Privacy Policy

Yorkshire Graduates is part of Gradcore Ltd that operates the online jobs portal to advertise graduate vacancies in Yorkshire on behalf of employers. We take data protection very seriously and understand the importance of protecting your privacy and Personal Information. “Personal information” is information that identifies you as an individual such as your name, data of birth, email address, IP address and CV.

How do we collect information from you?

We collect and use your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The majority of the Personal Information you provide to us freely when you upload your CV or cover letter when applying for a job or upon registration. Please do not submit such Personal Information to us should you not wish us to collect it.

Why do we collect Personal Information from you?

We collect, use, retain and in some instances share Personal Information that you provide us with in order to:

  • send you job alerts that match your preferences (should you have subscribed to the jobs by email service.)
  • send your job application to employers that you are applying for a position with
  • comply with the law.

What Personal Information do we collect?

The personal information may include, for example

  • your name
  • contact information (email; address; IP address; telephone details)
  • gender, marital status, date of birth
  • employment status
  • other personal information which you may have included in your CV
  • source of registration
  • University attended, graduation year and academic qualifications
  • Work experience
  • geographic preferences
  • Industry, sector and subject preferences
  • marketing preferences

What legal basis do we rely on to process your Personal Information?

Yorkshire Graduates will handle your personal information in accordance with applicable law. Please be advised that your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties other than employers for a specific job application you have made to them via our website or as part of the CV search or match service that you may have registered for.


Yorkshire Graduates processes your data with your consent. For example we rely on consent when we send jobs to you by email. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time. By providing your personal information, you acknowledge and consent to its collection, use, retention and sharing for the stated purposes. If you have privacy questions or concerns, please email

Who do we share your Personal Information with?

Yorkshire Graduates may make Personal Information available to: Employers and recruiters should you have applied for a specific job with an employer through Yorkshire Graduates or subscribed to our CV Match or CV Search service.

CV Registration:

You can and should update us regularly on the content of your CV and other personal information in the My Account section. It is your responsibility to ensure that it is accurate and not misleading. Please let us know if you no longer wish us to retain your CV or other information and we will then remove it from our system. However, third parties who have previously received your CV may have retained a copy in their own files or databases. We are not responsible for the actions of employers or other parties who obtain your personal information and/or CV through using this web service.

CV Match:

When signing up to Yorkshire Graduates you can select to opt in to the CV Match/Search service –whereby employers search our database of candidates that may fit their job vacancies and make contact with them about relevant jobs. If you sign up for this service, your details may be shared with employers when browsing our candidate database of those registered for CV Search/Match. Upon signing up to the service and uploading your CV, you are consenting to allow employers to view your CV when they pay for the service CV Match on the website. All adjustments to your account can be made through your candidate profile should you wish to no longer be signed up to the CV match service.

Mailing List & Jobs by Email:

When signing up to Yorkshire Graduates you are also signed up to receiving jobs by email and mailers about jobs in your sector. You can unsubscribe from these mailers through your account or by clicking "Unsubscribe" at the bottom of the emails sent to you. All adjustments to your account can be made through your candidate profile.


We use "cookies" - small amounts of information stored on your computer - to allow us to manage and monitor your use of our websites and to identify you when you return to our site. No personal data is stored in our cookies but they provide data to personalise data held securely on our computers. Most browsers allow you to set them to refuse cookies although by doing so you will not be able to receive a personal service from us.

Storage of information:

Information that you provide or that is obtained by us through your dealings with the site will be held on our computer. We may use this information as follows:

  • for statistical analysis for the purposes of reviewing, developing and improving the services that we offer on the understanding that it will be kept confidential by us;
  • to administer any services provided to you now or in the future on the understanding that such information will be kept confidential;
  • if we have a duty to do so or if the law allows us to.

We will not use your personal information for direct marketing purposes (unless you have provided us with consent to do so) or disclose, rent or sell your email address to any third party. We will take all reasonable steps to keep information we hold about you secure.


This policy may be amended from time to time to take into account of changes in our business and legal requirements. We will place updates on our website. Please ensure you review this policy regularly.

Who to contact about your Personal Information and Yorkshire Graduates

Please contact us if you have any questions about your Personal Information. You should address your questions about this policy or our use of your Personal Information to the Data Protection Officer by email to or write to Data Protection Officer, Yorkshire Graduates, 22 Paradise Square, Sheffield, S1 2DE.