Privacy Policy

We collect and use personal data that concerns you in connection with the recruitment process at Connect. We may collect the following categories of personal data:

Personal details and identification data such as name, gender, date of birth; personal and business address, personal telephone number, personal email address or other contact details, date and country of birth, photo, citizenship.

Skill and experience details such as qualifications and certifications including current and previous positions, education and training courses, resume/CV, education records and work achievements. In some cases: contact details of referees and results of capability assessments and interview assessment/feedback and any other personal information you choose to disclose to us as part of your job application;

Depending on the position, we are performing internal/external assessments, where we collect additional data such as assessment performance data, assessment score, phone interview recordings/notes, video interview recordings/notes.

In some countries, we further need to process data concerning your trade union membership; religion and philosophical beliefs and criminal records (only when required by the local law or where this is used to secure equal opportunity and treatment for all candidates and employees in CONNECTIONS FZE, in accordance with the local law). If we run a background check on you as a part of the recruitment process, we will only process such data in accordance with applicable law.

Data necessary for the employment contract conclusion and deployment process of the successful candidates only such as the applicable personal identity number (passport, visa, ID, social security or possibly other type of individual number applicable for you due to your country); data of your related persons (name of spouse/partner, children, etc.); signature; bank account details; emergency contacts; insurance data; driving license number; training records; clothing and shoe size where necessary.

For further details of the personal data that we collect in your country, please submit a request to

Why we need it

The personal data we collect will be used for the following purposes:

Your job application for the specific position within CONNECTIONS FZE or joint venture of CONNECTIONS FZE and a third party, which we process as part of the precontractual measures fulfilment to establish employment and related contracts (in order to take steps prior to entering into an employment contract);
Evaluation of your application, based on legitimate interest of CONNECTIONS FZE or a joint venture of CONNECTIONS FZE and a third party, is based on finding the most suitable candidate for the opened job position, therefore CONNECTIONS FZE has to conduct assessments and interviews, which corresponds also with your interest in finding the job that suits you best;
Your job application for the purpose of potential future recruitment purposes within CONNECTIONS FZE or a joint venture of CONNECTIONS FZE and a third party, on the basis of your consent.
In case of employment contract conclusion – to undertake steps necessary to fulfill controller obligations resulting from the employment contract and applicable legal provisions such as confirming that you meet internal and legal requirements relevant to the position, creation and signing of the employment contract and other employment documentation, creation of necessary accounts in our information systems; providing you access to the CONNECTIONS FZE premises; providing mandatory notifications to governmental authorities; provide you work uniform and personal protection equipment where necessary; and performing an onboarding session necessary to provide you with equipment, training and information required for the position you have been recruited.

You may obtain a copy of our legitimate Interest assessment of why we process your personal data for these interests by visiting www.Connections For more information regarding the purposes above, please submit a request at info@Connections

We collect only your personal data, which we need for these purposes. The use of your personal data provided during your job application will be limited to a need basis and shared only with the employees and third parties that are directly involved in the recruitment processes for the specific position.

Your application may be rejected in case your profile is incomplete and/or inaccurate. Accurate personal data, correct contact details and a complete profile is required to contact you and process your job application.

What do we do with it

We only share your personal data with employees and third parties that are directly involved in the recruitment process.
If required, we will share your personal data with third parties in the country for which you have applied for the job or with third parties in countries that are directly involved in the recruitment process for the relevant position for which you have applied. This can be the case when you apply for a position in a country different to the country you are based. The purpose is for the creation and organization of work permit.

We may use automated methods to make a decision based on your personal data. The logic used to make this decision is based on the requirements of the job profile and if your experience and background is meeting these requirements. The potential consequences and significance of this automated decision making are that your application may be rejected in case your profile does not meet the minimum requirements of the job description. In case we use automated methods, you have a right to obtain human intervention or to express your point of view and to contest the decision by submitting a data subject request at www.Connections

After your application, irrespective of whether you have been hired or not, we may send you an email asking you to participate in a survey related to the recruitment process. Your participation in such a survey is voluntary.