How Do We Obtain and Use Employee and Applicant Personal Information?
As a controller of our employees’ personal information, we collect personal information and sensitive personal information provided to us by you which may include, without limitation, name, address, email address, date of birth, gender, ethnicity, physical address, phone number, birth date, citizenship, education, employer (current or former), job title, passport number, driver’s license number, spouse or dependents, compensation, personal health information, payment instructions, credit card information, and EEOC data, in each case, collected only for Locus’ legitimate business purposes, including (1) the management and operations of our company, its functions and activities, (2) employee communications, including employee surveys, (3) maintaining a global directory, (4) carrying out obligations under employment contracts and employment, tax and benefits laws, and in connection with other working relationships or arrangements, (5) development and training programs, (6) assessing employee qualifications and performance, (7) managing employee performance, (8) determining employee compensation or payment, (9) managing the employee termination process, and (10) other general human resources purposes. Our European Union and Swiss Employees at the time of their employment are notified in detail how their personal information will be used. Employee information on health, performance evaluations, and disciplinary actions and other sensitive employee matters, whether it is stored manually or electronically, is accessible by other Locus employees only if necessary with respect to legitimate human resource functions or issues, and in accordance with applicable laws. Locus will obtain affirmative consent from an employee before using such employee’s personal information for any purpose other than as described above. Employees may decline to provide this consent, and employees may withdraw their consent at any time.
Employees may choose to voluntarily disclose personal information about family members, in which cases, such personal information shall be treated, for the purposes of this Privacy Statement, the same as an employee’s personal information. Employee personal information is never sold, leased, or rented to any third party.
In accordance with applicable law, employees may have the right to opt-out of disclosing their personal information provided that Locus does not need such personal information for a legitimate business purpose. Employees can contact our Human Resources Team at [email protected] or our Privacy Team at [email protected] if they wish to exercise these rights.
As a controller of our prospective employees’ personal information, we collect personal information and sensitive personal information provided to us by applicants or indirectly from third parties (e.g., LinkedIn, recruitment agencies or referrals from other third-parties) which may include, without limitation, name, address, email address, date of birth, gender, ethnicity, physical address, phone number, birth date, citizenship, education, employer (current or former), title, driver’s license number, spouse or dependents, compensation, payment instructions, and EEOC data only for legitimate business purposes, including (1) the recruiting and hiring of job applicants, (2) performing background checks and verifying references, (3) communications with the applicant, (4) assessing applicant qualifications and performance, (5) determining applicant compensation or payment, (6) other general human resources purposes. For information with respect to any applicable data access rights, please refer to “Your Rights and Choices with Locus as a Controller of your personal data”.