Data privacy statement

In order to operate the University of Bristol (“University”) recruitment system, we will collect and store personal information you submit to it via this recruitment website. Please read our Staff Privacy Statement to understand how the University uses and protects the information you provide.

The online recruitment system is provided and hosted by the University and its third-party supplier. By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to the University holding and using it in accordance with this policy. The policy is subject to change and any changes to it in the future will be notified on this page. By continuing to use this recruitment site you are agreeing to such changes. We recommend that you check the Staff Privacy Statement each time you visit this site.


1.0 Information that we collect from you and your use of this website

1.1 Information you give us

When you visit you may be asked to provide certain information yourself, including your name, contact details, date of birth and job history.

Some of the information is mandatory in order for the University to consider an application for a vacancy or meet its statutory monitoring and reporting responsibilities. However, where indicated, some of the information is optional and you can choose not to complete.


1.2 Automatic Information

We automatically receive and save certain types of information whenever you interact with this website. We use the information to monitor website traffic and to assist with the navigation and user experience of the website.

Information that we will automatically receive includes:

  • Requested URL (Uniform Resource Locator)
  • IP (Internet Protocol) address (this may or may not identify a specific computer)
  • Domain name from which you access the internet
  • Referring URL
  • Software (browser/operating system) used to access the page
  • Date and time pages were visited


1.3 Cookies

Please see the University’s Use of cookies’ page.

Please note, when you apply for a job, login to your candidate homepage or register for email alerts you are entering the web site of a third-party supplier. The University of Bristol is not responsible for the cookies set on these pages.