1. Introduction

This privacy policy explains how we collect and use personal data about you when you interact with our websites, subscribe to our content and use our job service.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

It is important that you read this privacy policy together with any other privacy information we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

2. Who are we?

We are DVV Media International Limited of 6th Floor, Chancery House, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1JB.

DVV Media International Limited is the UK arm of the global publishing company DVV Media Group. Publications of DVV Media International Limited which are provided for in this privacy policy include:

  • Personnel Today

  • Occupational Health & Wellbeing

  • Personnel Today Jobs

  • Personnel Today Awards

  • The RAD Awards

  • WhatMedia

For simplicity throughout this policy, ‘we’ and ‘us’ mean DVV Media International and the above publications.

When you interact with our websites, sign up for our newsletters, buy our subscriptions and use our job service we are the “data controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal data about you. We are required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (the “GDPR”) to notify you of the information contained in this privacy policy.

Navigate this page

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Who are we?

  • 3. What kinds of personal data about you do we process?

  • 4. When do we collect your personal data?

  • 5. How and why do we use your personal data?

  • 6. Do we process any sensitive personal data about you?

  • 7. Sharing your data

  • 8. Transferring your personal data outside the EEA

  • 9. What if you don’t want to share your personal data with us?

  • 10. What should you do if your personal data changes?

  • 11. How do we keep your data secure?

  • 12. For how long do we retain your personal data?

  • 13. Your rights

  • 14. Your right to withdraw consent

  • 15. Marketing messages

  • 16. Data Protection Officer

  • 17. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We have a dedicated data protection officer (“DPO”). You can contact the DPO by writing to the above address, marked for the attention of the DPO. Alternatively, you can email


Our websites may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.


We provide access and links from our websites to XpertHR which is a comprehensive source of HR compliance, good practice and benchmarking information. XpertHR is a third-party website owned by LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group. We do not control the content of XpertHR’s website and are not responsible for its privacy statements.

3. What kinds of personal data about you do we process?

We may collect, store, and use the following categories of personal data about you:
Categories of Data Include
Identity Name, title, date of birth and gender
Contact Billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers
Financial Bank account & payment card details
Technical and usage Information gathered by the use of cookies in your web browser including information about how you use our website. You can learn more about how we use cookies and similar technologies here.
Profile Your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses
Demographics Information provided by you about your employer, industry, business and interests
Your communications with us Enquiries through our Contact Us pages, our email exchanges with you or records of telephone calls
Job applications CVs, job profiles, job applications and related enquiries
Marketing and Communications Your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our partners and your communication preferences
Blog comments Comments posted in response to our content
Social media Your social media username, if you interact with us through those channels, to help us respond to your comments, questions or feedback