FOX Careers Privacy Statement
Effective Date: February 28, 2019
Fox Corporation, Fox News Network, LLC, Fox Cable Network Services, LLC, and Fox Television Stations, LLC (collectively, “Fox”) value your trust and are committed to the responsible management, use and protection of personal information. This privacy statement (the “Statement”) describes our practices in connection with all the information that we collect through the careers website located at www.foxcareers.com, through posting on various job boards that push candidates to www.foxcareers.com (“Careers Sites”), and offline in connection with your application for a job, position, or internship with Fox. Personal information submitted elsewhere, outside the Careers Sites, will be used in accordance with those websites’ privacy statements.
Please read this Statement carefully prior to submitting any personal information. You must create a candidate profile account in order to apply for a position within Fox via the Careers Sites.
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Who is responsible for your personal information?
The Careers Sites allow you to apply for jobs at Fox throughout the United States, as a benefit of Fox’s recruitment function. This Statement refers to the collection and use of your personal data performed by Fox. For a list of our company affiliates that may process your information, please contact: FoxCareersPrivacy@fox.com. As a potential employer, the relevant Fox affiliate will handle your personal information in accordance with this Statement. Any subsequent hiring or other employment-related decisions will be made by the Fox hiring affiliate in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction where the job will be located. None of the terms contained herein, however, shall be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.
For any information regarding this Statement and the use of your personal information by Fox (including any relevant Fox affiliate), you may contact us at FoxCareersPrivacy@fox.com.
Information We Collect
INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE
We may collect the following information from you in connection with your application:
- Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and other contact information;
- Username and password;
- Work authorization status;
- CV, résumé, cover letter, previous work experience and education information;
- Professional and other work-related licenses, permits and certifications held;
- Information relating to references;
- Any other information you elect to provide to us (e.g., employment preferences, willingness to relocate, desired salary, awards or professional memberships).
Any information you submit through the Careers Sites must be true, complete and not misleading. Submitting inaccurate, incomplete, or misleading information may lead to a rejection of your application during the application process or, if you are employed by Fox at the time the inaccurate, incomplete and/or misleading information is discovered, you may be subject to disciplinary action including immediate termination of employment. In addition, it is your responsibility to ensure that information you submit does not violate any third party’s rights.
If you provide us with personal information of a reference or any other individual as part of your application, it is your responsibility to obtain consent from that individual prior to providing the information to us.
INFORMATION FROM OTHER SOURCES
Fox may obtain information about you from other sources, such as from your references in connection with your application, as permitted by applicable law, or other information such as background checks, as permitted by applicable law.
You may be asked to voluntarily provide certain sensitive personal information, such as identification of your race, veteran or disability status to the extent provided and authorized by applicable law.
Use of Information
The information that you submit on the Careers Sites will be used to consider your application for the specific position you applied for and in particular to: (a) process your application; (b) to assess your capabilities and qualifications for a job; and (c) to respond to your inquiries and communicate with you about your application.
If we hire you, personal information we collect in connection with your application also may be used to pre-populate some fields in our human resources system. Any such information may become part of your employee file. You will be allowed to amend this information at any time.
We will use your information to protect our rights, including to: (a) enforce this Statement; (b) to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (c) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
Where required, we will use such information to:
- comply with or monitor compliance with any applicable law or regulation; and to
- respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities
Providing personal information to us through the Careers Sites is necessary for us to fulfill all of the purposes listed above. If you fail to provide sufficient information, Fox may be unable to consider your employment application.
Please note, that your personal information also will be used for Fox’s personnel recruiting function, should your profile be suitable for positions other than the one for which you applied. In such case, the information about you will be added to Fox’s candidate database and may be used to consider you for opportunities at Fox and its affiliates other than the one(s) for which you applied. If you no longer wish to be considered for other positions within Fox, contact us by email or mail using the details in the “Contact Us” section below.
Finally, your personal data may be used by Fox to complete a corporate transaction, such as a proposed or actual reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of Fox’s businesses, assets, or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
Disclosure of Personal Information
Fox may share personal information with its Fox affiliates that are involved in evaluating candidates for a given position. Fox will make the information available to personnel with a business need to know the information, including personnel in the recruiting, human resources and information technology departments, and in the department responsible for the position(s) for which you are applying or for which you are being considered. For a list of our company affiliates that may process your information, please contact: FoxCareersPrivacy@fox.com.
Fox may share personal information with our third-party service providers, who provide services such as hosting and operating the Careers Sites, recruiting assistance, background checks, processing and similar services. Such third party service providers and professional advisors are expected to comply with applicable data protection law and to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information.
Fox may transfer your personal information to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our businesses, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
Remember that even after you cancel your account or delete your personal information, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances. For example, because of the nature of caching technology, your account may not be instantly inaccessible to others. We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancellation or deletion, for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security or recordkeeping policies. It may not always be possible to completely remove or delete all of your information due to technical constraints or, contractual, financial or legal requirements.
Activity Information Collection: Cookies and Similar Technologies
When you access and interact with the Careers Sites, Fox and its service providers may collect certain information about those visits. For example, in order to permit your connection to the Careers Sites, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device, and browser, including potentially your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. If you access the Careers Sites from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device, or other information for that device. Cookies and other tracking technologies (such as browser cookies, pixels, beacons, and Adobe Flash technology including cookies) are comprised of small bits of data that often include a unique identifier. Our websites, apps and other services send this data to your browser when you first request a web page and then store the data on your computer or other device so the website or app can access information when you make subsequent requests for pages from that service. These technologies may also be used to collect and store information about your usage of the Careers Sites, such as pages you have visited. By collecting and using this data, we hope to improve the quality of the Careers Sites.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information. Users can manage the use of Flash technologies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s website, see http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html. For further information on deleting, disabling or blocking cookies please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org or http://optout.aboutads.info. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to certain features, content or personalization available through the Careers Sites.
Third parties that support the Careers Site by providing services, such as allowing you to share content or tracking aggregate usage statistics, may also use these technologies to collect similar information when you use the Careers Site or third-party services. Fox does not control these third-party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such technologies.
Do Not Track Signals. At this time, we do not respond to browser 'Do Not Track' signals, as we await the work of interested stakeholders and others to develop standards for how such signals should be interpreted.
Access and Correction
If you register on the Careers Sites, you may access, review, change, and/or delete the personal information you provided by logging into the Careers Sites and updating your account information. Please note that if you change or correct information after submitting it through the Careers Sites, such changes will be visible to Fox. 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 have already submitted for consideration for a specific position, please update your profile. We encourage you to promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate.
Fox has implemented reasonable and appropriate measures to protect personal information that are consistent with applicable privacy and data security laws and regulations, including measures to protect personal information from misuse or accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure, acquisition or access.
If you believe someone else has obtained access to your password, please change it immediately by logging in to your account.
For any questions, you can contact us in accordance with the “Contact Us” section below.
Links to Third-Party Websites
The Careers Sites may contain links to other websites. This Statement does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information, or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service to which the Careers Sites link. The inclusion of a link on the Careers Sites does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by Fox or our affiliates. We encourage you to read the legal notices posted on those sites, including their privacy policies.
Data Transfers and Applicable Job Application Law
The Careers Sites are not intended for children under the age of 16.
Changes to this Statement
We reserve the right to amend this Statement at any time in order to address future developments of Fox, the Careers Sites or changes in industry or legal trends. We will post the revised version on the Careers Sites. You can determine when the Statement was revised by referring to the “Last Updated” legend on the top of this Statement. Any changes will become effective upon the posting of the revised Statement on the Careers Sites. By continuing to use the Careers Sites following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Statement, in whole or part, you can choose not to continue using the Careers Sites.
If you have questions or requests, please feel free to contact us at FoxCareersPrivacy@fox.com or by mail at 2121 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, California, 90067, Attention Privacy Office.