Privacy Policy

Beresford Wilson & Partners (“we”, “us” or “our”) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, (“our site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of our site and you will be required to read and accept this Privacy Policy when signing up for an Account. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using our site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Personal Data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to us via our site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“We/Us/Our/BWP” means Beresford Wilson & Partners (BWP), a company registered in the United Arab Emirates, under company number 766319, whose registered address is Unit 1004-27, Swiss Tower, Plot JLT-PH2-Y3A, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE; and

“Cookies” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by our site when you visit certain parts of our site and/or when you use certain features of our site.

2. Policy Coverage

This Policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of our site. Our site may contain links to other websites, therefore please note that we have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

3. Data We Collect

❖ BWP collects personal information, such as your contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers), demographic information (addresses, postcodes and interests), work experience and other such data associated with a resume for job applications in the Middle East.

❖ Please keep in mind that, when you apply for jobs advertised on BWP, your resume data is stored in your MyBWP account and any other information that you disclosed during your job application will be made available to the companies you applied to. It is our policy to discuss specific vacancies with candidates prior to submitting their CV to the client, but this may not always be possible.

4. Use of Personal Data

❖ All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times.

❖ Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in our legitimate interests.

❖ BWP collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the services you have requested. BWP also uses your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from BWP and its affiliates. BWP may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

❖ BWP does not sell, rent or lease its user or registered member lists to third parties. BWP may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.

❖ BWP may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on BWP or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BWP and its family of websites; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BWP, its websites, or the public.

❖ With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email telephone, text message and post with information, news and offers on our products and services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.

❖ Personal information collected on this site may be stored and processed at any country in which BWP or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country and of the UAE.

❖ Third parties (including names) whose content appears on our site may use third party Cookies. Please note that we do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.

5. Your Rights

5.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

❖ The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data;

❖ The right of access to the personal data we hold about you;

❖ The right to rectification if any personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact us using the details in section 10);

❖ The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask us to delete any personal data we hold about you;

❖ The right to restrict the processing of your personal data;

❖ The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organization);

❖ The right to object to us using your personal data for particular purposes; and

❖ Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.

5.2 If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided in section 10 and we will do our best to solve the problem for you.

5.3 You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it.

5.4 We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected.

6. Security of your Personal Data

BWP is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

7. Accessing your Personal Data

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and we will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact us for more details at or using the contact details below in section 9.

8. Our Use of Cookies

Our site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of our site and to provide and improve our products services. By using our site you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Third party Cookies are used on our site for marketing etc. In addition, our site uses analytics services provided by Google, which also use Cookies. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyze usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how people use our site.

9. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

BWP will occasionally update these Terms to reflect company and user feedback. When BWP posts changes to these Terms, you will see the word “updated” next to the Privacy Statement link on the front page of BWP. If there are material changes to these Terms or in how BWP will use your personal information, BWP will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. BWP encourages you to periodically review these Terms to be informed of how BWP is protecting your information.

10. Contact Us

If you have any questions about our site or this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at, by telephone on insert phone number, or by post at insert address. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data we hold about you.