Privacy Policy

Velocity Recruitment

Velocity Recruitment adheres to a strict policy concerning the privacy of our web site visitors and candidates. We must comply with certain requirements, which ensures that any data you provide to us is processed and stored correctly.

Information we collect from you

As we are trading as an employment business, we may need your personal information from you to ensure that we have the right information to process your application. The information we require as a minimum will include is your Full Name, Address, National Insurance Number, Bank Details, work history and right to work in the UK. We may also require other personal information to ensure your application is complete for the position you have applied for.


Processing your information

The processing of personal information/data about you is to enable us to carry out our obligations as an employment business and that we have the correct information which may include (but not limited to) your name, address, phone number, work history, qualifications and bank details, this is to process your payroll, your pension contributions and to comply with relevant regulations and legislation.


Data to third parties

We may have to pass on your data to third parties where we are required to comply with regulations and legislations. These third parties may include HMRC, other Government departments, Pension providers and to potential, intended employers or our clients to allow you to carry out your temporary assignment.


Storing your data

The data and information given to us is extremely important, and this information is only accessible by our staff and third parties mentioned above. We will retain your data no longer than necessary, but as we will process wages for temporary workers, we will require to retain your data/information for 6 years from your last assignment. If there is a data breach, we will inform the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).



Certain software that we use, related to our website allows us to monitor the site in order to collate information, such as how many views our site gets. We do not use any form of software to gather any personal information about our visitors.


Can you access the data we hold about you?

You have the right to make a request to access all data we hold about you; this must be done in writing to the address below and we will respond within 1 month. We will not refuse or charge you for this request unless it is a repeated request for the same information.


Our site may contain links to partner websites such as advertising websites, if you follow these links to these websites please note that they have their own privacy policies


Privacy Policy changes

Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on our website.



Address: Velocity “specialist in recruitment”, Woodbine Street, Hendon, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear,  SR1 2NL