Privacy statement

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) attaches great importance to protecting the privacy and personal data of its job applicants. Protecting the privacy and personal data is an important part of the procedures for carrying out our recruitment and selection activities. Personal data is treated in accordance with the Dutch Data Protection Act. The purpose of this privacy statement is to inform you as the job applicant about the manner in which Boskalis processes your personal data.

This privacy statement applies only to the personal data which you provide to Boskalis via the website and/or and to the data gathered by Boskalis. This privacy statement has been drafted based on the situation on 1 January 2016. This privacy statement may be amended due to changing legislation or modified business practices. Please visit this page regularly to keep informed of any changes. In no event are modifications announced in advance.

Gathering data

Boskalis gathers and processes information about you as the job applicant through the use of forms on the website and/or Examples of the data gathered by Boskalis include contact information (name, gender, address, language, etc.), education (schools, courses, etc.) work history (former employers, references, etc.). In addition to the data that you as the job applicant provide to Boskalis, Boskalis collects data via social media and other publicly accessible sources, as well as automatically generated data about your surfing behavior on the website and/or This information consists of your IP address, the date on which the personal data was filled in and cookies.

The data gathered may be stored in one or more databases.

Use of data gathered

The personal data gathered is used by Boskalis for the sole purpose of enabling a responsible, effective and efficient recruitment and selection process. Personal data is gathered to help you as the job applicant get in touch with the people within Boskalis responsible for (potential) vacancies so that you can be matched with one or more vacancies.

Use by third parties

Boskalis does not provide your personal data to third parties without your explicit prior permission. Boskalis, may, however, share your data with third parties if Boskalis considers this desirable for the application process, e.g. for carrying out an assessment. Data that cannot be traced back to you personally (such as automatically generated information other than your IP address) may be provided to third parties if necessary. Finally, Boskalis will provide your data to third parties if it is required to do so on the basis of legal provisions.

Links to other websites

The website and/or may contain links to the websites of other parties. Boskalis bears no responsibility whatsoever for the manner in which these parties treat your data. Please check whether the website you visited contains a privacy statement and read it carefully to see if you are in agreement with its content.


Please use our contact form should you have any questions about this privacy statement.