Privacy policy

The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) takes your privacy and the protection of your personal information extremely serious.

Job applicants

We only request and process personal data of yours that are relevant to the vacancy for which you are applying. Your details will be treated confidentially and may only be consulted by the Human Resources Unit of ITM and the people that are directly involved in the selection and recruitment process of the specific vacancy.

It may also be possible that we call in a recruitment or selection agency for certain vacancies. In this case, we will assure necessary arrangements on data confidentiality with them.

We do not include your CV or other personal data in a recruitment reserve. We destroy your data no later than 1 year after the vacancy expires.

You always have the right to access or destroy your file and the data that we process. If you have any questions, please contact or


Information security
+32 (0)3 247 07 43

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or about how ITM handles your data, don't hesitate to contact us.