Privacy Policy.

Welcome to the Equalture B.V. (”Equalture”) privacy policy. Through its services and its website, Equalture B.V. (Equalture) processes privacy-sensitive or personal data. Equalture respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy policy will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website or make use of our product to apply for a job (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

Purpose of this privacy policy

This privacy policy aims to give you information on how Equalture collects and processes your personal data through your use of our platform. Whether you are an employee or candidate for employment who has been asked to take an assessment, a representative of one of our clients, or anyone else who has been asked to take an assessment. For simplicity, we will use the term ”candidate” to cover all these categories.

It is important that you read this privacy policy when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. 

Please note: When processing personal data Equalture acts as a processor, unless indicated otherwise. When personal data from your Equalture account has been provided to an employer, this employer will be the responsible party (data controller) for further use of the data during the recruitment procedure and employment, and the inclusion of your data in its own systems. Please also see its privacy statement, and/or contact the relevant employer for more information on how your data is processed.

This privacy and cookie statement was last amended on March 13, 2024.

During any processing acitivities, we stick to the requirements of the applicable data protection legislation. This means we:

  • Limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data needed for legitimate purposes
  • Clearly specify our purposes before we process personal data, by using this privacy and cookie statement;
  • First, ask for explicit permission to process your personal data in cases where your permission is required,
  • Take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and we demand the same from parties who process personal data on our behalf;
  • Respect your rights, for example, the right to access, correct, or delete your personal data held by us.

Use of personal data for Candidates

Identity and Contact Data

We ask for the following basic informarion about you in order to (i) identify you and (ii) provide our Clients with contact details:

  • First name;
  • Last name;
  • E-mail address.
Also, our Clients may ask you for the following additional information:

  • Residence (city + country);
  • Age;
  • Gender;
  • Phone number.

Assessment Data

We will collect data from your interaction with our assessments which analyse your cognitive abilities and natural behaviours. We may also collect additional information such as specific skills, previous experiences or answers to open/closed questions, which will help our Clients to get to know you better. We then analyse the Assessment Data against the job competencies provided by our client who you are applying for employment with. 

We do not make decisions on behalf of our clients as to who will be employed, and only provide them with the Assessment Data which they can use to support them to make that decision.

Purpose of data processing

We leverage the collected data for the following purposes:

  • Making sure that our Client is able to contact you after your application;
  • Supporting our Client in making objective hiring decisions, by providing them with the Assessment Data.

Third parties

In providing its services, Equalture makes use of the following third parties, to which some of your data may be provided:

  • Hosting provider;
  • Cookie provider.

These parties will only process personal data under the instructions and responsibility of Equalture, and not for their own purposes. The parties are based in the EU. 

Data Security

We take security measures to reduce misuse of and unauthorised access to personal data and are ISO 27001 certified. We take the following measures in particular:

  • Logical access control, using strong passwords and 2FA;
  • Physical access control;
  • Automatic logging of all actions regarding the personal data;
  • Encryption of digital files containing personal data;
  • Organisational measures for access control;
  • Secure network connections via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or similar technology;
  • Purpose-related access control;
  • Controls of authorizations granted;
  • Tests of the security measures.

Data Retention

The data we collect via our services are retained by us for one year (365 days) after your last completed assessment/job application. During this year we may also use your personal data for other employers you apply to.

For information on how long an employer retains your personal data, please contact or view the privacy statement of the relevant employer. If you send us a message via a contact form or via e-mail, we will retain your data for one year.


Our website makes use of cookies (small text files which are placed on your computer and can later be read) placed by Google:

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Tag Manager.

We use these services to track visitors to our website and to get reports about how visitors use the website. Google may share this information with third parties if it is legally required, or if third parties process the information on its behalf. We do not have any influence on the use of the data by Google. The information we collect is anonymised as much as possible. We do not allow Google to use information obtained by Analytics for other Google services, we partly mask your IP address and we agreed to the Google data processing agreement. We advise you to read the privacy policy of Google (which may change frequently) to read what Google does with your (personal) data which it processes through cookies.

Cookies will only be placed after you have given your consent for this. You can remove cookies via your browser settings.

Changes to this privacy and cookie statement

We reserve the right to modify this statement. We recommend that you review this statement regularly, so that you remain informed of any changes.

Your Legal Rights

You can always contact us if you have any questions regarding our privacy and cookie statement. Besides that, you have to the following rights regarding your personal data: 

  • Right of access: you have the right to see what kind of personal data we processed about you;
  • Right of rectification: you have the right to rectify any personal data we have processed about you, if this information is (partially) wrong;
  • Right to complain: you have the right to file a complaint against the processing of your personal data by us, or against direct marketing;
  • Right to be forgotten: you can file a request with us to remove any personal data we processed of you.
  • Right to data portability: if technically possible, you have the right to ask us to transfer your processed personal data to a third party;
  • Right to restriction of processing: you can file a request with us to (temporarily) restrict the processing of your personal data;
  • Right to revoke your consent, when we process your data with your consent.

If you exercise any of the rights mentioned above, we will ask to identify yourself. How this identification will take place, depends on the personal data that is being processed by us.

We will comply with your request within 30 days. This term can be extended if the request is proven to be complex or tied to a specific right. You will be notified about a possible extension of this term.


If you think that we are not helping you in the right way or if you are unhappy about the way in which we process your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint at the authority. For the Netherlands, this is the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens.

Contact details

Equalture B.V.
Mauritsweg 35
3012 JT Rotterdam