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Privacy Policy

Privacy policy for recruitment using Teamtailor

The service for handling recruitments and simplifying the hiring process (the "Service") is powered by Teamtailor on behalf of NZME Careers ("Controller" “we” “us” etc.). It is important that the persons using the Service ("Users”) feel safe with, and are informed about, how we handle User's personal information in the recruitment process. We strive to maintain the highest possible standard regarding the protection of personal information. We process, manage, use, and protect User's Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy").

1. General

We are the controller as that term is used and understood in some privacy legislation. The Users’ personal information is processed with the purpose of managing and facilitating recruitment of employees to our business.

2. Collection of personal information

We are responsible for the processing of the personal information that the Users contributes to the Service, or for the personal information that we in other ways collects with regards to the Service.

When and how we collect personal information
We collect personal information about Users from Users when Users;

  • make an application through the Service or otherwise, adding personal information about themselves either personally or by using a third-party source such as Facebook or LinkedIn; and
  • use the Service to connect with our staff, adding personal information about themselves either personally or by using a third-party source such as Facebook or LinkedIn.
  • provides identifiable data in the chat (provided through the website that uses the Service) and such information is of relevance to the application procedure;

We collect data from third parties, such as Facebook, Linkedin and through other public sources. This is referred to as “Sourcing” and may be manually performed by our employees or automatically in the Service.

In some cases, existing employees can make recommendations about potential applicants. Such employees will add personal information about such potential applicants. In the cases where this is made, the potential applicant is considered a User in the context of this Privacy Policy and will be informed about the processing.

The types of personal information collected and processed
The categories of personal information that can be collected through the Service can be used to identify natural persons from names, e-mails, pictures and videos, information from Facebook and LinkedIn-accounts, answers to questions asked through the recruiting, titles, education and other information that the User or others have provided through the Service. Only information that is relevant for the recruitment process is collected and processed.

Purpose and lawfulness of processing
The purpose of the collecting and processing of personal information is to manage recruiting. The lawfulness of the processing of personal information is our legitimate interest to simplify and facilitate recruitment.

Personal information that is processed with the purpose of aggregated analysis or market research is always made unidentifiable. Such personal information cannot be used to identify a certain User. Thus, such information is not considered personal information.

The consent of the information subject
The User consents to the processing of its personal information with the purpose of Controller’s handling recruiting. The User consents that personal information is collected through the Service, when Users;

  • make an application through the Service, adding personal information about themselves either personally or by using a third-party source as Facebook or LinkedIn, and that Controller may use external sourcing-tools to add additional information; and
  • when they use the Service to connect to Controller’s recruitment department, adding personal information about themselves either personally or by using a third-party source such as Facebook or LinkedIn.

The User also consents to the Controller collecting publically available information about the User and compiles them for use in recruitment purposes.

The User consents to the personal information being collected in accordance with the above a) and b) will be processed according to the below sections Storage and transfer and How long the personal information will be processed.

The User has the right to withdraw his or her consent at any time, by contacting Controller using the contact details listed under paragraph 9. Using this right may however, mean that the User can not apply for a specific job or otherwise use the Service.

Storage and transfers
The personal information collected through the Service is stored and processed inside the EU/EEA, such third country that is considered by the European Commission to have an adequate level of protection, or processed by such suppliers that have entered into such binding agreements that fully complies with the lawfulness of third country transfers (as Privacy Shield) or to other supplies where the adequate safeguards are in order to protect the rights of the data subjects whose data is transferred. To obtain documentation regarding such adequate safeguards, contact us using the Contact details listed in paragraph 9.

How long the personal information will be processed
If a User does not object, in writing, to the processing of their personal information, the personal information will be stored and processed by us as long as we deem it necessary with regards to the purposes stated above. We may be interested in an applicant (User) may be interesting for future recruitment and for this purpose we may store Users’ Personal Information until we no longer consider there to be potential recruitment opportunities for them. If you as a User do not wish to have your Personal Information processed for this purpose (future recruitment) please contact us using the contact details in paragraph 9.

3. Users’ rights

Users have the right to request information about the personal information that is processed by us, by notifying in writing, using the contact details below under paragraph 9. Users have the right to one (1) copy of the processed personal information which belongs to them without any charge. For further demanded copies, Controller has a right to charge a reasonable fee on the basis of the administrative costs for such demand.

Users have the right to, if necessary, rectification of inaccurate personal information concerning that User, via a written request, using the contact details in paragraph 9 below.

The User has the right to request deletion or restriction of processing, and the right to object to processing based on legitimate interest under certain circumstances.

The User has the right to revoke any consent to processing that has been given by the User to Controller. Using this right may however, mean that the User can not apply for a specific job or otherwise use the Service.

The User has under certain circumstances a right to data portability, which means a right to get the personal information and transfer these to another controller as long as this does not negatively affect the rights and freedoms of others.

User has the right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority regarding the processing of personal information relating to him or her, if the User considers that the processing of personal information infringes the legal framework of privacy law.

4. Security

We prioritize the personal integrity of our Users and therefore works actively so that the personal information of the Users are processed with utmost care. We take the measures that can be reasonably expected to the make sure that the personal information of Users and others are processed safely and in accordance to this Privacy Policy, the New Zealand Privacy Act and any GDPR-regulations that may apply.

However, transfers of information over the internet and mobile networks can never occur without any risk, so all transfers are made on the own risk of the person transferring the information. It is important that Users also take responsibility to ensure that their information is protected. It is the responsibility of the User that their login information is kept secret.

5. Transfer of personal information to third party

We will not sell Users’ personal information to third parties or transfer Users' personal information to third parties other than as described in this Privacy Policy.

We may transfer Users’ Personal Information to;

  • our contractors and sub-contractors, acting as our Processors and Sub-Processors in accordance with our instructions, for the provision of the Service;
  • authorities or legal advisors in case criminal or improper behaviour is suspected; and
  • authorities, legal advisors or other actors, if required by us according to law or authority’s injunction.

We will only transfer Users’ personal information to third parties that we have confidence in. We carefully choose partners to ensure that the User’s personal information is processed in accordance to current privacy legislations. We cooperate with the following categories of processors of personal information; Teamtailor, who supplies the Service, server and hosting companies, e-mail reference companies, video processing companies, information-sourcing companies, analytical service companies and other companies with regards to suppling the Service.

6. Aggregated data (non-identifiable personal information)

We may share aggregated data to third parties. The aggregated data has in such instances been compiled from information that has been collected through the Service and can, for example, consist of statistics of internet traffic or the geological location for the use of the Service. The aggregated data does not contain any information that can be used to identify individual persons and is thus not personal information.

7. Cookies

When Users use the Service, information about the usage may be stored as cookies. Cookies are passive text files that are stored in the internet browser on the User’s device, such as computer, mobile phone or tablet, when using the Service. There are other tools which perform similar functions, like beacons, and local storage. When we say 'cookies' we mean cookies and these other tools. We use cookies to improve the User’s usage of the Service and to gather information about, for example, statistics about the usage of the Service. This is done to secure, maintain and improve the Service. The information that is collected through the cookies can in some cases be considered by some countries as personal information and is, in such instances, regulated by our Cookie Policy.

Users can at any time disable the use of cookies by changing the local settings in their devices. Disabling of cookies can affect the experience of the Service, for example disabling some functions in the Service.

8. Changes

We have the right to, at any time, make changes or additions to the Privacy Policy. The latest version of the Privacy Policy will always be available through the Service. A new version is considered communicated to the Users when the User has either received an email informing the User of the new version (using the e-mail stated by the User in connection to the use of the Service) or when the User is otherwise informed of the new Privacy Policy.

9. Contact

For questions, further information about our handling of personal information or for contact with us in other matters, please use the below stated contact details; NZME Careers -

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