BlueSnap HR Privacy Notice for Job Applicants

v1.1 April 2024


As a Job Applicant within the BlueSnap global group of companies (BlueSnap Inc.), we recognize that privacy is part of your expectation, and this policy sets out how BlueSnap Inc. and its subsidiaries treat your personal data.  

BlueSnap is committed to maintaining the principles of transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information.

Depending on your place of job application and/or employment legislation such as the GDPR, Data Protection Act 2018 (Ireland), Data Protection Act 2018 (UK), California Consumer Privacy Act 2020 as amended may apply.

Categories of Information Collected

BlueSnap may collect, process and store to the extent that it is relevant and permitted under your local law “Personal Information” on you, and as required, your relevant family/dependents, such as:

Identification data: name, marital name, first name, gender, date and place of birth, nationalities, contact information, emergency contact details, passport/ID card numbers, driving license details, photos;

Labor data: work permit number, social security/national insurance number, disability information, special benefit rights (if relevant);

Family status: marital status, names and dates of birth of spouse/partner, children, dependents, insurance and pension information;

Transportation data: relevant information relating to means of transport for reimbursement or contribution to travelling expenses, transportation cards, vehicle expenses, pertinent driving record information, etc.;

Extracts of police/military records, credit checks: where necessary and local law permits for relevant security clearances, fiduciary checks;

Career and education: diplomas, degrees, training certificates, foreign languages, CVs, continuing education programs, educational courses;

Job records: employment agreement details, hire date, termination date, division, department, reporting structure, employee number, job titles, work information, job description, work phone and email, work hour records, absence records (sick leave, special leave, maternity/parental leave, vacation records, overtime hours, annual performance evaluations, etc.);

Use of information systems: BlueSnap monitors use of its computer devices and networks to prevent data leaks and threats from third parties.

Video surveillance and access card control data: in accordance with industry and PCI standards, BlueSnap is required to provide video surveillance systems in certain BlueSnap premises;

Any other personal information that BlueSnap requires to manage the employment relationship or that you have supplied to us or agreed to have BlueSnap check or be provided with when applying for a position or change of position, including assessment reports from previous employers, employment agencies, background checks and reports. Certain senior positions and international appointments and directorships may involve the disclosure, review and storage of employee and family financial records and interests, shareholdings, etc., both within and outside the local jurisdiction of employment. When required by local law, collection and storage of such Personal Information is subject to your express prior consent.

Purposes of Collection

Personal Information is collected, processed, and stored by BlueSnap including, without limitation, for the following purposes:

Categories of Third Parties Where Personal Information May Be Shared

BlueSnap may share relevant Personal Information within the BlueSnap group of companies or external recipients such as:

International Transfers

BlueSnap may transfer Personal Information within the BlueSnap group to its appropriate data management centers and servers including central processing and storage in the USA, Israel and also BlueSnap’s bona fide service providers for processing and storage of such data.

Certain countries may have levels of protection that differ to those in force in the country where the Personal Information is collected.

Data Security

BlueSnap may take appropriate technical and organizational measures in accordance with local law requirements to protect Personal Information against accidental or unlawful destruction or loss, alteration, unauthorized access, or disclosure.

Personal Information shall be stored only for the time necessary for the purposes stated in this policy or as permitted by applicable law.

Access and Modification

You have the right to access, update, and correct your Personal Information that BlueSnap has collected subject to requirements of applicable law. For this purpose, you may exercise such rights by contacting your HR Privacy Contact:

Head of Human Resources

[email protected]

Specific Provisions for EU, UK and Israel-Based Applicants

The European Union, UK and Israel have established certain standards of protection regarding the handling of Personal Information relating to persons based in those countries.

BlueSnap’s central Human Resources department is located in the USA with additional resources based in our Israel office.  We therefore need to transfer Human Resources data relating to employees based in other countries to the US and Israel.  Transfers of data shall be subject to the legal requirements of such countries.  

EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework program and UK Extension

BlueSnap complies with the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (EU-U.S. DPF) and the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce. BlueSnap has certified to the U.S. Department of Commerce that it adheres to the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework Principles (EU-U.S. DPF Principles) with regard to the processing of personal information received from the European Union in reliance on the EU-U.S. DPF and from the United Kingdom (and Gibraltar) in reliance on the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF. If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the EU-U.S. DPF Principles, the Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Data Privacy Framework program, and to view BlueSnap’s certification, please visit

In compliance with the EU-US Data Privacy Framework Principles, BlueSnap commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information transferred to the United States pursuant to the DPF Principles. European Union and United Kingdom individuals with DPF inquiries or complaints should first contact BlueSnap at:

Head of Human Resources

[email protected]

BlueSnap Corporate HQ, 800 South St., Suite 640, Waltham, MA
Tel: +1 (781) 790-5013

If your complaint involves human resources data transferred to the United States from the European Union, the United Kingdom in the context of the employment relationship, and BlueSnap does not address it satisfactorily, BlueSnap commits to cooperate with the panel established by the EU data protection authorities (DPA Panel), and the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), and to comply with the advice given by the DPA panel or ICO, with regard to such human resources data. To pursue an unresolved human resources complaint, you should contact the state or national data protection or labor authority in the appropriate jurisdiction. Contact details for the EU data protection authorities can be found at https://

Cross-Border and Onwards Transfer

BlueSnap shall ensure that when there are cross-border transfers of Personal Information to third parties, such parties shall be compliant with the applicable legal requirements.

Sensitive Information

Except when required by local data privacy law or if provided voluntarily, BlueSnap does not collect or process Personal Information relating to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, data concerning health or sexual preferences.

Sharing of Personal Information

Internal: BlueSnap may share Personal Information only when relevant with the following BlueSnap authorized personnel who need access in the context of their work roles with BlueSnap for the purposes described above:

External service providers and contractors: BlueSnap may share Personal Information when relevant with third-party providers, such as:

Local & National Authorities, Regulators, Internal Investigations


BlueSnap will obtain your express consent before we use your personal information for a purpose other than which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized. 

Access and Modification

You have a right to access your Personal Information in accordance with your local laws wherever the data is processed or stored, and you may modify or delete Personal Information that has not been processed in accordance with the SCCs. You can also object to the processing of your Personal Information as described in this Policy provided that you have legitimate reasons to do so.

Additional Statutory Rights GDPR & UK Data Protection Act

EEA- and UK-based Employees have a number of statutory rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, , Data Protection Act 2018 (Ireland) or Data Protection Act 2018 (UK). You can:

Additional Statutory Rights – California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The above legislation provides the additional rights and protections for Applicants based in California as follows as from 1st January 2023;

You may exercise your rights by contacting your HR Privacy Contact:

Head of Human Resources

[email protected]

Prior Version:

v1.0 June 2023