The protection and security of your personal data are important to us. Therefore, any personal data collected, processed or used by us will be with your knowledge and/or consent.

Your application and other data collected as part of the recruiting process will be stored in a database located in the Netherlands that is controlled by the entities within the Bain & Company group to which you have applied. That data will be processed for the purposes of evaluating your application and candidacy for the position to which you have applied. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, evaluating your application may include: (i) evaluating your skills and experience in relation to the qualification required for the job to which you’ve applied, and (ii) tracking feedback and interactions we have with you throughout the recruiting process.

We may also use your information when analyzing our internal recruiting processes to determine (i) which recruit sources to focus on, (ii) how to improve integration and training programs for new hires with different educational backgrounds and work experience, and (iii) how to enhance our interview model to improve hiring quality. The information you provide may also be used to communicate with you about Bain events and to send you publications that we think may be of interest to you. Your data may be transferred on a confidential basis to certain third party service providers engaged by Bain & Company, Inc., or its affiliates to manage our recruiting database.

Your data may also be transferred to entities belonging to the Bain & Company group, which may be located in other countries, including countries that may not have data protection laws. Information on entities that belong to the Bain & Company group may be obtained on our website at We will retain your data for as long as necessary to accomplish the purposes for which it was collected or until we are required by law to purge it. In most cases, we will retain your data for a period of up to five years. In case you do not wish your data to be processed or disclosed for the aforementioned purposes, or if you wish to exercise your right to access, rectify, or cancel, you should contact

In the event that your application contains special categories of personal e.g. information relating to religion, ethnic or racial origin or health, you herewith agree to the processing of these data by the Bain & Company group in the USA and other countries.

The consent may be cancelled at any time by sending an email to In case of cancellation the respective data may not be used for the aforementioned purposes and will be destroyed.

The consent is optional. For contact persons please see the relevant job advertisements or our website.