Fastnet Privacy Statement

Fastnet – The Talent Group recognizes that your trust is fundamental to the value of our service. Protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information has always been a fundamental principle in our relationship with you, our clients and candidates. We take every reasonable measure necessary to protect any personal information we may collect on our website or through any other means from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, change or disclosure.

Fastnet – The Talent Group has in place privacy and security practices to safeguard our candidates' personal information as well as any confidential corporate information our clients provide. These practices are reviewed, and if necessary revised, on a regular basis. Additionally, Fastnet – The Talent Group’s employees receive privacy training and must comply with Fastnet – The Talent Group’s privacy practices as a condition of employment. Each consultant and employee is required to sign a confidentiality agreement upon joining the organisation – agreeing to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of all information shared within the company.

Personal information collected by Fastnet – The Talent Group is information about an identifiable individual that may include such information as name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, financial information, career history, references, education and other credentials. Only such candidate information as has been expressly approved by the candidate is shared with clients.

Corporate information collected from clients may include organizational structure, revenue, business challenges and cultural notes. Likewise, only such client information as has been expressly approved by the client is shared with candidates. The sole purpose of collecting information is to facilitate Fastnet’s services and at no time is this information used for any other purpose. Candidates and clients are advised of information sharing for each occurrence – at no time is information shared with any party without the agreement of each participant.

The personal data Fastnet – The Talent Group collects from you will be used to:

  • Provide our recruitment, executive search, contract services and talent management services to you.
  • Allow for new and existing candidates to submit CV’s both in general and to apply for particular opportunities.
  • Allow for our consultants to contact you, the candidate, in relation to appropriate job opportunities as these become available, to analyse your information against open opportunities and to aid our consultants in optimising your job search.
  • Contact you, the client, in relation to services we are providing to you.
  • Answer any queries you, the client or candidate, may have.
  • Keep you informed of relevant industry news and new job opportunities as appropriate.

Where consent has been explicitly provided, we will also use your information to:

  • Send personal information to clients in order to apply for specific jobs
  • Provide information to candidates around organizational structure, revenue, business challenges and cultural notes etc.
  • Fastnet – The Talent Group operates from offices in Cork and Dublin. We process data using secure cloud applications.

Other Sources of Data

Fastnet – The Talent Group may also process information from relevant online public sources such as LinkedIn and combine this with the existing information provided by the client or candidate.

Curriculum Vitae

By sending your CV to Fastnet – The Talent Group, you are consenting to the processing of your personal data, as outlined throughout the statement.

We will use our best endeavours to ensure that all Personal information held is maintained and up to date. However, it is your responsibility to inform us of any changes to your Personal information and this can be done, at any point, by emailing with your updated details.

Job Alerts and Industry News

Having received your contact details or CV, we will use this data to keep in touch with you in relation to job alerts, industry news etc. If you wish to no longer receive these, please use the unsubscribe function on the newsletter or email.

Opting Out

Should, at any point, you wish for your data to be removed from Fastnet’s database or to opt out of particular communications please contact us at confirming your contact details.

Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your device (e.g. your phone or your computer) for record-keeping purposes. For example, a cookie could allow the Site to recognise your browser, while another could store your preferences and other information, and let you navigate the Site effectively. Cookies can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. To find out more about cookies please see

How are they used on the Site?
This site uses 2 different types of cookie:

  • Session Cookies
  • Persistent Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not persistently stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used to deliver basic functions of a website while you are actively using it – for instance during a registration process. Session cookies are generally erased when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This allows the site to deliver functions between browser sessions and subsequent visits. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.

Cookies Used on the Site

Cookie Name

Purpose of Cookie

UserCountryCode To identify country from which the website is being accessed from
CFID / CFToken User session management (user account access, shopping cart, wishlist)
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Your consent to Cookies
By using this Site, you agree that we can store and access the above cookies on your device.

Your browser may allow you to set how it handles cookies, such as declining all cookies or prompting you on whether to accept each cookie. But please note that some parts of the Site may not work as intended or may not work at all without cookies.

Changes to this Cookie Policy
We can change this Cookie Policy at any time. If we make material changes to the Cookie Policy, we will let you know by posting the changed Cookie Policy on the Site.

It’s important that you review the changed Cookie Policy. If you do not wish to agree to the changed Cookie Policy, then we cannot continue to provide the Site to you, and your only option is to stop accessing the Site.

Subject Access Request

All individuals that Fastnet – The Talent Group interacts with have a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold on our systems. Should you wish to submit a request, please email and we will send you a Subject Access Request From to complete.

Evidence of identity must be provided on application, in the form of a current passport/driving license. You must specify the particular set of data they are requesting at the time of application. Fastnet – The Talent Group will provide the requested information to the data subject within one month from this recorded date.

Changes to Our Policy

Fastnet – The Talent Group’s Privacy Policy and Statement are subject to review and change on an ongoing basis. These changes will be communicated by Fastnet’s website. Acceptance of the policy and statement revisions will be constituted by continued use of the website and/or services after the changes have been made.

Contact Us

If you have any queries on our Privacy Policy, or other areas of GDPR, please email



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