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Privacy Notice for Candidates

Spokeo (“Spokeo,” “we,” or “us”) respects your privacy and will treat your personal information as confidential. We will use and share your personal information as described in this Privacy Notice.

Personal information we collect about you

When you apply for a job at Spokeo, we will ask you to provide us with personal information about yourself so we can evaluate your application. If this information is not provided, our ability to consider you as a candidate may be limited. You may also provide us with your personal information that we have not specifically requested (for example, your resume or CV may contain information about your hobbies and social preferences). All information is provided on a voluntarily basis and you determine the extent of information that you provide to Spokeo.

(i) Personal Information

The kind of personal information we collect about you may include:

− Name, identity and contact details – such as your name, address, email address, telephone, other contact information and personal preferences
− Employment details - such as details of your employment background, including position, work experience, employment references, salary and other compensation requests. If you become an employee of Spokeo, this also includes your job title/position, office location, offer letter, and hire date.
− National Identifiers – Your national ID/passport, residency and work permit status, social security number, or other taxpayer/government identification number.
− Background information – such as your educational background including degrees, certificates, transcripts, and/or criminal background screenings (where relevant to your application and permitted under applicable law)
− Financial Information - such as salary, tax information, banking information, benefits, expenses, and stock option grants
− IT Information – such as certain technical information from you about your visit to our website using “cookies” and other similar technologies. For more information please refer to Spokeo’s Privacy Policy on our website
− Any other information in your application that you choose to share with us - such as personal preferences, hobbies, social preferences, etc.

(ii) Sensitive Personal Information

Spokeo does usually not request or require sensitive personal information regarding religion, health, sexual orientation or political affiliation in connection with your application. If you have a disability and would like for us to consider an accommodation, you may provide that information during the recruitment process.

Spokeo may ask for information such as race, ethnicity or gender for the purposes of monitoring equal opportunity; however, for the purposes of your application we do not require applicants to provide this information. If you provide this information, it will not be considered in the hiring or selection process. To the extent that you provide us with sensitive personal information (race, ethnicity, political opinions or beliefs, membership of a trade union or political party, physical or mental health information, sexual orientation or information related to criminal convictions or offenses), you expressly authorize Spokeo to handle such information in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

Information from other third parties

From time to time, we may obtain information about you from public sources or third parties. For example, we may conduct background screenings through a third-party service provider and verify information that you have provided in your application that relates to your past education, employment, and/or criminal history, as allowed by applicable law. You may also choose to provide us with access to certain personal information stored by third parties such as job-related social media sites (for example, LinkedIn). By authorizing Spokeo to have access to this information, you agree that Spokeo may collect, store, and use this information in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

How Spokeo uses your personal information

Spokeo will use your personal information for the following purposes:

− recruitment, selection, evaluation and appointment of job candidates for the job you have applied for and for subsequent job opportunities
− general HR administration and management (in case you become a Spokeo employee)
− carrying out satisfaction surveys (for example, to manage and improve the recruitment process)
− application analysis such as verification of your employment reference(s) that you have provided, background checks and related assessments
− compliance with corporate governance and legal requirements (for example, to monitor diversity requirements)
− communicate with you and to inform you of current status of your application and future opportunities

With whom will Spokeo will share your personal information?

We take care to share your personal information only with those who really need it in order to perform their tasks and duties, and to third parties with a legitimate business need. We may disclose your personal information to the following types of third parties:

(i) Third party service providers

We may also share your personal information with third parties who provide services to us such as recruitment agencies, consultants, background services and attorneys. If your personal information is shared in this way, Spokeo do so only on a “need-to-know” basis and we will seek to ensure it is only used in connection with the functions or services these parties will be performing for Spokeo and that your personal information is treated by them in a confidential manner. These service providers that Spokeo uses may change over time but we will always seek to ensure that any third parties who handle your personal information will do so in a manner consistent with this Privacy Notice and in accordance with applicable law.

(ii) Other third parties

Spokeo may also disclose your personal information to other third parties including:

− As necessary to comply with our legal obligations, including in order to respond to a lawful government request, court order, administrative or judicial process (such as a subpoena or search warrant)
− As necessary to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights
− As necessary to protect your vital interests (for example, we may need to share your personal information with third parties in the event of an emergency)
− Where we have otherwise obtained your consent

Your responsibilities

You are responsible for the information you provide to Spokeo and that it is honest, truthful, accurate and not misleading in any way. If you provide information concerning any other person such as individuals you provide as references, you are responsible for providing any notices and ensuring your referee consents to Spokeo collecting and processing that information as described in this Privacy Notice.

How long we keep your personal information

We will keep your personal information for as long as necessary in connection with the purposes described in this Privacy Notice and in accordance with Spokeo’s retention policy and applicable law.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We will only use your personal information in the manner described in this Privacy Notice. However, we reserve the right to change the terms of this Privacy Notice by posting a revision to this website.

Contact Spokeo

Please contact Spokeo if you have privacy questions or concerns by sending an email to recruiting@spokeo.com.

Effective: 12/18/2019