Privacy statement

This privacy statement sets out how Beckett Rankine collects, uses and protects any information that you give Beckett Rankine when you use this website.  This is in line with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules.

Beckett Rankine is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Beckett Rankine may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25 May 2018

Users of our website

What we collect – The “Send us a message” form.

If you use our website to communicate with us via the “Send us a Message” section on the contact page then we collect the following Personal Information:

  •  Your Name
  • Your Email address
  • Your IP Address
  • Any other information that you enter into the message box.
  • What we do with the information we gather:

We use this information to enable us to provide you with a response to your message.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We will not give, sell, rent or trade your Personal Information to any third party. 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 webpage 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 usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

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

Job Applicants

Our careers email address is available on this website.  When you email this address, we collect and processes your Personal Information. We may keep the information you submit in connection with an application for employment and for future consideration.

What Information may we collect?

  • Your name
  • Your Email address
  • Contact details
  • Education details
  • Employment history
  • Reference or results of employment checks
  • Your resume (CV)
  • Information contained within your cover letter or email

How do we collect your Personal Information?

  • Directly from you when you provide it in or with your resume (CV) or in the context of a job application.
  • From the references you provide.
  • From references received from third parties such as education institutions or your current or past employers.
  • From employment checks, including from publicly available sources, such as Google and LinkedIn.

What do we use your Personal Information for?

We use the Personal Information provided for legitimate business purposes, including to assess your suitability for a post, to enter into an employment relationship with you, and because there is a legitimate business need to assess job applications or as otherwise permitted by applicable law.

Will we share your Personal Information with anyone?

We will not sell, rent or trade your Personal Information to any third party and will only share your Personal Information with:

  • Third parties necessary to verify your information and to obtain references such as your previous employers or education institutions.
  • Third party service providers which we use as part of the job application process. For example job application Personal Information may be shared with Peopletime who provide us with Human Resources services. Peopletime’s Privacy Statement can be found at
  • Third parties where we are required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process.


We will retain your Personal Information for no longer than is necessary. We will further retain and use your Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce agreements. For example, we generally retain employee and customer information as long as we need to provide services, and for a period of up to 6 years (or in the case of contracts under seal 12 years) after the business relationship ends. If compelled by the law, or in the case of a litigation or potential litigation, we will retain information for a longer period.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable to cover costs. If you would like to review the information held on you please write to :

The Data Controller
Beckett Rankine
47 Gillingham Street

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us as soon as possible at the above address, or use the contact form on our website. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.