As part of our recruitment process, Fritz Hansen (“we”, “us” or “our”) will process your personal data, as set
part of our recruitment procedure.
In order to evaluate your application, we will process the personal data, which you have disclosed in your job
application and CV as well as any attachments. We will also evaluate your performance and competencies
during potential interviews. The legal basis for our processing of your personal data is your application for
execution of an employment contract with Fritz Hansen, cf. Article 6(1)(b) of the General Data Protection
Regulation (“GDPR”) and our legitimate interest in processing the information you have given us, cf. Article
6(1)(f) of the GDPR.
Further, we might search the internet for relevant and available information, including content from social
media. We will typically search for information regarding your previous jobs, activities, competencies,
performance, as well as your general appearance. We process your personal data collected as part of the
test on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, as we have a legitimate interest in finding the most suitable
candidates for the position.
If the job position requires you to complete personality tests or similar you will be informed hereof when we
have processed your application. The results of such tests will be treated confidentially but will be included in
our evaluation of your application. Our legal basis for such processing of personal data is Article 6(1)(b) of
We may also request that you provide us with a copy of your criminal record depending on the position for
which you are applying. Such information will also be treated confidentially. In such case we will ask for your
consent, whereas our legal basis for such processing of personal data is Section 8(3) of the Danish Data
Protection Act (databeskyttelsesloven).
As part of our evaluation of you and your application, we may wish to take references from your previous
and/or current employers. We will only take up references from persons you have explicitly stated in your job
application or have informed us of. Our legal basis for such processing is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR or if you
have consented hereto in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR.
We recommend that you do not disclose sensitive personal data, such as information revealing racial or ethnic
origin, religion, trade union membership, sexual orientation, health, etc. in your application. In the unlikely
event that a certain health condition is required for the ability to perform the duties related to the position in
question, we might – after a concrete assessment – request health information from you. In such case we will
ask for your consent, whereas our legal basis for such processing of personal data is Article 6(1)(a) and
Article 9(2)(a) of the GDPR.
If you are offered a position with Fritz Hansen, your application and additional relevant personal data obtained
during the recruitment procedure will be stored in your employee file.
If you are not offered a position, we will store your application and any additional personal data obtained
during the recruitment procedure for a period of maximum 6 months following our rejection, unless you have
provided your consent to the storage hereof for a longer period.
Your personal data may be made available to third parties when providing relevant services to Fritz Hansen
or by other means process personal data on behalf of Fritz Hansen such as service and hosting providers.
Such service providers will only process the personal data on basis of a data processor agreement and in
accordance with our instructions.
Some of your personal data will be shared with our group entities for administration purposes.
If your personal data is transferred to data processors which are established in countries outside the EU/EEA,
including group entities, that do not ensure an adequate level of data protection, such transfer will be based
on the EU Commission’s standard contractual clauses, which you have a right of access to.
Any consent that you may have provided during the recruitment procedure may be withdrawn at any time.
The withdrawal of your consent will affect the future processing of your personal data but will not affect the
lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. If you wish to withdraw a consent, you may
contact us as stated below.
You have a right of access to the personal data processed about you, subject to certain statutory exceptions.
Furthermore, you have the right to object to the processing and request restriction of the processing of your
personal data. In addition, you also have the right to request rectification, including completion if necessary
or that your personal data is deleted subject to certain exceptions.
In certain situations, you may also request that we provide you with a copy of your personal data in a
structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and request us to transmit such personal data
which you have provided us with to another data controller.
processing of your personal data, please contact us.
As data controller of the processing of your personal data, our contact information follows below:
Fritz Hansen A/S
Reg-no.: 14 12 02 11
Telephone number: + 45 48 17 23 00
If you have any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact via the information
above. You may also file a complaint to the supervisory authority in your country. A list of European
supervisory authorities is available here