Privacy policy

This policy is about how Cambridge Spark's website ('website') use your personal information (‘data’).

Why do you collect personal data?

We collect personal data to be able to offer a tailored service for your internships, work placements and job-hunting needs. The services available depend on whether you have registered with the our website and whether or not you decide to upload your CV to it.

What personal data do you collect?

We collect:

How do you collect it?

You provide personal data to our website by:

What do you do with my personal data?

If you are not registered, you can use basic functions such as:

In these circumstances, we will store a copy of your CV, and any other information you provide, for no longer than we need.

Who we share data with

We can access and release personal information to keep to relevant laws and government requests, to operate our systems properly and to protect both us and our users.

Any other organisations who access your information in the course of providing services on our behalf will be governed by strict contractual restrictions to make sure that they protect your information and keep to data-protection and privacy laws which apply. We may also independently audit these service providers to make sure that they meet our standards. We may use service providers to help us run these sites (or services available on the sites), some of whom may be based outside the EEA.

Some of our webpages use plug-ins from other organisations (such as the ‘Facebook Recommend’ function). These other organisations may use information about your visit to our websites on their pages. If you browse these pages while still also logged in to your account with us, information they collect may be connected to your account on their site. For more information on how these organisations use information, please read their privacy policies.

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy policy or the way we use information we hold about you, if you would like a copy of the personal data we hold about you, or if you want to make a complaint or comment. Email us


If you make a complaint to us and think we have not dealt with it to your satisfaction, you may send your complaint to the Information Commissioner for investigation. For more information on the Information Commissioner, and how to make a complaint, please visit their website at