Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how Borderless Executive Search bvba and its affiliates (“the Company”) ensure the privacy of personal data. This statement also describes your rights regarding the use, access, editing and sharing of your personal data by the Company. This policy applies to all individuals, notwithstanding their citizenship, location or relationship to the Company.

Borderless Commitment to Data Protection

The Company has enacted internal procedures that are reviewed and monitored on a regular basis to ensure the protection of personal data in accordance with applicable laws. These procedures comply with data protection principles under EU General Data Protection regulations (GDPR EU 2016/679).

The Data We Collect

Borderless provides executive search consulting and leadership advisory services. Personal data about you is collected in connection with these services when you register via our web portal, sign-up for our newsletters, or when we are in direct contact. We may also collect personal data about you from publicly available sources, licensed databases and business partners.

Data collected includes names, contact details such as email, phone numbers, addresses, as well as professional background, education, compensation, psychometric evaluation, marketing preferences, company information, contact history and any data you have provided in your resume, CV, or in personal data relevant to the service provided.

When visiting our website, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information and the page you requested.

The Way We Use Your Data

The Company collects and processes personal data as it pursues its legitimate interest to conduct its services and to communicate with you directly, or through electronic means.

We may use your data to contact you to discuss career opportunities, advise on your future prospects, introduce you to our industry networks, update you on the progress of projects, and share news and features of special interest.

Access, Edit and Delete Your Personal Data

You have the right to access, edit and delete your personal data at any time through our online portal, or by sending an email to the Company Data Controller:

Andrew Kris, email: privacy@borderless.net

Data Retention

Your personal data is retained for no longer than necessary for the purpose for which it was originally collected, and only when we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so, for example, to provide you with services or to comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

Sharing Your Personal Data with Third-Parties

In addition to sharing your personal data with Company, your data may be shared with our network of independent consultants, who provide services on behalf of Borderless.

Other third parties include clients of the Company, service providers to the Company such as assessment centres, referees, organizations providing due diligence services, and with regulatory agencies. Each will have confirmed to the Company that they comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy and applicable laws.

We do not sell your information to third parties or use the information for purposes that are incompatible with this Privacy Policy.

Your personal information is safely stored in our systems, which may be hosted and accessed by service providers outside of the EU. These providers are required to comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework to guarantee the protection of your personal data.

The Company’s personnel follow regular training on data protection, and are committed to safeguarding your rights.

The Way We Secure Your Information

The Company employs reasonable precautions – to the highest current technical standard – to prevent your personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

This is achieved by storing your information in secure electronic systems that have physical, electronic and supervisory procedures in place that comply with all applicable data security regulations.

In the event of a data breach, the Company will notify you within 72 hours of a breach having been identified.

How Your Dispute or Complaint May Be Resolved

Any questions regarding the use of your personal data should be directed to the Data Controller. We will attempt to resolve any complaint relating to the misuse or improper disclosure of personal data by investigating it in accordance with the principles contained in this Policy. Appropriate corrective and preventative action will be taken and follow-up on such action will be conducted to verify that the complaint has been resolved.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This policy may be amended from time to time to ensure consistency and compliance with changes in the Law or in statutory requirements. The current version can be obtained by contacting the Data Controller:

Andrew Kris, email: privacy@borderless.net

Revised: May 21, 2018