Privacy Notice

This notice sets out the way Arthur Edward will collect and use information about you in a way that is consistent with our responsibilities and your rights under relevant privacy law. Please read it carefully.

Who We Are

Arthur Edward are an exclusive search and selection recruitment agency operating in the Cosmetics, Toiletries, Perfume and Personal Care Industries.

We regard the lawful and correct treatment of personal data as critical and integral to the way we work, and to maintain the confidence of those with whom we deal and our reputation in the industry.

Arthur Edward Associates Limited is committed to ensuring any personal data will be dealt with in line with the General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR.

Arthur Edward Associates Limited is a private limited company incorporated in the United Kingdom under Company Number 4503542.

Our Contacts

As a person of interest either as a potential client, candidate or associate, we take your privacy and protection of your personal data very seriously.

If you do not formally provide consent, we will be legally obliged to remove you from our database and no longer able to do business with you, inform you of industry events, activities and opportunities.

Your Data

Typically, we collect your contact details, employment and education history. The information we hold is obtained from information you send to us, for example CVs, information obtained from the internet for example Linked In or networking contacts.

In addition, we will hold records of communications between you, us, clients and referees.

Purpose of holding your Data

We will hold your personal data to help guide you in your business and career. We will only make your personal information available to the organisations we are working with, once we have spoken to you and only with your permission.

We will hold your data for the connected period, we will not hold your data if you choose not to connect or remove connection with us later.


We may also contact you from time to time with marketing information, requests to take part in surveys and industry specific information or requests for your assistance to put us in touch with other potential contacts.

Your Rights

You have the right to request access to your own personal information. This is sometimes known as a ‘subject access request’.

Additionally, you have the right to request:

– that any inaccurate information we hold about you is corrected

– that information about you is deleted in certain situations

– that we stop using your personal information for certain purposes

– that your profile is provided to you in a portable format

– that decisions about you are not made by wholly automated means

Many of the rights listed above are limited to certain defined circumstances and we may not always be able to comply with your request. We will tell you if this is the case.

Access Requests

If you choose to make a request to us to exercise any of these rights, we will aim to respond to you as soon as we reasonably can but no later than one month. We will not charge a fee for dealing with any reasonable request.

If you are unhappy with how we are using your personal information or if you wish to complain about how we have handled a request, then please contact and we will try to resolve your concerns.

You also have the right to complain to your local Data Protection Authority and a full list can be found here

Our Consent Tool

Gated Talent is an automatic data processing tool, which Arthur Edward uses to manage data protection communications. Gated Talent communicates with our secure database, but DOES NOT have access to your data, unless you decide to register independently with them.

Registering with Gated Talent is not necessary for you to manage your relationship with Arthur Edward.


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