Effective date: 02 March 2023
ProjectiveGroup (“us” or “we”) understands that your privacy is important to you. ProjectiveGroup is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information, being any information that is capable of identifying you directly or indirectly as an individual person, as you use this site and the ProjectiveGroup careers portal. Therefore we want to inform you on how we collect, process, share and store your personal information as well as clarifying your rights regarding your personal information. Our online privacy statement applies to all websites of ProjectiveGroup and when applicable online applications executed on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
Our Online Privacy Statement gives you all necessary information about the terms and conditions on which we receive and process your personal data, if you register on the website or otherwise transmit personal information to us.
By accepting our Online Privacy Statement during your registration, you expressly agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, please do not proceed with your registration and contact us.
The data you provide will be registered in a central database.
We can adapt this online privacy statement from time to time. We will inform you via our website of any changes. We recommend you to consult the most recent version on our website. If we make changes to our online privacy statement we will also adapt the “Effective date” at the top of the page.
What does our Online Privacy Statement contain?
- What personal information is collected?
- How do we use your personal information?
- How do we share your personal information?
- How do we protect and store your personal information?
- How are cookies used?
- What are cookies used for on this website?
- What are your rights?
- Do you have questions about our online privacy statement, or do you want to file a complaint?
What personal information is collected?
ProjectiveGroup collects personal information on certain areas of the site when users register for, or apply for jobs through the ProjectiveGroup recruitment portal, register for our newsletters, participate in our alumni activities, sign up for conferences and events, participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys) and information request forms. The personal information collected may consist of information that you provide to us, such as your first name, last name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, LinkedIn profile, resume required to apply for a job. For recruiting purposes, the information collected may include other personal information that you include on your resume and information that you submit as part of your application. In addition, ProjectiveGroup collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by ProjectiveGroup.
How do we use your personal information?
ProjectiveGroup uses your personal information to fulfil your requests for information, publish your letters to the editor or comments, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, evaluate any job applications, recruit personnel, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, personalise content that you view or receive, evaluate and improve our services, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personal information on file and use it to contact you.
How do we share your personal information?
ProjectiveGroup does not share your personal information unless we have obtained your consent or in case this is required or allowed by applicable law or for the execution of a contract. We do not transfer your personal information to locations outside of Belgium or the European Economic Area (EEA).
How do we protect and store your personal information?
ProjectiveGroup uses organisational, administrative, technical and physical security measures in order to protect your personal information. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and facilities. We only keep your personal information for as long as we are legally allowed to keep it in the context of our online relationship.
How are cookies used?
Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you, but they do allow us to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites.
The laws in many European Union countries require you to provide a form of consent before cookies are placed on your web browser unless the cookie is necessary for the website to work.
- We respect your wishes, and you can inspect, delete, or block any cookies used by us by selecting the appropriate control in your web browser.
- We support technologies that have been developed and are being developed for your web browser that allows you to be more selective about the cookies that your web browser will accept.
What are “cookies” used for on this website?
To administer our website and for research purposes, ProjectiveGroup has also contracted with third parties to track and analyse anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, manage our site content, and track visitor behaviour.
ProjectiveGroup has also a contract with a third party to send e-mail to our registered members. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, the third party sets cookies. All data collected by this third party on behalf of ProjectiveGroup is used solely by or on behalf of ProjectiveGroup and is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis
What are your rights?
You have the right to access your personal information and the right to rectify and/or erase your personal information. You also have the right to restrict and/or object to the processing of your personal information. As well as the right to data portability if and when this is technically feasible.
When you want to exercise one of your rights or have questions on how we process your personal information please contact us using the contact details provided on this page.
Do you have questions about our online privacy statement, or do you want to file a complaint?
If you have any questions related to this online privacy statement or about how we treat your personal information, or if you want to file a complaint or exercise one of your rights, please contact our data privacy officer by sending an e-mail to DPO@projectivegroup.com or contact one of the following addresses.
You can also directly contact your local Data Protection Authority