Bittium Privacy Statement

1. Controller

Bittium Technologies Ltd.

Ritaharjuntie 1

90590 Oulu

VAT FI0591049-2

Phone +358 40 344 2000

Contact: privacy@bittium.com

2. Name of the register

Bittium´s recruitment register.

3. The purpose and legal basis of processing personal data

Bittium collects personal data only for the purposes mentioned in this Privacy Statement. Personal data is processed on the basis of a person's consent. Bittium´s purpose for this register is receiving recruitment applications from applicants, processing the applications, and contacting and informing the applicants.

4. Content of the register

Bittium´s recruitment portal contains information that the data subjects (applicants) enter themselves, such as name, contact details, interests regarding employment, CV and other information relevant to recruitment purposes. The recruitment portal registers date of entry for applications and messages sent to applicants via the recruitment portal. Bittium´s Human Resources and recruiting supervisors enter data regarding the status of the applications.

5. Regular sources of the personal data

Data subjects (applicants), Bittium´s Human Resources and recruiting supervisors.

6. Storage time of the personal data

Bittium processes the personal data as long as the legal basis of the collection of personal data exists and the purpose of the collection of personal data is valid or the data subject itself prohibits the processing of personal data related to the data subject. Bittium will implement all reasonable efforts related to rectifications without undue delay.

In the Bittium recruitment portal the applications that are position specific are preserved for 2 years from the ending of the recruitment process. Open applications are preserved for 2 years from the entering date of the application.

7. Sharing of the personal data

Bittium may share personal data within the limits of the applicable law within the Bittium group of companies. Personal data may also be transferred under the applicable law when Bittium uses subcontractors in the data processing. With data subject´s consent the data may be shared to specific third parties for the purpose of enabling the recruitment.

The personal data may also be shared with authorities in statutory cases.

8. Transferring of the personal data 

Data will not be transferred outside EU or EEA.

9. The protection of personal data

Bittium may retain personal data in manual and in digital format. Manual personal data is kept in a locked space. The digital personal data stored in the systems is technically protected by modern protection measures. Manual and digital data can be accessed within the organization only by the appropriate employees who process the personal data as a part of their work. Persons responsible for recruitment activities in Bittium HR and recruiting supervisors have entry to application data. Specific applications may be distributed to key persons related to individual recruitment cases, such as project managers. All distribution of personal data is considered separately regarding the purpose.

Bittium has implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data from accidental or unlawful loss, extradition, misuse, alteration, destruction or unauthorized access. The employees of Bittium are obliged to keep the personal data received during the processing of personal data confidential.

10. The right to obtain personal data

The data subject has the right to obtain the personal data related to the data subject. The data subject has the right to receive the personal data in a structured, commonly used machine-readable form. Requests related to the data subject´s rights should be sent to the contact address mentioned in this Privacy Statement.

11. The right to request a rectification of personal data

The data subject has the right to request a rectification of incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete personal data of the data subject. Bittium applies all reasonable efforts to assure that incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete personal data is corrected. Requests related to a data subject´s rights should be sent to the contact address mentioned in this Privacy Statement.

12. Other rights related to the processing of personal data

The data subject has the right to prohibit Bittium from processing personal data related to the data subject. The data subject has the right to request Bittium to delete personal data related to the data subject without undue delay. Persons consent for the personal data processing can be cancelled by contacting the contact address mentioned in this Privacy Statement.

The data subject has the right to appeal to the supervising authority if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data related to the data subject violates the applicable data protection laws.

Requests related to data subject´s rights should be sent to the contact address mentioned in this privacy statement.

13.   Changes to this Privacy Statement

Bittium reserves the right to make changes to this privacy statement.