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Oracle Recruiting Privacy Policy

Oracle's Recruiting Privacy Policy

This policy lets you know how Oracle Corporation and its affiliates and subsidiaries ("Oracle" or "we") collect and use your personal information in connection with Oracle iRecruitment and Oracle's recruiting efforts more generally, both online and offline. This policy describes the broadest potential use of personal information; we may make less use of your personal information than is described here.

Your provision of personal information in connection with the recruiting or job application process confirms your consent for Oracle to collect that information and to use, transfer, retain and share it with third parties as specified in this policy.

TRUSTe European Safe Harbor certification

TRUSTe Certification: Oracle is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. If you have questions about this policy, fill out an inquiry form. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should contact TRUSTe at or by faxing Watchdog Complaints to 415.520.3420, or by postal mail to: Watchdog Complaints, TRUSTe, 55 2nd Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA USA 94105.

If you are faxing or mailing TRUSTe to register a complaint, you must include the following information: our company name (Oracle); the nature of the alleged privacy violation, including details about how your data was collected and what causes you to believe a violation occurred; the resolution you are requesting; your contact information; and whether you give permission to TRUSTe to share the particulars of your complaint, including your name, with us.

The TRUSTe Click to Verify seal applies to Oracle's Web sites and offline privacy practices, services privacy policy, and recruiting privacy policy. It does not cover personal information that may be collected through software downloaded from the Web sites or in connection with or Oracle publications.

Safe Harbor: Oracle is a global corporation, with operations in over 80 countries, and has developed global data practices designed to assure your personal data is appropriately protected. Oracle's privacy practices, including the practices addressed in this policy and those applicable to its services businesses, are self-certified to the United States/European Union Safe Harbor Program. and the United States/Swiss Safe Harbor Program as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union and Switzerland respectively. For more information about Safe Harbor or to access Oracle's certification statement, go to TRUSTe acts as Oracle's third-party dispute resolution provider, as required by the Safe Harbor Program. If you have a complaint concerning Oracle's Safe Harbor compliance, please use the TRUSTe complaint process described above.

Collecting Personal Information. You may provide personal information to Oracle. iRecruitment asks for certain data, including educational and employment background, contact information and preferences, job qualifications, and jobs for which you would like to submit an application. You also may choose to provide Oracle additional information, such as your CV, resume, or transcripts; employment references and related information; and compensation requests. In addition, Oracle may collect information from third parties, for example, in connection with a background or employment check and/or an employment reference.

Oracle's web sites, including iRecruitment, may use cookies and other electronic communication protocols. For further information, please consult the Oracle Privacy Policy.

Sensitive Personal Information. Oracle does not request or require sensitive personal information concerning religion, health, sexual orientation, or political affiliation in connection with recruiting. If you have a disability and would like Oracle to consider any accommodation, you may provide that information during the recruiting process. As well, in some countries we ask for information such as race or ethnicity for the purpose of monitoring equal opportunity; however, we do not require applicants to provide race or ethnicity information, and if you provide this information it will not be viewable in the hiring or selection process.

To the extent information you provide contains details of your racial or ethnic origin; political opinions or beliefs; religious beliefs; membership in a trade union or political party; physical or mental health or condition; sexual orientation; commission or alleged commission of an offense or related proceedings; job evaluations or educational records, you expressly authorize Oracle to handle such details as specified in this policy.

Voluntary Disclosure. Your provision of personal information in connection with recruiting is voluntary, and you determine the extent of information you provide to Oracle; please note that if you decide not to provide information, it may affect our ability to consider you for employment.

Using Personal Information. The information may be used to communicate with you, to manage Oracle's recruiting and hiring processes, and for compliance with corporate governance and legal and regulatory requirements. If you are hired, the information may be used in connection with employment and corporate management.

International Transfer. Due to the global nature of Oracle's operations, your personal information may be stored, accessed, transferred or processed in countries globally, including the United States.

Data Recipients and Sharing with Third Parties. Oracle may share your personal information internally and with service providers and other third parties as necessary in connection with recruiting, employment, corporate governance, acquisitions and legal or regulatory requirements. Oracle requires that its service providers and such other third parties keep your personal information confidential and that they only use the personal information in furtherance of the specific purpose for which it was disclosed. Oracle and its service providers may use your personal information in an anonymized format (in a form in which your identity cannot be determined) for other purposes not specified above, including in the development and testing of products and services.

Security and Confidentiality. Except as otherwise stated in this policy or as required for legal or regulatory purposes, Oracle treats your personal information as confidential and will not disclose it to third parties without your consent. Oracle maintains, and requires its services providers to maintain, reasonable administrative, physical, and technical controls designed to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. Oracle employees who may have access to personal information are required to keep that information confidential.

Oracle may employ security procedures at its facilities and on its computer systems to monitor and maintain security, including the use of closed circuit television. Any monitoring of Oracle facilities, systems or assets is performed in accordance with applicable law.

Retention and Access. Oracle may retain your information to consider you for other job opportunities. To the extent permitted or required by law, Oracle may delete data at any time; accordingly, you should retain your own copy of any information you submit to us.

You may access and correct personal information you have submitted online using Oracle iRecruitment. You may submit other requests by filling out an inquiry form or by mail to 10 Van de Graaff Drive, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803, Attn: Chief Privacy Officer.

Your Responsibilities. You are responsible for the information you provide or make available to Oracle, and you must ensure it is honest, truthful, accurate and not misleading in any way. You must ensure that the information provided does not contain material that is obscene, defamatory, or infringing on any rights of any third party; does not contain malicious code; and is not otherwise legally actionable. Further, if you provide any information concerning any other person, such as individuals you provide as references, you are responsible for providing any notices and obtaining any consents necessary for Oracle to collect and use that information as described in this policy.

General. Oracle may update this policy from time to time, and the current version will be available at Oracle iRecruitment. If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or its application, or if you believe your personal information has been used in a way that is not consistent with this policy or your specified preferences, please fill out an inquiry form, or contact us by mail at 10 Van de Graaff Drive, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803, Attn: Chief Privacy Officer.

Oracle's corporate headquarters are located at:
500 Oracle Parkway
Redwood Shores, CA
94065, USA
Tel: +1.650.506.7000

Last updated: May 5, 2010

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