Privacy policy

Bowbridge is dedicated to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information entrusted to us. We comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018. Please read this Privacy Policy to learn about your rights, what information we collect, how we use and protect it.

 This Privacy Policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Bowbridge, the owner and provider of this Website. Bowbridge takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.

 If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or how we handle personal data, please direct your correspondence to We aim to respond within 30 days from the date we receive privacy-related communications.



In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

Data: collectively all information that you submit to Bowbridge via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws.

Data Protection Laws: any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK.

GDPR: the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

User or you: any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Bowbridge and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Bowbridge and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services.

Website: the website that you are currently using,, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.


Privacy Policy

Scope of this privacy policy

1.   This privacy policy applied only to the actions of Bowbridge and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

2.   For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Bowbridge is the “data controller”. This means that Bowbridge determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your data is processed.


How we collect data:

3.   We collect Data in the following ways:

a.    Data is given to us by you; and 

b.    Data is collected automatically


Data that is given to us by you

4.   Directly: We obtain personal data directly from individuals in a variety of ways, including obtaining personal data from individuals who provide us their business card, complete our online forms, subscribe to our newsletters, register for webinars, attend meetings or events we host, visit our offices or apply for open roles. We may also obtain personal data directly when, for example, we are establishing a business relationship, performing professional services through a contract, or through our hosted software applications.

5.   Indirectly: We obtain personal data indirectly about individuals from a variety of sources, including recruitment services and our clients. 


Data that is collected automatically

6.   To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically. For example: we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.


Data retention

7.   Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or until you request that the Data be deleted. 

8.   Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, regulatory or tax purposes.


Your rights

9.   You have the following rights in relation to your Data:

a.   Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time; or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive”. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we do refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.

b.   Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete. 

c.    Right to erase – the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data from our systems.

d.   Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.

e.   Right to Data portability – the right to request that we transmit personal data (in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format) directly to another company if is technically feasible.

f.     Right to object – the right to object to our use of your personal data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

10.You may contact the UK Information Commissioner’s Office at to report concerns you may have about our data handling practices.

11.It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.


Links to other website

12.   This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them. 



13.   You may not transfer any of your right under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

14.   If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

15.   Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

16.   This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.


Changes to this privacy policy

17. Bowbridge reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.