Information regarding processing of personal data for job applicants
Collection of personal data
Providing your application data is voluntary. However, if you decline to submit requested candidate data, our ability to consider you as a candidate may be limited.
Columbus may collect data directly from you or from third parties, for example when doing a background check or requesting/receiving an employment reference or recruitment agencies.
Columbus will only contact third parties if you consent hereto. The information that Columbus will request from such third parties includes the fact that you are applying for a job, periods of former employment, position, working tasks, social and professional skills.
Legal basis for processing
Columbus may process your personal data based on the following legal basis according to GDPR Art. 6:
Purpose of the processing
Recipients of your personal data
Columbus may disclose or transfer your personal data to the following recipients:
Certain recipient’s process personal data on behalf of Columbus and may only process your personal data in accordance with the instructions given by Columbus. These third parties may not process your personal data for their own purposes.
Transfer of your personal data to a third country (outside of eu/eea)
Your personal data will not be transferred outside EU/EEA.
Storage of your personal data
Job application will be stored for 6 months unless you get a job with us or you give explicit permission that we can keep your details on our records for the communication of future suitable career opportunities.
Your rights as a data subject
Columbus has taken all necessary and adequate steps in order to protect your personal data and ensure your rights as a data subject.
You have certain rights, which are described below. Please note that certain exceptions may apply, e.g. if the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. If you have any questions to your rights as a data subject, please contact Columbus – please see the contact information below.
Right of access
Right to rectification
Right to erasure (right to be forgotten)
Right to restriction
Right to data portability
The right to object
Withdrawal of consent
Filing of complaint
If you wish to file a complaint regarding Columbus's processing of your personal data, you can contact Columbus, using the address below. If your complaint is not resolved, please feel free to contact the UK Information Commissioners Office.
Columbus Global UK Ltd
Lake View Drive
UK Information Commissioners Office
Telephone number: +44 (0)303 123 1113
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