Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Big Fish Little Fish uses and protects any information that you give Big Fish Little Fish when you use this website.

Big Fish Little Fish 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.

Big Fish Little Fish 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 25th May 2018.

Any queries regarding our privacy policy can be directed to: The Data Controller, Big Fish Little Fish, 125 Queen Street, Sheffield, S1 2DU.

What we collect


We may collect the following information when you apply for an employment vacancy

Name and contact information including email address

Demographic information such as postcode

Other information relevant to your specific application


We may collect the following information when you engage with us to assist in your recruitment solutions

Name and contact information – including business name, contact telephone number and email addresses

What we do with the information we gather

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


In order to match your skills and employment needs to source your next recruitment opportunity


We only require contact information in order to engage and recruit on your behalf

How long we keep information


On receipt of your application, we may store your CV for up-to 6-months.

Permanent Positions – If appointed into a new permanent opportunity we will store your CV and reference information for up to 2 years.

Temporary/Contract Work – We will store and hold data securely whilst you are working through ourselves, thereafter completion we would only store relevant HMRC/Tax information for up to 6 years – to be compliant with the HMRC.

Employer – We will store and hold contact information securely indefinitely – in order to keep in touch with you.  Please advise us if you would like to be removed at any time.


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.

We use Facebook Pixel to gather information about the use of our website by means of cookies. This service uses cookies for further advertising and re-targeting. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at

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.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.  If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to The Data Controller, Big Fish Little Fish, 125 Queen Street, Sheffield, S1 2DU

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

You have the right to lodge a complaint with The Information Commissioners Office and can do so by using the following link They also operate a helpline on 0303 123 1113.