Consent to the processing of data on obtaining references for applicants

Below, you will find the email text to be sent to applicants for whom AU wishes to obtain references.   

You have been notified that we have selected you for the next round towards filling the vacant position. Therefore, we would like to ask for your consent to obtain references.

If you wish to give your consent, please reply to this email with information about the name and phone number of the person/persons we may contact concerning references.

Your consent to the aforementioned is entirely voluntary. Lack of consent may, however, affect the final decision on whether you are offered the position. You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the undersigned.

The information will only be used in connection with the employment procedure and will be deleted afterwards.

References will be used to obtain information concerning the following:

  • Working relationship
  • Verification of the information provided by you in your application
  • Professional and personal competences, work tasks and results
  • Performance and working capacity

Aarhus University will obtain the reference(s) in accordance with Section 29 of the Danish Public Administration Act and Article 6(1)(a) and possibly 9(2)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation.