GDPR Privacy Policy

Akilea Engineering (Siret 508 125 457 00038, “Akilea Engineering”, “we”, “us”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Policy describes what personal information we collect from you and how we process your personal information.

Introduction


Candidates

We get candidate CV’s and other candidate information through applications, e-mails, letters and other sources. We do not collect information about visitors on our website. We do not collect or use personal data for any purpose other than to evaluate your profile to identify professional opportunities.

If we ask you to provide personal information about yourself for the purposes of a specific recruitment, we will not rent, sell or exchange information about you to third parties, other than to your potential employers.

If you contact us by e-mail or through our website we might keep a record of your contact information and correspondence and we might use this information to respond to your questions.

We may contact former candidates to solicit names or personal information regarding potential candidates in connection with a specific recruitment.

Clients

If we require you to provide us with contact details or company information, we will not rent, sell nor exchange information about you to third parties.

We may contact you:

• regarding your needs and the services that we provide
• to verify that the information we have about you still is accurate
• to send invitations regarding our activities and seminars
• regarding personal information for proposals, contracts and presentations

If you contact us by e-mail or through our website we might keep a record of your contact information and correspondence and we might use this information to respond to your questions.

Personal information we may collect from you

We may collect your personal details, including but not limited to, your name and contact details and other relevant information received from you directly or from your CV.

The main sources for obtaining your personal information are:

• meetings with you
• your CV, LinkedIn and other similar sources
• emails
• telephone or face to face interviews with you
• references

How do we use your personal information?

Your personal information will be collected and handled by us for the following purposes:

1. to propose job opportunities and/or other services to you;
2. to maintain our business relationship, whether you are a client or a candidate;
3. to match your details with job vacancies, and, after your consent, send your personal information to clients in order to propose your profile for a specific recruitment mission;
4. to respond to your requests or questions when you contact us;
5. to send you other information, e.g. our newsletters or invitations to our events, which may be of interest to you
6. to transfer data to trusted third parties where we have retained them to provide services that you or our clients have requested, such as : tests, references or verification of the details you have provided from third party sources. Such third parties comply with similar and equally stringent undertakings of privacy and confidentiality as Akilea Engineering.
7. we may also seek your consent to collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for any other purpose not listed above.

Our use of your information as described above is permitted by applicable data protection law because it is :

• processed with your consent which we obtain from you from time to time (e.g. when you send us a spontaneous application or an application for a specific recruitment mission, when you provide us with your business card or send us an email with your contact details, etc)
• necessary for our legitimate interests in pursuing the purposes set out above, and such interests in each case not being overridden by your privacy interests.

How long do we keep your personal information?

We will only store your personal data for as long as it is necessary having regard to the purposes of the processing or for as long as you wish to receive our communications. Typically this is for 2 years. At any time, you can contact us and have us delete your personal data.

If you have any questions, please contact us at: gestion@citec.com

Sharing with third parties

To facilitate our efficient use of your information, and to provide you with content and/or resources, or to fulfil a request you make, we disclose your information to third parties. However, this disclosure will only occur in the following circumstances:

To suppliers, contractors and agents: from time to time we may engage or employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include, but are not limited to, the hosting and/or maintaining of website content, etc…

Such recipients will only have access to your personal information as required to perform their functions, and are not permitted to use such personal information for any other purposes. These recipients comply with similar and equally stringent undertakings of privacy and confidentiality as Akilea Engineering.

To government or law enforcement authorities if we are under a legal obligation to do so.

Where your personal information is stored and processed

As explained in the “Sharing with third parties” paragraph above, we share your personal information with third party suppliers, contractors or agents. If we use a third party supplier, contractor or agent, your personal information remains under our control and we have controls in place to ensure your personal information is adequately protected.

We endeavor to take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy.

Data Security

Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, you should be aware that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted by email or other channels to a third party. For this reason, any transmission is at your own risk. We will use strict operational procedures and adequate, technical and organizational security measures to prevent any unauthorized access, change, deletion or transmission of this personal information.

Your rights. How you can access, correct and delete your personal information

Under applicable data protection laws, you have the following rights:

Right to access and obtain a copy of your personal information: You are entitled to request confirmation whether we process any of your personal information. Where this is the case, you may have access to your personal information and to information about how it is processed. You may also ask us to provide you with a copy of your information.

Right to correct your personal information: If you can demonstrate that personal information we hold about you is not correct, you can ask that this information is updated or otherwise corrected.

Right to be forgotten/have data deleted: You have the right to have your personal data deleted, however, Akilea Engineering may be under legal obligations to retain certain data.

To exercise your rights, you can contact us at the following address: gestion@citec.com.

To the extent our processing of your personal information is based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing based on your consent before the receipt of such withdrawal.

You can also lodge a complaint about our processing of your personal information with your local data protection authority.

Changes to this Policy

The terms of this Policy may change from time to time. We shall publish any material changes to this Policy through appropriate notices either on our Website or contacting you using other communication channels.

Cookies policy

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a certain webpage. Cookies are then sent back to the originating webpage on each subsequent visit, or to another webpage that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are widely used in order to make the Website work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the Website.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited the Website before or whether you are a new visitor. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

First party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device.
Third party cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf. We use third party cookies for functionality, performance / analytics, advertising and social media purposes.

Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are ‘session cookies’, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are ‘permanent cookies’, meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the Website to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the internet again.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to:

• track traffic flow and patterns of travel in connection with the Website
• understand the total number of visitors to our Website on an ongoing basis and the types of internet browsers (e.g. Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer) and operating systems (e.g. Windows or Mac OS) used by our visitors
• monitor the performance of the Website and to continually improve it
• customize and enhance your online experience
• enable us and third parties to advertise both on and off this Website

Other technologies used

Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Services and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources.

How to control or delete cookies

You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies and we have explained how you can exercise this right. However, please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of our Website.

Most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.

• Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
• Cookie settings in Firefox
• Cookie settings in Chrome
• Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to gestion@citec.com.

You can request a copy of mechanisms relating to a specific transfer of your personal information by contacting gestion@citec.com.

You can also contact our local data protection representative at the following address: gestion@citec.com.