Data Privacy and Security at Textkernel

Data Privacy and Security at Textkernel

Ensure your Talent Management data is secure and compliant

Data privacy and compliance is a core element for HR and staffing companies that deal with personal client and candidate information on a daily basis. Which is why, as a global technology provider to more than 1000 customers across Europe and North America, Textkernel adheres to strict standards through international certification and data processing agreements.

We invest a lot of time and effort ensuring that we put in place appropriate technical and organisational security measures around the processing of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) so customers and partners can rest assured of our focus and dedication.

Key Security points you should know

ISO27001 certified

GDPR / CCPA, Data Processing Agreements with all clients/partners

Servers in Europe (The Netherlands and Germany) and The United States of America

SOC 2 standard by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)


We have taken every effort to adhere to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). So, amongst other measures we put in place, we keep a register of what we process on behalf of our customers or partners, provide them with all the tools to be compliant to GDPR and sign Data Processing Agreements with them. And, as a Data Processor, Textkernel processes said data only on the instructions from its customers.

Read our GDPR statement, or learn more in an interview with Johan van der Zel, our Information Security Officer.

Textkernel’s Information Security Officer and Data Protection Officer

Textkernel has appointed an Information Security Officer / Data Protection Officer, who has been registered with the Dutch Data Protection Authority and is CIPP/E certified, to oversee and ensure compliance with the GDPR, ISO27001 and more.

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Textkernel is proud to complete the SOC 2 examination with the guidance of the third-party audit firm A-LIGN! This globally recognized attestation validates our commitment to critical security standards to protect and secure client data.

Established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the SOC 2 examination is designed for organizations of any size, regardless of industry and scope, to ensure the personal assets of their potential and existing customers are protected. SOC 2 reports are recognized globally and affirm that a company’s infrastructure, software, people, data, policies, procedures and operations have been formally reviewed. 

ISO27001 and data security

Textkernel is ISO27001 certified, ensuring the highest levels of security for your data. And, this certification is not merely a once-off procedure where we prepare for an audit, pass and then get awarded a certificate. Instead, it requires us to implement continuous improvement of our processes and consider security first and foremost before we implement any changes.

Learn more or watch our interview with CTO, Maciej Hoch, and Information Security Officer, Johan van der Zel.

Textkernel and Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Textkernel takes utmost care of any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) that we process, and makes every effort to be compliant with all applicable laws and regulations. We ensure our customers’ personal data is kept separate from each other, and will never sell the personal data we process on behalf of our customers to other companies. Important to note: personal data in the European Economic Area will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area.

What about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other data privacy legislation?

As a European company, we give individuals the right to be informed about the collection and use of their personal data, allowing you to understand what will be done with your data, and, consequently, to make informed decisions and have more control over your personal data.