Effective Date: 04/01/2014
At American Express, we are committed to safeguarding your privacy. This online privacy statement describes how the American Express Family of Companies may collect, use, share, and keep information about you during the employee recruitment and selection process.
This online privacy statement applies to American Express websites or other services which link to this statement. It does not apply to those websites, apps, or services that have their own online privacy statements such as the American Express website, americanexpress.com, or the American Express Network website, amexnetwork.com.
Since we may change this online privacy statement, we recommend that you check the current version available from time to time. If we make changes to this statement, we will update the “Effective Date” at the top of the page.
What information does this online privacy statement cover?
What information do we collect online and how do we collect it?
Sometimes you give information directly to us (or to our Service Providers). For example, you might give us your name, email, mailing address, phone number, or date of birth when you:
We (and our Service Providers) collect information through Cookies and Similar Technologies. Most Cookies and Similar Technologies will only collect De-Identified Information such as how you arrive at our website or your general location. However, certain Cookies and Similar Technologies do collect Personal Information. For example, if you click Remember Me when you log in to our website, a cookie will store your username.
We (and our Service Providers) also collect information made publicly available through third-party platforms (such as social media sites), online databases or directories or other legitimately obtained information.
How do we use the information we collect about you?
How we treat your Personal Information
We may transfer Personal Information to companies within the American Express Family of Companies throughout the world, for example, to search for suitable positions or to process your application. Regardless of where we process your information, we still protect it in the manner described in this online privacy statement and according to the applicable laws.
Aggregated Information or De-Identified Information does not identify you individually; it helps us to analyze patterns among groups of people. We may share Aggregated Information or De-Identified Information for the same reasons as we might share Personal Information.
How do we keep and safeguard your information?
We use administrative technical and physical security measures to protect your Personal Information. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and facilities. We will keep your Online Information only as long as we must to process your application or inform you about future opportunities, unless we are required by law or regulation or for litigation and regulatory investigations to keep it.
What are your choices?
Do you have questions about the online privacy statement or want to make a complaint?
If you have questions about our online privacy statement, please contact: US-GELR@aexp.com.
Aggregated Information-- data or information relating to multiple people that has been combined or aggregated. Aggregated Information includes information that we create or compile from various sources, including transactions or certain data from Cookies and Similar Technologies.
American Express (we, our, us)-- the American Express company as identified at the beginning of this online privacy statement.
American Express Family of Companies-- any affiliate and subsidiary of, and any company owned or controlled by, the American Express Company.
Cookies and Similar Technologies-- A cookie is a small data file that a website transfers to your computer's hard drive. We may send cookies when you visit our website or when you request or personalize information, or register for certain services. If you accept the cookies used on our website, you may give us access to information about your interests. We may use that information to personalize your experience. Similar technologies such as web beacons, pixels, gifs, and tags also do the same thing. We use the term Cookies and Similar Technologies in this statement to refer to all technologies that collect information in this way.
De-identified Information-- data or information used in a way that does not identify you to a third party. We often derive De-Identified Information from Personal Information. It includes information that we may collect from Cookies and Similar Technologies.
IP Address-- a number assigned to a device when connecting to the Internet.
Online Information-- data or information collected on American Express websites and applications as well as on websites and applications of third parties relating to topics about our business.
Other Information-- American Express internal information (for example, previous employment history) and other online and offline information.
Personal Information-- information that can identify a person, such as name, address, telephone number, and email address.
Service Providers-- any vendor, third party and/or company that performs business operations on our behalf, such as recruitment, printing, mailing, other communications services (email, direct mail, etc.), data processing, and servicing.