Your personal data are very important to us and we make all reasonable efforts to undertake the necessary measures to keep your privacy. Please carefully read this privacy notice before you provide us with your personal data.
Data controller of the personal data that you share with us is the respective SiteGround company at which you are currently applying for a job via our websites: https://careers.siteground.com/ and/or https://www.siteground.com/ or through a respective job applicants platform. Depending on this, a data controller of your data shall be:
(hereinafter shortly referred to as “SiteGround” or the “Controller”).
SiteGround is the data controller in respect of the personal data it collects and holds about you as part of the recruitment process.
This notice outlines the basis on which SiteGround processes your personal data as well as your rights in respect of such personal data.
The data subject is an applicant or candidate, who participates in our recruitment process.
The categories of personal data we may collect and hold about you include:
SiteGround collects this information on the basis of documents, such as CV and/or personal letter, and information provided personally by you when applying at our respective company, as well as via interviews, tests and similar means of evaluation. SiteGround may also collect personal data concerning you from third parties, such as former employers, referents, third parties that organize career and recruitment initiatives in which SiteGround participates, etc. If you do not provide us with your personal data in relation to the recruitment process, SiteGround will not be able to go further in the recruitment.
SiteGround does not request to receive from you any sensitive personal data, e.g. racial or ethnical origin, political views, religious or philosophical conviction, union membership, health or sexual orientation, so please do not submit such information in your application.
Your personal data are only processed for the purpose to manage the recruitment process in order to communicate with you and to evaluate your profile to our recruitment needs. This process may encompass:
SiteGround processes your personal data based on your request as a job applicant prior to entering into a contract (Art. 6, 1 “b” GDPR) in order to appoint the right applicant or candidate to the role advertised. The same shall also apply to your voluntary participation in career and recruitment initiatives organized by third parties in which SiteGround may take part.
In some particular cases we may also use other legal grounds for processing of your personal data, such as: (i) a voluntary provided consent by the job applicant, i.e. in relation to receiving information about other job opportunities after the expiration of the standard period for storing the data, (ii) our legitimate interest to keep accurate records of our recruitment process in case of a query or complaint by a job applicant; (iii) compliance with applicable legal requirements, etc.
Our recruitment processes are not solely based on automated decision-making.
Your data may be stored both on paper and/or in electronic format.
Your personal data will be accessible to SiteGround’s employees whose functions are related to recruitment and HR processes. The access of such employees to your personal data is made to the extent and volume necessary for the performance of their labour functions and duties.
These employees are bound by valid obligations for confidentiality and non-disclosure of the personal data accessed by them.
SiteGround will not disclose your personal information to third parties unless this is required by law. However, the following persons may also have access to the information:
The transfer of your data may involve, from time to time, a transfer outside the European Economic Area (EEA). In such cases, we will ensure that the transfer of your personal data is compliant with data protection law. You can receive further information about such transfer by sending us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not sell, make commercial arrangements, or otherwise outsource your personal data.
SiteGround maintains appropriate technical and organizational measures against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to personal data.
In case the date processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal data at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. Please note that we might still continue to process your data or part of it based on another valid legal ground that we can have in relation to your personal data and job application.
You can withdraw your consent by sending an email with your request at:
email@example.com and/or firstname.lastname@example.org
You have the following rights with respect to the processing of your personal data:
If you are willing to exercise your rights under Art. 7 above or if you have any questions with respect to this document, please contact SiteGround by sending an email to: email@example.com and/or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you believe that SiteGround processes your personal data in breach of the applicable data protection legislation we will be happy to answer your query via email@example.com and/or firstname.lastname@example.org, or alternatively, you have the right to submit a complaint to the respective Personal Data Protection Authority:
Spanish Data Protection Authority
(Agencia Española de Protección de Datos)
Address: C/Jorge Juan, 6, 28001 Madrid, Spain
Telephone: +34 901 100 099; +34 91 266 35 17
Personal Data Protection Commission
(Комисия за защита на личните данни)
Address: 2, Tsvetan Lazarov Blvd., 1592 Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria
We may need to update our Privacy Notice from time to time. We will announce any material changes to the Privacy Notice, for example the purpose of why we use your personal data, the identity of the Controller or your rights.