(for jobs based in the EEA and Switzerland)

Stanley Black & Decker respects the privacy of candidates, and is committed to complying with applicable privacy laws in every country where it operates. This Candidate Privacy Notice explains our practices regarding collection, use, and disclosure of information that you, as a Candidate, may provide in relation to employment purposes.

By submitting your personal information, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Candidate Privacy Notice and you consent to the uses of your information as set out in this Notice.
As used in this Notice;

  •  "We" or "Us" refers to Stanley Black and Decker
  •  "You" or "Your" refers to the job candidate
  • "Personal Data" refers to information that can be directly or indirectly linked to you, such as but not limited to, your name, date of birth, gender, nationality, number of identification document, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, IP address, information within your CV, Résumé, Motivation Letter, etc.
  • "Stanley Black & Decker" refers to Black & Decker Unlimited, address 210 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire SL1 3YD, United Kingdom.

Why We Collect and Use Your Personal Data

Stanley Black & Decker collects and uses your Personal Data for the purposes of

  • determining your qualifications for employment and reaching a hiring decision,
  • evaluating your qualifications later for other job openings,

We do not collect or use the Personal Data you submit for other purposes than indicated above.
We will not retain your Personal Data longer than necessary for the purposes for which it is collected, taking into account any local legal or regulatory record-keeping obligation or retention limitation periods which may exist.
Should your application be successful, relevant Personal Data may be processed for and included in your employment file.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Your Personal Data will only be made accessible to individuals who are involved in the hiring process for Stanley Black & Decker and who have a legitimate need to access and process your data for the purposes above. Such individuals are held by contractually binding confidentiality obligations.

We may disclose your Personal Data for the aforementioned purposes on a need-to-know basis to Stanley Black & Decker affiliates or vendors which are authorized to perform specific services for Us and/or other processing relevant to the recruitment process whether or not those are based within the European Economic Area or Switzerland.

In the case that such parties are located in countries outside the European Economic Area or Switzerland, We will take all necessary steps to ensure confidentiality of your Personal Data and treatment in accordance with the present notice and applicable data privacy laws. By submitting your Personal Data as part of the recruitment process, you expressly consent to the sharing of your Personal Data as described above and any resulting cross-border transfers.

We may also disclose your Personal Data an acquiring organization if Stanley Black & Decker is involved in a sale or a transfer of some or all of its business, and where are otherwise required to do so, such as by court order.

Your Access to Your Personal Data

We rely on you to provide accurate, complete and current Personal Data to us.

You have the right of access, rectification, erasure and objection to the processing of your Personal Data by means of a written request addressed to Stanley Black & Decker, Data Privacy Office, De Kleetlaan 5BC, 1831 Diegem, Belgium, or by contacting us by e-mail at dataprivacy@sbdinc.com, stating the details of your request.

Information Security

Stanley Black & Decker uses reasonable administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard your Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, and against all other unlawful forms of processing.

We limit access to and use of your Personal Data to authorized persons. Vendors which may require access for recruitment purposes are held by contractually binding standards to protection your Personal Data and to keep it confidential.

Changes to This Policy

We may update, amend or remove this Privacy Notice from time to time without notice. When we update or amend this Privacy Notice, we will also update the date at the bottom of the Privacy Notice. Only the current Privacy Notice is effective, so please review this Privacy Notice periodically.