Plume California Applicant/Employee/Contractor Privacy Notice
Last reviewed and updated: February 13, 2020
This California Applicant/Employee/Contractor Privacy Notice applies to job applicants, employees, owners, directors, officers, or contractors of Plume residing in California from whom we collect Personal Information as a business under California law.
1. Personal Information Collection and Use
For the purposes of this notice, “Personal Information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household, or as otherwise defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (California Civil Code §§ 1798.100 to 1798.199) and its implementing regulations, as amended or superseded from time to time (“CCPA”).
Personal Information does not include information that is:
- Lawfully made available from government records.
- Deidentified or aggregated.
- Otherwise excluded from the scope of the CCPA.
The chart below provides the categories of Personal Information (as defined by the CCPA) we collect from job applicants, employees, owners, directors, officers, or contractors. The examples of Personal Information provided for each category reflect each category’s statutory definition and may not reflect all of the specific types of Personal Information associated with each category.
Examples: Name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, internet protocol address, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
|B. Categories of Personal Information in Cal. Civ. Code Section 1798.80(e)|
Examples: Name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.
|C. Characteristics of Protected Classifications under California or Federal Law|
Examples: Race or color, ancestry or national origin, religion or creed, age (over 40), mental or physical disability, sex (including gender and pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status.
|D. Commercial Information|
Examples: Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.
|E. Biometric Information|
Examples: Physiological, biological, or behavioral characteristics, including DNA, that can be used, singly or in combination with each other or with other identifying data, to establish individual identity, such as imagery of the iris, retina, fingerprint, face, hand, palm, vein patterns, and voice recordings, from which an identifier template, such as a faceprint, a minutiae template, or a voiceprint, can be extracted, and keystroke patterns or rhythms, gait patterns or rhythms, and sleep, health, or exercise data that contain identifying information.
|F. Internet or Other Electronic Network Activity Information|
Examples: Browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an internet website, application or advertisement.
|G. Geolocation Data|
Examples: Precise physical location.
|H. Sensory Information|
Examples: Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
|I. Professional or Employment-Related Information|
Examples: Job application or resume information, past and current job history, and job performance information.
|J. Non-Public Education Information (as defined in 20 U.S.C. 1232g; 34 C.F.R. Part 99)|
Examples: Records that are directly related to a student maintained by an educational agency or institution or by a party acting for the agency or institution.
|K. Inferences Drawn from Personal Information|
Examples: Consumer profiles reflecting a consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, preferences, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.
2. Use of Personal Information
We collect and use your Personal Information in accordance with the specific business and commercial purposes below:
- Processing your job application.
- Verifying your information and conducting background checks, where applicable.
- Communicating with you about the recruitment process and/or your application.
- Creating and submitting reports as required under local laws or regulations, where applicable.
- Making improvements to our application and recruitment process.
- Managing employee onboarding, including promotions, transfers, and secondments.
- Fulfilling your employment agreement.
- Administering pay and benefits, expense reimbursement, and leaves.
- Processing employee work-related claims (e.g., worker compensation or insurance claims).
- Conducting training and performance reviews.
- Ensuring compliance with our employee policies and security requirements.
- Evaluating and improving employee safety.
- Gathering evidence for internal investigations, litigation, disciplinary action, termination, or related activities.
- Managing acquisitions, mergers, and reorganizations or sale of some or all of a company.
- Complying with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes or enforceable governmental requests.
- For other purposes that you would reasonably expect, or for which we provide specific notice at the time the information is collected.
3. Contact Information
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our processing activities, please contact your HR representative.