Privacy Statement

We may collect personally identifiable information about you (“Personal Information”) via this Website. The main type of Personal Information that we may collect is contact and preference information when you register or contact us.

We will not use your Personal Information for commercial purposes other than:

a. our own internal marketing and administrative purposes; and
b. responding to your specific requests for further information and/or services or products supplied by us.

We may also use any information that you provide via the Website in aggregate (non-personally identifiable) form for our internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans. We may also collect, store or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information concerning your use of this Website, such as information regarding which of our pages are most popular to facilitate general website administration.

We do not sell, share or transfer the Personal Information that you provide to us through this Website except as set out in this Privacy Policy and/orour Terms of Use. Please note, however, that we may disclose any information, including Personal Information, we deem necessary in our sole discretion to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

Our automated update message services are strictly covered by an opt-in policy. You can always remove your name and details from our mailing and messaging lists. You can stop receiving automated messages either by responding to unsubscribe information in our automated messages, by removing your “saved searches” or by contacting us directly.


A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the lifetime of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly and are used by most major websites. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. Laing O'Rourke makes use of session cookies, which remain active only for the duration of your visit to our website.

We receive and store information from your interaction with this Website for the purposes of analysing and managing website traffic and messaging, and to allow us to store some of your preferences and information while moving around the website.

You can choose not to accept these session cookies, but may need to keep entering the same information during your visit.

You can use the Help menu on the menu bar of your Internet browser to find out how to have alerts raised for new cookies or to disable cookies altogether. You can find out more about cookies by visiting the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s All about cookies website.

Careers & Recruitment

We request personal information from applicants to any positions advertised on this website. This information is collected for the purposes of identifying candidates, and contacting them at a later date if their application is to be pursued. We may retain your details on file and notify you of any suitable new vacancies. Job applications or curriculum vitaes submitted via this site may be passed for processing to Laing O’Rourke Human Resources departments.

If you decide to apply for a position, you are signalling your agreement to Laing O'Rourke using, holding, processing and subsequently destroying any personal data (including sensitive data) which you supply to us for the purpose of considering your application in accordance with Laing O'Rourke recruitment procedures.  Processing may involve the supply to and processing by third parties engaged by us from time to time for that purpose.  We will seek to handle any personal data belonging to you (and which is within our control) responsibly, in accordance with our internal policies and in compliance with relevant legislation.

It may not be possible for all applicants to receive confirmation of application and application for a position offers no guarantee of an offer of interview or employment.

Issue date: 23 Dec 2009

If you would like to request details of your Personal Information held by Laing O'Rourke you may contact us to do so by emailing us at or writing to Laing O'Rourke, Bridge Place 1, Anchor Blvd, Admirals Park, Crossways, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6SN.