Brightmill Data Protection Policy

It is important for us to make you feel safe with how we handle your personal data.

Data Protection Policy

Why does Brightmill collect your personal data

Brightmill is hired by clients to find and place candidates for interim assignments. As one of Brightmill’s candidates, your privacy is of utmost importance to us. To ensure that we can provide you with relevant assignments, we need your consent to store and process your personal data. If you do not actively agree to our data protection policy, Brightmill is required by law to permanently delete you from our database. We can hence no longer offer you job opportunities.

Type of personal data that Brightmill collects

Examples of personal data that Brightmill may handle are: address, phone number, email address, IP address, cookies, social security number, organizational number, grades, certificates, training, work experience, photos, interview details, previous assignments and references.

What Brightmill does with your personal data

Brightmill can use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Create and manage your account at Brightmill
  • Contact you for information on interesting assignments
  • Take references
  • Make a background check (public legal information from Swedish courts)
  • Invite to events
  • Contact you regarding your availability
  • Find and match assignments for you
  • Agreement, time reporting, billing
  • Mailing newsletters
  • Storage of personal data

Storage of personal data

The personal data you provide to Brightmill is stored in the European Economic Area (EEA), but may also be transferred and processed in a non-EEA country. Any such transfer of your personal data is in accordance with applicable law.

Protection of personal data

Brightmill has taken technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data from loss, manipulation and unauthorized access. Brightmill continuously adopts its security measures in accordance with progress and technological developments.

Who do we share your personal data with?

Brightmill only, upon your approval, shares your personal data with the organizations we work with when presenting your profile in connection with a specific assignment.

How long do we store your data?

Brightmill will store your personal data until you actively revoke your consent. Brightmill will keep an ongoing dialogue with you. In case of no reply from your side, you will be deleted from Brightmill’s system within a maximum of one year.

Data Controller

Brightmill is Data Controller. You can contact us at

Your rights

You have the rights:

  • to request a record of the personal data Brightmill has saved about you;
  • to request your personal data to be corrected or deleted, if your personal data proves to be incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant,
  • to request to have your personal data deleted. However, Brightmill cannot delete your data if there is a statutory storage requirement.
  • to request that Brightmill restricts the use of your personal data for certain purposes;
  • to request your personal data to be provided to you in a digital format;
    that decisions about you are not taken through automated decision making.

Some of the above rights are limited to certain specific circumstances and we will not always be able to meet your request. We will then inform you about this.

You also have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for direct marketing. We will notify you if we, ourselves or through third party, intend to use your personal data for direct marketing. You may use your right to prevent us from using your personal data for direct marketing by emailing us at

If you choose to send us a request to use your rights above, we will do our best to respond to you as soon as possible, however, no later than within two weeks from the request was made.

In case of dissatisfaction

If you are dissatisfied with Brightmill’s way of handling your personal data or if you want to make complaints about how we handled your request, please contact us at and we will do our best to rectify it.

You also have the right to file complaints to your local Data Protection Inspectorate, for contact details, see: