Applicant Privacy Statement

Last Updated: 26th June 2024


Your privacy is important to us and to Société Générale Group to which Ayvens belongs. This is a matter of priority for us and we have implemented strong principles in that respect, especially in regards of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Ayvens and its affiliated entities (hereafter “Ayvens”) value the trust of applicants and candidates and are committed to protecting their personal data.

This Applicant Privacy Statement (the “Statement”) describes our practices in connection with the personal information (“Personal Data”) that we collect through the careers section of the websites of Ayvens the “Careers Site”) and offline in connection with your application for a job or internship with Ayvens. Please note that the Careers Site is not intended for persons under the age of sixteen (16).

Personal Data submitted elsewhere on Ayvens’ and its affiliates’ websites will be used in accordance with our global privacy statement.

1. WHO ARE WE? Ayvens is responsible for the processing of your Personal Data (controller).

Address: 4th floor Block C ​Central Park ​Leopardstown ​D18 X5T1

​Ayvens may also be referred to as “we”, “our” or “us”.

2. WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU? ​We collect and process information about you for a variety of reasons. Processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, storage or erasure (“Processing”).

Where none of the purposes and legal grounds apply and also in case we process your Personal Data based on your consent, your decision to provide Personal Data to Ayvens is voluntary. Where the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement to enter into the employment agreement, we will inform you about this. If we collect or process Personal Data based on your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time without consequences. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on such consent before its withdrawal.

We collect information provided by you in connection with your application, including:

Ayvens is an equal opportunity employer, which means we offer equal treatment to all applicants. In certain cases, depending on local rules and regulations, we are required to ask questions about racial or ethnic origin, gender, and disability of our applicants, for purposes of monitoring equal opportunity in our recruitment process. If not required by law, we will ask you to provide this information for the same purposes, which you can provide on a voluntarily basis. The relevant job vacancy will indicate whether the information is mandatory or voluntary. Otherwise, we ask that you avoid submitting information which may qualify as sensitive information and/or special categories of personal data under applicable law, except where such information is legally required.

Sensitive information and/or special categories of Personal Data include nationality or national origin, age, gender identity, marital status, racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual preferences or sexual orientation, physical or mental health information (including disability status), genetic or biometric information, biometric templates, political opinions or trade union membership, veteran status, background check information, judicial data such as criminal records or information on other judicial or administrative proceedings.

Any information you submit through the Careers Site must be true, complete and not misleading. Submitting inaccurate, incomplete, or misleading information may lead to a rejection of your application during the application process or disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment in the course of your employment with Ayvens. In addition, it is your responsibility to ensure that information you submit does not violate any third party’s rights.

If you provide us with Personal Data of a reference or any other individual as part of your application, it is your responsibility to obtain consent from that individual prior to providing the information to us.

3. HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONA DATA? We and our service providers collect Personal Data in a variety of ways, including:​

-- Your references;

-- Prior employers; and

-- Educational institutions you attended.

-- For the purpose of background check reports in connection with a job offer provided to you, and as permitted by applicable law, Ayvens may obtain information from you about you, your dependents and/or anyone else in connection with you, for the purposes of:


We collect and process Personal Data about you for one or more of these reasons:

a) Because this information is necessary to take steps prior to entering into an employment or internship;

b) Because this information is of particular importance to us and we have a specific legitimate interest to process it;

c) To comply with a legal obligation;

d) Because you voluntarily provide this information and consent for us to process it.

Where the collection or processing is based on your consent, you are free to refuse or withdraw consent at any time, without consequence to your application, to the extent permitted by applicable law. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on such consent before its withdrawal.

The information that you submit on the Careers Site will be used for Ayvens’ global personnel recruitment, management and planning purposes, as permitted by applicable law:

If we hire you, Personal Data we collect in connection with your application can be incorporated into our human resources system and used to manage the new-hire process; any such information can become part of your employee file and used for other employment-related purposes.

Providing Personal Data to us through the Careers Site is voluntary. However, if you do not provide sufficient information, Ayvens may be unable to consider your employment application or, if you are hired, your subsequent promotion, transfer or relocation.


We will limit access to Personal Data to personnel with a business need to know for the purposes described in this Statement, including personnel in the recruiting, human resources and information technology departments, and in the department responsible for your interview and/or for the position for which you are applying.

Ayvens also shares Personal Data with our third-party service partners or providers to facilitate services they provide to us, including hosting and operating the Careers Site, recruiting assistance, assessments, and background check processing.

6. WHY PERSONAL DATA MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO THIRD COUNTRIES? ​Ayvens is a global service provider that has clients and locations around the globe.

The Personal Data we process for your application may be transferred to Ayvens organisations and our service providers in other countries than your country of residence. This allows us to consider you for vacancies throughout Ayvens. Some countries are considered to provide for an adequate level of protection of your Personal Data, according to EU standards. You can find a list of these ‘adequate countries’ here. For the transfer of Personal Data to other countries, Ayvens has put in place adequate measures to protect your Personal Data, such as Standard Contractual Clauses. You may obtain a copy of these measures by contacting us using the address in the “Contact Us” section below or by following this link - Privacy Web Form (


We also use and disclose your Personal Data as necessary or appropriate, especially when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest to do so:

• To respond to requests from public and government authorities;

-- These can include authorities outside your country of residence.

• To cooperate with law enforcement;

-- For example, when we receive law enforcement requests and orders;

• To enforce our terms and conditions; and

• To protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others.


We may also use your Personal Data for a purpose other than the initial purpose. This is subject to the condition that the secondary purpose is in line with the initial purpose. The following factors are inter alia taken into account: are the purposes clearly related; is the secondary purpose appropriate and/or expected, was the Personal Data obtained directly from you or in another way; what kind of Personal Data is concerned for the secondary purpose; what would be the implications for you; and what data protection measures are applied when using your data for the secondary purposes.

9. HOW LONG WILL WE KEEP YOUR DATA? Personal Data of applicants applying for a job will be kept for the duration of twelve (12) months after the application process is closed. We are in that case able to approach you for possible vacancies in the future. If you would like us to store your Personal Data for a shorter period, please contact us using the address in the “Contact Us” section below. After the relevant retention period, Ayvens will delete your Personal Data.


Ayvens will take appropriate organizational, technical and administrative in accordance with applicable privacy and data protection laws and regulations, including requiring service providers to use appropriate measures to protect the confidentiality and security of Personal Data. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us in accordance with the “Contact Us” section below immediately.


This Statement does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service to which the Careers Site links. The inclusion of a link on the Careers Site does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by Ayvens or our affiliates.


If you currently work for Ayvens or one of our affiliates, you can use the Careers Site or preferably the internal careers site to apply for a different position within Ayvens. If you accept such a position, your benefits programs and Human Resources policies may change. Please consult with the HR manager for the new position concerning application eligibility, benefit programs and HR policies applicable to that position.

The Careers Site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation.


We reserve the right to amend this Statement at any time in order to address future developments of Ayvens, the Careers Site or changes in industry or legal trends. The “Last Updated” legend at the top of this Statement indicates when this Statement was last revised. Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Statement on the Careers Site.


If you have questions, requests or complaints, please feel free to contact us via the contact page of the relevant Ayvens website or by sending an email message to

Because email communication is not always secure, please do not include sensitive personal information in the emails you send us.


If you register on the Careers Site, you may (i) access, (ii) review, (iii) change and (iv) delete your Personal Data stored therein by logging into the Careers Site and updating your account information. The updated profile will be used as the default the next time you apply for a job using your account online. To change Personal Data that you have already submitted for consideration for a specific position, please update your profile and resubmit your application for that position. We encourage you to promptly update your Personal Data if it changes or is inaccurate

You may also, where permitted by applicable law, request a copy of your Personal Data that we keep, have these rectified, deleted or the processing thereof restricted (as appropriate), to object to the processing thereof or request portability of your Personal Data. Please make your request by contacting us as indicated below.

Please note that due to (among other things) the application process which you can enter via the Careers Site, we may not be required to comply (or fully comply) with your request. For instance, for as long as we have a relationship with you, or where personal data is kept in a backup system (for the purpose of restoring the data in case of a data loss event) and the data purging cycle may be different than applicable to the production system. In those circumstances, we will write to you explaining why we are unable to comply at that moment or, in the case of backup data, the request may be implemented at a later stage (when the backup is overwritten).

In your request, please make clear what Personal Data you would like to access or have changed or deleted, or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Data.

For your protection, we only implement requests with respect to the information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. Please note that certain Personal Data may be exempt from such requests pursuant to applicable data protection laws or other laws and regulations.

You may also:

• Contact us at with any questions about this Statement.

• Contact our Data Protection Correspondent via this link - Privacy Web Form (

• File a complaint if you believe Ayvens violates its Privacy Policy for the Management of Employee Data or your rights under applicable privacy and data protection laws and regulations.

• Lodge a complaint with a data protection authority for your country or region, or in the place of the alleged misconduct. Please see here a link to the national data protection authorities located in the European Union and the European Economic Area.