Thank you for your interest in working with Consumer Business Group Germany at Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH. We would like you to feel confident and safe when applying to work for our company. As a result, we have provided this privacy statement.
Please read this privacy notice carefully as it sets out how Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH and its group companies (“Huawei”) use your personal information when you apply for a job with us. This privacy statement is based on the German Federal Data Protection Act (Datenschutzgesetz der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BDSG). If you have any questions about this privacy notice or do not agree with it, please contact our DPO under https://consumer.huawei.com/de/legal/privacy-questions/or write us: Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH, Hansaallee 205, 40549 Düsseldorf.
To find out how Huawei uses your personal data more generally, please see our website privacy notice [http://www.huawei.com/de/privacy-policy].
A. Applying for a job
In completing our job application form or submitting your CV to us, you will need to give us personal information about yourself. This information may include the following: name, address (including post code), telephone number, email address, employment history, qualifications and other diversity information to monitor equal opportunities within our business (although providing this information is not mandatory, but if you choose to provide it to us we will anonymize it).
B. Uses of personal data
We will use your personal data for the following purposes only:
1. to assess your suitability for employment by us and in any subsequent interviewing process. Copies of the information you submit and any further correspondence will be retained in order to progress your job application and as a record of our employment processes;
2. to send you alerts of current vacancies, but you can choose not to receive these by logging into your profile and clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ button, or by emailing us at CBG.Germany.firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may use email or telephone to contact you to discuss your application and if you are successful in your application, we may request from you two references and their contact information (including name, address and contact number). We will contact your referees to obtain references about you, but we will only do this with your prior permission.
Please note that for some jobs, we may need you to undergo a criminal records check as certain jobs may require accessing high security areas as part of your role for example. However, we will only ask you to undergo this process, if necessary, at the final stage of the application process.
C. Third party access
When you apply for a job at Huawei the application will be processed by Huawei recruiting team situated in the country in which you are applying to work, your details will also be accessible to recruiting teams in other Huawei locations.
We also engage third party agencies to aid the recruitment process. Your CV and other details will be shared with us by our nominated agency in the country in which you are applying to work. We will process any personal information about you that we receive from the recruitment agency in accordance with this privacy notice. For information about how the agency handles your personal information, please ask to see its privacy notice.
Due to the global nature of Huawei, it may be necessary to send your personal information to countries which have a different standard of data protection than the country in which you are situated. We have put in place protections to ensure that your information is safeguarded.
D. Retention of Data
We take all reasonable steps to retain personal information only for as long as we need to process your job application. We may however retain your details after a decision has been reached regarding your suitability for current jobs in case alternative vacancies may become available in the future, but we will only do so for a maximum of six months, unless you have asked for your profile to be deleted from our systems. If you no longer wish us to store your personal information, you can contact us at CBG.Germany.email@example.com
If you believe that any of the information held by us about you is incorrect, or you would like a copy of the personal information that we hold about you, please contact us at CBG.Germany.firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH, Hansaallee 205, 40549 Düsseldorf.
If you wish to withdraw an application for a specific role, please access your candidate profile and follow the relevant steps. This will not delete your personal information just the specific application. Contact us at CBG.Germany.email@example.com and we will delete it from our systems unless we are required to continue to hold some details about you after your relationship with us has ended, for example for legal and regulatory purposes.
We are committed to ensuring that any personal information that you provide to us when applying for a job is kept secure and any details you give us will remain confidential.