Privacy Statement for the Online Recruitment System of Canon Production Printing

The protection of personal data is of utmost concern to us. Thus we process personal data in compliance with applicable legal requirements designed to protect such data and ensure data security.

This privacy statement (“Privacy Statement”) covers the use of and conduct with personal data and information, provided by you to the Online Recruitment System of Canon Production Printing which is offered for recruitment purposes at Canon Production Printing and Canon  Group companies. This Privacy Statement will provide you general information on the processing of personal data by Canon Production Printing, Canon Production Printing’s employees, partners and/or affiliates. Please read this Privacy Statement carefully prior to providing your personal data into the Online Recruitment System of Canon Production Printing. If you do not agree with this Privacy Statement, you should not provide your personal data into the system.

Your data protection and data security

By submitting and saving your personal details to our online recruitment system, Canon Production Printing will understand that you agree on giving your explicit consent to Canon Production Printing and to the relevant third party that Canon Production Printing has appointed as its service provider, to control, save, transfer and process your personal data (processor on behalf of the controller).

Canon Production Printing is committed to protect your personal data in accordance with relevant data protection and privacy laws. In matters relating to this Privacy Statement, you may contact us at the following address: Canon Production Printing Holding B.V., van der Grintenstraat 10, 5914 HH, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Collection and Use of Personal Data

Canon Production Printing collects your personal data for the purposes of managing Canon Production Printing’s resourcing, recruitment activities as well as for organizational planning purposes across the Canon Group. Consequently, Canon Production Printing may use your personal data in relation to the evaluation and selection of candidates including but not limited to setting up and conducting interviews and tests, evaluating and assessing the results thereto and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment processes, including the final recruitment. Further it might be necessary to process health data in order to assess your fitness for employment, especially if this is essential in view of the given job profile,

Canon Production Printing may collect personal data directly from candidates as well as information sources that are publicly available. Canon Production Printing may also conduct background checks and assessments and store information from those during the recruitment process. Canon Production Printing collects personal data for purposes stated in this Privacy Statement.

As it is prohibited under EU Regulations 2580/2001 and 881/202 (Antiterrorism-Regulations) that any persons involved in business transactions, provide certain persons, groups and organizations monies and other economic values of any kind, we are further obliged to check your data with EU-Antiterrorism-lists.

We do not apply automated data processing methods in order gain decisions or otherwise use your data for profiling services.

Personal data shall not be retained in a form which enables the identification of a person for a longer period than required by the purpose. We will delete your personal data, if and so far there are not relevant anymore for the above purpose.

Notwithstanding the above Canon Production Printing may always delete your data without further notice. Thus we recommend retaining copies of any personal data you may have provided to us.

If you are successful in the Canon Production Printing recruitment process and become an employee, your personal data will become part of your employee file and may be used for employment/work-related purposes. Your personal data may also be subject to further additional privacy terms related to Canon Production Printing employees.

Scope of this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement covers any personal data that you submit through our online recruitment system or Canon Production Printing ’s collection from the publicly available sources, including but not limited to:

  • Name, address, telephone number, email address, other contact information and your preferred ways to be contacted
  • Log-in and password and other such information used in connection with authenticating you
  • CV, cover letter, previous work experience, education level, competences and skills and how you heard about the position
  • Provided it is essential for the offered job: health fitness for the job.

If you intend to provide us with details of a reference or any other third party as part of your CV/ resume, it is your responsibility to obtain consent from the third party. By submitting such data Canon Production Printing will assume that you have obtained such consent.

The Processing of personal data is based on your consent

The processing of personal data for the purposes of the recruitment process is based on your consent. You may at any time revoke your consent. This must be done in writing to the following email address:

As processing of your personal data is a necessary part of our recruitment process, revoking your consent may lead to a situation where we cannot proceed with the recruitment process with you.

Transfers of personal data

Canon Production Printing works with third parties who provide services to us. We may share your personal information with those third parties as part of the Canon Production Printing recruitment process, website hosting, information technology consulting services, website management, data analysis, legal services, accounting services, and other administrative, back-up and security services. Canon Production Printing will take appropriate technical, organizational and legal steps to secure your personal data.

Canon Production Printing is part of the global Canon organization that has affiliates, business processes, management structures, and technical systems that cross national borders. Therefore, Canon Production Printing may use resources and servers located in various countries across the world. Accordingly, your personal data may be transferred outside the country where you use a Canon Production Printing website or otherwise provide Canon Production Printing with your personal data. This includes countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) that do not have laws that provide specific protection for personal data. However, Canon Production Printing endeavors to implement appropriate privacy practices so that all processing of your personal data is conducted in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Your personal data may be disclosed or otherwise accessed as is required by mandatory legislation. Such disclosures or access may include disclosure of your personal data to or access by e.g. law enforcement agencies in the countries Canon Production Printing or its service providers and agents operate, as well as in the countries through which your personal data has been transferred according to this Privacy Statement.

Your rights

You have the right to receive information regarding your personal information that is stored with us at any time. You also have the right of adjustment, blocking or deletion of your personal data. Please contact In order to enable a deletion of data, this data has to be stored in a lock file for control purposes. You can also request a deletion of this data as far as we don’t have to comply with legal archiving obligations. At your request we block your data in accordance with any such legal obligation. You can change or revoke your consent with effect for the future by notifying us.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit true, accurate and complete information to us and keep it up to date. You may also update your personal information.

You may exercise your rights by contacting us through the contact address described above in this Privacy Statement

You have the in particular the following rights according to Artt. 15 – 22 GDPR:

  • Right to receive information
  • Right of adjustment
  • Right of deletion
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to object
  • Right of data portability


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Information Security

Canon Production Printing endeavours to use appropriate measures (having regard also to the nature of the personal data involved) to prevent and minimize security risks in connection with your use of our systems and services. Such measures include, where appropriate, the use of firewalls, secure server facilities, encryption, implementing of proper access rights and processes, careful selection of processors and other technically and commercially reasonable measures to provide appropriate protection for your personal data against unauthorized use or disclosure. Canon Production Printing may also take appropriate backup copies and use other such means to prevent the accidental damage or destruction to your personal data and to ensure that our services are functioning properly.

Compliance check Canon Production Printing

In accordance with EU regulations, it is prohibited to make funds or economic resources available, directly or indirectly, to or for the benefit of the natural or legal persons, entities or bodies listed on the sanctions list. The effect of these detailed prohibitions is that, in addition to business contacts, employees, and in particular job applicants, fall within the scope of the EU Regulations. The payment of salary, as a provision of money to listed persons, is prohibited in the EU and is sanctioned as a breach of the embargo. Screening of employees is a legal obligation under the EU embargo regulations; this check is no violation of the GDPR.

Filing a Complaint

You may lodge a complaint with the data protection officer via the indicated Email-address or separately with a supervisor authority.