Through the website, Eneco BV, located at Marten Meesweg 5 3068 AV Rotterdam (hereinafter: “Eneco”) collects personal data or information about you (hereinafter: “personal data”). Eneco is responsible for the processing of these personal data. We believe that careful handling of personal data is important. Personal data is therefore carefully processed and secured by us.

When processing your personal data, we comply with the requirements of privacy laws and regulations (Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming, AVG). This means, among other things, that we:

  • Clearly state which personal data we process and for what purposes. We do this via this privacy statement;
  • Limit the collection of your personal data to only the personal data necessary for the identified purposes;
  • First ask you for explicit permission to process your personal data in cases where your permission is required;
  • Take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also require parties that process personal data on our behalf;
  • Do not store your personal data for longer than is necessary for the specific purpose for which we obtained your personal data;
  • Respect your rights to view, rectify, delete, limit and/or transfer your personal data upon request (portability).

In this privacy statement we explain which personal data we collect from you via the website and for what purpose this is done. We recommend that you read this statement carefully.

This privacy statement applies specifically to the collection of personal data via the website and is a supplement to Eneco's general privacy statement, which can be found at

In Eneco's general privacy statement you will find more information about how Eneco processes, stores and secures personal data. You can also read more about your privacy rights here, such as the right to view or change your data and where you can go with questions and complaints about privacy.

1. How do we collect your personal data?

When you use our website for your application, personal data may be collected by us in various ways:

  • Online application: you can apply online via our online application form. In this context, we ask you for some personal data in order to process and assess your application.
  • Job alerts and sharing by email: to stay informed of new vacancies you can set a job alert. It is also possible to share a vacancy by e-mail or save it as a favorite. 
  • Use of website: when surfing our website, technical information about your device (for example the IP address) and about your visiting behavior on the website is obtained.

2. What personal data do we process?

  • Name and contact details: first and last name, initials, title, address details, email address, telephone number;
  • Demographic data: gender, date of birth, nationality;
  • Curriculum Vitae: information about education, training, work experience; hobbies, Linked-In profile. Eneco may also process special personal data (such as a passport photo, your political views, religious beliefs) or criminal data if you include it in your CV or Linked-In profile, for example. Eneco does not ask for this information;
  • Assessment of suitability as a candidate: data on which we assess you as an applicant, such as an outcome assessment;
  • Communication data: technical data of the equipment you use to visit the website (for example from your smartphone/laptop/tablet or a kiosk from the store), such as IP address, MAC address, browser used, language settings, operating system, service provider, device type;
  • Technical data: your surfing behavior on the website, including mouse and click behavior and the duration and time of your visit to our website.

3. For what purposes do we process your personal data?

We use the personal data mentioned in Chapter 2 for the following purposes:

  • To offer you the opportunity to apply online for a vacancy and use the functionalities of our website;
  • To process your online application and communicate with you about the progress of the procedure;
  • To assess your suitability as a candidate for a specific vacancy;
  • To answer your questions and comments;
  • To gain insight into the use of our website and services and to improve them if necessary. We do this based on your preferences and use of the website;
  • To keep you informed of new (suitable) vacancies.

4. On what basis do we process your personal data? 

The processing of your personal data is based on different principles. Below we explain the basis on which this is done per type of processing:

The personal data mentioned in Chapter 2 are processed by us for the purposes stated in Chapter 3 (under a to me) because this is necessary for the pursuit of our legitimate interests in order to to assess your suitability as a candidate.

The personal data referred to in Chapter 2 are processed by us for the purposes stated in Chapter 3 (under f) on the basis of the consent you have obtained. Prior to processing your personal data, we ask permission to send these messages in which certain of your personal data are processed. You have the right to unsubscribe from receiving this information at any time.

5. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. A cookie is a small file that is sent by an internet server and that is stored on your computer.

Cookies by themselves cannot identify an individual user, but only the computer or mobile device you are using through a randomly generated identifier.

6. Retention periods 

Application data

Your application data will be kept for a maximum of 4 weeks after the end of the application procedure, unless we have your permission to keep your data for a longer period in order to be able to contact you for future suitable vacancies. In this case, we will store your application data for a maximum of one year.  

You can also always withdraw this permission.  

Job alert

We store your data that is required to send a job alert until you unsubscribe. 

7. Provision to third parties

The data you provide will only be passed on to third parties if this is necessary for the processing of your application or requested services.  

Furthermore, we will not provide the information you provide to other parties if you have not given permission for this, unless this is legally required or permitted.  

No personal data is currently processed outside the European Economic Community. If this may be the case in the future, we will ensure appropriate measures and safeguards are in place.

8. Third-party websites

You can share the vacancies, articles and videos that you view on our website via social media using buttons. Social media cookies are used for the functioning of these buttons, so that the social media parties recognize you when you want to share an article or video. The administrators of these social media can collect your personal data. This privacy statement does not apply to third-party websites that are connected to our website by means of buttons or links. Always read the website's privacy statement before using the website in question, to ensure that they handle your data properly. 

9. Changes to this privacy statement

We may change this privacy statement from time to time. Changes will be published on our website. It is therefore advisable to consult this privacy statement regularly so that you are aware of these changes.

This privacy statement was last modified on March 1, 2019.

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