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General Motors Holden Australia NSC Ltd (Holden) Privacy Statement for Job Applicants


 Updated May 2018


Your privacy is important to Holden. We want you to know that Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Holden collects from you will be treated with care.

Holden’s Privacy Statement for Job Applicants lets you know how Holden handles PII  that you share on the Holden Careers website https://search-careers.gm.com/, and throughout the hiring process.
Personal Information Collection and Use
Holden’s hiring process consists of multiple steps designed to evaluate your skills and qualifications for a particular position. When you choose to participate in the Holden’shiring process, you will be asked to provide Personal Information about yourself. The Personal Information that you provide will be used to match your skills and interest to General Motors Australia job requirements. Your Personal Information will also be used to contact and identify you throughout the hiring process.

The following are examples of Personal Information that may be collected in the hiring process:
* Name
* Address
* Employment history
* Race and ethnicity (only if required by law) 
* Health Information (only if required by law)
* Government Issued ID (only be collected if an offer of employment is extended to you)
The information that you share with Holden may be used by suppliers exclusively for the purposes of administering services in the Holden s hiring process. For example, Holden may provide Personal Information about you to a supplier that will administer selection tools such as role-plays and decision challenges, or with a supplier that will perform a background verification. We will not share your Personal Information with other third parties for their independent use without your permission. However, nothing in this Privacy Statement prevents the disclosure of your Personal Information for legal compliance, or in response to government inquiries. Additionally, nothing in this Privacy Statement prevents the use of the legal process by Holden or other parties.

Cookies and Other Tracking Devices

We may use cookies and other tracking devices on our websites. Using cookies on our sites provides benefits to you, such as allowing you to maintain your login information between visits. The use of cookies also allows us to measure site activity to provide a better user experience. Cookies and other tracking devices may be used to tell us the time and length of your visit, the pages you look at on our site, the site you visited just before coming to ours, and the name of your Internet service provider.

Personal Information Security

Holden recognizes the importance of safeguarding your Personal Information under its control from theft, inappropriate use, or improper distribution and will use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect your Personal Information.  All Personal Information collected in the hiring process will be scanned and stored on servers located in the United States.  It should be recognized that data transmission over the internet or data storage systems is not a 100% secure therefore, no company can perfectly protect Personal Information.

Accessing and Updating Personal Information

If you would like to review, correct, or update the Personal Information previously provided to Holden, you can do so by updating your submission on the Careers Website at: https://search-careers.gm.com/.  We will comply with your request as soon as practicable.

Storage and Retention of your Personal Information

Your Personal Information is stored in the database of our service provider on a server located in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.  You are able to update or delete your resume submitted to Career Website at your discretion. We will retain your Person Information for a retention period or as determined by any applicable litigation hold. 

Cross Border Transfer of Personal Information

Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have other group companies s or where we have engaged a service provider.  By using the Career Website you consent to the transfer of your Personal Information to countries outside of your country of residence that may not have the same data protection laws as those in your home country.

Sensitive Information

We do not collect or process any sensitive Personal Information (e.g. information concerning religion, racial, ethnic origin, political opinions or other beliefs, union affiliation or activities, health, sexuality, criminal administrative proceedings or sanctions) as part of our hiring process unless required by law.  Therefore, we ask that you do not disclose or otherwise send this information through our website or directly to Holden.

Changes to This Privacy Statement

We retain the right to change this Privacy Statement. The effective date of this Privacy Statement is noted in the header at the top of this page. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted in a timely manner.

No Contract

This Privacy Statement does not constitute a contract between Holden and any job applicant.

Contacting GM

If you have questions about the Holden Privacy Statement, you may contact the General Motors Global Privacy Office at: privacy@gm.com

Candidate Declaration of Consent

Based on the above, by selecting “I accept”, I explicitly consent to the collection, transfer, storage and use of my Personal Information.   I recognize that if I select “I decline” I will be unable to participate in the hiring process supported by this website and will have to contact GM directly for available alternatives.

I further understand that my Personal Information may also be disclosed to GM entities and or service providers we have engaged with, but solely for the purpose of providing services related to the hiring process and use of this website.  I am aware that GM entities and their service providers are domiciled in various countries, many of which do not have the same data protection laws as those of my country.

I also consent to have my personal identifiable information kept in the candidate application pool to be considered for other opportunities that may match my interest, and qualifications within General Motors, its affiliates, subsidiaries or related entities.