Privacy Statement & Terms and Conditions​

AWAW Media V.O.F. ( is responsible for the processing of personal data as shown in this privacy statement.

Updated: 4 April 2024


Contact details

Korte Lijnbaanssteeg 1
1012SL Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Is there a Data Protection Officer in our organisation? How can I contact them?

At this moment, we do not have a Data Protection Officer, but in case of changes of circumstances and/or processing or personal data we will assess the convenience of appointing such officer. In case of any doubts regarding your personal data, you can send us an email to

Privacy Policy

This privacy notice for AWAW Media V.O.F. (“Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”), describes how and why we might collect, store, use, and/or share (“process”) your information when you use our services (“Services”), such as when you:

Visit our website at, or any website of ours that links to this privacy notice

Engage with us in other related ways, including any sales, marketing, or events

Questions or concerns? Reading this privacy notice will help you understand your privacy rights and choices. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, please do not use our Services. If you still have any questions or concerns, please contact us at



This summary provides key points from our privacy notice, but you can find out more details about any of these topics below

What personal information do we process? When you visit, use, or navigate our Services, we may process personal information depending on how you interact with AWAW Media V.O.F. and the Services, the choices you make, and the products and features you use.

Do we process any sensitive personal information?We do not process sensitive personal information.

Do you receive any information from third parties? We may receive information from public databases, marketing partners, social media platforms, and other outside sources. 

How do you process my information? We process your information to provide, improve, and administer our Services, communicate with you, for security and fraud prevention, and to comply with law. We may also process your information for other purposes with your consent. We process your information only when we have a valid legal reason to do so. 

In what situations and with which types of parties do we share personal information? We may share information in specific situations and with specific categories of third parties.

Can my personal information be transferred to another party? Yes, by using our services you are granting AWAW Media V.O.F. the right to share and transfer your personal information in the event of a sale, takeover, asset sale or any transaction involving AWAW Media V.O.F. or parts of it’s assets

How do we keep your information safe? We have organizational and technical processes and procedures in place to protect your personal information. However, no electronic transmission over the internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information. 

What are your rights? Depending on where you are located geographically, the applicable privacy law may mean you have certain rights regarding your personal information. 

How do I exercise my rights? The easiest way to exercise your rights is by contacting us. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

Want to learn more about what AWAW Media V.O.F. does with any information we collect? Read further



Personal information you disclose to us

In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us.

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you register on the Services, express an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and Services, when you participate in activities on the Services, or otherwise when you contact us.

Personal Information Provided by You. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Services, the choices you make, and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect may include the following:

cover letter

  • cv / resume & any personal information included in these documents e.g. Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Country, city or address of residence
  • other personal files you may have uploaded
  • job titles
  • email addresses
  • phone numbers
  • Names
  • Information submitted as a cover letter
  • any other information you provide to us


Sensitive Information.

We do not intend to process special categories of personal data and/or sensitive personal data. Any sensitive information processing takes place because we process your CV or cover letter in order to perform our services and/or link you to a potential employer and such information will be captured as work experience. We then process that data to have a general impression of your employment history. The fact that this might happen to say something about your possible religion, political views or trade union membership is irrelevant to us. Seen in that context and for that purpose, we do not process any special categories or personal data.

All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete, and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.

Where have we obtained your data from?

We wish to inform you that we have obtained your data directly from you. By using our website, services or applying for any vacancy, you’re granting AWAW Media V.O.F. to use your data.


Information automatically collected

In Short: Some information — such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or browser and device characteristics — is collected automatically when you visit our Services.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use, or navigate the Services. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services, and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.



In Short: We process your information to provide, improve, and administer our Services, communicate with you, for security and fraud prevention, and to comply with law. We may also process your information for other purposes with your consent.

We process your personal information for a variety of reasons, depending on how you interact with our Services, including:

  • Clearly and correctly communicate with you via any contact details you provide, such as, but not limited to calls, texts, WhatsApp and email;
  • Map supply and demand on the labour market;
  • Share with you via any communication method vacancies or jobs that match your language skills;
  • Provide you with the opportunity to create your own personal profile as a jobseeker and making the database with these jobseeker profiles available to employers through our recruitment platforms;
  • Provide employers with a platform on which they can upload open vacancies and make the database with these open vacancies available to jobseekers through our recruitment platforms;
  • Provide job search and recruitment services to jobseekers and employers when using our websites and our recruitment platforms;
  • Match you, as a jobseeker, to outstanding vacancies from our clients;
  • Provide jobseekers with general information about working abroad;
  • Collect anonymous statistical data for (potential) clients.
  • Train our personnel and to improve the quality of our services and conversations with you. For this purpose, recordings of telephone conversations you have with us may be used & recorded.

To send you marketing and promotional communications. We may process the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt out of our marketing emails at any time by unsubscribing at the bottom of the emails.

To deliver targeted advertising to you. We may process your information to develop and display personalized content and advertising tailored to your interests, location, and more.

To identify usage trends. We may process information about how you use our Services to better understand how they are being used so we can improve them.

To determine the effectiveness of our marketing and promotional campaigns. We may process your information to better understand how to provide marketing and promotional campaigns that are most relevant to you.

To save or protect an individual’s vital interest. We may process your information when necessary to save or protect an individual’s vital interest, such as to prevent harm




In Short: We only process your personal information when we believe it is necessary and we have a valid legal reason (i.e., legal basis) to do so under applicable law, like with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services to enter into or fulfill our contractual obligations, to protect your rights, or to fulfill our legitimate business interests.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and UK GDPR require us to explain the valid legal bases we rely on in order to process your personal information. As such, we may rely on the following legal bases to process your personal information:

  • Consent. We may process your information if you have given us permission (i.e., consent) to use your personal information for a specific purpose. You can withdraw your consent at any time. By using our website or services, you’re automatically granting consent.
  • Performance of a Contract. We may process your personal information when we believe it is necessary to fulfill our contractual obligations to you, including providing our Services or at your request prior to entering into a contract with you.
  • Legitimate Interests. We may process your information when we believe it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests and those interests do not outweigh your interests and fundamental rights and freedoms. For example, we may process your personal information for some of the purposes described in order to:
  • Send users information about special offers and discounts on our products and services
  • Develop and display personalized and relevant advertising content for our users
  • Analyze how our services are used so we can improve them to engage and retain users
  • Support our marketing activities
  • Legal Obligations. We may process your information where we believe it is necessary for compliance with our legal obligations, such as to cooperate with a law enforcement body or regulatory agency, exercise or defend our legal rights, or disclose your information as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
  • Vital Interests. We may process your information where we believe it is necessary to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of a third party, such as situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person.


In Short: We may share information in specific situations described in this section and/or with the following categories of third parties.

Vendors, Consultants, and Other Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with third-party vendors, service providers, contractors, or agents (“third parties”) who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. We have contracts in place with our third parties, which are designed to help safeguard your personal information. This means that they cannot do anything with your personal information unless we have instructed them to do it. They will also not share your personal information with any organization apart from us. They also commit to protect the data they hold on our behalf and to retain it for the period we instruct. The categories of third parties we may share personal information with are as follows:

  • Data Analytics Services
  • Sales & Marketing Tools
  • Website Hosting Service Providers
  • Communication & Collaboration Tools
  • User Account Registration & Authentication Services
  • Performance Monitoring Tools

We also may need to share your personal information in the following situations:

Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

Business Partners. We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services, or promotions.


In Short: We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information.

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Notice.


In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice unless otherwise required by law.

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting, or other legal requirements). No purpose in this notice will require us keeping your personal information for longer than the period of time in which users have not requested for their personal information to be deleted.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize such information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.


In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.

We have implemented appropriate and reasonable technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, despite our safeguards and efforts to secure your information, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access the Services within a secure environment.


In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Services, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Services. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we may have collected from children under age 18, please contact us at


In Short: In some regions, such as the European Economic Area (EEA) and United Kingdom (UK), you have rights that allow you greater access to and control over your personal information. You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.

In some regions (like the EEA and UK), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. You can make such a request by contacting us by using the contact details provided in the section “Contact Details”.

We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

If you are located in the EEA or UK and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here:

If you are located in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here:

Withdrawing your consent: If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us by using the contact details provided in the section “Contact Details” below or updating your preferences.

However, please note that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal, nor will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

Opting out of marketing and promotional communications: You can unsubscribe from our marketing and promotional communications at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send, replying “STOP” or “UNSUBSCRIBE” to the SMS messages that we send, or by contacting us using the details provided in the section “Contact Details” below. You will then be removed from the marketing lists. However, we may still communicate with you — for example, to send you service-related messages that are necessary for the administration and use of your account, to respond to service requests, or for other non-marketing purposes.

Account Information

If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your account or terminate your account, you can:

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, we may retain some information in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our legal terms and/or comply with applicable legal requirements.

Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Services. To opt out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on our Services visit

If you have questions or comments about your privacy rights, you may email us at



Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. At this stage no uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy notice.


In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with Services, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Services. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Services, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from all our systems (e.g., backups, etc.).


In Short: Yes, we will update this notice as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.

We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.


Based on the applicable laws of your country, you may have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please contact us using the contact information under “Contact Details”

User Terms and Conditions of AWAW Media V.O.F.

Updated date: 4 April 2024

Article 1 – Definitions

In these User Terms and Conditions (” UT&C’s“), words used herein regardless of the number and gender specifically used, shall be deemed and construed to include any other number, singular or plural, and any other gender, masculine, feminine or neuter, as the context requires, and the following definitions are used:

  1. Submission: the User’s personal information, submitted on the Website or 3rd party platform such as a social media platform, enabling the User to make use of the Services;
  2. Employer : the legal entity that purchases recruitment and other services (such as advertising online space for vacancies from AWAW Media V.O.F.;
  3. Services : the services consisting of i) offering and maintaining an online job search platform via the Website, and ii) providing the User access to the database with vacancies from the Employers, for the purposes of seeking employment;
  4. User : the natural person who accesses or uses the Website or uses the Services;
  5. User Content: all information made accessible by the User via the Website, including but not limited to education, job experience, and other relevant information for the purposes of seeking employment;
  6. UT&C’s : these user terms and conditions of AWAW Media V.O.F.;
  7. Website : the website of AWAW Media V.O.F. available at and all underlying pages.
  8. AWAW Media V.O.F.: the company is incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands, having its registered address in the municipality of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with its registered office at (1012SL) Amsterdam at Korte Lijnbaanssteeg 1 – 4054, the Netherlands, registered with the Trade Register of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 82865051.,

Article 2 – General

  1. The UT&C’s apply to the access and the use of the Website by the User and the provision of the Services by AWAW Media V.O.F. to the User.
  2. By accessing or using the Website, applying for a vacancy, uploading any personal information or using any of the Services the User acknowledges that he has read, understood and agrees to be bound by the UT&C’s & Privacy Policy.
  3. All offers, including quotations, made by AWAW Media V.O.F. are non-binding unless explicitly stated otherwise.
  4. Any deviations from the UT&C’s proposed by the User shall only be valid if they have been explicitly agreed upon in writing between AWAW Media V.O.F. and the User.
  5. If and insofar as any provision of the UT&C’s is declared null and void, the other provisions of the UT&C’s shall remain in full force and effect. AWAW Media V.O.F. will then adopt a new provision to replace the void/nullified provision, whereby the purport of the void/nullified provision will be maintained as much as possible.
  6. Any deviations from these UT&C’s applied or tolerated at any time by AWAW Media V.O.F. for the benefit of the User shall only apply for that specific case and shall never entitle the User to invoke such deviation at a later time in respect of another case, or to claim the application of such deviation as permanent.
  7. If any stipulation of the UT&C’s is or becomes null and void, the remaining stipulations of the UT&C’s shall remain in full force and AWAW Media V.O.F. and the User shall enter into consultations in order to come to an agreement about new stipulations to replace the void and/or nullified stipulations.

Article 3 – Access to the Services

  1. Under the conditions set out in these UT&C’s, AWAW Media V.O.F. gives the User a limited, personal, revocable, non-exclusive and non-transferable (including by means of a sublicense) right to access and use the Website and use the Services. The User is entitled to access and use the Website and use the Services for personal, non-commercial purposes only and within the purpose of the Website.
  2. The manner in which, and the conditions under which, the Services should actually be used shall be shown to the User on the Website.
  3. In order to make use of the Services, the User must submit their personal information or “create an Account” in the manner as described on the Website. The User guarantees to AWAW Media V.O.F. that the User Content he provides is at all times personal, complete, up-to-date and correct. The User is responsible for the correctness and completeness of the User Content provided, as well as for the adaptation and/or supplementation of the User Content.
  4. AWAW Media V.O.F. shall at all times be entitled to modify, adapt and/or terminate the Services, without obligation to pay damages to the User, unless AWAW Media V.O.F. is statutory obliged to pay any compensation.

Article 4 – Submission

  1. The User is obliged to keep his personal details secret and not share his personal information with third parties. 
  2. AWAW Media V.O.F. reserves the right, in case of misuse of the Website or an Account or non-compliance with these UT&C’s, to restrict, suspend or deny the User access to the Services, to block or remove the User’s Account or submission possibilities temporarily or permanently, to remove the User Content from the Website, or to take other measures as it deems necessary or appropriate, without being obliged to pay any compensation to the User. Whether a situation as described above exists is at the sole discretion of AWAW Media V.O.F.
  3. AWAW Media V.O.F. shall not be liable for any damages resulting from unauthorised access to or use of the Website and/or Services by third parties.
  4. By making User Content available via the Website, the User automatically grants AWAW Media V.O.F. permission to place the User Content on the Website or to use this in any other way for the provision of the Services.
  5. The User acknowledges and agrees that his User Content may be used by the Employers within the context of selecting and finding job seekers.
  6. The User is at least 16 years old when creating the Account or confirms to have obtained parental or guardian consent to create an Account.

Article 5 – Indemnities, guarantee and exclusion of liability

  1. The Services offered by AWAW Media V.O.F. are provided “as is” and “as available”.
  2. AWAW Media V.O.F. expressly does not provide any guarantee:
    • a. for the suitability of the Services for the purposes of the User;
    • b. the accuracy of the data provided by any third parties, including the Users and the Employers;
    • c. that the Services meet the User’s expectations;
    • d. that the Services will be available at all times, without interruptions, in a timely, safe, error-free, accurate, reliable manner and free of viruses or malware.
  3. The User acknowledges and accepts that AWAW Media V.O.F. has no knowledge of and/or interference in connection with the User Content and other information made available by the Users via the Website.
  4. AWAW Media V.O.F. expressly has no control over the hiring of personnel by an Employer and does, therefore, not guarantee that the use of the Services by the User will lead to the offer of an (employment) agreement by an Employer. AWAW Media V.O.F. is explicitly not a party to any agreement that may be entered into between the User and the Employer, nor to the negotiation or conclusion thereof.
  5. Except in the event of gross negligence or wilful misconduct on the part of AWAW Media V.O.F., AWAW Media V.O.F. shall not be liable for any indirect and/or consequential damages, such as, but not limited to, loss of income.
  6. In any case, AWAW Media V.O.F. shall not be liable for any damages of the User in case of force majeure, as referred to in article 6:75 of the Dutch Civil Code (” Force Majeure“). An event of Force Majeure shall include, but shall not be limited to:
    • a. strike, labour dispute, shortage of (man)power, fuel or electricity;
    • b. disruptions and accidents in (data) traffic;
    • c. government measures and embargos;
    • d. riots, war and social unrest;
    • e. extreme weather conditions;
    • f. fire, flooding and natural disaster; and/or
    • g. disruptions in internet connection or (telecommunications) networks and hardware malfunctions or disruption in access to the Website or the Account;
    • h. Viruses, epidemics and pandemics (such as, but not limited to, COVID-19).

Article 6 – Prohibitions

  1. The User is not permitted to create multiple submissions and/or to post any User Content which:
    • a. deliberately contains incorrect information and/or is misleading;
    • b. consists of the assumption of a false identity;
    • c. contains advertising messages;
    • d. uses or collects data from other Users in order to use this data for other purposes than provided for in these UTC or to approach the Users other than via the Website.
    • e. refers to profiles that are not listed on the Website;
    • f. uses tools other than those approved by AWAW Media V.O.F., to search the Website or that uses data mining, robots or other means to collect data;
    • g. contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, bots or other software that may hinder access to the Website and/or may damage the Website and/or the computer systems of AWAW Media V.O.F. in any way;
    • h. is in violation of the applicable laws or regulations or is otherwise unlawful or incompatible with public order or morality or in any other way inappropriate or undesirable;
    • i. may harm the interests and good name of AWAW Media V.O.F.

Article 7 – Intellectual property rights

  1. All intellectual property rights, such as, but not limited copyright, trademarks, database rights and/or any other intellectual property rights, relating to the Website and the Services, including presented and non-presented content, except for the User Content, shall be owned by AWAW Media V.O.F.
  2. The User provides AWAW Media V.O.F. with a free, irrevocable and transferable right with regard to the User Content placed by him on the Website, to publish and reproduce this User Content insofar as this is required within the framework of offering the Services.

Article 8 – Privacy

  1. The User shall provide (personal) data to AWAW Media V.O.F. before using the Services. This data will be stored and processed in accordance with the Privacy Statement of AWAW Media V.O.F. The Privacy Statement is available at

Article 9 – Miscellaneous

  1. These UT&C’s are governed exclusively by Dutch law.
  2. All disputes arising between the User and AWAW Media V.O.F. shall in the first instance be submitted to the competent court in the district of Amsterdam, the Netherlands unless mandatory law stipulates otherwise.