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The Place Privacy Policy

We value your privacy

It’s important for us at The Place AB that you feel safe with how we securely collect, store, and use your data. We want to be transparent with our policy, whether you are a candidate, customer, or a consultant. We work actively with data protection issues to stay updated on privacy regulations.

This policy will explain how we use your data, your rights and how you can use your rights.

What data do we collect and why?

The Place AB collects the following data:

Candidate: The personal information stated in the application / registration of the resume is stored in The Place's candidate database and is used for career or recruitment purposes.

Consultant: When you work as a consultant with us, we store your personal information related to your employment with us and to fulfill legal obligations.

Customer: Data is stored in our CRM to maintain a relationship with active customers.

Potential customer:  Establishing and maintaining business relationships with customers in order to develop our services, products and systems is an important part of The Place AB’s core business. In order to approach you as a potential contact regarding our services and products as well as for marketing activities, we collect some of your official personal data through internal networks or from third parties, such as public records and social media. Information is stored in the The Place AB CRM-system with the aim to establish a business relationship and invitation to market activities.

If you decline further contact; your personal data will be labelled in such a way that the contact will not be renewed. The subsidiary will also stop sending you marketing messages.

We will also collect your personal data when you visit our website by approving cookies. As a website visitor, you are not obligated to give us access to your personal data and can avoid this by not accepting our use of cookies on your device. You can read more about how and when we use cookies in our Cookie Policy.

How do we use the information?

The information you provide is used for the following purposes:

  • Marketing activities in the form of mailings that may be of interest to you, newsletters, or telephone contact.
  • Customer care and information initiatives about our offers and job opportunities
  • Statistics and data on user behavior to improve our website and user experience so that we can give you a more personal experience and deliver product offers and other content that you may be interested in

By agreeing to our processing of your personal data for the purposes stated above, you agree to that:

  • we may process your personal data in accordance with this privacy policy
  • we can send direct marketing to you via e-mail about our services
  • we may contact you by e-mail or telephone
  • subscriptions to the type of email you have chosen to accept will start. You can update your subscription settings and say no to further mailings by following the link you find at the bottom of all our mailings, or by contacting us directly.

Who do we share your data with?

We only share data for which it was initially collected, and always in a secure manner.

Candidate: By submitting your information, you agree that we may present you to customers where your service/employment may become relevant, and we will inform you of this.

Tests and other profiling services may be part of the services provided by The Place AB. Should this be part of the process on hand you will be informed about this and have the possibility to decline. If accepted your data may be used in presentation to the potential customer/employer. Data for such services are stored on external platforms provided by The Place AB´s partners. Information is not available for any other use than The Place AB´s work and is stored for maximum one year.

Consultant: We share your personal information with the customer company you work for on behalf of The Place AB.

Customer: We share your data with consultants who will work with you on behalf of us, and we sometimes share some information relevant to the candidates applying for a job at your company.

 

For how long do we store your data?

Candidate: We retain your personal information for as long as is necessary for us to be able to fulfill our commitment, ie provide a service. We delete your information in our recruitment platform two years after you as a candidate were last active.

Consultant: To fulfill the requirements imposed on us by the current Accounting and Tax Legislation Act we save data for 7 years + the current year. Contracts with employees are deleted 10 years after employment has ended. Your digital profile is deleted two years after the termination of employment. If you have agreed to your personal data being allowed to remain for a longer period of time, we will keep your personal data until you wish the data to be deleted.

Costumer: We retain your personal information for as long as is necessary for us to be able to fulfill our commitment, ie provide a service. We delete your information in our customer register three years after our cooperation has ended.

Potential Costumer: The Place will process your personal data until it is no longer needed or until you request that the data is deleted from our systems. The personal data will upon your request be deleted without undue delay. If a business relation has not been established within one (1) year from our first contact with you, your personal data will be deleted.

Third Parties

In order to work efficiently with our service to you and to comply with applicable laws and regulations, we may share all or part of your data with third parties as follows:

Subcontractors of systems and services such as website and administrative systems for our work, our candidate database and business support tools. These providers will only have access to data in order to perform the service or services we purchase from them and are not authorized to use your personal information for any other purposes, and we never sell our data.  The suppliers are covered by agreements that ensure your integrity and confidentiality.

We may also share data with other companies within The Place Group.

Your Data Protection Rights

You have the right to receive a register extract of which personal data about you is processed by The Place. In this case, you must request this in writing to The Place (for contact details see below).

If you believe that information about you is incorrect or misleading or wish to be deleted, you can contact The Place and request a change or deletion in writing to GDPR@theplace.se.

You always have the right to withdraw your consent.

If The Place receives a request for access, we may ask for additional information to ensure the efficient handling of your request and that the information is disclosed to the right person.

Cookies

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Contact us

The Place AB (556340-2758)
Gävlegatan 16
113 30 STOCKHOLM

The Place AB is responsible for the company's processing of personal data. If you have questions about our privacy policy or our processing of personal data, you are welcome to contact us at gdpr@theplace.se

The Place's privacy policy is based on the Data Protection Regulation GDPR. Read more here.

Changes in our privacy information

Our company keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated 12/5-2022.

There is always a risk of disclosing personal data over the internet, no technology systems are completely protected from intrusion. However, The Place has taken all reasonable technical security measures required to protect personal information from unauthorized access change and destruction.