PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR PURSON

In order to be your trusted recruitment partner, it’s important for us that you, as a client or candidate, know that the information you provide us is safe in our hands.

In this privacy statement, you will find out how it works.

This privacy statement is also applicable to the website of Purson (www.purson.be).

By using our services and our website, you unconditionally accept this privacy statement.

It’s possible that we update our privacy statement from time to time, but you can always find the most updated version on this page.

 

INFORMATION ABOUT VISITORS TO OUR WEBSITES

We gather general information about the use of our websites, such as which areas users visit most frequently and which services users access the most. We only use aggregated data which cannot identify an individual visitor to our site. This information helps us determine what is most beneficial for our users and how we can continually create a better overall online experience.

COOKIES

We use cookies in order to prepare statistics of users’ preferences and to help you navigate the website. Cookies are small text files that are temporarily stored on your local hard disk. Our cookies cannot run programs or bring viruses to your computer.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can deactivate this function at any time and set your browser to notify you whenever a cookie is sent. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. However, switching off cookies may restrict your use of our website.

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

If you choose to send your CV by mail or submit your CV on our website, Purson will collect personal information about you such as your name, location and email address, details of your career history and other personal information such as, but not limited to address, telephone number, gender and nationality.

Your information will be transferred to an internal resume database that Purson will use to administer recruitment services.

WHAT WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR

First and foremost, we will use the data you have supplied to help you obtain the best service for you.

We also require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record-keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our services to you
  • To contact you via email or phone, about vacancies that we believe you may be interested in
  • Maintain our business relationship, where you are a user of our website as a client or candidate
  • To inform you about events we organize
  • To send your information to clients for potential jobs or to assess suitability for the role. We will obtain verbal consent before presenting your details to a client
  • To fulfil contractual obligations with our clients
  • We may also release your personal information to regulatory or law enforcement agencies, if they require us to do so by law

WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS?

1) You have the right to see the information we hold about you

2) You have the right to have any mistakes corrected or to have your personal information deleted

3) You have the right to ask us to stop providing you with recruitment services

If you want to request any of these, please send an e-mail with the subject to privacy@purson.be, together with a copy of your identity card and we will take care of it.

HOW LONG IS PERSONAL DATA STORED?

We will hold your personal information for as long as is necessary for the provision of recruitment services by us.

If there has been no form of contact between us for five years, we will delete your personal data in the following year.

INTERNET-BASED TRANSFERS

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing our website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Purson BVBA
Bredestraat 4
2000 Antwerp

or by e-mail: privacy@purson.be