Privacy Policy

Financial Times takes the privacy of our users seriously. This policy explains our data processing practices in relation to This statement is supplemental to the general Financial Times Privacy Policy (FT Policy), which should also be referred to and is available here.

The Data Controller of is The Financial Times Limited (FT or Us). Please refer to the FT Policy.

Information Collected

We collect personal information about you (Data) when you register with, or create a profile on, so that we can provide you with services we offer. We may also collect information automatically about your use of the site through cookies and other devices. Please refer to the FT Cookie Policy for more details.

The Data we collect may include: name, address, country of residence, email address, telephone number(s), nationality, details of your education and working career, salary expectations, eligibility to work in certain countries, personal interests, details of how you use the jobs websites (including the criteria which you use to set up your job searches, email alerts) and any additional details you provide when applying for a job.

Use and Disclosure of Your Data

The use and disclosure of your Data will depend on the services that you use.

Job Application Service

In order to apply for jobs, receive job alert emails or to save job searches or shortlists, you will be required to register or become a member. The Data you provide at registration, as well as the saved job searches and job alert emails you create, may be used to provide you with information about other relevant jobs and services, and by FT for aggregated statistical analysis.

When you apply for jobs through, you will be required to provide relevant Data, your CV and an optional covering letter or message (Job Application). Your Job Application is forwarded directly to the advertiser of the job that you are applying for (Recruiters), and will also be held on our systems for as long as reasonably necessary i.e. in the event that a submission has failed and it needs to be resent to the Recruiter. Recruiters may include agencies who may pass your information to companies that are recruiting in employment field(s) relevant to your interests. We ask all Recruiters to use the information you provide only for the purposes of recruitment, to hold the information securely and for no longer than reasonably necessary. However, we are not able to control the use and storage of your information by Recruiters.

If the Recruiter of any jobs you apply for is based outside EEA this will involve a transfer of your Data outside EEA. You should not apply to these advertisements unless you consent to this transfer. Applications that are made through Recruiters’ or other external websites will be processed by those 3rd parties, and therefore your information will be subject to their privacy policies.

Executive Profile and Match Service provide the option for you to create a personal Executive Profile, and to control access to it through various settings. Profile information includes anything that you provide in the relevant information fields. offer a Match Service which allows authorised Recruiters to search its Profile Database for profile information that meets their search criteria. Whether your profile is included in the searchable Profile Database will depend on your chosen settings.

If you choose to make your profile Public, the public description you provide will be fully visible on the web and authorised Recruiters will also be able to access and download your profile information and full contact details through the Match Service. If you choose to keep your profile accessible on a Case-by-Case basis, only your public description will be viewable on the web and you will be asked to grant permission to release your profile and contact details to authorised Recruiters on a case-by-case basis.

If you choose to keep your profile in Draft, it will not be visible to Recruiters or matched in search results.

We request Recruiters not to hold your information for longer than necessary and not to use your information for purposes other than recruitment. However we are not able to control the storage of your CV or profile information by Recruiters.

Control of Your Data

If you wish to change your privacy settings you can do so at any time by visiting "My Account" on

If you choose to delete your profile details and/ or CV we will not retain a copy of it on our database. However your basic details (name, email, password and citizenship), along with your log-in access, will be retained should you wish to create another profile in the future. If you wish to de-register your account with us, please contact


Please refer to the FT Policy

If Your Data is accessed by or sent to recruiters via it is likely your details will be stored on their systems. FT cannot take responsibility for Your Data that is transferred to third parties.

Contact Us

If you have any queries or experience any problems with, please contact

Changes to this Policy

This policy is effective from 25 November 2013. From time to time we may make changes to this privacy policy statement to reflect any changes to our privacy practices in accordance with changes to legislation, best practice or website enhancements.

Please also refer to the FT Policy which includes details of our use of your registration details and use of your information for marketing purposes (in line with your preferences)

Last updated 11th May 2017