Fursa for Change – Privacy Statement:

Fursa for Change is committed to treating your personal data with care and ensuring you are well informed about the way Fursa process your personal data. Thus, this statement is to inform you about what, how, why, and when information over you is collected.  Fursa will ensure that any information collected and controlled by Fursa remains private and is used only for the purpose to match open vacancies with suitable candidates.

By using fursaforchange.com website and by submitting your information via the website or by email, you consent to the processing of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Why information is collected

Your personal information is collected and processed for the sole purpose of executing recruitment services. This includes:

  • Informing applicants about suitable vacancies;

  • Informing companies with open positions about suitable candidates;

  • Informing applicants, candidates, and companies about Fursa’s services.

Fursa connects educated talents from around the world and companies with open positions for refugees. To carry out this service properly, and in the legitimate interest to offer the most suitable positions for the most suitable candidates and vice versa, it is necessary to collect and process personal information.

How information is collected

Fursa may receive your personal information:

  • When connecting with Fursa via phone, letter, email, or website;

  • When submitting your CV via Fursa’s website or by email;

  • When subscribing to any other form of communication used by Forsa (such as social media).

What information is collected

The following personally identifiable information may be collected (of applicants):

  • First and last name;

  • Address;

  • Date of Birth;

  • Contact information (email address and/or telephone number);

  • CV, which may include, past work experience, studies, training, references, availability, languages, certifications, diplomas, motivation, etc.

The following personally identifiable information may be collected:

  • First and last name;

  • Contact information (email address and/or telephone number)

  • Work title.



How long is the collected information retained?

Fursa will keep your personal information no longer than necessary. In order to match the correct candidates with the right position, Fursa reserves the right to retain the information you provided up to 12 months. You will receive an automatic notification within 12 months to either grant Fursa to retain your data for another 12 months or to opt out.

Where is the data stored?

Fursa will take appropriate measures to protect your personal information against unlawful processing and/or loss. Your data will be accessible only for employees who need to access your information in order to connect you with suitable vacancies or candidates.

Your data is stored locally, and not processed outside the European Union (‘EU’) Member States.

Fursa uses Wix.com Ltd. to facilitate the collection and storing of your information. Therefore, your data might be stored outside of the EU Member States. However, Wix.com Ltd, which is considered by the European Commission to be offering an adequate level of protection for personal information.

Transfer of data

Fursa will only transfer your data to those companies with open, suitable vacancies. Your data will not be shared, sold, or otherwise distributed to third parties. Furthermore, the data is not transferred outside of the EU unless the suitable position’s recruitment services are located outside of the EU, but in that case, your data is transferred only with your prior consent.

Other websites and social media buttons

Fursaforchange.com website may contain links to other websites of interest, and social media buttons to access Fursa’s social media networks, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. If you click any of the website links or social media buttons (recognizable from their logos), you will be redirected to those websites. Fursa does not have influence over which data the providers collect from you and of the extent of their data protection. To learn more information about their data processing, please visit the respective privacy statements on the redirected websites.

Cookies Statement

Cookies are text files created by a web server while you are browsing a website to collect Internet log information and visitor behavior. When you visit fursaforchange.com, information may be collected from you automatically through cookies or similar technology (for further information, please visit allaboutcookies.org).

While Fursa does not make the collected cookies available to any third party, the website might collect functional cookies to recognize your previously selected preferences, such as the language of the website. On your browser settings, you can select not to accept cookies. However, some of the website features may not function as a result.


Contact, question, and complaints

You may at any time reach out Fursa in order to:

  • Receive copies of your personal data;

  • To correct any inaccurate or outdated information related to you;

  • Erase any personal data retained of you;

  • Opt-out of processing or transferring your personal data.

You might be asked for further details in relation to your request for identification purposes. Fursa will inform you within 30-business days of your request.

Please submit your request to: info@fursaforchange.com.

For any other questions, complaints, or remarks related to data privacy, please reach out to Fursa for Change:

  • Phone nr: 06-85332856

  • Email: info@fursaforchange.com

  • ​Address: Van Hogendorpstraat – 1051CE - Amsterdam

  • KvK: 76734331

Changes to this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement is subject to change. Any changes in this Privacy Statement will be shared here. This Privacy Statement is in accordance with the latest EU and Dutch data protection laws.