Africa50 takes the security
and privacy of your personal data seriously. This privacy statement’s purpose
is to explain how and why we collect your personal data and what we use it for.
When you apply for a job opening with Africa50, we rely on your consent, which
is freely given by you during the application process, to process personal data
provided by you on the basis described in this statement.
Data We Collect:
collect and use some or all of the following types of information:
§ Information that you provide when you apply for a role. This
includes information provided online, via email, in person at interviews and/or
by any other method.
§ In particular, we collect and use personal details such as your name,
email address, address, telephone number, date of birth, qualifications,
educational background, information related to work experience and skills, and
information provided in your CV.
§ If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
§ A record of your progress through any recruitment process that we may
§ Details of your visits to Africa50’s recruitment website.
§ Information from third parties whom we engage to assist with our
recruitment efforts, including employment agencies and recruiters.
§ Employment or professional references.
§ Background checks.
The information collected
will be used for Africa50’s recruitment process. This process may include:
§ Verification of the entered data.
§ Reference checks.
§ Consideration of your application for the job you are applying for.
§ Consideration of your application in respect of other roles.
§ Communication concerning the process (including via email, telephone,
SMS, internet telephony, video conference).
§ To find appropriate candidates to fill our job openings.
§ Fulfilling legal regulations.
If you are offered a
position with Africa50, the information may also be used for the administration
of your employment or in relation to any legal challenge which may be made
regarding our recruitment practices.
We may share your
§ Employees of Africa50 or its subsidiaries and affiliates involved in the
§ Third party service providers including but not limited to:
- Providers engaged by us to help manage our recruitment and hiring
process on our behalf.
- Providers engaged by us to perform background checks, where permitted.
- Providers engaged by us to help manage human resources on our behalf.
§ Other third parties such as:
- Referees, when you have given us permission to contact them
- Governmental or other authorities when required by applicable laws and
- Those who require it as needed to establish, exercise or defend against potential,
threatened or actual litigation.
Candidates have the right
§ Rectification or deletion of own personal data.
§ A restriction on the processing of own personal data.
§ Object to the processing of own personal data.
§ Withdraw own consent to us processing own personal data, at any time.
You can make a request
in relation to any of the above rights, or submit any other questions, requests
or comments with respect to this privacy statement generally, by contacting us
via firstname.lastname@example.org. We will
respond to such queries within 30 days and deal with requests we receive from
We employ a variety of
measures to safeguard the collection, transmission, and storage of the
information we collect. These measures vary based on the sensitivity of the
information that we collect, process, and store, and the current state of
technology. Please note that no system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Therefore, while we strive to employ reasonable protections for your
information that are appropriate to its sensitivity, we cannot guarantee or
warrant the security of the information you share with us and we cannot be
responsible for the theft, destruction, loss or inadvertent disclosure of your
information. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected
personal data breach.
Changes to this
We reserve the right to
change our practices and this privacy statement at any time. We encourage you
to check this page regularly so that you know what our current practices are.
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