Recruitment Privacy Notice


At Lakme Lever Private Limited ((a fully owned subsidiary company of Hindustan Unilever Ltd) (LLPL) we are committed to protecting the personal data of individuals. This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) offers information about Unilever processing your personal data in the context of the recruitment process. For example, it applies to individuals who apply to work for or register in a talent community, attend a recruitment event, undertake an evaluation with LLPL or participate in other recruitment processes (‘Applicants’).

The aim of this site is to provide you with additional information on what personal data we process, why we process your personal data and what privacy principles we abide by, as well as informing you of the rights you can exercise in relation to your personal data.

Note: For key Privacy terms in Unilever’s privacy policies, notices, and procedures, please refer to the key terms. Any personal data provided to or collected by LLPL is controlled by LLPL. LLPL’s nominated Data Protection Officer (“DPO”) can be contacted at “Data Protection Officer”, Unilever House, B. D. Sawant Marg, Chakala, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400099 or by at email: Grievance.Officer-Privacy@unilever.comT.

This notice is pertaining to processing your personal data/information as part of recruitment process and not for career/recruitment opportunities at Unilever. Please only submit applications or queries for any career opportunities using the proper channels as below. Receiving your request at the right contact point helps us process your request faster.

For any questions relating to recruitment or status thereof, you can contact HR department at or through our website at CARE.LLPL@UNILEVER.COM .


Personal data collected directly from you

As part of a recruitment process and your application for a position with LLPL, we will collect personal data about you in order to progress your application for employment with LLPL (including your name, email address, telephone number, address, your academic and professional qualifications and experiences, etc.). You may choose to import information about yourself from other websites (for example, from LinkedIn).

Special categories of personal data

As part of your application, you may provide sensitive personal data (for more information please refer to our key terms ), often referred to as special categories of personal data (for example, information relating to your race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, criminal records, physical or mental health, biometric information, or sexual orientation.) If you do provide sensitive personal data, you do so voluntarily and agree that such information may be used as described in this Recruitment Privacy Notice. We process these special categories of personal data in limited circumstances and in accordance with applicable privacy law.

Personal data collected from third parties

We may also collect personal data provided by third parties via referrals, recruitment agencies, background screening providers etc.


Recruitment process

We may use the personal data that we collect or obtain about you for:

Profile management: We may process personal data to manage your profile in our recruitment systems so that we can provide current and future job opportunities, tailoring the content we provide you, based on your skills, interests, location, etc.

Pre-screening: We check that you can lawfully enter into a contract and fulfil the essential job criteria e.g., you have the relevant work authorisation and have answered job specific screening questions. This process may be automated.

Profile Evaluation:

• Profile review: To assist our recruitment staff identify potential candidates, your profile (work experience, qualifications etc.) may be evaluated by our Talent acquisition team.

• Personal interview: When you are invited for a physical or video conferencing interview (e.g., Skype/Microsoft Teams,Zoom,Hangout), the interviewer may ask relevant questions to assess your suitability for the role.

Communication: We may use mail communication or messages for answering recruitment related queries, sending communications & scheduling interviews.

Statistical research: We perform general statistical research using your data and data of other candidates to analyse the effectiveness of our selection process and we use aggregated information to create reports. This may include processing session data on online visitor activity.

We do not hire individuals solely based on automated processing. Where automatic processing supports the recruitment process, you may have the right to request human intervention, contest an outcome that has resulted from automated processing and express your point of view.


We will retain your personal data for as long as is considered necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was collected (including as required by applicable law or regulation). If your application is unsuccessful, LLPL may retain and use the information you provided to us for a reasonable period of time to deal with any matter which may arise in connection with your application, for contacting you regarding other employment opportunities, and for LLPL’s legitimate business purposes. Where personal data is no longer necessary or relevant for our identified purposes or where you have indicated that you are no longer interested in staying in contact with us, we will securely dispose of your personal data.


We may share your personal data for purposes related to the recruitment process with:

• Other companies within the Unilever Group, including with those which may be located outside of India/ your location.

• Authorized third party agents, service providers and/or subcontractors of Unilever and in particular authorised third parties who carry out reference and background checks on behalf of Unilever; and

• Competent public authorities, government, regulatory or fiscal agencies, to comply with a legal obligation.


You may have certain rights under the law in relation to the personal data we hold about you. In particular, you may have a right to:

• to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data;

• request a copy of personal data we hold about you;

• request that we update the personal data we hold about you, or correct such personal data that you think is incorrect or incomplete;

• request that we delete personal data that we hold about you, or restrict the way in which we use such personal data;

• request that we restrict our processing, or you may object to our processing of your personal data

• request that you will not be evaluated solely on the basis of automated processing, including profiling, and that your application will be subject to human intervention and to express your point of view where automated processing is used;

• request to withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data (to the extent such processing is based on consent and consent is the only permissible basis for processing);

• complain to Data Protection Authority.

Exercising your rights

In order to exercise your data privacy rights or have queries with respect to processing of your personal data/information, including through your Curriculum Vitae (CV), you can first reach out to

For any privacy related escalations/queries, you may also reach out to our Data Protection Officer by writing to us at “Data Protection Officer”, Unilever House, B. D. Sawant Marg, Chakala, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400099 or through email at: However please submit applications or queries on career/recruitment opportunities, status or escalation for the same through proper channel i.e., the HR department as provided above. Receiving your request at the right contact point helps us process your request faster.


This Privacy Notice may be changed over time. This Privacy Notice was last updated on 01-04-2024.

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