Privacy Policy B//DK

Your personal data and information are valuable to you. That’s why we at B//DK are committed to protecting your data and privacy, through a privacy policy that’s both thorough and crystal clear.

Our privacy policy guarantees data handling that’s fully compliant with national and European law (GDPR). The data handling practices set out in our policy explain how we use and process your personal data and all rights associated with it.

In order to offer you the best service in Executive Search, we collect a variety of personal data. This data is necessary to provide our services and is stored in a secure, highly confidential database, without exception.

Protecting your privacy is our top priority. To do so, we follow the following principles:

  • Personal data will only be collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes.
  • All data must be relevant, limited to the absolute necessary and stored no longer than needed.
  • All personal data is processed according to the rules of national and European law.
  • All data is handled with appropriate security measures in place and can only be provided to third parties for specific purposes (listed below).

1. Data collection

B//DK does not keep sensitive information related to race, ethnicity, political views, beliefs, religion, trade union membership, health impairments, sexual orientation or criminal records. We do, however, collect and keep non-sensitive information deemed necessary for our provided services, such as personally identifiable information, professional experience, career history, resume and contact info.

When you submit a resume or cv to B//DK, we collect the data you give us and use it for the purposes stated below. Additional data from publicly available sources, interactions with B//DK or third parties may be collected as well.

We collect and keep this information solely for the purpose of recruitment related activities. B//DK may keep this data for a longer period of time, with an eye to presenting opportunities in the future.

2. Purpose of data collection

We collect, process and keep the data specified above for the following purposes:

  • Assessment
  • Executive Search
  • Coaching
  • Consulting
  • Industry mapping

3. Data Sharing

The non-sensible data you provide us with may, with your explicit permission, be shared with our customers for executive search purposes. B//DK does not sell information to unrelated third parties. It may, however, be transferred out of your country to provide executive search services to partners who might consider you as a potential candidate for job opportunities, now or in the future.

4. Data Retention and Security

The security of your personal data is an absolute priority for B//DK. All collected data will therefor be handled with great care and protected from unauthorised access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorised disclosure. Appropriate technical and organisational measures are in place to assure high-end protection of your personal data. Your data is kept as long as deemed necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.

5. Your Rights

As a client, cooperative or relation of B//DK, you have certain inalienable rights regarding your personal data.

Access to your personal data

All data we keep on you, can be accessed at any time after simple request. Following this request, we provide you with a copy of all data that is processed about you. We may, however, ask you to verify your identity upon making the request. A copy of your data will be sent electronically, unless specifically requested otherwise. Subsequent access requests may come with an administrative fee.

Data Correction and Deletion

At any given time, you are welcome to contact us if you believe the data we hold on you is incorrect. We are always willing to update our database to keep all data accurate. Data that is no longer needed for the execution of our services, will be deleted. If you wish for B//DK to delete your personal information, simply contact us with your request.

6. Changes

We reserve the right to alter this privacy policy. It is constantly under review for further improvement. Your rights stipulated in this current privacy policy, will never be reduced without your explicit consent.

7. Summary

B//DK fully complies with national and EU law (GDPR) when it comes to data collection and retention. We only collect the data that is essential in providing and improving our services. Profiling, the sale of data to third parties and the use of data for other purposes than stated in this privacy policy, is neither endorsed nor tolerated by B//DK. All data is stored securely and deleted when deemed no longer necessary. This privacy policy is under constant review in order to improve it and protect you even better.

8. Contact B//DK at any given time

B//DK is here to answer all your questions or to assist you with any request. Contact us to:

  • Request access to information B//DK keeps on you.
  • Correct any information B//DK keeps on you.
  • Delete information B//DK keeps on you.

For all other questions or requests about our collection and storage of data, feel free to contact us:

Bouteligier & De Kerf bvba
Berrélei 30
2930 Brasschaat
T +32 3 201 49 40
F +32 3 201 49 49

This version of the B//DK privacy policy is effective from 9th of august 2018.