Privacy and cookies policy

At your privacy is important to us and we will do all we can to ensure all personal information obtained will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. collects information for the pursuance of jobseekers employment and to enable employers and recruiters to find suitable candidates.

1. Jobseekers and Candidates

(1.1) Job applications The information entered by you on registration together with your CV if included will automatically be emailed to the relevant employer or recruiter for consideration in respect of a specific job role, should you opt to apply for that role. A link will also be provided so the recruiter can access your candidate profile.

(1.2) Your candidate profile on our candidate database Your candidate profile will be held on our candidate database. You should be aware that employers and recruiters can pay to access and search the candidate database for the purpose of recruitment.

(1.2.1) cannot warrant being able to verify the identity or the nature of the businesses accessing the candidate database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality. We advise you to be sensible about the nature of the information you include on your profile.

(1.2.2) Please note that reserves the right to remove CV’s or candidate profiles that include any obscene or illegal content.

(1.2.3) You are wholly responsible for keeping the contents of your account up to-date and for closing your account if you no longer wish for any part of it to be visible to third parties accessing the candidate database.

(1.3) Statistical Information may use some or all of the data contained on the candidate database for the purpose of collating general statistical information which may provide third parties and clients certain information about the site such as number of stylists in a given geographical area. However, such information will not include identifiable details of you as an individual.

2.Employers and Recruiters

(2.1) Mailings from

(2.1.1) Direct mailings from We may mail you from time to time with details such special recruitment advertising offers, candidates looking for work, company news and recruitment tips. You may unsubscribe from these mailings at any time using link to unsubscribe from each mailing. For further assistance please email us at with the subject title ‘Unsubscribe HBJ client mailings‘ and provide us with the email address your company has registered with us.

3.Cookies Our website uses cookies and by registering as a member of our site or by logging in to use your account you will be accepting the way in which our website uses cookies; full details of which are given below. So please make sure you are clear on what cookies are and how and why we use them on our website.

What are cookies? A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers stored on your computer. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website and to provide certain features which allow you more convenient means of access,better experience when you browse our website and also allow us to improve our site. There is no personally identifiable information held on cookies and we don’t track your personal activities when you’re not on Neither can the cookies we use run any code or contain viruses. You do have the option to decline or accept these cookies as you wish. If you decline these cookies please be aware you may not have the ability to access certain areas of our site. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them visit or please read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies.

(3.1) How we use cookies We’ve listed below the cookies our site uses with details about why we use them and how long they will last.

(3.1.1) Proper function of our site Certain cookies that we use are0 essential to the proper functioning of our site and your requirements such as conducting a job search if you are a candidate.

(3.1.2) Storing your preferences Our site uses cookies which allows us to provide you with options to improve your visit - remembering data you have filled out in a form for example and preferences like display of job search results. The site sets a master cookies which identifies you from page to page to enable these features to happen.

(3.1.3) Measuring website usage / Google analytics We use Google analytics to collect information about how people use our site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting our user’s needs and to understamd how we could do things better. Google analytics stores information about which pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you get here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. you name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data. Google’s privacy policy is available at

(3.1.4) Enabling a better experience Our site uses a technology called Javascript to make the way things look more pleasing on the page. The site identiies if your browser has javascript enabled and then sets a cookie so that it knows this is the case for the duration of your visit.

(3.2) How to manage your cookies Browser settings: Most browsers can be altered to prevent your computer from accepting cookies, although this may mean that some of the features of this site (and other sites) will not work properly and may restrict your user experience These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings. the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘help’ option in your browser for mroe details.

Turn off anonymous Google Analytic cookies: You can instal a Google Analytics browser “plug in” to prevent the website sending infromation about your visit to Google Analytics. More information about this can be found below:

Other useful links If you would like to find out more about cookies and their wider use, you may find the following links of interest Microsoft cookies guide All about cookies

(4) Changes This privacy policy may be updated from time to time in line with legal requirements and in relation to any changes of service offered by If this is the case the date of change will be notified.