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Privacy Agreement 

SMU Recruiting Privacy Notice


Recruiting Privacy Notice


Thank you for visiting SMU Careers website.


SMU respects your right to privacy in the online world when you use our websites and communicate electronically with us.


All the personal information we hold, including sensitive personal information, is stored and processed in accordance with applicable data protection laws and the internal SMU Privacy Statement.


Use of Personal Information


We only collect personal information which you want to provide to us or which is needed to deliver our eRecruiting service to you. We collect direct personal information (e.g. name, address, e-mail and employment information) as well as indirect personal information by browsing this website and communicating electronically with us (such as cookies, connection and system information). You will also be able to upload documents such as covering letters, resumes and references.


Your personal information will only be used for the purpose of processing your application for employment and possibly to determine whether you would be suitable for other positions available within the SMU. For this reason, SMU recruiters are able to see your personal information.


Sharing and Storage of Information


SMU may share your personal information with other subsidiaries and/or business units to which you are applying within SMU. We may also supply your personal information to Third Parties (such as our internet service providers) who help us administer this website or assist us in our online recruiting process. These Third Parties are bound by legal agreements requiring them to maintain your personal information in confidence and only use such information on behalf of SMU for the purposes described herein. We are, however, required by several laws to share certain non-personally identifiable information with government agencies for affirmative action and other reporting purposes, without the need to obtain consent from applicants or employees.”


SMU will store the personal information that you send to us via this website for as long as is reasonably necessary for your employment application, taking into consideration our need to answer queries or resolve problems and comply with applicable federal and state requirements with respect to the retention of personnel records. This means that we may retain your personal information should you wish to contact us regarding any potential suitable job opening in the future. If you do not wish to be considered for future employment opportunities, you have the option of deleting your applicant profile in our Applicant Portal.


Accessing, Correcting and Deleting Information


You may revise or deactivate your applicant profile at any time. You may also have your personal information deleted completely by entering the profile you created in our Website’s applicant portal.


Accepting the Terms of this Privacy Notice


By using this site, you expressly consent that we collect and use your personal information for the purpose of processing your application for employment and possibly to determine whether you would be suitable for other positions available within SMU. You also agree to release and discharge and hold SMU harmless in connection with your providing and with respect to SMU’s use of your personal information.