The personal information requested in the application form serves the purpose of evaluating your suitability for the applied roles and facilitating the recruitment process. This information encompasses:

  1. Your name, address, and contact information – crucial for establishing communication related to your application.
  2. Details of any government-issued identification – aiding in the verification of your personal identification.
  3. Your taxpayer’s identification number (TIN) and social security (SSS) number – essential for compliance with tax and benefits laws.
  4. Information on previous qualifications – assisting in the assessment of your qualifications relevant to the applied role.
  5. Details of previous work experience – providing insight into your relevant professional background.
  6. Information regarding your language skills.

Additionally, we require information on your right to work lawfully in the Philippines, including citizenship status, and existing work permit and/or visa details for foreign-national applicants. This is mandated by legal requirements that every employer must fulfill.

The recruitment team will initially receive the application form along with the personal information you have provided.

We may also submit personal information of successful applicants to relevant government agencies to comply with labor and employment laws and other legal obligations.

The transfer of personal information across borders will take place strictly in adherence to all relevant jurisdiction-specific laws and regulations. The standards of protection and the prerequisites for conducting cross-border data transfers may vary based on the country of origin for the data transfer. In accordance with legal mandates, EGP will only transfer data to countries that ensure an adequate level of data protection in compliance with the provisions of the Philippine Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) when required by law.

Under the DPA and its implementing rules and regulations, you are entitled to the following rights as a data subject:

a. Right to be informed – You have the right to be informed of the following:

i. The fact of collection and processing of personal data pertaining to you;

ii. Description and categories of personal data being collected and processed;

iii. Purpose for the collection, and processing, including the purposes for data sharing or automated processing;

vi. Lawful basis of the collection and processing, when the data subject has not given consent;

v. Scope and method of personal data processing;

vi. Identities of intended recipients of personal data;

vii. Methods and logic used for automated processing, if any;

viii. Identity and contact details of the personal data controller (other than the Company) or its representative;

xv. Retention period; and

x. Rights of a data subject.

This information is set out in this notice.

b. Right to object – You have the right to indicate your refusal to the collection and processing of your personal data, including processing for direct marketing, automated processing, or profiling. You also have the right to be informed and to withhold your consent to further processing in case there are any changes or amendments to information given to you concerning the processing of your personal data. Once you have withheld consent, further processing of your personal data will no longer be allowed, subject to certain exceptions under the law.

c. Right to access – Upon request in writing, you should be given access to the following:

i. Contents of your personal data that were processed;

ii. Sources from which your personal data were obtained;

iii. Identities and addresses of recipients of your personal data;

iv. Manner by which your personal data were processed;

v. Purposes for granting access to the recipients of your personal data;

vi. Information on automated processing, in case the data was used as the sole basis for any decision that significantly affects or will significantly affect you as a data subject;

vii. Date when your personal data was last accessed or modified;

viii. The designation, identity, and address of the controller other than the Company, if any.

d. Right to rectification – You have the right to dispute any inaccuracy or error in your personal data and may request the controller to immediately correct any such inaccuracy or error. Upon reasonable request, and after the correction has been made, the controller should then inform any recipient of your personal data of its inaccuracy and the subsequent rectification that was made.

e. Right to erasure or blocking – In the absence of any other legal ground or overriding legitimate interest for the lawful processing of personal data, or when there is substantial proof that personal data is incomplete, outdated, false, or has been unlawfully obtained, you may request the controller to suspend, withdraw, or order the blocking, removal, or destruction of personal data from its filing system. The controller may also notify those who have previously received your processed personal data.

f. Right to damages – You have the right to be indemnified for any damages sustained due to inaccurate, incomplete, outdated, false, unlawfully obtained, or unauthorized use of your personal data, taking into account any violation of your rights and freedoms as a data subject.

g. Right to data portability – In case personal data was processed through electronic means and in a structured and commonly used format, you have the right to obtain a copy of your personal data in such electronic or structured format for your further use, subject to the guidelines of the National Privacy Commission (NPC) with regard to the exercise of such right.

h. Transmissibility of rights of the data subject – In case of death, incapacity or incapability, your lawful heirs and assigns may invoke your rights as a data subject in your place and stead.

If you want to exercise these rights, or have any questions relating to the processing of your personal information, you can contact us

The personal data of all candidates will be retained in the system throughout the remainder of the current year and the following year, stored in our Workday database as previously outlined. Pertaining to the candidate’s employment, the data will be preserved and processed for the purposes of their prospective employment with EGP. For unsuccessful candidates, their personal data will be kept for up to one year from the time of application. Subsequently, unless necessary for legitimate purposes of EGP (such as in cases of litigation involving the candidate) or required by law, the data will be deleted.