Healthcare Locum Agency – ThinkLocum

Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

This Policy applies as between you, the User of this site ( and ThinkLocum, the owner and provider of this site. The Policy applies to ThinkLocums’ use of any and all Data collected by ThinkLocum in relation to your use of the site and any Services or Systems therein.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Laws, the Data Controller is ThinkLocum. The company has a dedicated Data Protection Officer who can be contacted by emailing

Useful definitions

“Cookie” means a small text file saved to the User’s hard drive by ThinkLocum that tracks, saves and stores information about a User and their interaction/use of the site. This allows ThinkLocum to identify recurring visitors and analyse browsing habits and helps to tailor the support we can provide to Users.

“Data” means collectively all information that you submit to the site.

“Data Protection Laws” means the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations 2003, any amendment, consolidation or re-enactment thereof, any legislation of equivalent purpose or effect enacted in the United Kingdom, or, where relevant, the European Union, and any orders, guidelines and instructions issued under any of the above by relevant national authorities, a judicial authority in England and Wales or, where relevant, a European Union judicial authority

“Service” means collectively any online facilities, services, tools or information ThinkLocum makes available through the site (now or in the future).

“System” means any online communication infrastructure that ThinkLocum makes available through the site (now or in the future). This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, email links, live chat facilities and message boards.

“User/Users” means any third party that accesses the site and who is not employed by ThinkLocum and acting in the course of their employment.

Data collected

Without limitation, ThinkLocum may collect and process the following Data about you:

  • The personal data that we collect includes your name, email address and telephone number. If you are a candidate we will also ask for details of the kind of work you are looking for and your preferred work location. You can also decide to upload a CV, cover letter, personal statement or other similar document or information. We will keep that information in line with our retention policy. The retention policy is available on request.
  • Details of your visits to the ThinkLocum site – including traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data. 

Document Security

At the point of registering interest on our website, uploading a document is an important part of this process. It’s important you provide enough information in your documents to enable recruiters to find the right job opportunities for you.

However, in order to ensure your online security, you should not include any of the following information in the documents:

  • National Insurance number
  • Driving license number
  • Bank details
  • Credit card details
  • Passwords
  • Date of birth
Changes to the Privacy Policy
We may alter this policy at any time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access the website.