Privacy Policy

Bailey & French Privacy Policy, information collection & tracking

1. Privacy Policy
Bailey&French follows the following principles in order to protect your privacy:
• we do not collect more information than is necessary;
• we do not use your data for purposes other than those specified;
• we do not keep your data if it is no longer needed;
• we only provide your data to select third party clients for the specific purposes listed below.
We only keep track of anonymous traffic data. You do not give out personal information by visiting our website.

2. Information collection and tracking
2.1 Sources of information collection
– Directly from you – via telephone, face to face, seminars, conferences, web forms
– Via publicly available sources – LinkedIn, Xing, Google
– By personal reference

2.2 When you visit our website
You can visit our website without giving away your personal information. Bailey&French uses Google Analytics/AdWords and Cookies in order to improve our service, user experience and analyse how the website is used. Aside from the approximate location (IP address), the information collected by Google Analytics is mostly anonymous traffic data including browser information, device information, language.
The collected information is used to provide an overview of how people are accessing and using the Bailey&French website. It is not used for any additional purpose, such as to profile those who access our website.
2.3 Cookies
To provide better service to you on our websites, we use cookies to collect your personal data when you browse. See our cookie policy for more details.
2.4 When you submit a CV to us
When you submit a CV to us we collect the personal data you give us to be used for the following purposes and collated with additional data obtained from publicly available data, data from interactions with you and with related third parties.

3. When you contact us
While you can use our website without giving out your personal information, once you contact us via the Bailey&French website, Bailey&French collects information about you.
The information you fill in (personal information such as your name, email address, organisation) will be processed and stored so that it is possible for us to contact and respond to your request, and/or allow you access to our services.
3.1 Consulting
If you contact Bailey&French, we will collect, process and store the information you have sent us for consulting-related purposes, such as contacting you. Additionally, Bailey&French may keep your data for a period of time for the purpose of sharing updates with you on new work and events.
3.2 Recruitment
If you apply for a job with Bailey&French, we will collect, process and store the information you have sent us for recruitment-related purposes, such as contacting you. Additionally, Bailey&French may keep your data for a period of time for the purpose of considering you for a different opportunity.

4. Legal basis
For prospective candidates, referees and clients, our processing is necessary for our legitimate interests in that we need the information in order to be able to assess suitability for potential roles, to find potential candidates and to contact clients and referees.
If you are interviewed and submitted as a candidate, then this may involve the processing of more detailed personal data including sensitive data such as health information that you or others provide about you. In that case we always ask for your consent before undertaking such processing.
For clients, we may also rely on our processing being necessary to perform a contract for you, for example in contacting you.

5. Information Security
Bailey&French seeks to ensure the security of personal data. When Bailey&French collects information about you, we also make sure that your information is protected from unauthorized access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorized disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical and organisational measures.

6. Access to information
You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You can do this by contacting us at
We will make sure to provide you with a copy of the data we process about you. In order to comply with your request, we may ask you to verify your identity.
We will fulfil your request by sending your copy electronically, unless the request expressly specifies a different method. For any subsequent access request, we may charge you with an administrative fee.

7. Information Correction & Deletion
If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you are welcome to contact us so we can update it and keep your data accurate. Any data that is no longer needed for the purposes specified in Information Collection and Use will be deleted.
If at any point you wish for Bailey&French to delete information about you, you can simply contact us.

8. When this Privacy Policy applies
This Privacy Policy is applicable to the services offered by Bailey&French directly via our website. Our website contains links to other websites. Once redirected to another website, this Policy is no longer applicable.

The purposes for which we hold and process data include:
• Recruitment
o Assessment
o Board Search
o Executive Search
o CEO Succession/Succession Planning
o Industry Mapping
o Interim Appointments
• Consulting
o Workshops
o Training
o Advisory
o Facilitation
o Coaching
o Product Sales
This version of the Privacy Policy is effective from April 2018

9. Changes
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy. We constantly review our Privacy Policy and strive towards making it better.
Bailey&French will not reduce your rights stated in this Policy without asking for explicit prior consent to the changes.
All changes to our Privacy Policy will be available on our website. You can access the previous versions of this Policy by contacting us at


In accordance with applicable law, we only collect a limited amount of information about you that is necessary for improving our service.

We do not use profiling, we do not sell or in any other way spread your data to third parties, we do not use your data for purposes other than what we specified.

We also make sure that your data is stored securely. We delete all information deemed no longer necessary.

We constantly review our Privacy Policy in order to make it better and protect you more.

11. You can contact us at any time to:

  • Request access to information that Bailey&French has about you
  • Correct any information that Bailey&French has about you
  • Delete information that Bailey&French has about you

If you have any additional questions about Bailey&French’s collection and storage of data, please contact us at:

Bailey & French
Aspect House, Fourth Floor,
84-87 Queens Road,
+44 (0) 1273 830 830