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This privacy policy describes how Althius processes your personal data.

The protection of your personal data is of utmost importance to us – we treat your personal data with care and have taken measures to comply with the requirements as stipulated by the GDPR/AVG (General Data Protection Regulation / Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming).

Processing your personal data

We are processing your data when:

  • You visit our website;
  • You enter or leave your personal data on our website;
  • You send us personal information via an e-mail message or a letter;
  • You provide us with personal information through a phone or video call or social media;
  • You fill-out forms or leave personal data at one of our offices;
  • You have registered or are registering to make use of our services.

We only use the personal data that is submitted by you. If you want to apply, send us an e-mail or letter including attachments like a resume, or upload your resume via our website, we will keep your data – with your permission – for a maximum of 3 years.

Using your personal data

We use your data for several purposes:

  • Recruitment and selection of potential candidates for Client assignments;
  • Assessment of suitability and availability of potential candidates for Client assignments;
  • Offering of the candidate profile (resume, photo, rate, availability) to our Clients to consider during their selection process. We will not share your profile/resume without your consent;
  • Closing the contract – for the preparation, closing, execution and termination of a possible contract for the assignment;
  • Personnel- and salary administration – during the preparation, closing, execution and termination of the possible contract for the assignment;
  • Communication – to provide and exchange information about the services of Althius. Information can be provided through a newsletter, a response on a website, use of social media or through your personal account on our website.

Personal data we collect

Website visitor

  • Information you have left voluntarily via a contact or registration form.

Potential candidate

  • Name and Address particulars, e-mail address, phone number and other contact details;
  • Birth related data (Birth date, birthplace, nationality, gender);
  • Resume, information about education, internships, work experience, knowledge and skills;
  • Data about potential salary/rate and availability;
  • Other data that may be of relevance in the process of assessing the suitability of a candidate, e.g. references, proof of education and/or proof of citizenship.

Hired candidate / employee

  • Name and Address particulars, e-mail address, phone number and other contact details;
  • Birth related data (Birth date, birthplace, nationality, citizenship, gender);
  • Resume, information about education, internships, work experience, knowledge and skills;
  • Data about potential salary/rate and availability;
  • Data relevant for the processing of a personnel, salary, and sick-leave registration;
  • Data related to pre-employment screening;
  • Data related to the performance/functioning;
  • Data related to the fulfilled assignment/function and ended assignments/functions;
  • Results from (online) assessments.

Sharing your personal data

Sharing your data with our Clients

We may share your resume with anonymized data (no photo, no name, birth date, contact details) with the objective to get their interest in our services (and potentially your hire).

We will only share your full resume for a specific assignment after your formal approval and confirmation of availability (either by phone or by e-mail).

We will further share data with our Client if this is in line with the objectives and relevant to your (potential) assignment for that Client or required by law.

Sharing your data with third parties

Your data is processed by Althius. Althius may outsource personnel, salary and sick-leave administration to a third party. If this is the case, your data will be protected through formal and legally binding data processing agreements with said third party.

Your data will not be given to others than the client, unless you have given explicit approval or Althius is obliged by law to do so.

Sharing your data outside the Netherlands

Your personal data will not be shared outside of the Netherlands, unless an assignment takes place outside of the Netherlands and our Client needs your data for this.

Security

Althius has taken suitable measures to optimally secure your personal data from unlawful access – both through technical and organizational measures. Only authorized persons have access to your data and will handle your data with care.

Your Rights

For questions concerning our privacy policy or for questions relating to your right of access, rectification or erasure of your personal data you can contact us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please attach copy of a valid id (like a driver’s license or passport) – so we can confirm you are the rightful person making the request to access, rectify or deletion of your personal data. You may blank out your personal identification number and photo.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We can change this privacy policy without prior notice. The modified version will be marked with the date the last change was made. If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or wish to contact us concerning any matter relating to it, you may send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This Privacy Policy was last updated on July 6, 2020.