Privacy statement

Privacy statement

Essent is convinced that the protection of the privacy of its current, former and potential customers, applicants and website visitors is of essential importance for its activities. For this reason, the personal data of customers and visitors is handled and secured with the utmost care. In this, Essent adheres to the Personal Data Protection Act (Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming) and other applicable legislation and regulations. The data controller is Essent, Willemsplein 4 in Den Bosch.

Purposes for which personal data is processed

  1. Processing of applications and contracting for Essent with associated brands: Essent, and Powerhouse.
  2. Sharing Curriculum vitae and completed application form with hiring manager to assess job applications.
  3. To contact the applicant at the end of an application procedure for any other possibilities within the organization or to ask for the applicant's experience.

Security and retention period

Essent handles the personal data that you entrust to us with care. For example, Essent ensures that your data is properly secured and only authorized persons within innogy have access to your data. Essent retains the personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes stated above or in order to meet its statutory obligations in that and other regards. In addition, this data may be retained longer (anonymous) for statistical purposes.


The division of Essent to which you have given your e-mail address can use this e-mail address to make contact and to offer a customer experience survey.

Right to object

If you do not wish your personal data to be processed after the application and evaluation process has been completed with regard to future comparable positions, this can be indicated to the responsible recruiter (contact details are disclosed on the vacancy).

Use of personal data by third parties

Essent does not permit the use of personal data by third parties for commercial, charitable or public service purposes.

Social media

Essent is eager to use the web and social media channels, including our own, like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, to search for suitable candidates for our vacancies. In this, Essent endeavours to monitor feeds on these channels, participate in them and/or proactively engage with them and respond to relevant questions and comments. Of course, this will be processed in accordance with this privacy statement. Essent is not responsible for how other participants in its social media channels deal with personal data or for the content on its social media channels.


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Our necessary cookies do not contain any personal information. They ensure the proper functioning of our website. The relevant and external cookies collect personal information. In this way we can improve our website and make it more relevant to you. Our external cookies also ensure that you can share pages via social media and see relevant ads on other websites.

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