Data privacy notice - Careers

We are pleased about your application and your interest in our company. We would like to inform you below about the processing of your personal data during the application process.

Who is responsible for data processing?

The responsible party in terms of data protection law is the following company

SAIC Motor Europe B.V.
Oval Tower, 15th floor
De Entree 159
1101 HE Amsterdam

You can contact our data protection officer at the above address or also at any time by e-mail:

Which of your data do we process and for what purposes? What happens if you do not provide us with the data?

We process the data that you send us in connection with your application in order to check your suitability for the position or, if applicable, other open positions in our group of companies and to carry out the application procedure. In addition, we receive personal data from independent recruitment consultancies that are already in contact with you.

In the context of your application, you should only provide the personal data that is necessary for an application (for example: cover letter, CV, references). If you do not provide us with this data, we will not be able to process your application.

On what legal basis and for what purposes do we process the data?

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data in the application process is Art. 6 para. 1, b) GDPR, namely in order to take steps at the request of the applicant prior to entering into a contract.

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data may also be your consent, Art. 6 para 1 a) GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data continues to be the legitimate interests of us or of third parties, Art. 6 para 1 f) GDPR. In particular, we pursue the following legitimate interests:

  • Finding the best possible candidate,
  • Proactive use of applicant portals and professional networks,
  • Assertion of legal claims and defence in legal disputes.

How long will we store your data?

Data collected for the purposes set out here will only be retained for as long as is necessary for a particular application and for a transitional period (i.e. as long as compliance with our obligations regarding data retention under applicable law so requires or as long as retention of the data is permitted by law). In principle, data of applicants will be deleted 6 months after the end of the application process.

In the event that you have agreed to further storage of your personal data, we will transfer your data to our applicant pool. There, the data will be deleted after two years. Should you get the advertised job, your data will be transferred from the applicant data system to our personnel management system.

With whom do we share your data?

Within our company, access to your data is granted to those departments that need it to fulfil the above-mentioned purposes.

Service providers instructed by us may also receive data in this context. These are companies that fall within the categories of IT services (especially applicant software for the application process) and Human Resources Services.

We are a Chinese group of companies. Within the scope of the intra-group data exchange for the above-mentioned purposes, the following recipients receive your data:

  • SAIC MOTOR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD (SMIL), No.2119 Zhangyang Rd., Pudong, Shanghai, China,
  • SAIC Motor Europe B.V., Oval Tower, 15th floor, De Entree 159, 1101 HE Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Where do we process the data?

The data is processed both within the European Union or the European Economic Area (EEA) and in other third countries, in particular China. Please note that in order to protect your data and to achieve an adequate level of protection for your personal data, we have agreed on EU standard contractual clauses with recipients of your data in countries outside the EEA and without an adequacy decision by the European Commission pursuant to Article 45 GDPR. You may obtain a copy of these EU standard contractual clauses or to view the named documents. In this case please contact:

Your Rights

You may have the following rights in relation to your data

  • Right of access pursuant Art. 15 GDPR – you have a right to request access to your personal data stored by us,
  • Right of rectification (correction) pursuant Art. 16 GDPR – you have the right to ask for your personal data to be corrected if it is inaccurate, and completed if it is incomplete,
  • Right to erasure pursuant Art. 17 GDPR and Right to restriction of processing pursuant Art. 18 GDPR – i.e. You may have the right to request the deletion or restriction of processing of your personal data if, for example, there is no longer a legitimate business purpose for such processing and legal retention obligations do not require further storage of the data,
  • Right to data portability pursuant Art. 20 GDPR - i.e. you may have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit this data to another controller without hindrance.

Furthermore, you can withdrawal consent, in principle with effect for the future.

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR), in particular in the country of your permanent residence or in the country where the alleged breach of the GDPR occurred.

In addition, we would like to point out your right to object according to Art 21 GDPR:

Information about your right to object according to Art. 21 GDPR

You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you by us and you may request that personal data concerning you no longer be processed. This also applies to profiling based on this provision within the meaning of Article 4 No. 4 GDPR. If you have the right to object and exercise this right, personal data concerning you will no longer be processed for these purposes. The objection can be made form-free and is free of charge.

The objection should, if possible, be addressed to the above-mentioned responsible person or by e-mail:

Is there in place any automated decision-making in individual cases, including profiling?

When contacting you by form or email, we do not use fully automated automatic decision-making pursuant to Article 22 GDPR. We also do not process your data automatically with the aim of evaluating certain personal aspects (profiling).

Updating the data privacy notice

In connection with constantly changing technical and economic conditions, we regularly update our data privacy notice. The current version is available online We will notify you individually in the event of significant changes.