United HealthCare Services, Inc., and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively, the “Company”) strives to properly address applicable data protection and privacy legal requirements.
The primary data controller with respect to your Candidate Data is the entity with which you are applying for employment. A list of Philippines employment entities is available online.
Candidate Data is provided by Job Applicants and Successful Candidates, and includes the following types of data:
PURPOSE OF COLLECTION, USES, AND DISCLOSURES OF CANDIDATE DATA
The Company will use and otherwise process Candidate Data for the following purposes:
Some of these processors may be employed by the Company at our various global locations outside of the Philippines, including in countries that may not provide the same level of data protection as the home country of the Job Applicant and Successful Candidate. The Company takes appropriate steps to ensure that such personnel are bound to duties of confidentiality with respect to Candidate Data.
Provision of Candidate Data is necessary to carry out the hiring process, and failure or refusal to provide it would make it impossible for Job Applicants and Successful Candidates to apply for and / or be appointed to a position at the Company.
USE OF CANDIDATE DATA FOR BACKGROUND CHECKS AND COLLECTION OF DATA FROM THIRD PARTY SOURCES
Offers of employment with the Company, where permitted by local law, may be subject to and conditioned upon the completion of certain background checks permitted by applicable employment laws, including searches of the following databases:
Candidate Data provided by the Successful Candidate following an offer of employment may be used to facilitate the conduct of Background Checks.
Successful Candidates may be requested to provide information related to their family members who hold government positions in order for the Company to assess potential conflicts of interest. When providing this information, it is the responsibility of the Successful Candidate to obtain the family member’s permission to disclose such information to the Company.
Due to the nature of the Company's business, the Company will carry out regular and ongoing screenings of the databases listed above during the course of employment to ensure that the Successful Candidate remains suitable for a position with the Company and is permitted without exception to provide services to all of the Company's clients and in particular to organisations that prohibit excluded or debarred individuals from working on their account. Any offer of employment will be strictly conditioned on passing these screenings during the course of employment.
Conduct of the Background Checks may involve the collection of additional information about the Successful Candidate from educational institutions, government agencies, previous employers, credit reporting agencies, information in the public domain and law enforcement agencies at the international, national or local level as permitted by applicable law. If a Successful Candidate's prior employers and/or other references are contacted, the report may include information obtained through personal interviews.
TRANSFER TO THIRD PARTIES
The Company uses third-party vendors for certain services, including:
Some of these third parties are located outside the Philippines, including in countries that may not provide the same level of data protection as your home country, such as the United States of America and India. To the extent required by applicable law, the Company will address any applicable requirement to assure an adequate level of data protection before transferring Candidate Data and Background Check Data.
RETENTION OF CANDIDATE DATA AND BACKGROUND CHECK DATA
Candidate Data and Background Check Data will be retained only for so long as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out above, in accordance with applicable laws.
When a Successful Candidate enters employment with the Company, his or her Candidate Data and relevant Background Check Data may be transferred to an employee personnel file and may be processed and retained in accordance with applicable law or the Company's Data Protection Policy from time to time in force, a copy of which is available on the Company intranet.
DATA SECURITY AND DATA INTEGRITY
The Company maintains reasonable security measures to safeguard Candidate Data from loss, interference, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. The Company also maintains reasonable procedures to help ensure that such data is reliable for its intended use and is accurate, complete and current.
DISCLOSURES REQUIRED OR PERMITTED BY LAW
Data Protection Officer
1OF SCIENCE HUB TOWER 1, MCKINLEY HILL, FORT BONIFACIO, TAGUIG CITY, PHILIPPINES