Privacy Policy

Horizon Technology Recruitment are committed to protecting the confidentiality of information and privacy of our candidates, clients and other users of our websites and services.

Where you provide Horizon Technology Recruitment with your personal data, in person, by email, through our websites or offices, we endeavour to ensure that the information you submit to us remains private and is only used in accordance with this policy. By providing us with your personal data, you also consent for us to collect, hold, use and disclose your personal data in accordance with this policy.

If you do not agree to our processing of your data in the manner outlined in the Policy, please do not submit any personal data to us.

Horizon Technology Recruitment must comply with the applicable privacy laws and similar laws in the countries in which we operate.

Collection of Personal Data

Depending on the purpose of the collection, the personal data Horizon Technology Recruitment may collect includes Applicant’s or Client’s names, contact addresses, contact telephone numbers, email addresses, occupations, employers, job positions, photo pages of Identification Documents, Visa details, or any other relevant information that is required by the Horizon Technology Recruitment to deliver its recruitment service. All the personal data we collect is held, used and disclosed for the purposes set out below.

Purpose and Disclosure of Personal Data

Horizon Technology Recruitment will hold and use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To provide our services to you to allow your potential or actual placement into a job.
  • To match your relevant skills, experience and qualifications with job vacancies.
  • To assist us in finding a position that is most suitable to you and for us to send your personal data to our clients in order to apply for jobs where you have provided your prior consent to us.
  • For us to direct-market our services to you and to advise you of relevant news and industry updates and other information. Where we send such information you will be able to unsubscribe from such communications.
  • To generally maintain our business relationship with you as a client or a candidate where you are a user of our website.

Horizon Technology Recruitment may disclose your personal data to third parties for the following purposes:

  • For potential employers to be able to judge your suitability as an applicant for a position within their organisation.
  • To a professional association or registration body that has a legitimate interest in the disclosure of your personal and sensitive information.
  • In order to comply with any requests from regulatory or law enforcement authorities to release such personal data if they so require.
  • We may also seek your consent to collect, hold, use and disclose your personal data for any other purpose not listed above.
Privacy on Our Websites

You have the option to submit your CV to Horizon Technology Recruitment through our websites for either general consideration by our recruitment consultants for any current or future positions suited to your experience and qualifications or against an application for specific advertised position(s).

When you submit your CV it will be sent to the relevant recruitment consultants who will review the details of your submission. Your CV can be updated at any time by following the same procedure to submit a new CV on our websites.

Job Alerts by Email

You may agree to opt in to receive emails that alert you to new jobs on our website. To subscribe to such alerts you will need to provide your email address, which will be used for the purpose of keeping you informed by email of the latest jobs and/or news in your nominated industry. If you no longer wish to receive such emails unsubscribe links are provided in every such email that you receive from us.

Aggregate Information about Website Visitors

Horizon Technology Recruitment gathers statistics about all visitors to our websites worldwide. We only use such data in aggregate so that the information we gather does not identify individual behaviour. We use such information to monitor the most effective parts of our websites in order for us to be able to improve our online offering for the benefit of our users.

Maintenance of Data

Our aim is to make sure that the personal information which we hold is accurate and up to date. We realise that information changes frequently with changes of address and other personal circumstances. We generally update your customer information over the telephone. Please advise your consultant when your personal details change.

Access to your Personal Data

Subject to certain exceptions you may request access to or the updating of your personal data held at Horizon Technology Recruitment by contacting the Data Protection Officer whose details are below.

In order for us to provide any personal data we will need to verify your identity and may request further information about your request. We may refuse your request where we are legally permitted to do so and give you such reasons. You should be aware that it may take a reasonable time to process your application for access as we may need to retrieve information from storage and review information in order to determine what information may be provided.

You may request that Horizon Technology Recruitment stops using your information and contacting you and we will comply with your request. However, if this involves a request for deletion of your file, please be aware that we may not be required or able to do so, particularly where your file also holds information about our clients. Where permitted to do so, we may charge a fee to cover our administration costs when accessing and updating requests.


Horizon Technology Recruitment takes reasonable steps to keep personal data secure, accurate and up to date. The Internet is not always a secure method of transmitting information. Accordingly, while we seek to protect your personal data by implementing digital security systems in various parts of our website, Horizon Technology Recruitment cannot accept responsibility for the security of information you send to or receive from us over the Internet or for any unauthorised access or use of that information. Where we have links to websites outside the Horizon Technology Recruitment website, we cannot ensure that your privacy will be protected in accordance with this policy. You should consult these other websites’ privacy policies as we have no control over them and are not responsible for any information that is submitted to or collected by these third parties.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Horizon Technology Recruitment may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. We suggest that you visit our website regularly to keep up to date with any changes.

Implementation of Policy

This Policy shall be deemed effective as of 01 June 2020. No part of this Policy shall have retroactive effect and shall thus apply only to matters occurring on or after this date.


You can contact our Data Protection Officer by email using this address:

or in writing at the following address;
Horizon Recruitment Limited
5/F Man Lee Building,
11-11A Aberdeen Street,
Hong Kong Island,
Hong Kong

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