Prodensa Europe, a brand name of Prodensa Group s.r.o., an Groupo Prodensa Company (”We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Our Group consists of our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries and our associated companies.
This notice sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) the Data Controller is Prodensa Group s.r.o. V Jámě 699/1, 110 00 Prague, and may be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please read the following information carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will use it.
Who we are and what we do
We are an international consulting company, focused on establishing and facilitating the international operations of our Clients. Among other services we provide also the recruitment services, thus we may ask you for various data, depending on the reason of your contact with us.
We collect the personal data of the following types of people to allow us to undertake our business:
Prospective and placed candidates for permanent or temporary roles;
Prospective and live client contacts;
Prospective and live business partners contacts;
Supplier contacts to support our services;
Employees, consultants, temporary workers;
We collect information about you to carry out our core business and ancillary activities.
Analytics data for proper website functioning and personalized marketing, as well as evaluation of our efforts (“Cookies”).
Information you give to us or we collect about you.
This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our group sites, www.prodensa.eu (our site) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, personal delivery, registration or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our sites, enter our databases, subscribe to our services, attend our events, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our sites, enter competitions, promotions or surveys and when you report a problem with our sites.
The information you give us or we collect about you may include your name, address, private and corporate e-mail address and phone number, financial information, compliance documentation and references verifying your qualifications and experience and your right to work, curriculum vitae and photograph, links to your professional profiles available in the public domain e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, business Facebook or corporate websites.
Information we collect about you when you visit our websites.
With regard to each of your visits to our sites we will automatically collect the following information:
Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information if applicable, browser type and version.
Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our sites (including date and time), jobs and pages you viewed or searched for’, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page.
Information we obtain from other sources.
This is information we obtain about you from other sources such as LinkedIn, corporate websites, job board websites, online CV libraries, your business card, personal recommendations, and OTHERS. In this case we will inform you, by sending you this privacy notice, within a maximum of 30 days of collecting the data of the fact we hold personal data about you, the source the personal data originates from and whether it came from publicly accessible sources, and for what purpose we intend to retain and process your personal data.
We are working closely with third parties including companies within our Group, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, professional, payment and other services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies, professional advisors and others. We may receive information about you from them for the purposes of our recruitment services and ancillary support services.
Purposes of the processing and the legal basis for the processing
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts we intend to enter into or have entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us or we think will be of interest to you because it is relevant to your career or to your organisation.
To provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar or complementary to those that you have already purchased, been provided with or enquired about.
The core service we offer to our clients are:
Market research and analysis
Tax and legal advisory
Business operations support services, from process and staff outsourcing to consulting and business transformation
Business operation facilitation, through sharing our own teams, facilities and know-how, shell services, business incubation and other similar services.
HR and talent acquisition services, including the introduction of candidates to our clients for the purpose of temporary or permanent engagement, supporting businesses’ resourcing needs and strategies, sharing our HR teams, know how and consultants with our clients, and other
Staffing and employment solutions, including, but not limited, to services like Employer of Record, Payroll, HR administration.
Real estate and construction advisory, project management and brokerage
Any other service that may occur to be necessary in the process of establishing and/or running international operations of our client(s).
Our legal basis for the processing of personal data is our legitimate business interests, described in more detail below, although we will also rely on contract, legal obligation and consent for specific uses of data.
We will rely on contract if we are negotiating or have entered into any contract to provide services to you or receive services from you or your organisation.
We will rely on legal obligation if we are required to hold information on you to fulfil our legal obligations.
We will in some circumstances rely on consent for particular uses of your data and you will be asked for your express consent, if legally required.
Our Legitimate Business Interests
Our legitimate interest in collecting and retaining your personal data is described below:
As we are a consulting company, providing services that rely on the quality of data provided or collected (like market analysis, tax and legal advisory, recruitment services, employment agency and employer-of-record services and other), the exchange of personal data of our clients, candidates, partners, as well as data acquired in the research process, is a fundamental, essential part of our business.
In order to provide the services of proper quality to our business clients, as well as to provide proper career advisory to our candidates, consultants and employees we require a database of personal data containing accurate historical and current information.
To maintain, expand and develop our business we need to record the personal data of prospective candidates, consultants, business partners and client contacts.
Should we want or need to rely on consent to lawfully process your data we will request your consent orally, by email or by an online process for the specific activity we require consent for and record your response on our system. Where consent is the lawful basis for our processing you have the right to withdraw your consent to this particular processing at any time.
Other Uses we will make of your data:
Use of our websites;
to notify you about changes to our service;
to ensure that content from our sites is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
We will use this information:
to administer our sites and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
to improve our sites to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;
to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
as part of our efforts to keep our sites safe and secure;
to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our sites about goods or services that may interest you or them.
We do not undertake automated decision making or profiling. We do use our computer systems to search and identify personal data in accordance with parameters set by a person. A person will always be involved in the decision making process.
Disclosure of your information inside and outside of the EEA
We will share your personal information with:
Any member of our group both in the EEA and outside of the EEA.
Selected third parties including:
clients for the purpose of introducing candidates to them;
candidates for the purpose of arranging interviews and engagements;
clients, business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance and compliance obligations of any contract we enter into with them or you;
subcontractors including email marketing specialists, event organisers, payment and other financial service providers
advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we will provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in certain area). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience;
analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site;
partners and/or sub-contractors for the purpose of assessing information provided by you or your suitability for a role where this is a condition of properly delivered service, or us entering into a contract with you.
We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If Prodensa Group, any group company or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
The lawful basis for the third party processing will include:
Their own legitimate business interests in processing your personal data;
satisfaction of their contractual obligations to us as our data processor;
for the purpose of a contract in place or in contemplation;
to fulfil their legal obligations.
Third Party Processors
Our carefully selected partners and service providers may process personal information about you on our behalf as described below:
Digital Marketing Service Providers
We periodically appoint digital marketing agents to conduct marketing activity on our behalf, such activity may result in the compliant processing of personal information. Our appointed data processors include:
Where we store and process your personal data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (”EEA”). It may be transferred to third parties outside of the EEA and franchise offices, for the purpose of our services. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. This includes staff engaged in, among other things, our employment or recruitment services and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Prodensa Group will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accorda nce with this privacy notice.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our sites; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Retention of your data
We understand our legal duty to retain accurate data and only retain personal data for as long as we need it for our legitimate business interests and that you are happy for us to do so. Accordingly, we have a data retention notice and run data routines to remove data that we no longer have a legitimate business interest in maintaining.
To ensure our data is accurate we keep in touch with you so you can let us know of changes to your personal data.
We segregate our data so that we keep different types of data for different time periods. The criteria we use to determine whether we should retain your personal data includes:
the nature of the personal data;
its perceived accuracy;
our legal obligations;
our expertise and knowledge of the industry by country and sector.
We may archive part or all of your personal data or retain it on our financial systems only, deleting all or part of it from our main Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) system. We may pseudonymise parts of your data, particularly following a request for suppression or deletion of your data, to ensure that we do not re-enter your personal data on to our database, unless requested to do so.
For your information, Pseudonymised Data is created by taking identifying fields within a database and replacing them with artificial identifiers, or pseudonyms.
Our current retention notice is available upon request.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes and we will collect express consent from you if legally required prior to using your personal data for marketing purposes.
You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting the local office or Data Protection Officer at email@example.com.
Our sites may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
The GDPR provides you with the following rights. To:
Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below), or even without giving a reason. The consent to the processing of data, granted by you implicitly in accordance with the law, is voluntary and you have the right to revoke it at any time.
Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
Request the transfer of your personal information to another party in certain formats, if practicable.
To contact or make a complaint to a supervisory body in your country, which is specifically in the Czech Republic Úřad pro ochranu osobních údajů (Office for Personal Data Protection), hereinafter referred to as "ÚOOÚ". More information on the rights of data subjects is available on the website of the ÚOOÚ (https://www.uoou.cz/6-prava-subjektu-udaj/d-27276).
Access to information
The GDPR give you the right to access information held about you. We also encourage you to contact us to ensure your data is accurate and complete.
Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the GDPR and local laws by contacting the local office or Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
No fee will apply once the GDPR comes into force.
Changes to our privacy notice
Any changes we make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on our company websites.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and should be addressed to local office or the Data Protection Officer at email@example.com.