Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to our online activities as well as to any information collected offline or via channels other than this web site.


The provision of all data to Wickland Westcott is voluntary. You do not have to provide us with any data. However, if you do not provide us with certain data it will be difficult for you to take part our processes.

By participating in this portal, you are giving your consent for us to store your data for the duration of the process. We will not pass your data to another party without your consent. This includes individuals who have sent us their CVs.

By using our web site, you consent to those elements of our Privacy Policy which pertain to it.

Personal data we collect

As a minimum, we will collect name, telephone number and email address if you participate in this portal and in any of our processes.

In promoting diversity, inclusion and equality we may also collect sensitive personal data about you in the form of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion and relationship questions. This information will remain confidential and used for the purposes of ensuring ‘equality of opportunity or treatment’ as in line with The Data Protection Act 2018, Schedule 1, Part 2 (8). For more information on how your personal data will be used, please see the section ‘how we use your personal data’.

We may collect psychometric or SAQ data on this portal. We will hold the data that you share with Wickland Westcott for up to five years.

Log Files

This web site follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit web sites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the web site, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other web site, this web site uses cookies. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the web site that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information. You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective web sites.

How we use your personal data

We use your contact details as the basis for managing our interactions with you.

We also store data anonymously for analytical purposes to generate insights, for example producing group norms. For example, the personal information (e.g. gender, ethnicity etc) that you share may be incorporated into the norm groups that we have developed for the psychometric tests that we administer.

Who we share your personal data with

Your data will be only be shared with your explicit consent.

We sometimes partner with other organisations to help deliver projects to our clients. Therefore, we may release your data to these parties in order to deliver the work we have been engaged to do. In all cases the data will be treated in strictest confidence, and in line with GDPR best practice. For instance, as part of this programme, your contact details will be shared with ‘Tests Direct’ who provide the psychometric personality questionnaire Credo and where recommended by your coach, ‘Talent Finders’ who provide a suite of tools to help to identify career role preferences. In both instances you will be asked to agree to their separate privacy and GDPR policies. Additionally, your contact information may be shared with the University of York so that they can gain your feedback on the programme. The information that you share with Wickland Westcott will not be shared with any third country or international organisations.

Access and control

Under the GDPR, you have the right of access to your data, a right to rectification, erasure (in certain circumstances), objection or portability (in certain circumstances). You also have a right to withdraw consent and various rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling. If you would like to exercise any of your rights please email gdpr@wicklandwestcott. email

Finally, if you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us by e-mailing us at

If you have any further concerns you can contact the regulator using the contact details below:

Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Textphone: 01625 545860
Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House Water Lane