Nestlé Privacy Notice
Nestlé Purina Careers
Thank you for visiting the Nestlé Purina Careers website. We respect your right to privacy when you use our websites and mobile applications (the "sites") and communicate electronically with us. This Privacy Notice (this "Notice") applies to our pre-applicant talent network and employment application sites when you apply for a position with us and any site on which this Notice appears. It describes the types of personal information Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Nestlé Regional Globe Office North America Inc. and Nestlé affiliated companies (collectively, "Nestlé", "we" or "us") may collect about you, how we may use that information, with whom we may share this information, and the choices that you can make regarding our use of the information you supply through the use of the sites. This Notice is not contractual in nature and does not constitute a contract of employment or an offer of employment.
Information that identifies you, or from which you are identifiable (your "personal data") may be processed by (or on behalf of) Nestlé, including via the talent network and/or application system, for recruitment, consideration for employment, and related purposes. We have put in place standard technical and organizational measures to keep your personal data secure, but unfortunately the Internet is not 100% secure and we cannot promise that your use of our services will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords
All the personal data we hold is stored and processed in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
The data controller of your personal data is Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.
Scope of this Notice
This Notice applies to all Nestlé entities and third parties that may process your personal data in connection with your request for information on employment opportunities and application for employment using our sites.
Please note that additional or other privacy notices apply should you become a Nestlé employee.
Nestlé will process your personal data in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of the United States of America. Because of the international nature of our business, it may be necessary to store and/ or process your information in a jurisdiction outside of the United States.
Collection of personal data
We collect information you provide. For the purposes of the talent network and/or application service, we collect personal data which you provide to us or which is needed to deliver our service to you. You may provide direct personal data (such as your name, address, e-mail, and employment information) by sending that data to us. You may also provide indirect personal data (such as cookies, connection and system information) by browsing our websites and communicating electronically with us. You may also upload documents such as cover letters, résumés and references via this website. Please do not submit any sensitive personal data (such as health information, religion, political preferences, etc.) as part of your application.
If you opt-out of tracking or turn off cookies, you may still see our ads on other websites. This includes social media platforms. You can visit these third-party sites to explore opt-out options they may provide for targeted advertising. To learn more about your choices for behavioral ads and tracking, click here.
You can control tools on your mobile devices. For example, you can turn off the GPS locator or push notifications on your phone for some of our mobile apps that might have such notifications.
You can opt out of receiving our promotional emails or text messages. To stop receiving our promotional messages, follow the instructions in any promotional message you get from us or by contacting email@example.com or mail at the address stated below and stating your opt-out request. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still send you transactional messages. These may include responses to your questions or information or other messages we think you need to know.
Categories of personal data
The types of personal data we may process in connection with your participation in the talent network and application may include your:
- education history;
- work history;
- compensation details;
- contact information (e.g., your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number);
- previous addresses and/or any previous names you may have used;
- any additional information you may provide (e.g., a covering letter);
- Social Security Number;
- demographic information (such as age, gender, ethnicity). We are required to collect this information by law and treat it as sensitive;
- criminal history, to the extent that such information can lawfully be requested under applicable law; and any other information that may be necessary in connection with your application.
Additional Information Collected
We collect information about your browsing preferences, your computer or device, and your Internet usage. For example, we may collect information about your online behavior. We may also collect your browser or device type, operating system, or unique device identifier. We may also collect your software version, IP address, and domain name. We may also collect the date and time you visited our site or app. This may include the areas or pages that you visit and the number and duration of visits. It may also include other site usage data and emails that you open, forward, or click-through. We might look at what site you came from, or what site you visit when you leave us, what links you click on, or what pages you view.
We collect account login information. Any information that is required to give you access to your specific account profile. Examples include your login ID/email address, screen name, password in unrecoverable form, and/or security question and answer.
We may collect information about your location. This may include your general or precise location. We may collect this using different types of technologies, including GPS and Wi-Fi. If you use our mobile app, we may also access your device’s location information in the background.
Purposes of processing
Your personal data may be processed for the purposes of:
- processing your application for employment;
- creating and maintaining employment records;
- conducting background investigations, where permitted by applicable law;
- performing other processing activities that are required or permitted by applicable law;
- reporting purposes (e.g., time for processing applications)
- any additional purposes set out in any application forms you complete;
- communicating with you about your account or our relationship;
- providing you with targeted offers or ads pertaining to Nestlé news and jobs; and if you are successful in your application, your personal data may be processed in connection with your employment relationship with Nestlé,
Recruiters from Nestlé affiliated companies (within the Nestlé S.A. family of companies) may be able to see your personal data that is processed in connection with your application or talent network participation. If another Nestlé entity processes your personal data for purposes that go beyond the purposes described in this notice, the entity responsible for the new purpose will ensure that:
(a) the new purpose materially conforms to the provisions of this Notice;
(b) you are informed of: (i) the new purpose for which your personal data is to be processed; and (ii) the recipients, or categories of recipients, of your personal data; and
(c) to the extent required by applicable law, your consent is obtained prior to commencing any processing of your personal data for any such new purpose.
Your personal data may also be used to administer, support, and obtain feedback on the level of our services and to prevent breaches of security, or for other purposes as permitted by law.
Disclosure of personal data
Nestlé may disclose your personal data to other Nestlé affiliated companies. We may also disclose your personal data to third parties (such as our internet and other service providers) who help us administer this website or assist us in our online recruiting process. Some of these third parties may be located outside the jurisdiction from which you accessed this website. These third parties are required by Nestlé, at all times, to provide appropriate levels of security for your personal data. They are bound by legal agreements to keep your personal data private and secure and to process your personal data only in accordance with the specific instructions of Nestlé.
We may also disclose your personal data:
- to any party as required or permitted by applicable law;
- to any third parties whom we may contact in connection with your current and/or past employment or engagements, to solicit feedback;
- to a prospective buyer, in the event that we anticipate the sale of all, or the relevant portion, of our business; and
- to third party service entities who we may contract with for the performance of background checks and drug screening who, in turn, may contact others in performing those services.
We will not sell your data to any third party.
Retention of personal data
Nestlé will retain your personal data for as long as is reasonably necessary for your employment consideration and/or application, taking into consideration our need to answer questions or resolve problems and comply with legal requirements under applicable law(s). If you do not wish to be considered for future employment opportunities, we will delete your personal data at your request to the extent permitted by applicable law.
Some of our websites may provide you with the opportunity to share a job posting with another person via social networks or by e-mail. For this feature to work, we will need to collect your e-mail address and the electronic contact information of those to whom you send a web page link. Before you provide Nestlé with the electronic contact information of another person, please ensure that you have the consent of that person to do so.
You may request revisions of or deactivation of your talent network and/or applicant profile at any time. You may also have the following rights, to the extent available to you by applicable law:
- the right to request a copy of your personal data that is processed by Nestlé or on Nestlé’s behalf;
- the right to request information regarding the source of your personal data, if that personal data was not collected directly from you;
- the right to request correction of any inaccuracies in your personal data;
- the right to object, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your personal data;
- the right to request information about the existence of any automated processing of your personal data that has a significant effect on you;
- the right to request that your personal data be deleted, or that the processing of your personal data is restricted to certain limited purposes;
- the right to complain about the processing of your personal data.
You may exercise any of these rights, to the extent that they are available to you under applicable law, by contacting us at careers@purina.Nestlé.com indicating "privacy matter" in the subject line. We may require that you provide a copy of your ID or equivalent details where permitted by law so that we may verify your identity.
Please note that, in certain circumstances, we will not be able to delete your personal information without also deleting your user account. In addition, we may be required to retain some of your personal information after you have requested deletion to satisfy our legal or contractual obligations. We may also be permitted by applicable laws to retain some of your personal information to satisfy our business needs.
This policy does not affect any statutory rights that you may have. Your decision to exercise any of these rights will not affect your application or the company’s consideration of it.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
One Checkerboard Square
St. Louis, MO 63164 USA
Attn: Privacy Officer for Purina Careers
UPDATES TO THIS NOTICE.
From time to time we may change our privacy policies. If we do, we will notify you of any material changes to this Notice as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates.