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Privacy notes

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Scope of this Privacy notice

This privacy notice aims to give you information on how TietoEVRY collects and processes your personal data and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you when your personal information is used for recruitment purposes.

Personal data categories

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

During the recruitment process we may collect and process following personal data from you:

  • Identity Data such as first name, last name, username or similar identifier.
  • Contact Data such as an address, email address and telephone numbers.
  • Job Data such as your CV, previous work history and other related information
  • Skills and Competencies Data such as your level of education, certificates, language skills, data from assessments and other related data.
  • Admission Test Data (if conducted during the process) such as results of written and oral test.
  • In addition, we collect and process personal data you provide to us via interviews (including interviews conducted through electronic means).

We do not generally collect any special categories of personal data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data).

In limited situations, we may collect background information such as information on credit checks and criminal convictions and offences. In the limited cases where we do process such data, we do this in accordance with the applicable legislation and if possible, we will inform you about such collection and ask for your consent.

Collection of personal data

We collect data about you through:

Direct interactions. We mainly collect your personal data from you, for example when you provide us with your CV, fill out our application form and provide us with information about you in the employment interview

Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive data about you from third parties such as

  • reference contacts you have given us
  • third parties such as talent acquisition or skill assessment companies
  • external websites if you have referred to such websites.

We will only collect such data if we have informed you about the collection and with your approval.


You are not required to provide personal data to us, but where we need the personal data for evaluating your suitability for the open position you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to proceed the recruitment process with you.

Purpose and legal basis of processing

We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to. We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.

Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us at if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.

Purpose/Activity Lawful basis for processing
Recruitment purposes
  1. Necessary for our legitimate interests (to assess your suitability for an open position)
  2. Performance of a contract with you
  3. You have given consent to the processing of your personal information for one or more specific purposes.
To consider you for future open positions for a specified time period within TietoEVRY group of companies You have given consent to the processing of your personal information for one or more specific purposes.
To improve the recruitment experience and process through surveys and data analytics
  1. Necessary for our legitimate interests (to improve the recruitment experience and process)
  2. You have given consent to the processing of your personal information for one or more specific purposes.
Administrative reasons and legal compliance, such as
  • diversity and inclusion requirements and practices
  • recordkeeping
  1. Necessary for our legitimate interests (for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements)
  2. Necessary to comply with a legal obligation

Consent withdrawal

If you have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose (such as for processing your data for future open vacancies), you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact our local recruitment team by filling out this form.

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