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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Hire STEM Women Ltd, the owner and provider of this Website. Hire STEM Women Ltd takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. By submitting Personal Data through our Site or Service, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service and you expressly consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data as set out in this Privacy Policy.  Please Read this privacy policy carefully.

Definition and Interpretation:

  1. In this Privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

Data: Collectively all information that you submit to Hire STEM Women Ltd via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;

Cookies: A Small text file placed on your computer by the Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);

Hire STEM Women Ltd, we or us: Hire STEM Women Ltd, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number: 09890141 whose registered address is Unit 9224-141, Access House, Morden Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 2AP;

UK and EU Cookie Law: The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

User or you: Any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Hire STEM Women Ltd and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Hire STEM Women Ltd and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and

Website: The website that you are currently using,, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

  1. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
    1. The singular includes the plural and vice versa;
    2. References to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;
    3. A reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
    4. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;
    5. Reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
    6. The headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy

  1. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Hire STEM Women Ltd and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

Data collected

  1. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
    1. Name
    2. Date of Birth;
    3. Gender;
    4. Job Title;
    5. Profession;
    6. Contact Information such as email address and telephone numbers;
    7. Demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
    8. Financial information such as your salary history and requirements
    9. Employment and Academic history, Diversity information, Contextual data, photos and videos
    10. If you are an employer, we will collect your contact and organisations details.

In each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Our use of Data

  1. For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Hire STEM Women Ltd is the “data controller”
  2. We will retain any Data you submit for more than 12 months.
  3. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This does not include our affiliates and / or other companies within our group
  4. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security)
  5. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
    1. Internal record keeping;
    2. Improvement of our products/services;
    3. Transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;
    4. Contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website;
    5. To improve Diversity and Inclusion measures;

In each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Third party websites and services

10.  Hire STEM Women Ltd may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services have access to personal Data provided by Users of this Website.

11.  Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that we request. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any data that is processed by third parties will be processed within the terms of this privacy policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Links to other websites

12.  This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them. 

Changes of business ownership and control

13.   Hire STEM Women Ltd may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Hire STEM Women Ltd. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

14.  We may also disclose Data to prospective purchasers of our business or any part of it.

15.  In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected. 

Controlling use of your Data

16.  Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:

  1. Use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and
  2. Sharing Data with third parties. 

Functionality of the Website

17.  To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.

18.  You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies. For more information, see the clause below (Cookies).

Accessing your own Data 

19.  You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Hire STEM Women Ltd (where data is held).


20.  Data security is of great importance to Hire STEM Women Ltd and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.

21.  If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. 

22.  We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.


           23.This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Hire STEM Women Ltd uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of services. Hire STEM Women Ltd has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

           24.All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

         25.  Before the Website Places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Hire STEM Women Ltd to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

           26. This Website may place the following Cookies:

Type of Cookie Purpose
Strictly necessary cookies These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
Analytical/ performance cookies They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. 

         27.You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

       28.You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings. 

        29.It Is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

Reviews & Testimonials

30.  We often receive reviews or testimonials from users who have had positive experiences with our Service. We occasionally publish such content. When we publish any content, we may identify our users names which would include their first and last name. We would obtain the consent of the user prior to publishing such reviews or testimonials. If you use social media and make comments associated with our Website, you should be aware that any Personal Data you submit can be read, collected and used by other users of these social media websites and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. Please note we are not responsible for the personal identifiable information you choose to submit in these blogs and forums.


31.  You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

32.  If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

33.  Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

34.  This privacy policy is governed by and interpreted according to English law. All disputes arising under this privacy policy are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.


35.  We may create Anonymous Data from your personal details. We use this Anonymous Data to analyse requests relevant to Diversity and Inclusion, this in return will allow us to improve our products and or services. We reserve the right to use Anonymous Data for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Data to our partners / clients in our sole discretion.

Deleting or Updating your Personal Data

36.  You are able to access, amend or change any of your Personal Data in your Account by logging into your profile within your Account or by sending us an email to

37.  You may request deletion of your Account and Personal Data held by us, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to honour your request, but please note that we may be required to keep such information and not delete it to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements when we delete any information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives for reasons described above. We retain your Personal Data for only as long as you allow us to do so, we are required by law or have legitimate business purposes to retain it.

Changes to this privacy policy

38.  Hire STEM Women Ltd reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

You may contact Hire STEM Women Ltd by email at