Bluewave Recruitment & Expeditors International

Bluewave Recruitment & Expeditors International attach great value to careful and safe handling of privacy-sensitive information of its website visitors, candidates, employees and self-employed persons. Bluewave Recruitment handles and secures the personal information entrusted to it with the utmost care. With this privacy statement, Bluewave Recruitment provides insight into how Bluewave Recruitment deals with your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (AVG) in common situations.

1. Who are we

Bluewave Recruitment B.V. located at John M. Keynesplein 12-46 in Amsterdam is a controller within the meaning of the GDPR and thus has control over the processing of the personal data and determines the purpose and means for the processing. Bluewave Recruitment sometimes engages other companies to perform services for it. Bluewave Recruitment remains responsible in these situations for the processing of your personal data. Bluewave Recruitment makes contractual agreements with these companies about the handling of your personal data, so that your privacy is guaranteed.

2. Technical information

When you visit our website, the website automatically collects information about the (devices of) our visitors. This concerns, for example, information with which device the website is visited, the IP address of your device, the IP address of your Internet Service Provider, the operating system you use, date and time of your visit, the internet address of the website from which you are directly linked, the pages you visited and the information you viewed on the website, the geo location you are in and the material you send to and download from the website. We use this technical information to manage the website and to improve the quality and effectiveness of our website.

3. Cookies

You can visit our website without providing any personal data. As with other websites, general visitor data is recorded, such as the IP address of your computer, date and time of access to the website, the operating system and browser you use, the pages and parts of the website you visit, the information that you have viewed and the material that you download from or send to the website. These data are registered and used for statistical analyzes and the optimization of the operation of the website and are not provided to third parties, other than for the aforementioned purpose or to comply with a legal obligation or court order. When collecting the visitor data, cookies are also used, i.e. small files that are stored on your computer when you call up pages from our website. You can refuse the placing of cookies by setting this in your browser. Our website may contain references and / or hyperlinks to other websites. This privacy statement does not apply to these websites. For information about the use of data by these other websites, you should consult the privacy statement of the relevant websites.

4. When do we collect your personal data?

We are allowed to store and process your data in the following cases:
  • If you have given Bluewave Recruitment permission to process your personal data for one or more specific purposes.
  • If the processing is necessary for the performance of an agreement to which you are a party, or to take measures at your request before concluding an agreement;
  • If processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation that rests on Bluewave Recruitment;
  • If the processing is necessary to protect your or someone else's vital interests;
  • If the processing is necessary for the performance of a task of general interest or a task in the context of exercising the public authority that is assigned to Bluewave Recruitment;
  • If the processing is necessary for the representation of the legitimate interests of Bluewave Recruitment or of a third party, except when your interests or the fundamental rights and freedoms that require the protection of your personal data outweigh those interests.

5. Why do we collect your personal data

Your personal data will be used to provide you with the best possible recruitment services, including mediation and recruitment & selection.
Bluewave Recruitment uses your data for the following purposes:
Bringing together supply and demand on the labor market.
  • To inform you of interesting offers of products and services from Bluewave Recruitment and from third parties.
  • To be able to assess your suitability and availability in connection with a mediation for permanent or temporary work or an assignment, whereby test results can also be used.
  • To approach you for commercial offers, newsletters and promotional campaigns that may be of interest to you, only if you have registered for this (opt-in).
  • To enter into and maintain a mediation relationship with you and to carry out the relevant administration for this.
  • To be able to record an assignment with the client in an agreement with the client and to maintain and fulfill the agreement with the client.
  • To process data for our clients in the context of a pre-employment screening.
  • To promote your personal development and employability, including training, education and testing.
  • For management purposes including management information, taking care of internal controls and company safety and performing audits and audits.

    6. What personal data do we collect from you?

    Bluewave Recruitment can process the personal data below if you are a job seeker, candidate, (temporary) employee, self-employed person and / or business relation of Bluewave Recruitment. You are responsible for the relevance and correctness of the data.

    When registering:
    • Name and address details, e-mail address, telephone number and other contact details
    • Birth data, age, gender
    • Curriculum vitae (CV), information about education, internships and work experience
    • Information about training and education and / or tests that you have followed or done yourself or through us
    • Data on availability and leave
    • Other information that is or may be important in the context of the assessment of the suitability of the candidate, for example references and certificates and information regarding work experience
    • On a voluntary basis other content with which you introduce yourself (video, photo)

    Bluewave Recruitment only records special personal data if this is necessary to comply with its legal obligations, insofar as permission has been given, or if this is otherwise permitted by or pursuant to the law. By "special personal data" is meant data about religion or belief, race, political opinion, health, trade union membership, sexual life, criminal personal data and / or personal data about unlawful or annoying behavior.

    7. Third Parties

    Bluewave Recruitment can pass on your personal data to other entities of Bluewave Recruitment its clients, subcontractors (for example data processors) who provide services or carry out assignments on behalf of Bluewave Recruitment, suppliers, government agencies and other business relations. And in all other cases in which we can be obliged to do so, for example by a court order or a court judgment.

    The provision of the personal data takes place on the basis of a legitimate interest, legal obligation and / or for the implementation of the agreement in accordance with the purposes stated in “Why do we collect your personal data?”.

    8. Your Rights

    We value that you can easily exercise your rights with regard to the processing of your personal data. If you wish to exercise one of your rights and rights listed below, you can contact us as described below.
    Access and / or change data
    You can request us at any time via or by letter (Bluewave Recruitment BV, attn Legal Affairs, John M. Keynesplein 12-46, 1066 EP in Amsterdam) to indicate which (categories of) data we process about you, for what purposes this happens, from what source the data comes and what retention periods are used by us.
    In addition, you can contact us at any time to supplement, correct or delete your data. In the unlikely event that we have provided incorrect personal data about you, we will rectify this.

    When we have changed your personal information, we will notify you.

    Restrict processing of your data
    If you do not agree with the content of the data that we keep about you, you can submit a request to temporarily limit the processing of your data. We will then wait to distribute your data until it is in order in your opinion. You can request a processing restriction at any time via or by letter (Bluewave Recruitment B.V., Attn Legal Affairs John M. Keynesplein 12-46, 1066 EP in Amsterdam)

    When we restrict processing of your personal data, we will notify you.

    Right to transfer data
    You can request the personal data we keep about you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable form via You are completely free to transfer this information to a third party.

    Right to be forgotten
    If you no longer wish to use our services, you can request the removal of all your personal data. You can request us to delete all your data at any time via or by letter (Bluewave Recruitment B.V., Attn Legal Affairs, John M. Keynesplein 12-46, 1066 EP in Amsterdam).

    You can also withdraw your consent to process your data at any time. We will stop processing your personal data for which you have given permission. However, withdrawing your consent does not affect the processing that has already taken place.

    Procedure, response time and costs
    We try to process your requests as mentioned in this chapter as quickly as possible, but no later than one month. We are required to verify your identity before your requests can be fulfilled. In principle, your requests will be processed electronically, unless that is not possible or you request otherwise.

    In principle, we will not charge you for processing your aforementioned requests, unless your requests are excessive, manifestly unfounded or if you request additional copies with the right of access.

    9. Security

    Bluewave Recruitment does everything it can to optimally protect your personal data against unlawful use. We do this on the basis of physical, administrative, organizational and technical measures. For example: only authorized persons have access to the data. If and insofar as data is provided to data processors who provide services or carry out assignments on its behalf, Bluewave Recruitment has agreed with them that they also optimally protect the personal data.

    10. Retention period

    Bluewave Recruitment does not store personal data longer than is necessary for the purpose of the processing and in accordance with the legal retention periods.

    Your mediation details (work experience, curriculum vitae, test results, training, etc.) are available up to two years after the last contact if you have not worked for Bluewave Recruitment. After two years after you have not had contact with us, you will receive a message from us that you are registered with us.
    If you no longer want to be mediated, you can submit this request by sending an email to You will then no longer be approached and mediated by Bluewave Recruitment. After the aforementioned periods, your data will be permanently deleted.
    Personal data of business relations
    Bluewave Recruitment processes personal data of those involved who work for the companies with which we do business for:
    • Making offers for and / or providing information about services and other activities
    • Maintain a business relationship
    • To conclude and maintain an assignment agreement
    • For this purpose, among other things, the following personal data are processed:
    • Contact information, names and positions of contacts.

    Bluewave Recruitment can pass on the personal data obtained from its business relations if this is necessary to achieve the objectives of the business relationship or for the purpose of mediation. This data can be passed on to other Bluewave Recruitment entities, to applicants or candidates, business partners and subcontractors (e.g. data processors) who provide services on its behalf, and in all other cases where Bluewave Recruitment may be obliged to do so, for example by a court order or court order. .

    11. Questions, comments, complaints or (suspected) data leak

    If there is a (suspicion of) a data breach, we ask you to report this immediately via or 020-214 10 30

    12. Changes

    Bluewave Recruitment reserves the right to adjust or change this privacy statement. None of the provisions of the privacy statement aims to create any obligation or agreement between Bluewave Recruitment and a person concerned.

    13. Other provisions

    The provisions of this privacy statement and all disputes arising from it are governed by Dutch law.