Privacy Statement

Ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of information entrusted to it is important to Boskalis. Boskalis is therefore committed to ensuring the protection and correct use of your personal information that identifies or identifies you (referred to as “personal data”).

This Privacy Statement relates to the processing of personal data in the context of performing recruitment and selection activities. Consult our corporate website for the general Boskalis Online Privacy Statement.

Collection and use of personal data

Boskalis collects your personal data if you choose to make it available to us because you:

  • apply for a position;
  • you register for a recruitment and selection event;
  • choose to automatically be kept informed of vacancies, events, newsletters or other publications.

Purposes of information processing

Boskalis collects personal data for the following recruitment and selection purposes:

  • Processing applications
  • Registration for events
  • Sending job and / or event alerts, newsletters or other publications

What information do we collect?

Boskalis uses cookies and other techniques to automatically collect certain types of information when you use Boskalis websites. In addition, IP addresses of devices that visitors use to visit our websites are registered by Boskalis for IT security and diagnostic purposes. Processing this data enables us to improve the usability and effectiveness of our services and to measure the effectiveness of our marketing activities.

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In addition, you have the choice to leave personal data yourself via and for one of the above-mentioned purposes. This includes the following personal data:

  • First-and lastname
  • Date of birth
  • Sex
  • Address
  • E-mailaddress
  • Phonenumber
  • Driving license or not

In addition, we process the data that you provide to us, for example the data that you state on your CV or in your motivation letter.

Your personal data will not be used for purposes other than the purposes for which you initially provided this information to us, unless you have given specific permission for this, or if this is necessary for Boskalis to comply with legal obligations.


Use of collected data

The collected personal data will only be used by Boskalis to enable a responsible, effective and efficient recruitment selection process. The purpose of collecting the personal data is to help you as an applicant to get in touch with current and potential vacancy holders within Boskalis, so that you can be linked to one or more vacancies.

Use by third parties

Boskalis does not share personal data with third parties, unless this is necessary. In some cases Boskalis may share personal data about you with external companies or service providers working on Boskalis' behalf.

In the following cases, Boskalis shares personal data with third parties:

To facilitate the sending of content for marketing purposes by e-mail

For registration around events organized by Boskalis

To conduct an assessment, background check or have a medical examination.

In all cases, an appropriate processing agreement has been concluded with the relevant third parties, in which, among other things, the correct and safe processing of the data is guaranteed, in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.

Retention period 

Boskalis retains your personal data during the recruitment and selection process. We do this up to 30 days after completing the application procedure. After completing the application procedure, we may ask you if we can keep your details for a longer period of time, so that we can inform you of future vacancies. If you approve, your data will be kept for a maximum of 1 year. You may withdraw this consent at any time.

Legal bases for the processing of your personal data

The privacy legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation ("AVG" or English: GDPR) allows to process personal data if this is done on the basis of one of the principles included in the AVG. If we process your personal data, this processing is based on one of the following bases:

  • Your personal data can be processed if this is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you.
  • The processing of your personal data is necessary to comply with legal obligations, such as keeping files for tax purposes or providing information to a public institution or enforcer.
  • Your personal data will be processed on the basis of a legitimate interest of Boskalis. This processing is permitted as long as your interests do not outweigh your interests. There is a legitimate interest, for example, in processing for the following purposes: 1) marketing; and 2) acquiring orders (sales) in the case of existing customers with whom we have a commercial relationship; 3) managing existing customers and relations (relationship management & account management); 4) optimizing and / or personalizing content and 5) conducting and optimizing effective business operations.

You have given specific and explicit permission to process your personal data for a specific purpose. In this case, you can withdraw your consent at any time by sending an email to

Special personal data is only collected when you provide it voluntarily or when this is necessary or permitted by law and regulations. Special personal data are, for example, data about a person's ethnicity, political opinion, religion, philosophy of life, or health. We request that you only provide special personal data to Boskalis if you consent to the processing thereof by Boskalis. If you have any questions about the provision of special personal data to Boskalis, please first contact Boskalis at


If you have made personal data available to Boskalis, you have the right to view this personal data and to correct any inaccuracies. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data by Boskalis and you also have the right to delete the personal data concerning you. Finally, you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data by Boskalis or to have your data transferred from Boskalis in a computer / machine-readable file (data portability).

Security and integrity of data

Boskalis has security policies and procedures to protect personal data against unauthorized loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Boskalis employees who have access to personal data only have access to this personal data if necessary for the performance of their duties and / or to support the websites.

Links to Third Party Websites

Boskalis websites may link to other websites that are not covered by this Privacy Statement, but through other privacy statements that may differ. We recommend that you review the privacy statement of every website you visit before providing your personal data.

Changes to this Policy

Boskalis may amend this Online Privacy Statement from time to time. When we make changes to the Online Privacy Statement we will revise the “date last modified” at the top of this page. We recommend that you regularly read the Online Privacy Statement so that you are kept informed of how Boskalis is protecting your personal data.

Questions about the privacy policy and about enforcement

If you have any request regarding the processing of your personal data or would like to object to it, please send your comment or objection by e-mail to: You can also use this email address to share any concerns you have regarding compliance with our Online Privacy Statement.

You always have the right to file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority.