Privacy Policy

D R Newitt Privacy Notice

This privacy policy explains how D R Newitt & Associates Ltd, D R Newitt Recruitment Ltd, D R Newitt Ltd & D R Newitt Interim Ltd gather and use your personal information.

  1. We collect and store information about you when you register with us or agree to use our services. Information stored contains all relevant details from your CV including but not limited to your name, address, contact details, employment history, salary details and where possible communications between you and our staff.
  2. The information we store is used by our consultants/staff to contact you about new vacancies and job opportunities and to let you know about our services.
  3. We will also use your information for the purposes of conducting internal customer satisfaction surveys.
  4. D R Newitt will not share your information for marketing purposes with any non-affiliated or third party companies. Information will however be accessible from other D R Newitt offices in the UK.
  5. Your CV and details will not be submitted for a job opportunity or sent to any of our clients without your prior knowledge
  6. You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of this information or if you would like further details on how we store, secure and process it please send a request in writing to – or D R Newitt, 3rd Floor, 2 Lochrin Square, 96 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QA or call 0131 226 5060
  7. You also have the right to ask us to rectify your data, erase your data or restrict the usage of your data. Please call us or write to us – or 0131 226 5060
  8. Your data will be held until you inform us that you would like it deleted (see point 7 above)
  9. If you believe there is a problem with the way we are handling your information please contact us in the first instance to discuss the matter. You also have the right to complain to the ICO – Information Commissioner’s Office if you feel the complaint has not been dealt with appropriately

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

Name and job title
Contact information including email address
Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping

We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website however.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

Cookies used on our sites

Cookie What we use them for
_utmz This cookie stores where a visitor (you) came from. E.g. search engine, search keyword, link, etc.
_utma This cookie stores each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit.
_utmc, _utmb These are used to check approximately how long a user (you) stay on our site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends.
session Session cookies allow users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page.
twll, k These cookies are created by Twitter, they let the website know if you’ve logged in to your Twitter account. In this case they are present because the ‘Tweet’ button is being used on the website.
psc, uvc, uid, di, uit, sshs, ssc, dt AddThis (social sharing tool) sets cookies to help serve social media buttons, they never store personal information unless provided and this is non-personally identifiable information.
loc AddThis Geolocation cookie, so our publishers know approximately where people sharing information are located

How to manage cookies

Our cookies do not store financial information, or information which is capable of directly identifying you (such as your name or address). Cookies simply allow our website to retrieve this information in order to personalise and improve your experience of our website.

However, if you wish to restrict, block or delete cookies provided by this website – or any other website – you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences, or use the following on your particular browser.

Mozilla Firefox

Click the orange Firefox button at the top of the window (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options
Select the Privacy panel
From the history drop down select “Use custom settings for history”
Un-check “Accept cookies from sites”
Click OK

Google Chrome

Click on the wrench icon, within Chrome
Select “Settings”
Select “Under the Hood”
Click “Content Settings” in the “Privacy” section
Under the “Cookies” section select “Block sites from setting any data”

Internet Explorer 9

Click the gear-wheel icon in the top right corner of the browser
Click Internet Options
Navigate to the Privacy Tab
Set the slider to “High” or above
Click OK to confirm

Apple Safari

Click the gear-wheel icon in the top right corner of the browser
Click the “Privacy” icon
Choose “Block cookies” as “Always”
Close window
Please bear in mind that if you do this, certain personalised features of this website and others cannot be provided to you.

Third Party Cookies

To help improve your experience of our site we use content from other sites to help users and improve usability for example Google Maps for store locators or You tube for Video. We also use social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Linked In to allow businesses to communicate with their clients along with analytics to help improve user experience. We do not control these sites and we suggest you read their cookie policy to see which ones they use and how to manage them.

Third-party cookies What their cookies are used for
Google We use Google Maps to show our location.
Google’s privacy policy:

Social Tools

This website takes advantage of social networks such as twitter, you may receive cookies from these websites. We are not in control of these third-party cookies, if you’d like to learn more about them – visit their websites.

Facebooks privacy policy

Twitters privacy policy

AddThis privacy policy
Further information

If you wish to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit

Thank you for selecting D R Newitt, should you have any queries, or require any further information on the services we provide please contact our Talent Resourcing Team on

+ 44 (0)131 226 5060


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