This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Medical Elite Recruitment & Practice Sales Ltd t/as Dental Elite collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Medical Elite Recruitment & Practice Sales Ltd t/as Dental Elite. Inline with GDPR regulations that are in force as from 25th May 2018 we have updated our privacy policy below. 

The Information We Collect About You

The information about you we may collect, hold and process is set out below.

(1) Below is the Information that we hold and collect that will be processed for finding you a suitable role:

  • Your full name
  • Your full address
  • Your email address (s)
  • Your telephone number (s)
  • CV/work history
  • Job References
  • Job criteria including role, location areas and salary
  • All other work related information, for example, education or training certificates

(2) We may also hold further personal Information in respect to individuals that have worked for us previously or may work for us is as follows:

  • Medical Information where necessary
  • Your National insurance number
  • Copy of Passport Information
  • Job References
  • Date of Birth
  • The Full details of job offers and placements
  • The Outcome of CRB checks and security clearance sometimes required for certain roles.
  • Sometimes Financial information (including payroll details and terms, pensions schemes, court orders and stat payments, HMRC data)
  • A CRM log of our communications by telephone and emails.

How we plan to use your information that we collect

The information above will be used to provide our four core services;

  • Employment business / agency to assist in finding you suitable work on a temporary or a permanent basis
  • Finance brokerage services to assist in finding a suitable lender for the purchase of a dental practice
  • Practice Sales brokerage services to assist you in finding a suitable practice for sale on the market
  • Practice Valuation Services to assist you with a market valuation appraisal where information will be released on your instruction to potential buyers seeking to acquire a dental practice.

This information that Dental Elite and DEFinance would have collected would have been provided and / or will be provided, by you or another third party who we work with, such as Job Board Companies or another employment business / agency. In respect of references, these will often be from your previous employers.  A copy of CRB and security clearance checks, where applicable and relevant, will be supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Dental Elite and DEFinance will use information about you as follows;

Recruitment Services

  • To forward your information and CV along with contract details to prospective clients where we have been instructed to find suitable candidates
  • To identify and match up your skill sets with registered vacancies that will assist in finding you the roles that suit you most
  • To identify and search for suitable roles and to keep you informed of opportunities as they arise through email, telephone and SMS.
  • To find you a role and place you with our registered clients and prospective employers
  • To inform you of the services offered by us as they change or alter or where something may be of interest to you.

Finance Services

  • To forward your personal financial information and along with any supporting documentation such as financial accounts, CV’s, bank statements, proof of deposits to lenders and banks that may consider your application for finance.
  • To assess and calculate upper lending limits and requirements to match you up to suitable lenders,
  • To identify and keep in contact with you in relation your practice search and requirements by email, telephone and SMS.
  • To provide you with indicative terms which will be used and illustrated to show the offers from lenders and banks.
  • To inform you of the services offered by us as they change or alter or where something may be of interest to you.

Practice Sales Services

  • To match up with suitable dental businesses for sale in the UK and arrange viewings with suitable prospective dental practices that we have been instructed to sell.
  • To identify and keep in contact with you in relation your practice search and requirements by email, telephone and SMS.
  • To inform you of the services offered by us as they change or alter or where something may be of interest to you.

Information under section 2 above could also be used;

  • To liaise and undertake the relevant security and CRB checks as required by our registered clients and employers and permitted by law where applicable
  • To handle data for medical and health and safety issues relating to certain positions or lenders
  • To understand whether you have the right to work in the UK and or / do business in the UK.
  • To arrange and put in place contractual arrangements and often documentation relating to the role that has been secured
  • To provide lenders with tender documentation relating to the target practice

How we store the information we hold on you

Your financial information, employment information, CV’s and all related data and or information will and could be shared and sent to prospective vendors, sellers, banks, lenders, employers and clients relating to any of the above.

Additional Recruitment Service Information

On the basis of securing you a role then additional information maybe provided to the client to enable the placement to continue and proceed. These employers and prospective clients will often be positioned inside that of the European Economic Area (EEA) but could be outside of the EEA.

Your Personal data shall and will not be transferred to another other country ot territory outside of the EEA apart from if that that country ensures a suitable and an adequate level of data protection and or the appropriate measures and safeguards in place to protect your rights.

There are often other trusted third parties where we may share your data and information. Such as;

  • Pension Providers
  • HMRC
  • Legal Entities and Advisors.

The Legal Basis

Dental Elite and DEFinance rely on the consent from you to process the data held and the information marked with an * above which is collected at the outset of our processes. The Information and documentation that will establish your right to work in the UK is then processed by Dental Elite and DEFinance as we are legally able to. Medical  data and information will be processed solely based on the each circumstance but will typically would only be for the reasons as follows; to protect health and safety or to prevent any form of discrimination on the grounds of a disability or where the consent has been obtained. Some Information relating to CRB checks, that maybe sometimes relevant for roles will often be processed that if it is necessary for us to adhere to and comply with the law or consent must or will be obtained, where required. Once a lender or role as been found the information we hold on you will be processed such as suitable personal data, your financial information where applicable, which is used for the purposes of you entering into a contract to fulfil your role, or adhere to the bank requirements to progress or process your application further depending on any specific or contractual the arrangements and or circumstances.

For the purposes of paying you, where relevant, we are legally obliged to provide information to HMRC.

Once a placement has been secured, we may also process your data on the basis of our legitimate interests i.e. for administrative purposes.

Requesting the Data that we hold on you

Dental Elite and DEFinance must release any data or information we hold on you at your request. If you would like to request data we hold on you please email In line with GDPR regulations we can no longer charge a fee for this.

How long data is held

In line with the Data Retention Policy, Dental Elite and DEFinance will not retain your data and information for longer that is necessary.

Removing your information

You have the right to remove and / or withdraw from the arrangement of the services we provide and the information we send to you and hold on you.

Please email and all withdraw requests will be dealt with immediately.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices or roles of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
Medical Elite Recruitment & Practice Sales Ltd t/as Dental Elite
Corporation Street
CV21 2DU
01788 545900

Any concerns that you have about the way we are using and or collecting your personal data, please do raise your concern with us directly by contacting Paul Wilkinson or Luke Moore at or directly to Information Commissioners Office at

Medical Elite Recruitment and Practice Sales Ltd t/a Dental Elite and DE Finance is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Medical Elite Recruitment and Practice Sales Ltd t/a Dental Elite and DE Finance is a credit broker and not a lender. All finance is subject to status and income. Written Quotation will be provided on request. Medical Elite Recruitment and Practice Sales Ltd t/a Dental Elite and DE Finance can introduce you to a limited number of finance providers and may receive a commission for such introductions. Company Reg No. 07345687 | VAT Reg No. 992 9872 42