Effective: 27th of March, 2023
In this Nikon Precision Inc. Job Applicant Privacy Notice (California) (hereinafter, the “Notice”), we, Nikon Precision Inc. (hereinafter “we” or “us”), address disclosure requirements towards you, those job applicants residing in California (“you”), under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act, and its regulations (“CCPA”) at or before the point of collection. These disclosures do not reflect our personal information handling practices with respect to California residents’ personal information where an exception or exemption applies under the CCPA.
NO PRIVACY: You have no expectation of privacy when you work on our premises, use any computer systems we own or connect to any networks we operate. Your actions and communications are observed, monitored, recorded, tracked, filtered, deleted, and otherwise processed for the purposes described in this notice.
Below sets out the categories of personal information and sensitive personal information (as defined by the CCPA) that we collect from our job applicants (in the following bullets, a “consumer” means a Job Applicant residing in California).
Sensitive Personal Information:
We use personal information about our Job Applicants:
We use sensitive personal information about our employees:
We do not use sensitive personal information about Job Applicants to infer characteristics about them. We do not sell or share for cross-context behavioral advertising any of the categories of personal information that we collect about California residents.
We may disclose Job Applicants’ personal information to the following types of parties in the following circumstances:
Monitoring: We monitor, collect, observe, record, track, filter, delete, and otherwise processes information about your actions and communications on our premises and on Computer Systems for the purposes described in Section 2 above. “Computer Systems” means computers, software, networks, communications devices, and other similar systems that: (i) we or our affiliates own or make available to you; or (ii) you connect to or use for the purposes of providing services to us or our affiliates. Such systems may include, but are not limited to, computer desktops/laptops, tablets, portable storage devices, instant messaging programs (e.g., Zoom, Skype for Business, etc.), web mail and pages viewed through our devices or networks, Nikon email accounts, telephones, facsimile, and smart phones, printers, network devices and equipment.
Tracking, Wiping and Blocking Computer Systems: We may track and locate your Computer Systems, including, but not limited to, in the event devices with company information are lost or stolen. To ensure the confidentiality of business information and preserve its interests, we may remotely delete any data which may be stored on a Computer Systems. This may include, but is not limited to, deleting Monitored Data at the end of your application process or employment with us, and deleting Monitored Data of a Computer System that is lost, stolen or retired. We may delete any and all data, including but not limited to any professional information and personal information you may have stored on your Computer Systems. You should therefore copy any personal information (files, documents, emails) that may be contained on your Computer Systems on a separate medium. This may affect devices you own and use for work purposes, as well as private information that you have stored on devices; you should regularly back-up data on devices in compliance with applicable company policies. We reserve the right – but do not assume any obligation – to monitor, access, retrieve, review, intercept, block, and delete, to the greatest extent permitted by applicable law, any and all activities, including, but not limited to, phone calls, e-mails, IM messages, files or documents created, sent, received, accessed or stored while using Computer Systems. Only to the extent required by mandatory laws will we take preliminary steps (such as collection of aggregate data to pinpoint irregularities, issuing collective warnings) before engaging in these actions.
Inform others of limited privacy: Always make sure that everybody who you may be communicating with on Computer Systems – including co-workers, customers, suppliers, advisors, your friends, family, etc. – are also aware that if they are communicating with you through Computer Systems, their written and oral communications may be monitored, recorded, tracked, filtered and otherwise processed.
In general, we retain each of the categories of personal information and sensitive personal information described in this Notice for the longer of (i) 4 years following the end of your work with us, (ii) any duration necessary for compliance with laws, or (iii) for as long as necessary for the exercise or defense of legal rights and archiving, back-up and deletion processes.