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 February 23 2023.
- 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.
- Residence (city + country);
- Phone number.
We will collect data from your interaction with our assessments which analyse your your behaviour and soft skills. 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.
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.
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.
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.
- Google Analytics
- Google Tag Manager.
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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.