Personal data protection policy
Our data protection policy has been amended following the new provisions of the “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR) relating to the protection of personal data, which entered into force on May 28, 2018.
We may need to modify this data protection policy to make changes relating to legal developments or our data protection practices. We therefore invite you to consult it regularly to be informed of the latest updates.
Responsible for processing personal data
The DVA Executive Search firm, in the person of Matthieu Fradon, DPO, (Matthieu.Fradon@dva-executive.com) is responsible for processing your personal data.
Legal basis for data processing
Under the GDPR, the main grounds invoked for processing the personal information of clients and candidates are as follows:
- Processing is necessary for entering into or performing a contract – in order for us to fulfill our obligations to provide you with a service or to take the necessary steps, at your request, to enter into a contract with us, it will be necessary that we process your personal data;
- Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation – we are subject to certain legal requirements which may require us to process your personal data. We may also be required by law to disclose your personal data to a regulatory or law enforcement agency;
- Processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests – we shall, or a third party shall, process your personal data for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, provided we have established that your rights and freedoms do not do not take precedence over these interests, including your right to the protection of your personal data. Our legitimate interests include responding to inquiries from you or a third party, optimizing our website and customer experience, providing information about our services, and ensure that our operations are carried out in an ethical and practical manner.
Purpose of data processing
We collect your personal data based on the information you provide to us during prequalification telephone interviews as well as during physical interviews with our consultants. We do not collect personal data of a discriminatory nature. The personal data that we collect are generally: last name, first name, contact details, diplomas, salary, results of evaluation tests, contact details of former employers that you authorize us to contact (referees) …. These data are used and stored by our firm for the following purposes:
- To respond to your inquiries
- To assess the suitability of your profile for the position to be filled
- To offer you career opportunities that best match your expectations and skills
- To keep you up to date with DVA Executive Search news and the real estate and construction sectors in which we specifically work.
We use the personal data of the referees as part of our mission. By being able to verify candidate information and qualifications with them, we can ensure that they will best meet the expectations of potential employers.
Customer or supplier data
If you are a Customer or a supplier, we process the data relating to the people present within your organization in order to allow us to communicate with them in order to be able to provide our services or to receive goods and services. In general, we only process the name and business contact details of the person concerned.
Data retention policy
DVA Executive Search will keep your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. This means that we will keep your Personal Data for the duration of your relationship with us and for the following months to the extent that you have consented to it. This period can be up to 2 years after the last contact. At the end of this period, you will be contacted again and can decide whether you wish to continue to be registered in our database.
Right of access, rectification, deletion of your personal data
Permission to access
You have the right to ask us for a copy of the personal information we hold about you. If we have a good reason, and if the GDPR allows it, we may refuse this request for access to your personal information or to certain elements of your request.
Right of rectification
If any personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, out of date or incomplete, you have the right to have it corrected, updated or supplemented. You can let us know by contacting us at the following address: Matthieu.Fradon@dva-executive.com
Right to erasure
You have the right to request that personal information that we hold about you be erased, for example if the information is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or processed or if our processing is based on your consent and that there are no other legal reasons why we can process the information.
Right to object to processing or to restriction of processing
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information by contacting us at the email address indicated below.
Right to portability
You have the right to ask us to send you the personal information that we hold about you or to send it directly to a third party company.
Note that for any request, you will be asked to justify your identity (copy of proof of identity). A request that is incomplete, or does not guarantee the origin of the sender / requester, will not be processed.
Contact details of the Data Controller
Matthieu Fradon: Matthieu.Fradon@dva-executive.com for the company DVA Executive Search.
Transmission of your data
We may be required to transmit to our clients some of your personal information as soon as your professional experience is appropriate and is close to the position sought.
Submit a complaint to the CNIL
If you are not satisfied with the way we handle your personal data, we invite you to contact Matthieu Fradon: Matthieu.Fradon@dva-executive.com. You also have the right to file a complaint at any time with the French supervisory authority for data protection issues, the National Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), (www.cnil.fr).
The information collected is strictly confidential and protected to prevent it from being distorted, damaged or accessed by unauthorized persons. We take technical and organizational measures to prevent any unauthorized and unlawful processing, accidental loss or destruction of personal data that we hold.
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The data generated concerning your use of the website will be transmitted and stored by Google, which will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for its publisher and providing other services relating to Website activity and Internet use. Personal data transfers are made to Google Inc., a company that has adhered to Safe Harbor and offers protection in accordance with the GDPR in the processing of personal data. The lifetime of Google Analytics cookies is limited to 14 months.