DuPont Careers Site Privacy Notice
Last Updated: 6 Sept., 2012
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”) values your trust and is committed to the responsible management, use and protection of personal information. This Careers Site Privacy Notice (“Notice”) is applicable to all the information collected by DuPont to facilitate your application for a job within the DuPont family and includes your use of our Careers site, located at http://www2.dupont.com/corporate/en-us/careers/index.html
(the “Careers Site”). Personal information submitted elsewhere on DuPont’s and its affiliates’ web sites will be used in accordance with our general online Privacy Statement (located at http://www2.dupont.com/Privacy/en_US/global_policy_english.html
or the privacy Notice on the applicable website.
This Careers Site is operated by DuPont (1007 Market St., Wilmington, DE 19898, United States) in order to support DuPont’s recruitment functions.
Please read this Notice carefully and indicate your acceptance of our collection, saving, use, transfer and disclosure of personal information as described in this Notice by clicking the “I Accept” button at the end of the Notice. : Be aware that we will need your consent to grant you access to apply for a position online.
To the extent the personal information you provide contains details of your: racial or ethnic origin; political opinions or beliefs; religious beliefs; membership in a trade union or political party; physical or mental health or condition; sexual orientation; commission (or alleged commission) of an offense or related proceedings; job evaluations educational records, or financial information or account numbers you expressly authorize DuPont to handle such details for the purposes of your job application.
By agreeing to this Notice, you agree to the transfer of your personal information to countries which may have a different data protection regime than in the country in which you reside.
Information You Provide
This Notice covers any personal information you submit to apply or search for a position at DuPont. If you apply through the Careers Site as part of the job application or job search process, the following information may be collected:
- name, contact information;
- log-in and password;
- CV, résumé, cover letter, previous work experience and education information;
- employment preferences, willingness to relocate, current salary, desired salary and how you heard about the Careers Site;
- professional and other work-related licenses, permits and certifications held;
- language and other relevant skills;
- awards and professional memberships;
- eligibility to work in country where job applied for is located, available start date; and
- information relating to references.
We would prefer that you avoid submitting the following sensitive information, except where such information is legally required: sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religious affiliation, beliefs, disability, marital status, creed, nationality, national origin, color and/or age.
Any information you submit through the Careers Site must be true, complete and not misleading. Should the information provided be inaccurate, incomplete, or misleading, subject to applicable law, this may lead to a rejection of your application during the application process or disciplinary action including immediate dismissal if you have been employed. In addition, it is your responsibility to ensure that information you submit does not infringe on any third party’s rights and is not otherwise legally actionable by such third party.
If you intend to provide us with details of a reference or any other third party as part of your CV/résumé, it is your responsibility to obtain consent from that third party prior to passing the personal information to us.
Use of Personal Information
The information that you submit on the Careers Site will be stored in the United States (and in the relevant jurisdiction(s) if the job relates to one of DuPont’s affiliated entities outside of the United States). It will be reviewed and processed for the purposes described below, by employees, consultants and/or service providers of DuPont affiliates around the world. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company will remain responsible for the personal information collected.
Personal information submitted through the Careers Site will be collected, used, transferred and disclosed (“processed”) for DuPont’s global recruitment functions and for related management and planning purposes. DuPont may use the personal information on your application, as permitted by local law, to:
- process your application;
- assess your capabilities and qualifications for a job;
- conduct reference checks;
- provide to you any services available on the Careers Site from time to time;
- communicate with you;
- comply with any applicable law or regulation;
- monitor and record services whether provided by DuPont or a third party; and
- conduct background checks if you are offered a job.
Personal information about you will be added to DuPont’s international candidate database and will be used for the purposes of considering whether your profile is suitable for other job vacancies at DuPont. If we elect to make you an offer, personal information you submit may be incorporated into our human resources system and used to manage the new-hire process. If you become an employee, any personal information that you submit may become part of your employee file and may be used for other employment/work-related purposes.
The provision of personal information on the Careers Site is voluntary. Please note, failure to provide sufficient information, however, may result in DuPont being unable to consider your employment application or, if employment is offered, your subsequent promotion, transfer or relocation.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Your personal information will be reviewed by DuPont employees or agents who have a business need to access such personal information and may include recruiters, human resources personnel, technical services personnel and managers or their designees.
We may share personal information about you with selected service providers or consultants acting on our behalf, such as third parties assisting DuPont with the operation of the Careers Site including Taleo, an Oracle Company, which hosts the Careers Site. Those third parties will be required to use appropriate measures to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information.
DuPont may also disclose personal information about you in order to: (1) protect the legal rights, privacy or safety of DuPont or its employees, agents and contractors; (2) protect the safety and security of visitors to our web sites or other properties (3) protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes; (4) respond to inquiries or requests from government or public authorities; (5) permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; (6) enforce our Terms of Service; or (7) comply with the law or legal process.
DuPont may also transfer any and all information that we collect about you to third parties in the event of any merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of the DuPont's assets or stock (including without limitation in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
We are required to retain information relating to candidates applying for jobs within the United States. Personal information of candidates applying for jobs in other parts of the world will be retained in accordance with local law and with the DuPont data retention policy. If there is no activity in relation to the personal information, DuPont may remove it from its database, subject to DuPont’s data retention obligations and policies and any applicable legal or regulatory obligations or for the period of time permitted by local laws, for the purpose of considering whether your skills are suitable for other opportunities. Note that DuPont may delete personal information about you at any time (including your CV/résumé), without any reason. Therefore, please retain your own copy of the personal information provided to us.
Passive Information Collection: Cookies and Similar Technology
Access and Correction
If you choose to register on the Careers Site, you may access, review, and change some of the personal information collected about you and stored therein by logging into the Careers Site and updating your account information. Please note that the DuPont Recruitment Team has the ability to see all the history of changes that you may make in your own profile. The updated profile will be used as the default the next time you apply for a job using your account online. To change personal information that you already have submitted for consideration for a specific position, please resubmit your application for that position and include the updated personal information about you in the application. We encourage you to promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Upon your request, we will deactivate or remove your personal information from our active databases, although some information may be retained as permitted.
If you have any questions or concerns about how we process personal information please contact us at the address listed below. You may access, modify or object to the use of personal information as permitted by applicable local law. Please contact us at the address listed below with any such requests. Please note that certain personal information may be exempt from such access, correction, or objection rights pursuant to local data protection laws.
We take reasonable precautions to safeguard personal information transmitted through the Careers Site and stored on our servers. Unfortunately, no method of transmitting or storing data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Do not send sensitive information via email. It is your sole responsibility to use the appropriate level of care whenever communicating with us.
If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us at the address listed below.
DuPont hereby disclaims, as far as permitted by local laws, any liability for itself and its affiliated companies and contractors for any of your information sent to our Careers Site and which is lost, misused, illegally accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed or not integrally or timely delivered to our Careers Site.
Links to other websites
The Careers Site may contain links to other websites. The operators of those other websites may collect information about you, through cookies or other technologies. If you link to another website, you will leave the Careers Site and this Notice will not apply to your use of and activity on those other sites.
If you provide personal information through any other site, your transaction will occur on that website (not the DuPont Careers Site) and the personal information you provide will be collected by, and controlled by the privacy notice of that website operator. Links on the Careers Site to other websites are provided only as a convenience, and the inclusion of such links does not imply endorsement of the linked site. We encourage you to read the legal notice posted on those sites, including their privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for your visitation to, and the data collection and use practices of, other sites.
DuPont is an equal opportunity employer, which means we offer equal treatment to all applicants. DuPont does not discriminate, either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of sex, sexual orientation, trans-sexuality, race, ethnic origin, religion, belief, disability, marital status, creed, nationality, national origin, colour and/or age in any area of recruitment. In some countries we may ask for information on the ethnic origin, gender, and disability of our applicants for the purpose of monitoring equal opportunity. If you have a disability and would like to indicate as part of your application any relevant effects of your disability and any adjustment which you consider should reasonably be made to the process to assist your application, please do so in the relevant field during the application process.
Law Applicable to Job Application
This Careers Site allows you to benefit from DuPont's centralized global recruitment function, while applying for jobs world-wide. This Careers Site is operated from the United States. Accordingly, any personal information you submit to the Careers Site will be collected in the U.S. and will be subject to U.S. laws. However, if we share your personal information with an affiliate located in another country in its capacity as a potential employer, the affiliate will handle your personal information in accordance with this Notice and the applicable country laws. Any hiring or other employment-related decisions will be made by the hiring affiliate in accordance with the laws of the country where the job will be located.
The Careers Site is not intended for minors under the age of 18.
Current Workers of DuPont
If you currently work for one of DuPont’s business units, you must be eligible to apply for a position in a different business unit within DuPont to use the Careers Site. If you accept such a position, your benefits programs and Human Resources policies may change. Please consult with the HR manager for the new position concerning application eligibility, benefit programs, and HR policies applicable to that position.
The Careers Site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation.
Changes to the Notice
We reserve the right to amend this Notice at any time in order to address future developments of DuPont, the Careers Site or changes in industry or legal trends. We will post the revised Notice on the Careers Site or announce the change on the home page of the Careers Site. You can determine when the Notice was revised by referring to the "Last Updated" legend on the top of this Notice. Any changes will become effective upon the posting of the revised Notice on the Careers Site. By continuing to use the Careers Site following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Notice, in whole or part, you can choose to discontinue use of the Careers Site.
If you have questions or requests, please feel free to contact us at
DuPont - Corporate HR
1007 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19898