KSG Privacy Policy

Kester Search Group (KSG) is committed to keeping any and all personal information collected of those individuals that visit our website and make use of our online facilities and services accurate, confidential, secure and private. Our privacy policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with Kester Search Group of our commitment and realization of our obligation not only to meet but to exceed most existing privacy standards. 

THEREFORE, this Privacy Policy Agreement shall apply to Kester Search Group and thus it shall govern any and all data collection and usage thereof. Through the use of www.kestersearch.com you are herein consenting to the following data procedures expressed within this agreement.

What We Collect:

Kester Search Group collects various pieces of personal data on our website necessary to provide services in a proprietary and highly confidential database accessible only by Kester Search Group. If you submit an inquiry via an online form or in an email, we may collect your name, email address, or other personal information contained within that correspondence. If you are a client or potential client, Kester Search Group may collect your name, position title, contact details, details about your products or services, executive search services requested, any information provided through the website or other information that you provide via online forms or email correspondence. If you are a potential candidate, Kester Search Group may collect your name and contact details, current and past professional experience, educational background, and other data that you provide online through a form or a resume. Kester Search Group does not seek to collect any “sensitive” personal information, such as racial or ethnic origin, political, religious, or similar beliefs, sexual life, social security or other government identification numbers, trade union membership, health or medical conditions, or criminal record unless legally required for recruiting purposes.

Kester Search Group may share information of a completed client search, in a press release and/or through social media platforms. Prior to sharing such information, Kester Search Group will request expressed written or verbal consent from the client.

How We Use & Share Information:

Kester Search Group may use the personal information provided by you to respond to your inquiries and/or provide you with the requested information, related to our executive search services, such as evaluating candidate qualifications, contacting potential candidates for further personal information, and communicating with clients (about potential candidates). We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as testing and maintaining our company databases, networks, computer systems, and training.

Disclosing Personal Information

Your personal information may be used anonymously to gather industry, employment and/or marketing statistics. Kester Search may gather IP addresses for security purposes, trend analysis, website administration, user movement tracking, and broad demographic information to assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service.

Information Security

Kester Search Group maintains technical and organizational measures to protect personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. To the extent that we disclose personal information to third party subcontractors, we require that such third parties also maintain reasonable security and confidentiality measures. In addition, where we disclose personal information to clients and other third parties, we will request that they properly protect the security and confidentiality of such information, and otherwise process such data in accordance with applicable law.

Children Under Age of 13

Kester Search Group, LLC does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13) without verifiable parental consent. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.

Newsletter, Website/Service Updates, and Surveys

Kester Search Group may offer newsletters to registered and unregistered users of the website via email. If you wish to unsubscribe from a newsletter, please follow the directions at the bottom of the newsletter and you will be taken off the recipient list. Kester Search Group will periodically email you website update information and service announcement updates. On occasion, we may request information from you via surveys. Survey participation is completely voluntary as to whether to disclose information. Information requested may include contact and demographic information. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring, improving or enhancing the use and satisfaction of the website and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential services that may be offered.


Kester Search Group’s website may provide links to affiliate and other third-party websites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this website and does not apply to, nor is Kester Search Group responsible for, any content, privacy practices, or conduct of such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware that when they leave our website, they should read the privacy policies of each and every website, including those that collect personally identifiable information.

Changes to Privacy Policy Agreement

Kester Search Group reviews its privacy practices regularly and reserves the right to modify, change, amend and update the Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason.  You can determine when the Privacy Policy was last revised by checking the “revised date” legend at the bottom of the Privacy Policy. Any modifications, changes, amendments, and updates will become effective upon posting of the revised Privacy Policy on our website.

Acceptance of Terms

Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.

How to Contact Us

If you have questions about how we handle personal information or need assistance accessing, updating, correcting or removing your personal information from our systems, please email sarah@kestersearch.com.

Telephone Number: 864-421-5498

Mailing Address:
Kester Search Group, LLC
25 E Court, Suite 301
Greenville, SC 29601

Updated: 7/30/19