Chapter 11. Candidate Privacy and Data Security

  1. Douglas H. Reynolds Ph.D. Vice President1 and
  2. John A. Weiner MA in psychometrics Vice President2

Published Online: 27 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315943.ch11

Online Recruiting and Selection: Innovations in Talent Acquisition

Online Recruiting and Selection: Innovations in Talent Acquisition

How to Cite

Reynolds, D. H. and Weiner, J. A. (2009) Candidate Privacy and Data Security, in Online Recruiting and Selection: Innovations in Talent Acquisition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315943.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Development Dimensions International (DDI), USA

  2. 2

    PSI Services, LLC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 MAY 2009

Book Series:

  1. Talent Management Essentials

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven G. Rogelberg Ph.D

Series Editor Information

  1. University of North Carolina – Charlotte, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182300

Online ISBN: 9781444315943



  • candidate privacy and data security;
  • data security - protection of private and sensitive information;
  • European data protection rules - foundational framework;
  • domestic laws of European Union (EU) Member States;
  • data and privacy protection - design considerations;
  • online recruitment and selection and onward transfer of personal data;
  • Safe Harbor Principles;
  • data integrity and integrity principle;
  • Internet data security fundamentals;
  • role-based security features and OFCCP's Internet applicant rules


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • European Data Protection Rules: A Foundational Framework

  • Design Considerations for Data and Privacy Protection

  • Fundamentals of Internet Data Security