Privacy policy

GDPR Compliance Overview

How Manatal helps you stay compliant

As personal data privacy, yours as well as that of your candidates, is of the utmost importance to us, our platform was designed to simplify and ease compliance to GDPR regulations. To that end, we’ve included features that help Manatal users meet the specific requirements set by the GDPR.

Our goal is to provide you with the tools necessary to adhere to data privacy laws and regulations, and remain informed of the various rights accorded to yourself and your candidates as you recruit.

Data Security & Transfer

Manatal ensures the highest level of security for its clients by:

In addition, our servers are located in the US and we are currently hosted on AWS (Amazon Web Services), one of the most secure and comprehensive cloud-service providers in the world.

As of July 10, 2023, the European Commission has approved the adequacy decision concerning the EU-US Data Privacy Framework. This decision enables the seamless transfer of personal data from the EU to entities like AWS located in the United States, provided they are part of the Data Privacy Framework. Consequently, the transfer of data from the EU to the US is now in compliance with legal regulations without the need for a Data Processing Addendum.

You will be able to find more information by visiting the following link.

Data Subject Consent

According to our understanding of Article 6 of the GDPR (quoted below), collecting resumes and other relevant information from candidates is considered a “legitimate interest” for a company trying to evaluate and hire/place candidates, and therefore companies should not be obliged to collect consent from job applicants.

1. "Processing shall be lawful only if and to the extent that at least one of the following applies:

Should your interpretation of what constitutes a "legitimate interest" differ from our own, Manatal's platform provides a full set of tools to help its clients gather, manage, and analyze consent from individual applicants.

Data Subject Rights

Under GDPR regulations, data subjects are protected by the following:

To help you remain compliant on those three requirements, Manatal includes a number of features:

If you have any other questions, please feel free to reach out at

Disclaimer: The information above is only a general guide and a suggestion for users. It does not apply to any legal situation, in which you should consult with professional counsel. Manatal welcomes any advice or recommendation to improve this content.

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