Privacy Notice

The Exit Partnership Limited takes your privacy seriously, and we will only use your personal data as permitted by current data protection legislation. This Privacy Notice explains the information The Exit Partnership Limited collects and what the information is used for. 

We review this Privacy Notice regularly, and our most recent version is on our website.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Notice, please email or write to us at Weetwood Hall Estate, Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5PS .

Who are we?

The Exit Partnership (TEP) is owned by The City & Capital Group, a company incorporated in England and Wales whose registered Company Number is 11161713.

Our registered office address is The Exit Partnership Limited, Marland House, 13 Huddersfield Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2LW.

Before we start

Our website may have links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. If you click on those links or enable those connections, you may allow those third parties to collect or share data about you. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that you have left our site and these websites have their own privacy notices which we encourage you to read before submitting any personal information to them.

What data do we collect?

Depending on your relationship with us (for instance, whether you are a candidate looking for a new position or professional contact), we collect, use, store and transfer some or all of the following data:

Identity and Contact Data: including your names, date of birth, postal address, email address and telephone numbers;

Financial Data: where we are making or receiving payments;

Client Data: all of the personal data that you may give to us in connection with either finding you a new employment position or selling your company, including information you provide to us on your CV or as part of our candidate registration process, and details about your business and business transactions;

Transaction Data: details of services we provide to you;

Technical Data: information we collect automatically when you visit our website, including your IP address, browser details, and device details (please see Cookie section for more details);

Marketing and Communications Data: how you wish to receive marketing from us;

Sensitive Data: we do not usually ask for this, but your new employer may ask us to collect a copy of your passport page which contains your photograph and you may include this information in any CV you give to us. We will hold this data securely and delete it as soon as it is no longer needed.

Can I withhold my data from you?

Of course you can. But where we need to collect personal data by law, or to provide services to you, and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to provide our services to you. If this is the case, we will speak with you at the time, but we may have to suspend or end our engagement, if we cannot resolve the matter.

Where do we collect your data from?

We collect the data we hold on you when you interact with us.

In addition, we may also source your data from other websites or applications where you have made it available on those platforms, e.g. LinkedIn and job posting sites. 

If you are interested in selling your business, we may collect your data from your professional advisors, banks, and other freely available public information such as the FCA Register and Companies House.

How do we use your personal data and how long will you keep it for?

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to.

The table below, describes all of the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, where this is legally required or allowed.

We may use your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending why we are using it. If you are uncertain which specific legal ground applies in your case, please contact us using the details above so we can advise you.

Why we use your data The legal basis for doing so How long we keep it for
To register you as a new candidate to find you a new position. To perform a contract with you. Until you tell us you no longer wish us to do so. If we contact you more than 6 months after you have completed a registration form we will ask you to update your information, and if they have changed jobs within the last 6 months we will also ask you for an update.
To submit your information to a prospective employer.
  1. To perform a contract with you.
  2. Consent.
We will never pass this on without your specific consent. You should satisfy yourself how long the prospective employer will keep your information for.
To register your interest in buying or selling a company.
  1. To perform a contract with you.
  2. Consent.
Until you tell us you no longer wish us to keep this information.
To administer the relationship between us, including:

  1. Notifying you about changes to our terms and conditions;
  2. Asking you to review us or take a survey.
  1. To perform a contract with you and comply with legal obligations.
  2. For our legitimate interests (to improve our services and grow our business) .
Until you tell us you no longer wish us to keep this information.
To provide a better website.
  1. To comply with legal obligations.
  2. For our legitimate interests (to guarantee website security and improve our service to you by providing relevant and up to date information)
Please see What about cookies? Section below.
To provide you with marketing information.
  1. Consent.
  2. For our legitimate interests (to grow and develop our business).
Only for as long as you give consent.
To provide information to legal and regulatory bodies as required by law. To comply with legal obligations. 7 years.
To provide information to NHS Test and Trace when you visit our offices.
  1. To comply with legal obligations.
  2. Consent (where you check in with a QR Code).
21 days.

What about marketing?

We will never sell your information to any third party for marketing purposes.

 You may receive marketing communications from us about our business and services if you have requested information from us or previously been a client of City & Capital Acquistions and you have not withdrawn your consent to receiving that marketing.

You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out instructions on any marketing email sent to you or by contacting us using the details above.

Who do you share my personal information with?

We treat all information we hold about you as private and confidential. We will not reveal any personal details or details concerning your business to anyone not connected with The City & Capital Group, unless mentioned below.

  • You ask us to reveal information or we have your permission to do so;
  • We are required or permitted to do so by law;
  • It is required by law enforcement, or legal or statutory agencies or bodies;
  • There is a duty to the public to reveal the information e.g. to governmental bodies, tax authorities or regulatory bodies;
  • Our professional advisers, including accountants, solicitors, etc and our suppliers to enable them to maintain our IT and other systems. We have made sure that they have all the necessary data protection safeguards in place.
  • In case we sell or transfer part or all of our business to another company or individual, or merge with another company.

Do you transfer any of my personal information overseas?

Some of our IT systems used cloud-based storage which is based in the USA and has the US Privacy Shield in place.

How do you keep my information securely?

We ensure that all our third party suppliers have all necessary data protection safeguards in place, and all information on our cloud servers is encrypted.

When you complete our candidate registration form, this is encrypted and saved to our secure Client Management System. Your CV will be stored securely in the same system and only passed on to a company in connection with a future role for you with your consent.

We try and keep our office as paperless as possible, but where we need to printout items like CVs, we do not take them out of the office and securely shred them when they are no longer needed. 

What about cookies?

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

We use necessary cookies to make our site work and if you agree, analytics cookies to personalise website content and analyse our traffic and advertising cookies to provide tailored third party ads.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website or by clicking below.

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Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.


Advertising cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.


Analytics cookies help website owners understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information such as the pages you visit and how long you remain on them. This allows us to improve our website, marketing and customer experience. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to identify you.


Other cookies are used to provide interactive experiences for the user.

What are my rights?

You have various rights that allow you to control how your personal data is used as follows:

1. Right to be informed. We have to tell you how we are using your data. We use this Privacy Notice to do that.
2. Right to get copies of your data. You can contact us to check the information we store about you. There is not usually a fee for this, except in specific circumstances.
3. Right to correct your data. If the data we hold about you is inaccurate, you can ask us to change it.
4. Right to delete your data. You can ask us to delete any information we hold about you.
5. Right to limit how we use your data. You can tell us how you want us to use your information.
6. Right to data portability. We will provide you with your information in a way that is accessible or machine-readable, or allow us to transfer it to another organisation.
7. Right to object to the use of your data. You can tell us we can’t use your information in some circumstances.
8. Rights around automatic decision making We do not use any automatic decision making or profiling without human intervention.
9. Right to raise a concern If you have any concerns about how we are handling your information, please contact us directly as above.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as above.

How can I complain?

If you are unhappy with how we are handling your personal information, we would prefer it if you contacted us directly on the contact details above so we can put it right for you. 

If you still feel we have not handled your complaint correctly, you can complain to the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO], the supervisory authority for data protection issues in England and Wales. Their postal address is Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone 0303 123 1113, website 

When did you last review this Privacy Notice?

We regularly review this Privacy Notice to take into account any changes we may have made to our business or changes in data protection law or ICO guidance and updates are posted to this website so we recommend that you check this regularly.

This Privacy Notice was lasted reviewed on 3 August 2021.