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Applicant Privacy Statement

At Harsco we understand that you want to be protected in your search for a new job or internship. That is why Harsco is committed to protecting your personal information. We will use the information you submit to us solely for the purposes described in the following terms of this statement.General:
Harsco collects and processes the personal information of persons who apply for a job or internship within the Harsco Group from anywhere in the world. Your personal information will be used solely to inform you about the Harsco Group as an employer, employment opportunities, to conduct the recruitment process and other appropriate uses for conducting the recruitment process and to comply with regulatory reporting requirements. In this context, Harsco shall collect the following information from you:

When you submit your information to us, we may use your contact details to contact you at this time or later to let you know about job opportunities within Harsco. Your information will not be used to inform you about Harsco’s trading or business activities.

Operator and access:

Your application information will be screened by the Human Resources department upon receipt of your application. Suitable applications are then forwarded internally to the hiring manager for the respective open position and our standard recruitment procedure commences. In principle, only those persons in Harsco, who need this information for the proper execution of our recruitment process will have access to your information.

In the case of an unsuccessful application, your information will be deleted, taking account of retention-related periods, unless you have consented to us retaining such information for a later selection process. Any declarations of consent must be submitted voluntarily.

Your declaration of consent shall always be obtained in writing or electronically. In exceptional circumstances, we may allow your consent to be given orally. Your consent must be documented in any case.

Furthermore, the processing of your information may take place if this is necessary for the realization of a genuine legitimate interest of Harsco where such processing is (i) necessary to achieve that interest and (ii) balances that interest against your interests, rights and freedoms. This will be checked before each processing.