Vanksen is fully aware of data protection regulations. Accordingly we want to strive to make all the information provided about data processing operations carried out on our website as clear and accessible as possible, whether these operations are carried out after you make a contact request, sign up for our newsletter, or submit an application or a brief.
This policy also reflects Vanksen's principles regarding confidentiality and data security. Data processing is crucial for our work, so it is essential for Vanksen that data processing operations are carried out securely and in accordance with your wishes.
Vanksen undertakes to abide by Luxembourg law governing personal data, including the law of 2 August 2002 on the protection of people in the context of personal data processing. In addition, Vanksen undertakes to comply with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and Council of 27 April 2016 following its entry into force on 25 May 2018.
We therefore undertake to use the personal data we are sent only in accordance with the purposes for which they are sent.
Vanksen also undertakes to take all appropriate organisational and technical measures to comply with the aforementioned legislation and regulations, and to provide a level of security suited to the purposes of processing this data and the nature of it.
Who collects your data?
When collecting its contacts’ personal data via its website, Vanksen assumes the role of data controller and collects this data directly. Vanksen's head offices are at:
7 rue des Mérovingiens
VKGP is a public limited company (société anonyme) registered in the Luxembourg business and companies register under number B 133 287 and with a share capital of 57,901.50 euros.
What is the purpose of processing the personal data collected on our website?
Personal data sent via our contact and brief sections
The personal data sent via our contact and brief sections, namely your first name(s) and surname(s), your e-mail address and/or your telephone number, your job and the name of your company, are provided so that we may identify you and contact you to form the best possible understanding of your needs.
The contact section also gives you the option to send us a file of your choice in support of your request. Vanksen reminds you that in no circumstances is it mandatory to upload a file in order to send us a valid contact request. However, if you take up this option, it is entirely up to you what information you communicate in this document. The same applies to any message you write and attach to your request.
When you agree to send your personal data to Vanksen, you also agree to allow Vanksen to use this data for the aforementioned purposes.
Personal data sent via our application sections
Any personal data sent via our application submission section, namely your first name(s) and surname(s), your e-mail address, your CV and your covering letter, are provided so that we may analyse your application as accurately as possible and contact you to inform you of the next steps in our recruitment process.
This section also gives you the option to send us a message of your choice. Vanksen reminds you that in no circumstances is it mandatory to complete this field in order to send us a valid application. However, if you choose to take up this option, it is entirely up to you what information you communicate in this field.
Personal data sent via the newsletter sign-up section
When you send us your e-mail address and your name in order to receive our newsletter, Vanksen undertakes to use this data only for the stated purpose. You will be able to unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe link in each newsletter.
Are cookies stored on the www.vanksen.com website?
The purpose of cookies is to memorise your actions and preferences.
Vanksen stores cookies on its website. They allow our website to save some of your preferences and to send us anonymous feedback on how you use it. The only purpose of these cookies is to improve our website by enhancing your user experience. We save: your language preference, the pages you visit, your mouse movements on our website, and a record of the journey you make between our pages. The aim of collecting this information is not to identify you.
Cookies are not essential to use the website, but they improve your experience of it.
Our partners for the storage of these cookies are Google Tag Manager, Kameleoon, Hotjar, Full Story and Content Square.
You can at any time block, monitor or delete cookies stored on your computer by changing your web browser settings. However, this will mean that your preferences are reset every time you visit our website.
For how long are your data stored?
All data collected via our contact sections are kept only for the length of time needed to achieve the purpose(s) for which they are stored.
The data sent via the contact or brief sections will be either deleted immediately if we cannot proceed with your contact request, or kept for the duration of our collaboration and for up to 5 to 10 years after it ends.
In the case of a job application, Vanksen informs you that the information you send may be kept for a maximum of two years in its CV library. After two years, you will be asked to renew your consent to its storage.
Similarly, the data collected via the contact or brief sections may be kept for up to 5 years after they are received if they may potentially be of interest to Vanksen in the longer term.
The data collected when you sign up to the newsletter will be kept unless you withdraw your consent to our using it to send you the newsletter. An unsubscribe link is provided in every newsletter.
Who can access your data?
Your data may only be accessed by competent people who need to access it in order to process it effectively.
Vanksen will never sell your data. Your data will only ever be communicated to a third party with your consent, in order to improve your experience of our website or for the implementation of a contract previously signed with you.
How do you exercise your rights?
When you agree to send us your data you are entitled to access, rectify and erase this data, and to object to its processing.
In accordance with regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016, you may exercise your rights to the restriction of the processing of your data, erasure of your data and portability of your data as from 25 May 2018.
These rights may be exercised by sending your request by e-mail to the following address:
Or by post:
7 rue des Mérovingiens
Vanksen undertakes to take the necessary action as soon as possible after receipt of your request and to, if applicable, send you a notification of its action.
If you sign up to our newsletter, you have the option to unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link available in every newsletter.
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