Privacy policy

WANNABE Bucks is a youth work finder platform facilitated by the Bucks Skills Hub and managed by Buckinghamshire Business First (BBF). The Bucks Skills Hub is part of the Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP).

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. Our Privacy Policy will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website and tell you about your rights in relation to your data.

We collect and process your personal data including any data you may provide through this website when you register as an employer to submit opportunities on the Wannabe website, or when you sign up to our newsletter.

If you are apply for an opportunity via the Wannabe website you are agreeing to your information being shared with the employer stated in the application. This includes your name, telephone number and email address. If you are not happy to share this information please do not submit the form and contact the employer separately. If you are under the age of 16 please ask your parent to add a line to the cover letter section giving you consent to share your details with the employer. The information you give in the form above will be passed directly to the employer you are applying to. We will also keep a copy of this information for a maximum of 30 days before deleting it permanently from our system.

We also ask all employers to delete and destroy any data held about you within 30 days of receiving it, unless agreed separately between yourself and the employer e.g. if they would like to contact you in future with job opportunities.

Please take a moment to read our Privacy Policy so you know what choices you have about the information we may ask you for.

Cookies policy

This section describes our cookies policy for . puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. You’ll normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer. Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How cookies are used on

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use

  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site
  • how long you spend on the site
  • how long you spend on each link page you click through to
  • What you click on once at the page you’ve clicked through to

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data. Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Universal Analytics

Google Analytics

Our pop-up messages

You may see a pop-up message when you first visit asking you to like or follow us on social media. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.

Google Adwords & Facebook Advertising

Occasionally we will utilise cookies from the above service providers in order to help target our adverts towards a relevant audience based on our site users. We may also use these cookies to deliver relevant adverts to you relating to events and services.

YouTube videos

We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.


1.1 Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

1.2 By visiting (“our site”) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is The Buckinghamshire Skills Hub.

2. Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

2.1 Information you give us

General Users – You may give us information about you by completing forms to apply for vacancies on our site. You may also give us information by applying for tickets to any of our events on our site or third party ticket booking sites used by us. The information you give us may include your name, e-mail address and phone number, personal description and any other information which you have specifically provided or uploaded to our site.

Businesses – You may give us information by completing forms on our site to sign up as an approved company and to post vacancies on our site. This information may include your business name, a contact name, telephone numbers, business addresses, email address, insurance information.

3. Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

4.1 Information you give to us. We will use this information:

General Users

(a) To provide you with further information related to the events you have booked tickets for, and to notify you of future events that may be of interest to you.

(b) To pass on details to the employer you are applying to, so that they can review your application and contact you regarding the application process.

(c) To measure effectiveness and activity on our site so we can continue to improve our site and the offerings made by employers on the site.

NOTE- All information collected for the purpose of application to vacancies on our site will be permanently deleted every 30 days and will be recorded in a non-identifiable form as only a number.


(a) To approve your businesses credibility and eligibility to offer a work experience vacancy.

(b) To contact you in future regarding updates to our policy and to request feedback on the service you received when posting on

(c) To forward applications to your vacancies, along with applicant contact details and information for the sole purpose of progressing with the employment of said applicants.

(d) To notify you about events & opportunities that may be of interest to your business.

5. Disclosure of your information


5.1 We may share your personal information with any member of our group.

5.2 We may share your information with selected third parties including:

(a) schools, education providers, local education authorities, employers (including companies and other businesses);

(b) advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others (see paragraph 5.3 below); and

(c) analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

5.3 Please note that we do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users. We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target. We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.

6. Where we store your personal data

6.1 The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA“).

6.2 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.

7. Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request must be made by email by clicking here.

8. Changes to our privacy andd cookies policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy and cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page and any changes will be clearly identified. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy.

9. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy and Cookies Policy are welcomed and should be addressed by email by clicking here.