Thank you for visiting our website and reading the privacy statement of Recruit Global Staffing B.V., one of the largest HR services providers in the world with operations across the world and headquartered in the Dutch city of Almere.

This statement applies to the visitors of the website (including any of its subdomains (‘the website’)).

During your visit to the website we may collect information related to your device, your browser and to the way you navigate the content of our website. We will use this information for marketing and communication purposes. This data may qualify as ‘personal data’ within the meaning of the Dutch data protection legislation (‘Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens’) and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679). As a result, the processing of this personal data is governed by these regulations.

For the purpose of this privacy statement, Recruit Global Staffing B.V. (P.J. Oudweg 61, 1314 CK, Almere, the Netherlands) is the controller of the personal data collected from the website.  

What information do we collect?

During your visit of the website, we may collect the following information:

  1. information that relates to your device, your browser and your navigation of the website content, such as:
    • the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your device;
    • the IP address of your Internet Service Provider;
    • device screen resolution;
    • device type (unique device identifiers), browser and operating system versions;
    • location (country only);
    • preferred language;
    • the date and time of access;
    • the internet address from which you were directly linked through to the website, the control system that you use;
    • the parts of the website that you visit;
    • viewed pages of the website;
    • clicked hyperlinks;
    • type of device used;
    • downloaded material.
  2. If you download a document from the website, subscribe to a newsletter, event or alert or if you submit an inquiry, you may be asked to provide information such as your name, e-mail address, job title and company. As of that moment we will be able to connect the information mentioned under (1) directly to you.

Why do you collect this information?

The primary purpose for the collection of information is to enable us to make sure you have the best user experience while navigating the website and for system administration.

For instance, based on the information we can determine the best way you can view the website and which type of information is most interesting for you.

Information which is specifically requested if you download documents or if you subscribe to a news or event alert will be used to be able to comply with your specific request plus, after your approval, for sending you other information you may be interested in. We will also use this information to improve our communication and marketing actions.

If you choose to submit an inquiry, we will use the information you provide us to follow up on your request.

Please note that we collect and process your information (i) based on the fact that by using the website and reading this statement, you are informed of the consequences and agree to the use as described herein and (ii) our legitimate interest of improving our marketing and communication strategy.

Do you care about my information?

Yes, very much so. On the website cookies and web analytics are used to help collect and analyze information. This information is only used ‘combined’, so that it can no longer be connected to you as a person. Only if you download documents or subscribe to a newsletter or alert, we will be able to connect the information about your device, browser and to the way you navigate our website content directly to you and use the information you provide.

Please see our cookie statement for detailed information on the cookies we use.

We are very serious about your information. We and our service providers have security measures in place to protect it. We use encryption, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and manual security procedures to help protect your date in our possession.

But please be aware, the internet is never 100% secure. We cannot guarantee that the transmission of data will always be secure. We encourage you to be careful when using the internet.

Do we keep your information?

Your information only kept on an ‘aggregated’ level which means that it is merged with other related information. As a result, once collected it is no longer possible to identify the person to whom it relates.

The information you directly provide to us when downloading documents or when you register for news or event alerts, is kept for a maximum of two years.

Information related to specific inquiries (related to compliance) may be kept for a longer period depending on the applicable law.

Do we share your information?

We may share your information within our group companies and affiliates. The external providers of services may also have access to your information but only (i) to the extent necessary to provide services to us and (ii) with observance to specific agreements describing the use and protection of the information (so called ‘data processing agreements’).

The service providers include our IT service providers which provide services in the field of hosting, database management, website management, maintenance, web analyses and the handling of requests and analyses.

On the website, we may use analytics tools provided by specialized third parties. These tools help us diagnose technical problems and analyze the traffic to our website and trends.

There are appropriate measures in place to safeguard your personal data against unauthorized use and access. You may, at any time, request to have us:

  • review your information;
  • correct your information if it is factually incorrect;
  • erase your information or restrict the processing;
  • send to you the personal data which you have provided to us via the website.

Upon receipt of such a request we will ensure that can exercise your rights effectively. We may need a proof of identity for this to be sure that we will only share data with the correct person.

In some cases, it may take some time to meet your request, this due to technical or legal requirements.

We will however always inform you on the action taken within one month after your request has been received. Please know that you have a right to file a complaint with data protection authority.

Can I cancel my approval to use the information?

Yes. If you have signed up to receive news or event alerts or other information, you can always cancel opt-out from receiving further information by following the unsubscribe instructions in each communication.

Preventing the use of cookies requires you to change the settings of your browser. You can also delete the cookies in these settings.

Note that cancelling your consent does not affect using the information which has been collected before your cancellation.

Will this statement change from time to time?

This Privacy Statement can indeed be changed. Please review the Privacy Statement on a regular basis.

Can I contact you if I have questions or requests?

If you have any questions about this statement, any privacy concerns or privacy related requests relating to Recruit Global Staffing B.V., please contact us at

Please note that this statement only applies to the website of Recruit Global Staffing B.V. and not to websites of any of our group companies. Please read the privacy statements of these latter websites when using them.


Privacy Statement version 14 May 2018

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