Recruitment Privacy Policy

This policy will go into effect on May 25, 2018.

Silo.AI Oy referred as “we”, “us” and “our” in the text is committed to ensure that your privacy is protected. This policy explains the privacy practices for Silo.AI Recruitment Processes.

This policy concerns you when you send a job application to us or if we collect your personal information from another source (e.g. by a recommendation or from an employment platform) for recruitment purposes.

This policy notifies you of;

  • what personal information is being collected,
  • how it is collected,
  • why it is collected,
  • with whom it is shared,
  • the purposes and the legal basis of our processing,
  • erasure of your information when you unsubscribe or ask to be forgotten,
  • your rights on your information,
  • how to practise your rights and address your concerns over misuse of your information,
  • data security measures we have taken.

We have put Website Privacy PolicyCookie PolicyNewsletter Privacy Policy in place separately, in order to be more transparent and clear about our different personal data collection and processing practices.

1. Who is Silo.AI?

Silo.AI is an Artificial Intelligence laboratory that solves difficult customer problems by building AI as a service. The company serves clientele ranging from central banks to heavy industry, media, airlining and startups and more.

2. Information collection

2.1. Applications sent to

When you send us an application through we collect your name, contact information, CV and a motivation note about the role you are interested.

2.2. Applications sent by filling the website form

When you send us an application through our webpage we collect your name, contact information, CV, your answers to our questions about your experience, and if you share any links to provide more information about your qualifications.

When you visit website to send us an application, we place cookies on your computer to improve the functionality of our website. Please check our Cookie Policy for further information.

What is the legal basis?

It is necessary for us to process your information in order to take steps prior to entering into a job contract with you regarding the data collection practices explained above.

2.3. Professional information received from other sources

We may receive your professional information (such as your CV) from another natural person who is recommending you to us. We may also obtain information about you from third party sources, such as public databases or business and employment platforms.  

We process this information and contact you if we have a suitable position for your qualifications. We notify you within 30 days that your information was collected and tell you from which source it was collected. This notification allows you to opt-out from our data collection.

What is the legal basis?

In order to find the best talent for the vacant positions in our organisation, we also search through our network. It is our legitimate interest to collect and process data for this purpose.

We believe that this is also for your interest, in case it is not, you can object to or easily opt-out from our processing. Please check Section 6 to learn about your rights on your data.

3. Do we share your information with any third party?

We only share your information with storage service providers and project management applications which are the following:

Google Drive by Google, Inc. (“Google”) – We use this service to store the information about you. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on serversin EU or USA. Google adheres to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework which means data transfer outside the EU is acceptable. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Please check Google’s privacy policy for further information.

Trello (Trello, Inc.) – Trello is the web based application that our Management and People Operations Team use to stay organised and communicate around the recruitment practices. This information is stored by Trello on their servers in US. Trello complies with the General Data Protection Regulation through Privacy Shield certification. Trello may share your information with other third parties in a manner that is consistent with their privacy policy.

The Hub (powered by the Danske Bank) – is the website we use to receive job applications. The Hub is a startup located in Finland. Please check their terms to learn about their use of data and their cookie policy to learn what information is stored about you when you visit their website for a job application.

MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group LLC d/b/a MailChimp) – This is the marketing automation tool we use to send automated emails. MailChimp’s servers are located in the United States, so your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in the United States. MailChimp participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. MailChimp may share your information with their third party service providers for the provision of services to them and in a manner that is consistent with their privacy policy.

All these service providers listed above just process the data on our behalf, so they have the role to be data processor of your data.

4. Data security and access control

We have put in place systems to safeguard the information you provide us. We always use encrypted connections and everyone in our company has encrypted their computer’s hard drive in case of a burglary.

We will never provide access to our databases to any third party, except to the extent necessary to conduct the operations of recruitment explained in Section 3. We will not sell or rent any of your information to anyone.

In our organisation, we restrict access to all personal information and have defined access management process. Only our Management and People Operations Teams have access to your information prior to interviews. Your information is also shared with our selected experts of the field that you applied to work for before they interview you. Moreover, when you want to practice your rights, our Data Protection Officer will access your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted.

5. Erasure of your information

5.1. When you become a Silo.AI employee

When we sign an employment contract with you at the end of the recruitment process, we will erase your information regarding your application without undue delay.

5.2. When we decide not to continue with your application

When we decide not to continue with your application, we, by default, store your information for 9 months from the date you applied in case there will be a future availability for your qualifications. You have the right to object to this and opt-out from this practice.

5.3. When you ask to be forgotten

When you ask to be forgotten meaning that you ask the complete erasure of your information, we will erase the information without undue delay, including all backups, local and physical copies.

6. Your rights on your information

As the owner of your own personal information, you have the following rights regarding the processing we do:

  1. You have the right to see what data we have about you, if any.
  2. You have the right to receive the data we have about you and to transmit it to another entity.
  3. You have the right to change/correct the data we have about you.
  4. You have the right to be forgotten, meaning that you can ask complete erasure of your data.
  5. You have the right to express any concern you have about our use of your data.
  6. You have the right to object to our processing of your data. This right only applies to the data processing explained in Section 2.3 and Section 5.2.

Please contact our Data Protection Officer to practise your rights. The contact information could be found on “Contact us”, Section 8.

7. Changes to this privacy policy

We regularly review this privacy policy and we will let you know about any updates on this privacy policy.

8. Contact us

Thanks for reading our recruitment privacy policy.

Topics related to practising your rights and to this privacy policy, please contact our Data Protection Officer Erlin Gulbenkoglu from and from +358 44 924 1961.

Please contact our Head of People Operations John Kronberg any questions regarding to our recruitment practices from and from +358 40 773 9432.

Silo.AI Oy is located at Lapinlahdenkatu 16 Maria 01, 4th. floor, Helsinki 00180, Finland. The general contact email is and the phone number is +358 40 770 0010 which belongs to our Chief Commercial Officer, Ville Hulkko.

This privacy policy was last updated on 16 May, 2018.

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