Mazars takes the security of and our legal responsibilities around your personal data seriously.  This statement explains relevant information about our processing of your Personal Data collected via this recruitment site.



Throughout this notice the following terms shall have the definitions stated:

Data Controller            the natural or legal person which alone or jointly determines the purposes and means of processing personal data (“we”, “our”, “us”)

Data Subject               an individual who is the subject of Personal Data (“you”, “your”);

Personal Data             any data which relates directly or indirectly to an identifiable or identified living person;

Process                      includes “Processes”, “Processed” and “Processing” and refers to any activity undertaken on your Personal Data including collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction


Data Controller

Mazars Ukraine is the Data Controller for the information collected in respect of our recruitment processes including when you:

  • register to receive updates or information about our vacancies;
  • submit an application for employment, including training opportunities;
  • provide us with additional information requested to support or further process your registration of interest in our vacancies or make an application for employment;
  • submit questions or queries to us.


Data processing

Data collected through this recruitment site may be processed for the purposes of:

  • providing you with information on relevant vacancies and our Firm;
  • assessing your suitability for employment;
  • conducting assessment and interview processes related to employment;
  • notifying you of the outcome of any recruitment process you enter into with us;
  • taking steps to enter into a contract of employment with you, collecting references and complying with our legal obligations in the field of employment;
  • updating your preferences for receipt of information from us;
  • ensuring your health and welfare;
  • obtaining legal advice.

We will only process your personal data where necessary and it will not be used for every purpose stated above.


Legal basis for processing

We process your personal data on the following legal bases:

Contract entry and performance: In the event you apply to work with us, we will process your Personal Data to understand whether we are able to enter into a contract of employment with you.  In the event we are able to do so, we will then process your Personal Data to enable us to fulfil our obligations to you as an employer;

Legal obligations:                     The law obliges us to process your Personal Data for certain purposes in respect of employment.  Where necessary, we process personal data collected as part of our recruitment purposes to fulfil such obligations.

Legitimate interests:                 We use your Personal Data in pursuit of a number of legitimate business interests in:

  • recruiting and growing our workforce
  • delivering our services to our clients;
  • fulfilling our obligations to you in the event we become your employer;
  • growing and developing our business;
  • understanding and developing our workforce.


Consent:                                  Where necessary, will ask your permission to process your personal data.

In the event we ask you to provide us with personal data concerning your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying you, your physical and/or mental health, sex life or sexual orientation (“Special Category Personal Data”), we will process it on the following grounds:

Consent:                                  where appropriate we obtain your explicit consent to process such data;

Obligations:                              carrying out the obligations and exercising specific rights in the field of employment and social security and social protection law.

In the event we collect and rely on your consent for certain data processing activities, you may withdraw your consent at any time.  Your withdrawing consent may mean we are unable to continue with certain processes and may be unable to continue with your application for or in limited circumstances, your employment.


Data sharing and international transfers

Where you apply for a role through us which involves working as part of our international Group we will share your Personal Data with the relevant Mazars Firm.

In the event you provide us with details of referees who are located in another jurisdiction, we will contact them in accordance with the consent you have provided as part of your application for us to do so.

Any successful application for employment will mean your Personal Data may be further processed and shared in accordance with our notice for staff which we will make available to you at the time we issue you a contract for signature.


Your rights

You may exercise a number of rights in respect of your Personal Data.

You may:

  • Request access to the personal data we hold about you
  • Ask us to correct any data which are inaccurate
  • Request to have your personal data deleted
  • Put in place restrictions on our processing of your data
  • Ask us to transfer your data to another controller (data portability)


We will handle all exercise of your data subject rights in accordance with the requirements of General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and any other applicable data protection laws in force at the time of your request.  Requests can be submitted in writing to us at or by contacting us using any of the contact details available on our website at

If you are dissatisfied with the way we have handled your personal data and we are unable to resolve the matter for you, you may take your complaint to the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights. Further details can be found via their website at


Data retention

The length of time we retain your data depends on a number of different factors.

If you register to receive vacancy information from us, we will continue to send you such information until you ask us to stop or we consider there is no longer a legitimate interest in us contacting you.

Where you make an application for employment we will retain the data for as long as necessary to comply with current legal and regulatory requirements.



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In the event you have any questions or concerns relating to the information contained in this notice or to exercise any data subject rights please contact us by emailing or through the contact details found on


Last update: This statement was last updated in January 2021.