If your organization is planning for GDPR compliance, handling applicants in your inbox will make it tricky to be GDPR compliant.
Difficult to control sharing of candidates
Easy to forget to delete emails containing personal or sensitive data
Messy method to request for consent
Unable to implement standard routines and processes with hiring team
Using email to manage candidate data increases the risk of non-compliance with GDPR, which can result in a costly GDPR fine.
In short, most likely yes.
It doesn't matter where in the world your organization is,
if you process any personal data of EU residents GDPR applies to you.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives Europeans
more control over their personal data and their rights to privacy.
As of May 25, 2018, EU Residents will have rights to what happens with their personal data and privacy. Your company must be able to comply when candidates exercise their rights under GDPR.
Organized method for tracking candidate information
A secure way to delete, share or rectify candidate data
Ask for consent from applicants directly through the app whenever necessary
Set data to automatically delete based on your preferred timeframe
Manage and track all your sensitive candidate data all in one place to ensure GDPR compliance.
Set up standard routines for how long candidate data, and what data, should be saved in Happo before it is deleted.
All your candidates are stored within your recruitment pipeline making it easy to find a candidate and give access to or delete their information upon request.
You have the ability to export data upon candidate request and download a file in a csv format.
"Your hiring team will never have to keep sending emails back and forth trying to keep the last updated information correct."
We know the new data protection law can be intimidating,
but we've been hard at work to provide you with a ton of features
to ease the transition for when the GDPR goes live.