You may provide certain information to RAS Limited when you use this website. This policy sets out how RAS Limited will use and protect any personal information that you give RAS Limited when you use this website or otherwise in the recruitment process. RAS Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

If you wish to use our recruitment service, you will need to submit an application that may include personal information such as that listed below. You should only provide us with this and any other information if you agree that we can process the information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

  • name and job title
  • contact information, including e-mail address
  • gender
  • occupation and company details
  • any other information you provide with your application and CV or other correspondence you send to us (by email or post or otherwise)
  • other information relevant to recruitment processes

RAS Limited may use this information for the following reasons:

  • recruitment and selection purposes
  • internal record keeping
  • to improve this website
  • provide aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help RAS Limited develop this website and recruitment processes, RAS Limited may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual
  • to pass your details to accountants, consultants and other professionals, for the purpose of obtaining professional advice and complying with RAS Limited’s legal obligations
  • use the information to customise the website according to your interests

Job Applications

Your application will only be considered by employees who are authorised to do so. A manager may contact you if they consider that you are suitable for a particular job.
If your application is successful, relevant information will be used and retained for the purpose of administering your subsequent employment.
If your application is unsuccessful, we will hold details of your application for a period of 6 months to deal with any matter which may arise in connection with your application. We may also use the information during this period to consider your suitability for other vacancies within RAS Limited.


By submitting an application you are also confirming that you have all necessary authority and/or have obtained all necessary consents from any other individuals about whom you have provided personal information to RAS Limited in order to enable us to collect, use and disclose such personal information for the purposes described above.

Background checks

For certain positions it may be necessary for us to verify the details you have supplied (for example in relation to your academic credentials) and/or carry out background checks (for example in relation to previous criminal convictions). If a position that is, or may be, of interest to you requires background checks, we will tell you about this. We will carry out background checks only where permitted by local law and with your consent.


The internet is not a secure medium. RAS Limited is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookies and IP Addresses

RAS Limited may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to collate aggregate information about users. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:


Cookie Name/ID Purpose Cookie set by RAS Limited or third party? Lifespan
__cfduid This cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. Cloudflare 3 months
Google Analytics is a third-party traffic analysis service that helps us understand how visitors use our web site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can opt-out of all Google Analytics cookies by installing a browser add-on provided by Google: Google/Site 2 years 10 min
1 day
cookie_notice_accepted This cookie is to help us remember that you have seen the cookie message required by law. Website 1 month
optimizelyEndUserId Stores a visitor’s unique Optimizely identifier, for both Optimizely Classic and Optimizely X Web. It’s a combination of a timestamp and random number. No other information about you or your visitors is stored inside.

Example: oeu1383080393924r0.5047421827912331

Cloudflare 10 years

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

This website carries embedded “share” buttons to enable users to easily share pages with their contacts through a number of popular social networking sites. Those sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Other Websites

This website may contain links that make it easy for users to visit other websites. If the user uses the links to leave this website and visit a website operated by a third party, RAS Limited does not have any control over that website. Accordingly, RAS Limited cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which users have provided while visiting such websites. Users should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Other Information

By using the website and/or by submitting your CV and personal information and not advising RAS Limited to the contrary, you consent to RAS Limited using the data in the way set out in this policy.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (Act), you may request details of personal information that RAS Limited holds about you. A fee will be payable. If you want to make a request, you should write to The Operations Director, RAS Limited, 73 New Crane Street, Chester CH1 4JE.

For the purposes of the Act the data controller is R A S Limited, company number 02782110, registered address 68 Argyle Street, Birkenhead CH41 6AF