RecruitEasy Privacy Policy

Your privacy is completely safe with RecruitEasy, a trading name of Marketsmart Limited a business registered with the Government under the Data Protection Act 1998, Registration Number ZA167505. This Privacy Policy, together with our web site Terms and other relevant Terms, explains what happens to any personal data that we collect from you.

Your Access to Information and The Data Protection Act 1998

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details below. Please do note that the details we have will have been provided by you in the first place, and will, therefore, be already known to you. Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10 which covers our costs in providing you with the information requested. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 our Data Controller’s details are:

Data Protection Administrator, Recruiteasy (Marketsmart Limited), 1 Templer House, Scott Close, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 1GJ.

Information We Collect And Store About You

In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

  1. Details of your visits to our website and the information that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.
  2. Information that you provide in entering details on forms on our website, such as when you registered for information or apply for a service or make a purchase or information you provide to us when you communicate with us for any reason. This may include personal, business, banking and credit/debit card information.

We will fervently take all reasonable steps to make sure that your data is treated securely and line with this Privacy Policy. Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers and details relating to any transactions entered will be encrypted to ensure its safety.

Communications to and from our server are encrypted for your security and this can be verified by GeoTrust (Equifax).

Use of Cookies

On occasion, we may gather information about your computer or access device for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website. This will not identify you personally or any of your personal details whatsoever.

Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file, which may be downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer and help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.

Your computer has the ability to decline cookies by activating the setting on your browser to this effect. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access certain information or parts of our website.

Our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our website.

Please be advised that we do not reveal information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers but we may, on occasion, provide them with aggregated statistical information about our visitors.

RecruitEasy Cookies

First party cookies are set directly by this web site and can only be accessed by this website. The domain of the cookie may be or depending on the origin of the cookie.

We only set one cookie ourself but we use Google Analytics on the site, and that sets a number of first party cookies (see Google Analytics below).

Cookie Name Owner Description Expires
msmart RecruitEasy This cookie is used to identify your current browser session, so once logged in you do not have to log in every time you navigate to a new page. 120 minutes from set/update
__ddb RecruitEasy This cookie is used to identify if you have chosen to hide the membership subscription bar. 1 year from set/update
__mbr RecruitEasy This cookie is used to identify when you have successfully subscribed to our members area. 1 year from set/update

These cookies along with those listed below monitor website usage, help find what pages are popular on our website, where to make ongoing improvements amongst other things. The ICO regard these as "minimally intrusive". You can opt-out of Google Analytics by visiting their opt-out page.

Cookie Name Owner Description Expires
__utma Google Analytics This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. 2 years from set/update
__utmb Google Analytics This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. 30 minutes from set/update
__utmc Google Analytics This cookie is no longer used by the ga.js tracking code to determine session status, but may still exist in your web browser. -
__utmz Google Analytics This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach the site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. 6 months from set/update
__utmv Google Analytics This cookie stores any additional site settings to improve your experience. 2 years from set/update
__utmx, __utmxx Google Website Optimizer This cookie is used by Website Optimizer, to ensure the visitor has a consistent experience on the site. 2 years from set/update

Third Party Cookies

These cookies allow us to provide you with online support, and the ability to easily share our site with others, amongst other things. No personally identifiable information is stored.

Cookie Name Owner Description Expires
SnapABugRef SnapEngage Tracking of origin and site entry 120 minutes from set/update
SnapABugChatSession SnapEngage Tracking of chat in progress 16 minutes from set/update
SnapABugNoProactiveChat SnapEngage Flag to avoid proactively prompting visitors again 30 minutes from set/update
SnapABugChatPoll SnapEngage Tracking of the chat in progress transcript position 16 minutes from set/update
SnapABugChatMessage SnapEngage Message type by visitor persistence across pages 16 minutes from set/update
SnapABugChatView SnapEngage Check logic handling 16 minutes from set/update
SnapABugHistory SnapEngage Keep track of the visitor visits and last chats to present history to agent 1 year from set/update
SnapABugVisit SnapEngage Detection of new session -
SnapABugUserEmail SnapEngage Visitor email address used to prepopulate the pre-chat window. Email addresses are obsured from plain text readers and is not used or recorded by RecruitEasy. 1 year from set/update
SnapABugBanned SnapEngage Tracking of visitor banned for chatting (banned by agent \ban command) 30 days from set/update

If you already use social media platforms, they might set cookies on your machine as you use our website. Data can then be collected by these companies that enables them to serve up adverts on other sites that they think are relevent to your interests.

Cookie Name Owner Description Expires
lu, L, L, datr, e, c_user, c_user, presence, sct, sct, _sm_au_d, act, _e_bWDI_21, _e_bWDI_22, _e_bWDI_23, _e_bWDI_24, _e_CTMK_0, _e_CTMK_1, _e_CTMK_2, _e_e6Yv_0, _e_e6Yv_1, _e_e6Yv_2, _e_0ITr_10, wd, x-referer, xs, xs, reg_ext_ref, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref, reg_ext_ref, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref Facebook Personal settings and interests, to help identify fake accounts and personalise your experience. -
PP_TOS_ACK, IGTP, NID, ULS, OTZ, APISID, SAPISID, SSID, _sm_au_d, S, S_awfe, SID, SS, W6D, BEAT, HSID, PREF Google Personal settings, device information, location information and anonymous identifiers. You can read more about Google cookies on their privacy policy page. -

The share buttons that appear under the menu on the resources pages are provided by ShareThis. It is possible more third party cookies are set by ShareThis when sharing with particular services if there are things such as preferences to be saved. ShareThis uses Google Analytics when it is being actively used (see above).

Cookie Name Owner Description Expires
__stid, __uset, __unam ShareThis Controls the display of share buttons and also used if buttons are actively clicked. -

Use of Your Information

The information that we collect relating to you is primarily used to provide you with details of our services and on rare occasions to introduce the services of carefully selected and vetted third parties to you. In addition, we may use or disclose the information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide you with information or offers relating to our products or services and other products which may be of interest to you and to notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.
  2. To meet our contractual commitments to you.
  3. Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to another business.
  4. Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
  5. To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk and to carry out credit status check in order to assess your suitability and ability to maintain financial contractual obligations.

Third Party Links

You may find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us at or by visiting or by postal mail to:

Data Protection Administrator
Marketsmart Limited
1 Templer House
Scott Close
Newton Abbot
TQ12 1GJ