Some of the personal information we collect from you may be considered “sensitive” under California or federal law, such as government-issued ID cards or numbers, race/ethnicity, religion, information revealing your health (for example, disability information to make workplace accommodations), or other types of information that may be defined as “sensitive.” Note that when you apply to a position at Zest, you are given the opportunity to submit a “Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability” form (Form CC-305), which we make available to comply with equal opportunity laws. To the extent that we collect and process sensitive personal information, we do so in accordance with applicable law.
In the course of the hiring process and, if hired, during your tenure at Zest, we collect personal information directly from you that may include (as applicable):
We may also collect certain information automatically from you when you use our systems or company- issued IT devices, such as IP address, internet or other electronic network information, login credentials and activity information, certain metadata, and related technical information. In certain cases, we may also receive certain information described above from third parties, such as third-party recruitment
agencies who you may have directed to share your information with us when you applied for a role at Zest.
We use the above-mentioned personal information in connection with various employment-related
business purposes, including:
Access to personal information is restricted to only those individuals at Zest who require such access based on their role, according to a need-to-know basis.
We may share your personal information with the following parties for the above-mentioned business purposes:
We do not and will not sell (as defined under California law) your personal information, nor do we share it for purposes of cross-context behavioral advertising.
If you do not join our team, we will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected, and thereafter as required by law. If you are hired at Zest, we will retain your personal information for the duration of your employment, and for a limited period thereafter as necessary and pursuant to our internal Data Retention Policy found in our Information Governance Policy. Zest conforms with the requisite security protocols in the retention of your personal information.
We maintain reasonable security measures to safeguard personal information from loss, theft, interference, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Where provided by applicable law (and subject to applicable exceptions), you have the right to access, correct, or erase your personal information, as well as to object to or restrict the processing of your personal information (including sensitive personal information, as applicable). If you become aware of changes or inaccuracies in your information, you should inform us of such changes so that the information may be updated or corrected.
To submit a request to exercise one of the rights listed above, or to have an authorized agent submit a request on your behalf (where so provided by applicable law), please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Once we receive your request, we may verify it by requesting information sufficient to confirm your identity (and/or the identity of your authorized agent and their mandate to act on your behalf). We will not discriminate against you when you exercise your rights.
Zest may periodically update this Policy, which was last updated on the effective date specified above. We may make changes to it from time to time to better clarify our practices and comply with applicable laws. Changes to this Policy will be posted on our intranet site, transparenZ.
We welcome any questions, concerns, or feedback about this Policy at firstname.lastname@example.org.