CONNECT International (Address: Avenue Michel Ange 49, Brussels, Belgium; Phone: +4915126535312; Email: is collecting and storing your personal data and contact details requested in this application form.

Why do we collect your data?

We process this data for recruitment purposes only in the framework of creating a Pool of Experts, who will offer their services and cooperate with CONNECT International as external partners in projects and events to be held in the future. We are storing your data in our “Pool of Experts’ Applicant Database”.

Who do we share it with?

We will share the data internally for the purposes of the recruitment. This includes members of the HR and recruitment team, interviewers involved in the recruitment process and IT staff if access to the data is necessary for the performance of their roles. We will not share your data with third parties, unless your application for participation is successful. In this case, you will be further informed in detail about the processing of your data.

For how long will we keep it?

If your application for participation is unsuccessful, CONNECT International will hold your data on file for 3 (three) monthsafter the end of the relevant recruitment process, for consideration in case of substitutions or cancellations of initially selected applicants. At the end of that period, or once you withdraw your consent, your data will be immediately deleted or destroyed.

If your application for participation is successful, personal data gathered during the recruitment process will be retained until 31.12.2020. In this case, you will be further informed in detail about the processing of your data.

What are your rights?

As a data subject, you have a number of rights. You can:

  • access and obtain a copy of your data on request;
  • require CONNECT International to change incorrect or incomplete data;
  • require CONNECT International to delete or stop processing your data;
  • object to the processing of your data where CONNECT International is relying on its legitimate interests as the legal ground for processing.


If you would like to express concerns, ask for clarifications, lodge complaints or exercise any of the above mentioned rights, including your right to withdraw consent,feel free to contact Alkistis Giogiou at

If you believe that CONNECT International has not complied with your data protection rights, you can complain to the Data Protection Authority in Belgium (

You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide data to CONNECT International during the recruitment process. However, if you do not provide the information requested in this application form, we may not be able to process your application properly or at all, since it is strictly related to the scope and legitimate interests of CONNECT International.

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European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe

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Creative Europe Programme of the European Union

Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union

Friedrich Neumann Foundation

SmartCity.Education Initiative

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