Recruitment applicants

20/04/18

When applying online for a role at PwC via the PwC careers website, applicants should refer to the information made available when applying for a job for details about why and how personal data is collected and processed.  

For more detail about our recruitment processes, please visit our career page.

Collection​ ​of​ ​personal​ data

We collect personal data from job applicants as part of our recruitment process. The personal data may be provided directly to us by an applicant or via third party, i.a. recruitment agency, depending on a particular recruitment process.

The information we process include standard information regarding your education, employment history, other work-related information and any other information provided to us on your CV or application letter or in any other recruitment forms you are asked to fill in as part of the process.
You are asked not to provide us with any information regarding the so called “special category of personal data”, including race, ethnic origin, politics, religion, trade union membership, genetics, biometrics (where used for ID purposes), health, sex life or sexual orientation.

Use​ ​of​ ​personal​ data

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • For you to participate in the recruitment process for a specific position,
  • If you provide us with your consent - to notify you of relevant job opportunities within PwC,
  • To notify you about job related events organized by or in participation with PwC, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

Legal basis for processing

We hold and processes your data based on a lawful basis (i.e. provisions of the Labour Code) and in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into an employment contract. We may also process some of your data in pursuit of our legitimate interest in recruiting you as a candidate. Where you consent to our use of your data for specific purposes we will process the data based on your consent.

In case of unsuccessful recruitment process we will hold your data based on your consent.

Data retention

If your application is successful your data is saved for the implementation of the employment relationship, complying with statutory regulations. Application documents of unsuccessful candidates are deleted after twelve months at the latest. We ask for your consent before retaining your application documents in our applicant pool for a longer period.