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Privacy policy

HOCAPS Limited comprises HOCAPS International, Belgravia International and SimplyChefs. This privacy policy explains how we use personal information we collect about you when you use this website and when you correspond with us. Ensuring and maintaining your privacy is a core part of our service. 

With headquarters in the United Kingdom, HOCAPS Limited is registered with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office. HOCAPS complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Data Controller for HOCAPS Limited is Rafat Wasef. 

HOCAPS is a leading international management company working in worldwide hospitality, specializing in hotel management recruitment. HOCAPS supports both companies and individuals in the hospitality sector with staff recruitment and selection. To do this effectively, HOCAPS maintains information on companies and people in readiness to connect them as opportunities arise. 

The lawful basis for HOCAPS processing personal data is that each individual has given clear consent for HOCAPS processing their personal data for this purpose. 

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you register with us and submit your CV to us. We also collect information when you update us about your circumstances. We may also refer to information you have published about yourself on Internet websites which are open. 

How do we use information about you?

We use your information to find the best candidates for job opportunities. If you are of interest to a prospective employer, we may share your information with the prospective employer or their agent to help in short-listing candidates or arranging interviews. 

When a suitable opportunity arises, speed is important. Please provide up to date telephone numbers and a personal email address so that we are able to alert you quickly, once you have given your consent for us to do so. 

When we are in contact with you and you tell us about changes in your circumstances, we may update the information we hold about you. 

Apart from the purpose of short-listing and interviews as described above, we do not share your information with any other organisation. 

How do you access your information and apply updates?

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us. We may make a small charge for this service. 

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate. 

You also have the right to ask for your information to be deleted. 

If you believe there is a problem with the way we are handling your data, you have a right to complain to the ICO – see

How do we look after your information?

We store the personal information you have sent to us in a secure database which is backed up every night. We hold a copy of CV pages you send to us in a secure cloud service. We use secure communication methods to access your information using secret passwords. 

If and when you ask for your personal information to be changed or deleted, we make best efforts to do so within the same week as we receive your request. When you request deletion, your information is deleted from our operational database. Your information cannot then be recalled should you change your mind. Your information will also disappear from backup copies after one month. 


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. 

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You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result. 

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to this website. When you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies. 

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

  • by email to
  • or write to us at: Hocaps International, 7 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, London SW1W 9LX, United Kingdom.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review. We place changes on this web page. The most recent update was made on 3 May 2018. 

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