on consent for processing your data, we will request it explicitly and record your response. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time.

Other uses of your data:

Your data is used for improving our website, ensuring its effectiveness, providing interactive features, and enhancing safety and security. We may also use data for measuring advertising effectiveness and offering recommendations for services that may interest you.

Disclosure of information:

We may share your personal information with selected third parties, such as clients for introducing candidates or business partners for contractual purposes. We will disclose your data when legally required or to enforce agreements.

Where we store and process data:

Data is transferred and stored within our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) with proper security measures.

Retention of data:

We retain personal data only as long as necessary for legitimate business interests and contractual obligations. Periodic data routines are executed to remove obsolete data.

Links to external websites:

Our site may contain hyperlinks to external websites, and we hold no responsibility for their privacy policies or content.

Your rights:

Under the GDPR, you have the right to access, correct, erase, restrict, and transfer your data, as well as to object to processing and withdraw consent.


If you have any complaints about how your data is processed, you can reach out to our Director, Nazeem Shikder. If unresolved, you have the right to complain to the Data Protection Regulator.

For any queries or requests regarding this privacy notice, please contact:

Cullinan Search Ltd,

For the attention of Nazeem Shikder (Director)

Telephone: 0207 027 3333


Data Protection Regulator:

Information Commissioners Office – The ICO can be contacted through this link: