Information You Share With Us and How We Use It
Contact Information: If you would like to learn more about Meltwater recruiting events, you can send us an email at [email protected]. If you provide us with your contact information, such as your email address, we will use it to respond to your inquiries and send you information about upcoming Meltwater recruiting events. You can unsubscribe from receiving recruiting marketing emails by following the instructions contained within our email notifications.
Basic Applicant Information: Beyond typical technical information we collect when you visit our sites such as IP address, we don’t require you to provide additional personal information to view job openings at our careers website. If you do choose to apply for a job at Meltwater, so that we can consider you for employment, you must provide us with some personal information, including:
Your full name and contact information, including home address, phone number, and email address
Your resume, CV, or profile that includes your employment history, previous and relevant work experience or other experience, and education history (including potentially transcripts)
Job openings you wish to be considered for
Necessary special accommodations for interviews, if any
You may also provide us with a cover letter, but it is not required.
We use this information to enable you to express interest in and allow you to apply for employment at Meltwater; assess and compare your skills, qualifications, and experience against other candidates and consider your candidacy for employment at Meltwater; update and sync with information we may have previously collected about you related to employment at Meltwater; communicate with you about the recruitment process, your application, recruitment events, and other potential career opportunities at Meltwater; inform our internal analysis and reporting on our hiring practices and make improvements to our application and recruitment process; ensure or enhance the security and functionality of Meltwater’s electronic recruitment systems; protect against fraud; conduct internal investigations; or comply with legal obligations.
Sensitive Information: In some countries, we offer individuals the opportunity to voluntarily self-identify certain additional personal information. While we will not ask you for certain other kinds of personal information, you may voluntarily choose to provide in the course of your recruitment additional personal information. Such information is voluntary and your decision to provide or withhold any such information will not negatively impact whether or how we will consider you for employment. We will treat any personal information considered sensitive under applicable law in accordance with that applicable law. We will use your sensitive personal information for internal analysis and reporting on our hiring practices and to make improvements to our application and recruitment process.
Screening/Interviewing Information: If we decide that you may be a good fit for employment at Meltwater, we will contact you to request additional information as part of the screening and interviewing process, which may include:
Your desired salary and other terms relating to computation of compensation and benefits packages, willingness to relocate, and other job preferences, your fitness for a particular position, including your skills, qualifications, and experience. Any previous applications you submitted to Meltwater or any previous employment history with Meltwater
We use this information to assess and compare your skills, qualifications, and experience against other candidates; consider your candidacy for employment at Meltwater; to generate interviewer notes and candidate scores; and to update and sync with information we may have previously collected about you related to employment at Meltwater.
As part of the screening and interviewing process, we may also ask you details about how you heard about the position you are applying for, but such information is voluntary. We use this data for internal analysis on our recruiting marketing practices.
Verification Information: As part of the recruitment process, we may also request information necessary to verify your information and run background checks, including:
Your tax Identification or other government identification number (e.g., a social security number);
Your nationality or citizenship;
Whether you previously used other names;
Whether you previously worked at Meltwater and in what capacity;
Whether you are legally authorized to work in the country you are applying to work in;
Whether you require sponsorship to continue or extend your current work authorization, and what your current immigration status is;
Information regarding potential conflicts of interest issues, including whether you or a member of your family have been a Government Official;
Your date and place of birth; and
Employment and education history.
We will use this information (in addition to your contact information) to verify your information and identity; conduct background checks; confirm your eligibility and right to work at a particular Meltwater office; confirm that there are no potential conflicts of interest issues in hiring you; and populate your employee records with your name and email address in the event you are hired by Meltwater. In addition, where requested by you, we will use this information to assist you with obtaining an immigrant visa or work permit, if required.
We will use your personal information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes described in this policy.
Additional Information We Receive About You
Third Party Sources: We may receive information about you from third parties, such as employment agencies, vendors, and online job and professional networks. Our processing of such information is limited to the purposes described in this policy, including considering you for employment and, if we determine that you may be a good fit for employment at Meltwater, reaching out to you to gauge your interest and request that you apply at our careers website. We do not otherwise process or store such information.
Website Tracking: Like many websites, we use tracking software on our careers website to collect website usage data, which can include personal data. This information allows us to better understand how visitors interact with our website, to monitor aggregate usage patterns, and to customize and otherwise operate our website.
Information We Share and Disclose
Recruiting tech partners: We work with other companies (e.g. LinkedIn, Glassdoor and Jobylon) to track the effectiveness of our recruiting efforts on their platforms. These companies may place a cookie on your computer when you visit our applicant site. We will ask for your consent through a pop up window before placing these cookies your computer from our applicant site.
Managing Your Personal Information with Us
You control the personal information you share with us. You can request access to such information, or request to have us rectify or delete such information, at any time.
Accessing or Rectifying Your Personal Information: If you would like to access, correct, or modify the personal information you have shared with us, including your contact and application information, please contact Meltwater Human Resources department [email protected]
Deletion: Generally we will delete your personal information after an unsuccessful application. However, if you had agreed that we can keep your personal information for 12 months after an unsuccessful application, then we will do so to consider you for future employment at Meltwater and notify you of recruiting events you may be interested in. At the end of that 12-month period, your personal information will be deleted from our recruiting applications. If you decide during the 12-month period that we not keep your personal information for that period to consider you for future employment at Meltwater, please contact Meltwater’s Data Protection Officer here to request that your personal information be deleted. Note that we may retain some of your personal information as required by applicable law or Meltwater policy.
Object, Restrict, or Withdraw Consent: If you would like to object, restrict, or withdraw consent with respect to the personal information you have shared with us, please contact Meltwater’s Data Protection Officer here with your request. Note that not all requests can be granted. If we need to refuse your request, based on applicable law, we will notify you with the reasons for our doing so.
Portability: If you would like to download the personal information you have shared with us, please contact Meltwater Human Resources department [email protected] here with your request.
Updated: December 7, 2019