This privacy policy sets out how Colt Mackenzie McNair (CMM) uses and protects any information that you give CMM when you use this website.

CMM 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 you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Colt Mackenzie McNair 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.

How we collect your data

There are a number of ways we receive your data. First, it may be when you register with us through our enquiries page or apply for a job through our opportunities page. When you submit your information through these forms we enter them into our protected database. The information we collect from these forms will be your name, contact details and CV. We may also make notes based on the message you have left with us.

Second, we may collect your data. Due to the nature of our business and the service we provide, we are always actively looking for new candidates. We collect your data through referrals as well as your professional social media profiles.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

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

What we do with the information we gather

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. If you do not wish to receive these emails, please make us aware of this when submitting your information
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests
  • If you do not wish to be contacted about our promotions, market research or any other services that we provide please let us know when submitting your information

Your data

It is important that we maintain the accuracy of your information and ensure all your details are kept up to date at all times. If you wish to update your personal details, you can do it with one of our consultants or by emailing us.

You have the right to access the information we hold about you as well as to ask us to destroy your data. Please email your request to our Data Protection Officer (DPO) Cathy Albanozzo at or call us on +44 (0) 1344 636411 so we can deal with your request.


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 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 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 writing to or e-mailing us.