BearingPoint Belgium s.p.r.l. and its associated companies (all together “BearingPoint”) value your trust and are committed to the responsible management, use and protection of personal information. This Recruitment and Hiring Privacy Statement (this “Statement”), last Updated in May 2019, applies to all the information collected by BearingPoint, if you use BearingPoint’s online career resources such as the online career website (“Website”), we collect personal data that you submit to the Website and we use it for recruiting-related purposes.

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What Personal Data will BearingPoint collect?

When you apply for a job at BearingPoint, we will collect and use personal data about you during the recruiting process. BearingPoint collects a range of information about you during our recruitment process including:

  • Your name and contact details
  • Your qualifications, experience, skills and employment history
  • Date you submit CVs/letters/other written materials
  • Whether you have the eligibility to work in Belgium
  • Your current salary and benefits and salary expectations
  • Whether you have a disability for which we need to make reasonable adjustments during our recruitment procedure
  • References from previous employers
  • Data provided by third-party placement firms

Your submission of personal data constitutes your consent to our use of your data and your verification that it is accurate. You are not required to provide any requested information to BearingPoint but failing to do so may result in not being able to continue your candidacy for the job for which you have applied.

By agreeing to this Statement,
you agree to the use and transfer of the personal information you provided during the recruiting process to BearingPoint entities for the purposes of the candidate procedure. Some BearingPoint entities may be located in countries outside your home country, including countries where data protection laws may differ from those of your home country.

You agree that BearingPoint may share your personal information with other BearingPoint entities to fill positions throughout the group.

You agree that BearingPoint may save the detailed applications for a period of 6 months in order to take them into account for future vacancies.

You also agree that BearingPoint may retain your contact details in order to take them into account for  future vacancies and inform you about future recruiting events.

You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future and without giving reasons by contacting us at 
Please see also below section “Rights of Data Subjects”.

Your data will be stored on our internal IT system.  It will also be stored in paper format in our HR department should you be employed by the company subsequently.

We may also obtain information from former employers to perform reference or background checks as appropriate. We will not share your data with any other third parties or transfer it outside the European Economic Area.

To the extent the personal information you provide for the candidate process contains details of your: racial or ethnic origin; physical or mental health or condition; job evaluations or educational records; commission (or alleged commission) of an offence or related proceedings; political opinions or beliefs; religious beliefs; sexual orientation; membership of  a trade union or political party, you expressly authorise BearingPoint to handle such details for the purposes of your job application and the candidate procedure.

Why we process your personal data

We need to process various types of information about you to:

  • Take the necessary steps before entering a contract with you
  • Comply with our legal obligations such as checking your right to work in Belgium before employment starts
  • Fulfil our legitimate business interests, including being able to manage the recruitment process, assess your suitability for the role and decide whether to make an offer of employment to you.

Information You Provide

The provision of personal information, including on the Website, is voluntary. Please note however that the failure to provide sufficient information may result in BearingPoint being unable to consider you for employment, promotion, transfer or relocation.

Transfer of personal data to third parties

We will not sell or otherwise transfer your personal data to third parties.

But we may transfer your personal Data 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 your personal data to third parties that we have confidence in. We carefully choose third parties to ensure that your personal data is processed in accordance to current privacy legislations.

Cookies and Similar Technology

We and our service providers may use “cookies” and similar technologies on the Website. Cookies are data that a web server transfers to an individual’s computer for record keeping purposes. We use cookies and other technologies to better serve you with more tailored information and facilitate your ongoing access to and use of our Website. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies, or to be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer of a particular cookie, or cookies from a particular website, to your computer.  However, if you decline session management cookies, the Website may not function properly for you.  To learn more about cookies, please visit

Website Security

We take reasonable precautions to safeguard the personal information transmitted between visitors and the Website and the personal information stored on our servers. Unfortunately, no method of transmitting or storing data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Do not send sensitive information via email. It is your sole responsibility to use the appropriate level of care whenever communicating with us.

If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us at

About Children

The Website is not intended for minors under the age of 17 or the lawful age of employment (whichever is greater) in any country in which we operate.

Data Retention and Protection

If your application for employment is unsuccessful, BearingPoint may nevertheless continue to retain and use personal data collected during the recruitment process in order to consider you for new positions, and, if appropriate, to refer back to an earlier application if you submit your CV or other information to BearingPoint again in the future. If you are given and accept an offer of employment by BearingPoint, personal data collected during your pre-employment period will become part of your BearingPoint personnel records, to be retained throughout and for a period after your employment with BearingPoint.

Rights of the data subjects

If you choose to register on BearingPoint’s online career resources, you may access, review, and change some of the personal information collected about you and processed by us stored on the Website by logging into the Website and choose ing to update your account information. The updated profile will be used as the default the next time you apply for a position with BearingPoint. To change personal information that you already submitted for consideration for a specific position, please resubmit your application and update the personal information related to your job application. We encourage you to promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Upon your request, we will deactivate or remove your personal information from our active databases, although some information may be retained as permitted or required by law.

In accordance with § 15 DSGVO, you are entitled at any time to ask BearingPoint for comprehensive information on the personal data stored about you. Pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR you have the right to request completion of the data concerning you or correction of any incorrect data concerning you.Pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request that the relevant data will be deleted immediately or, alternatively, pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, to request a restriction of the processing of data.

You can also make use of your right of objection at any time without stating reasons and change or completely revoke the declaration of consent with effect for the future. You can send the revocation either by post, e-mail or fax to BearingPoint.

Under certain circumstances you have a right to data portability, which means a right to get the personal data and transfer these to another controller as long as this does not negatively affect the rights and freedoms of others.

You have the right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority regarding the processing of personal data relating to you, if you consider that the processing of personal data infringes the legal framework of privacy law.

Contact information

If you have any questions or concerns about how we process personal information, please contact us at:

BearingPoint Data Protection Department
Invalidenstr. 73
10557 Berlin, Germany
Fax: +49 30- 880041040

BearingPoint hereby disclaims, as far as permitted by local laws, any liability for itself and its affiliated companies and contractors for any of your information sent to our Website and which is lost, misused, illegally accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed or not integrally or timely delivered to our Website.

Changes to the Statement

We reserve the right to amend this Statement at any time without advance notice in order to address future developments of BearingPoint, the Website or changes in industry or legal trends. We will post the revised Statement on the Website or announce the change on the home page of the Website. You can determine when the Statement was revised by referring to the “Last Updated” date on the top of this Statement. Any changes will become effective upon the posting of the revised Statement on the Website. By continuing to use the Website following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Statement, in whole or part, you can choose to not continue to use the Website.

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