[Effective: December 22, 2023]
PetVet Care Centers (“Company”, “we” or “us”) offers this Personnel Privacy Notice (“Notice”) to describe our practices for handling personal information associated with our former, current, and potential employees, contractors, temporary workers, interns, and their family members and dependents (collectively, “Personnel”). This Notice describes the personal information that we collect and process about Personnel, the purposes of the processing, the ways in which we may share such information, and the rights that Personnel may have regarding the processing of personal information.
PetVet Care Centers offers this Personnel Privacy Notice to describe our practices for handling personal information associated with our former, current, and potential employees, contractors, temporary workers, interns, and their family members and dependents. This Notice describes the personal information that we collect and process about Personnel, the purposes of the processing, the ways in which we may share such information, and the rights that Personnel may have regarding the processing of personal information.
The types of personal information we process include, but are not limited to:
If you apply for or are recommended for a role at the Company, we collect, use, and share personal information for recruitment purposes – in particular, to determine your qualifications for employment and to reach a hiring decision. This includes assessing your skills, qualifications and background for a particular role, verifying your information, carrying our reference checks or background checks and checking visa status and/or eligibility to work (where applicable) and to generally manage the hiring process and communicate with you about it.
If you are accepted for a role at the Company, the information collected during the recruitment process will form part of your ongoing record.
If you are not offered a position, we may retain personal information to allow us to consider you for other suitable openings within the Company in the future.
If you are employed by Company, we collect, use, and share personal information for the following purposes:
We retain the personal information we collect for as long as reasonably necessary to achieve the purposes disclosed at the point of collection or in this Notice, unless a shorter retention period is required by law. The length of retention may vary depending upon factors such as:
We neither share for targeted advertising nor sell the personal information we collect regarding Personnel, including sensitive personal information and information associated with Personnel under 16 years of age.
We may disclose all of the categories of personal information listed above for our business purposes. The categories of recipients include:
Service Providers: We engage service providers that perform services to help us administer HR and staff member compensation and benefits, facilitate our recruiting efforts, assist us with facilitating our employment relationship with you, operate and maintain our IT resources, provide data or physical security, and otherwise operate our business. Unless otherwise specified, these companies will only use your personal information in the ways described in this Notice.
Benefit Providers: We arrange for you to receive certain benefits from third parties, such as insurance or financial benefit companies. We share information with those parties to facilitate the provision of those services.
Consultants: We may provide personal information to consultants and advisors that help us operate and improve our business.
Group Companies: We may disclose your personal information to affiliates in the United States for employment, recruiting, security, and internal reporting purposes. Unless otherwise specified, Company affiliates will only use your information in the ways described in this Notice.
Recipients of Legal Disclosures: We may disclose your personal information to law enforcement agencies, courts, other government authorities or other third parties where we believe necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation. We may disclose personal information as we deem reasonably necessary to support lawful investigations or requests, or as reasonably necessary to protect our rights or the rights of you or any other party.
In the Context of a Transaction: We may disclose personal information to potential transaction partners, service providers, advisors, and other third parties in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company or we sell or transfer all or a portion of our assets or business.
In association with your current or former employment with the Company, or in the course of assessing potential employment, we process personal information about you, your dependents, beneficiaries, and other individuals. We collect such information from you, your references, other Personnel, service providers that process personal information on our behalf, recruitment agencies, benefit providers, professional and certification organizations, background check providers, and social media. We also collect personal information regarding your use of and access to Company information resources (e.g., communications resources, internet, networks, and applications) and access to Company facilities, such as entry logs, video recordings of certain areas (e.g., entry to facilities).
This section provides California residents with additional information regarding our collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information.
We do not use or disclose sensitive personal information associated with Personnel for purposes other than those expressly permitted under California law.
You may have certain rights in relation to your personal information under California law, as described below and subject to certain exceptions. In the event you would like to exercise one of your rights or if you are an authorized agent submitting a request on behalf of a California resident, please contact us by calling 800-936-2028, or by sending us an electronic mail message to email@example.com or completing the PetVet CCPA consumer rights request form by clicking the link here. Job applicants also may contact the applicable recruiter in connection with the job to which they have applied. We will ask you to provide information that allows us to reasonably verify your identity, such as your name, employee ID number, and certain information you may have been provided during the application process. We also may request that you submit a signed statement that you are the individual you claim to be. Please note that we may require additional information from you in order to honor your request, and we may decline your request as permitted under applicable law.
Right to Know: you may request information about the personal information that we collect, use, disclose, share and sell;
Right to Deletion: you may ask us to delete personal information associated with you that we have collected;
Right to Correct: you may ask us to correct inaccurate personal information that we maintain about you; and
Right to Be Free from Discrimination: Personnel may freely exercise these rights without fear of retaliation.
This Notice may be updated periodically to reflect any necessary changes in our privacy practices. We encourage you to check back at this website periodically in order to be aware of the most recent version of this Notice.
Please address any questions or requests relating to this Notice to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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