PRIVACY POLICY

PRIVACY POLICY

Updated in December 2023


INTRODUCTION

SABIS® Educational Services S.A.L. (collectively referred to as "SES", "we", "us", "our", or "ours") values and takes your privacy rights seriously. We are committed to being transparent about the data we collect about you, how it is used, and with whom it is shared, as set forth herein.

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy") applies to the data collected from all users and viewers/visitors who access or use our website: https://careers.sabis.net/ website (the "Website") and the services available on the Website.

 

The Website is operated by:

SABIS® Educational Services S.A.L.

Orange Zone, Adma

Tel.: +961-9-851851

Lebanon


The terms “you,” “your,” and “yours” refer to the user or visitor of the Website.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of your personal information based on applicable data protection laws and regulations. We would never disclose your personal data to third parties or use it for bulk mailing lists or newsletters unless requested or accepted by you.

This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms and Conditions) sets out the basis on which we collect any personal data from you, or that you choose to provide to us, and how we will process it. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we treat it.

We reserve the right to make changes periodically to this Privacy Policy at our sole discretion. Changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on this page.

DEFINITIONS

Personal Data: Personal Data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person.

Processing: Any operation performed upon personal data, including but not limited to collection, storage, use, erasure, recording, disclosure, transmission, alteration, distribution, etc.

Data Subject: Individuals whose personal data is collected, held, or processed.


WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT?

During the recruitment process, the personal data that is collected on our Website covers the following types/categories of data: name, date of birth, citizenship, phone number, home address, E-mail address, passport, photo, resume, educational background, and qualifications, professional experience, references, and other information related to employment history submitted in writing or through video Q&A (when applicable).

This Privacy Policy also applies to personal data we collect from you via cookies and related technologies to maintain an anonymized user and viewer session and to provide users and viewers with personalized web pages. You can control how we use cookies by adjusting the settings within your browser. For further information, please see our “Cookies Policy.”

Use of Google Analytics 

The Website uses Google Analytics – a web analytics service from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, U.S.A. (“Google”) – to generate reports on the Website activities, which help us improve our services using active IP anonymization.

For more information about Google Analytics cookies, access the following link: Here

To opt out of Google Analytics (relating to your use of our Website), you can adjust your cookies settings, or you can download and install the Browser Plugin available by visiting: Link

WHAT DO WE USE THE PERSONAL DATA FOR?

Any personal data we collect from you and that you give to us voluntarily when you submit your application may be used for the following purposes:

· To respond to your inquiries about current vacancies

· To contact you for an interview if you meet the requirements

· To match your experience to current job opportunities within the SABIS® Network

· To inform you about new job opportunities if you activate the job alert feature

The information that may be collected automatically about you through the use of cookies and related technologies is to ensure that content from our Website is presented most effectively to you, to administer our Website, and to perform internal statistical and trend analysis to improve the user experience and performance of our Website.


HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We take reasonable precautions to secure your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure, or access. These precautions include technical, physical, and organizational security measures that are appropriate for the sensitivity of the personal data and ensure its ongoing confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Please be aware that the transfer of your personal data over the Internet is encrypted through secure HTTPS connections, which prevents unauthorized third parties from accessing your data.

The security of your personal data is important to us, and we confirm that we will be using the proper security measures and procedures to help ensure the highest level of security.

In the event of a data breach, you will be informed promptly, without any undue delays, after we have become aware of the breach. For support purposes, your personal data may be accessed by SABIS® authorized personnel, and stringent controls are in place regarding access and use of the data.


PERSONAL DATA ERASURE AND STORAGE DURATION

The Website and its related database, where your personal data is stored anonymized, are hosted in the LumenSM Minnetonka Premier Select Data Center in Minnesota, United States.

The data center is maintained by authorized SABIS Educational Systems, Inc. personnel.

We will endeavor to keep your personal data accurate and not keep it longer than necessary.

Personal data regarding unsuccessful applications will be kept in our database for two years from the date of the last submitted application.

Personal data regarding shortlisted applications and/or individuals who have been contacted for further job application processing will be kept in our database for seven years.

Personal data regarding successful applicants who are employed will be kept in our database for seven years.

We retain the right to keep your basic personal data in our database for up to fifteen years in the event of forgery and/or inaccurate and/or false and/or misleading information provided on the job application. In the event of employment, we also retain the right to keep your personal data in our database for up to fifteen years for our legitimate and legal interests.


PERSONAL DATA TRANSFER AND SHARING

We operate globally, so your Personal Data may be used globally in connection with the recruitment process. By using the Website and applying to the listed vacancies, you understand and agree that the personal data you provide may be shared and viewed by recruiters and line managers of schools and companies that are members of the SABIS® Network, as indicated below, to determine how well your application fits the position you have applied for or possible other vacancies within the SABIS® Network. Please use this link to access a page listing the names of schools and entities that may view your data: Here

Personal Data that is shared and/or viewed is limited to those schools and companies that are members of the SABIS® Network of schools unless otherwise required by applicable laws.

By using our Website to submit a general application, you understand and agree that you are giving us your consent to process your Personal Data for any available vacancies in the country or region you selected. 

Alternatively, when you use our Website to apply for a specific vacancy listed, your consent to process your Personal Data will be limited to the vacancy you have applied for. Therefore, in case of any new vacancy within the SABIS® Network, we will obtain your consent before processing your Personal Data.

You also understand and agree that when you are shortlisted for a vacant position within the SABIS® Network of schools and companies, your Personal Data, including but not limited to your performance evaluation feedback completed by your current or previous SABIS® employer, may be sent via E-mail to your prospective new employer within the SABIS® Network of schools and companies.

DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE PREVIOUS CLAUSE

Notwithstanding the clause above entitled Personal Data Transfer and Sharing, we do not disclose any collected personal data to any third party without first obtaining your consent.

However, we may be required to disclose your personal data if we receive a valid request from the police or other law enforcement agency, regulatory, or public or government authorities in your country of origin or elsewhere.

LEGAL BASIS FOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

In some jurisdictions, we’re required to identify the legal basis for our processing activities:  

· Your consent to the Privacy Policy when you apply for a position using the Website.

· Our legitimate interest in the following cases:

o  Recruitment and selection This processing is necessary to take steps at your request to enter a contract of employment. This processing is also necessary for our legitimate interest in building a decision base to establish an employment relationship with you.

o  Appropriate vetting, including, where relevant and appropriate, credit checks, right-to-work verification, identity fraud checks, criminal record checks (if and to the extent permitted by applicable laws), relevant employment history, relevant regulatory status, and professional qualifications. This processing is necessary for compliance with legal obligations to which we are subject. This processing is also in our legitimate interest to build a decision base in order to establish an employment relationship with you.

o  Our legitimate interest in improving business processes, including reviewing our recruitment processes and tools.

o  Recruitment planning, including using Personal Data to create profiles (“Applicant Profiles”) to enable us to consider you for any suitable positions that become available. This processing is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interest to build a decision base in order to establish an employment relationship with you for new vacancies but is only conducted where you continue to consent to receive such notifications.

In summary, we consider that we have a legitimate interest in:

o  Fully assessing applications for employment to ensure that only suitable and appropriate candidates are assessed and selected;

o  Considering all suitable applicants for roles that may become available and

o  Improving business processes and increasing efficiencies.


You may withdraw your consent for the application at any time by clicking on the designated link found in the confirmation E-mail that you would have received after successful application submission. Alternatively, you may withdraw your consent to processing your data at any time by sending an E-mail to privacy@sabis.net.

Once your consent is withdrawn, the personal data you submitted during the submission phase will be deleted within one month. In some circumstances, we may need to retain some of your records for internal business needs and/or legal requirements. In all cases, we will take all the appropriate measures to keep your personal data secure and protected.

Please note that all processing of your personal data will cease once you have withdrawn your consent but will not affect any personal data that has already been processed prior to this point.

By withdrawing your consent, your previously submitted application cannot be reused. However, you can reapply by submitting a new application on SABIS® Careers.


YOUR RIGHTS

In accordance with the applicable data privacy and protection laws, you have certain rights regarding your Personal Data. A summary of each right and how you can exercise it is set out below. To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by sending an E-mail to privacy@sabis.net

· Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the Personal Data we hold about you.

· Right of rectification – you have the right to ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete data we hold about you.

· Right to request deletion – you can ask for the data we hold about you that is no longer necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or does not need to be retained for other legitimate purposes to be erased from our records.

· Right to restriction of processing – under certain conditions, you have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data.

· Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transmit this data to another organization where it is technically feasible.

· Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing, such as direct marketing.

· Right to lodge a complaint – if you object to our processing of your personal data, you have the right to complain to the Data Protection Authority (DPA) in the country where you reside or the alleged infringement of data protection laws has taken place.


COMPLAINTS AND INQUIRIES

To express a concern, raise a question, make a complaint, object to processing or direct marketing, or obtain additional information about the processing of your personal data by the SABIS® Network, you can contact us by sending an E-mail to careers@sabis.net

ACCEPTANCE AND CHANGES TO THE POLICY

By using our services, you signify your agreement to this Privacy Policy. Any changes we may make to this Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page.