BearingPoint SRL  and their associated companies (all together “BearingPoint”) value your trust and are committed to the responsible management, use and protection of personal information.

It is important that you are informed about how we handle your personal data in the recruitment process. This Recruitment Privacy Policy (this “Statement”) as of May 2021 applies to all the information collected by BearingPoint, if an individual (“You” “User” “Candidate” “Data Subject” “Applicant”) uses either BearingPoint Romania’s online career website ( (“Website”) or otherwise, providing personal data about themselves either personally or by using a third-party source such as or LinkedIn.

The individual (“You” “User” “Candidate” “Data Subject” “Applicant”) information is processed through (the "Service")  that is powered by Hire Hive Ltd, Ireland, on behalf of BearingPoint ("Controller" “we” “us” “our” etc.); we collect personal data that you submit to the Website or otherwise by using a third-party source such as or LinkedIn and we use it for recruiting-related purposes. If you are providing your personal data through a third -party source, BearingPoint only assumes the responsibilities as a Controller, the moment the data has been transferred to BearingPoint.

A full list of our main offices and legal entities can be found here:

For recruitment purposes we also collect personal data on behalf of BearingPoint Software Solutions SRL, which is part of BearingPoint RegTech, a fully independent group of companies.

  • Introduction

    What Personal Data will BearingPoint collect?

    When you apply for a job or are contacted by the Recruitment team for a job at BearingPoint, we will collect and use personal data about you during the recruiting process. We collect personal data about the individual (“You” “User” “Candidate” “Data Subject” “Applicant”) under the following circumstances:

    • Make an application through the Service or otherwise, adding personal data about themselves either personally or by using a third-party source such as or LinkedIn; and
    • Use the Service to communicate with our Recruitment Department, adding personal data about themselves either personally or by using a third-party source such as or LinkedIn.

    BearingPoint collects a range of information and documents through the Service 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 Romania;
    • 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;
    • Pictures;
    • Information from - third-party sources such as LinkedIn;
    • Data provided by third-party placement firms; in these cases, you must have provided your consent to these placement firms already:
    • Information from interviews and telephone discussions that we may have, if any;
    • Details of the type of job you are looking for, current and/or desired salary and other terms related to compensation and benefit packages, resettlement wish or other job preferences and type of favourite organisation;
    • Details on how you found out about the position you are applying for;
    • Information from references and/or information received from background checks (if applicable), including information provided by third parties; and/or letters of recommendation;
    • Information on any history of previous employment relationships;
    • Other information that the User provides through the Service or during the recruitment process;
  • How will BearingPoint collect personal data in the recruitment process?

    We collect data from third parties, such as, LinkedIn and through other public sources. This is referred to as “Sourcing” and is manually performed by our Recruitment Department.

    We collect data through references, when someone working for us provides us with your contact information: name, e-mail and telephone number so we can call and explain you more about the job.

    We collect data directly from you, when you apply for an opening position, either way: through our website or by e-mail. Your submission of personal data indicates your interest to participate in the recruitment program and allows us to process your data and engage in further discussion in relation to your candidacy.

    You are not obliged to provide any requested information to BearingPoint but failing to do so may result in not being able to continue your candidacy.

    We further inform you that personal data you provide during the recruiting process may be transferred to BearingPoint Group entities for the purposes of the candidate procedure, for potential other open positions or recruitment events, including by entering into data transfer agreements where necessary.

    The legally required details from your personal data will also be stored as hard copy 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. This information will only be used in the recruitment process and will be deleted at the end of the process.

    To the extent the personal information you voluntarily 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, BearingPoint will handle such details for the purposes of your job application and the candidate procedure, only with your expressly previous consent.

  • Why we process your personal data

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

    • To communicate with you during the recruitment process, for example, by submitting invitations to online questionnaires via email or SMS.
    • Take the necessary steps before entering a contract with you;
    • Comply with our legal obligations such as checking your right to work in Romania before employment starts;
    • Fulfil our legitimate business interests, including being able to manage the recruitment process, assess your suitability for (for BearingPoint Romania) and decide whether to make an offer of employment to you.
  • Information You Provide

    The provision of personal information, including on the Website and for the Services, 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 party

    We will not sell the individual’s (“You” “Candidate” “Data Subject” “Applicant”) personal data to third parties.

    But we may transfer the individual’s (“You” “Candidate” “Data Subject” “Applicant”) Personal Data to:

    • Entities in the BearingPoint Group of Companies, as detailed in “BearingPoint Group of Companies” section; or
    • Legally required professional advisors such as, accountants, auditors and financial advisors;
    • Law enforcement agencies, courts and other tribunals where We are under a legal obligation to disclose your information or We are permitted to do so to protect or defend our rights;
    • 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, regulatory authorities, including tax authorities, legal advisors or other actors, if required by us according to law or authority’s injunction.

    We carefully choose third parties to ensure that the individual’s (“You” “Candidate” “Data Subject” “Applicant”) personal data is processed in accordance to current privacy legislations and applicable industry standards for the secure processing of data & information. We cooperate with the following categories of processors of personal data; Hire Hive Ltd, 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.

  • Personal data Security

    We take reasonable precautions to safeguard the personal information gathered in the recruitment process td and stored on our servers or the servers used for the Service. Unfortunately, no method of transmitting or storing data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Do not send sensitive personal data 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 you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us at

  • About Children

    The Website and any recruitment process are not intended for minors under the age of 18 or the lawful age of employment (whichever is greater) in any country in which we operate. If we discover minor personal data in our database, we will delete it.

  • Data Retention and Transfers

    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 for a period of maximum three (3) years, based on our legitimate interest, as our main business purpose is recruiting. After this period, we will send you an explicit consent form in order to be able to keep your information in our database. If you don’t accept to remain in our database your data will be deleted. When you submit your CV or other information to BearingPoint again in the future, we will treat you as a new candidate and follow the retention periods and legal grounds mentioned above.

    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.

    The personal data collected through the Service and through Romania’s online career website( is stored and processed inside the EU/EEA, by 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  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 “Contact Information”.

  • Users’ Rights: Information, correction, deletion and blocking, right of objection

    In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, 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.

    Pursuant to Art.18 you have the right to request the restriction of processing of the data concerning you if the accuracy of the personal data is contested, the processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure and requests the restriction of their use instead ,  the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claim.

    Pursuant to Art.21 you have the right to object any time, to a processing based on grounds relating to your particular situation.

    You can revoke the declaration of expressed consent with effect for the future, any time you want.

    You can send the revocation either by post, e-mail or fax to BearingPoint at the contact details mentioned further below.

    This means that after we receive your declaration of revoke, we will no longer process any type of personal data about you in our recruitment process.

    Please note that any revocation request to process your personal data will also mean that we cannot proceed with the recruitment process.

    The individual (“You” “Candidate” “Data Subject” “Applicant”) has under certain circumstances 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.

    The individual (“You” “Candidate” “Data Subject” “Applicant”) has the right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority regarding the processing of personal data relating to him or her, 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 or for using the Service and which is lost, misused, illegally accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed or not integrally or timely delivered to our Website or to the Service.

    The BearingPoint RegTech group of companies is not affiliated with and independent from BearingPoint Holding B.V. and its affiliates. The trademark BearingPoint is used under a license from the BearingPoint Holding B.V. group of companies.

  • 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.

    This version was last updated on 20.05.2021

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