At ABB, respecting your data privacy rights is a top priority. This notice explains why and how we collect personal data about you, how we process such data, and what rights you have regarding your personal data.
ABB is responsible for your personal data. ABB refers to ABB Ltd and its subsidiary companies. For the purposes of applicable data protection law, the controller of your data will be the ABB affiliate where you are applying for a position. For further information, please click here
to see all ABB affiliates. This notice applies to all such companies.
We have obtained your personal data via ABB’s career portal.
In some cases, we will also process your personal data indirectly from third parties, such as background check providers, recruitment agencies through which you have applied for a job and other administration services providers.
In some cases, we will also process personal data from publicly available sources such as employment- and business- orientated social networking services (such as LinkedIn, Glassdoor) and career fairs.
ABB’s Data Protection Officer can be reached through the following email address: email@example.com
We collect and use personal data that concerns you in connection with the recruitment process at ABB. We may collect the following categories of personal data:
Personal details and identification
data such as name, gender, date of birth; personal and business address, personal telephone number, personal email address or other contact details, date and country of birth, photo, citizenship.
Skill and experience details
such as qualifications and certifications including current and previous positions, education and training courses, resume/CV, education records and work achievements. In some cases: contact details of referees and results of capability assessments and interview assessment/feedback and any other personal information you choose to disclose to us as part of your job application;
Depending on the position, we are performing internal/external assessments
, where we collect additional data such as assessment performance data, assessment score, phone interview recordings/notes, video interview recordings/notes.
In some countries, we further need to process data concerning your trade union membership; religion and philosophical beliefs and criminal records
(only when required by the local law or where this is used to secure equal opportunity and treatment for all candidates and employees in ABB, in accordance with the local law). If we run a background check on you as a part of the recruitment process, we will only process such data in accordance with applicable law.
Data necessary for the employment contract conclusion and onboarding process of the successful candidates only
such as the applicable personal identity number (tax, citizenship, social security or possibly other type of individual number applicable for you due to your country); data of your related persons (name of spouse/partner, children, etc.); signature; bank account details; emergency contacts; insurance data; driving license number; training records; clothing and shoe size where necessary.
In some countries, during the onboarding process we need to process your health data and data regarding your racial or ethnic origin (only when required by the local law or where this is necessary to secure equal opportunity and treatment for all candidates and employees in ABB, in accordance with the local law). Respectively, any category of personal data mentioned above will not be processed, if such processing is prohibited according to applicable provisions of national law.
For further details of the personal data that we collect in your country, please submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org