GDPR & privacy

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About the GDPR & privacy test

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been part of EU law since 2016. This regulation aims to ensure individuals have control of their personal data. Companies are responsible for ensuring they are compliant with the regulations whenever they are holding or processing personal data.

This GDPR test assesses candidates' understanding of the principles of the GDPR & privacy and their understanding of accountability requirements. It also evaluates their ability to comply with the GDPR in the workplace and to offer guidance for those dealing with personal data.

This test will help you identify candidates who have a good understanding of the principles of data privacy and the GDPR, and the ability to apply this knowledge to common workplace scenarios, including marketing and HR. Successful candidates will be able to set processes and policies that comply with GDPR regulations and advise on how to collect, handle, and store personal data appropriately and adequately.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Jessie W.

Environmental consultant Jessie has honed her craft in multiple sectors, including oil and gas, transport, water treatment, and green energy. For 15 years, she has specialized in helping small businesses develop training programs, implement management systems, and navigate GDPR and privacy regulations.

Holding an MSc in Chemistry, Jessie also applies her scientific proficiency to data visualizations, scientific writing, and GIS analysis and mapping.

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What is the difference between an assessment and a test?
An assessment is the total package of tests and custom questions that you put together to evaluate your candidates. Each individual test within an assessment is designed to test something specific, such as a job skill or language. An assessment can consist of up to 5 tests and 10 custom questions. You can have candidates respond to your custom questions in several ways, such as with a personalized video.
Can I add my own questions to an assessment?
Yes! Custom questions are great for testing candidates in your own unique way. We support the following question types: video, multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Besides adding your own custom questions, you can also create your own tests.
How do video questions work?
A video question is a specific type of custom question you can add to your assessment. Video questions let you create a question and have your candidates use their webcam to record a video response. This is an excellent way to see how a candidate would conduct themselves in a live interview, and is especially useful for sales and hospitality roles. Some good examples of things to ask for video questions would be "Why do you want to work for our company?" or "Try to sell me an item you have on your desk right now." You can learn more about video questions here.
Can you explain how the other custom question types work?
Besides video questions, you can also add the following types of custom questions: multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Multiple-choice lets your candidates choose from a list of answers that you provide, coding lets you create a coding problem for them to solve, file upload allows your candidates to upload a file that you request (such as a resume or portfolio), and essay allows an open-ended text response to your question. You can learn more about different custom question types here.
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Can I combine the GDPR & privacy test with other tests?
Yes. You can add up to five tests to each assessment.
Where in my recruitment process should I use the GDPR & privacy test?
We recommend using our assessment software as a pre-screening tool at the beginning of your recruitment process. You can add a link to the assessment in your job post or directly invite candidates by email. TestGorilla replaces traditional CV screening with a much more reliable and efficient process, designed to find the most skilled candidates earlier and faster.

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