Scope of this Policy
The Vanguard Group (Vanguard) is one of the world’s largest and most respected investment management families of companies, with investment funds, offices, and affiliates in the United States, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Canada. Vanguard’s global headquarters are located in the United States.
Vanguard Careers, http://vanguardjobs.com (the “Site”), is a website owned by Vanguard. At Vanguard Careers, persons interested in employment with Vanguard may browse and apply for open positions within the Vanguard family of companies.
We collect information directly from you and about you when you visit our Site, browse our open positions, create an account, and apply for employment with Vanguard; as follows:
Account Creation: If you would like to apply for an open position through this Site, then you must first create an account. You may also create and save your account even if you do not apply for an open position by verifying your account within the account verification email. During the account creation process, we request the following information from you: your e-mail address. We also ask you to create a password to access your account. Information you provide during the account creation process will be stored within your account profile.
Employment Application: The information that we require you to submit as part of your employment application through this Site varies depending on the particular position and the Vanguard company to which you are submitting your application. If you would like to apply for an open position through this Site, we may collect the following, where permitted or required by law:
- your full name
- postal mailing address,/li>
- preferred telephone number,/li>
- e-mail address,/li>
- work history,/li>
- educational background,/li>
- language skills,/li>
- professional licenses (e.g., bar membership),/li>
- legal residency status,/li>
- national identification number,/li>
- tax identification number,/li>
- prior application to Vanguard/li>
- personal references and their contact information,/li>
Third Party Information: During the employment application process, we may learn information about third parties, such as the name and contact information of your references.
There are two types of cookies: session-based and persistent-based cookies:
- Session Cookies. Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser or turn off your computer. We use session cookies to allow our systems to identify you during a session or while you are logged into the Site. This allows us to process your application and requests and to verify your identity after you have logged in as you move through our Site.
- Persistent Cookies. Persistent cookies may remain on your computer after you have closed your browser or turned off your computer. We use persistent cookies to track aggregate and statistical information about visitors to our Site, which may be combined with other user information.
The cookies used on our Site are categorized as follows:
- Strictly Necessary. Strictly Necessary cookies let you enter and move around the website and use essential features. Without these cookies, services and information you have asked for cannot be provided. We use these Strictly Necessary cookies primarily to identify you as having confirmed your eligibility to log in and use our website and to make sure you connect to the right service on our website when we make any changes to the way the website works. Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent these cookies, we can’t guarantee your use of our website or how the security on our website will perform during your visit.
- Performance Cookies. Performance cookies collect information about how you use our website, such as which pages you visit and any errors you experience. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and are only used to help us improve how our website works and understand what interests our users. We use these performance cookies primarily for analytics, to provide statistics on how our website is used.
Some of our performance cookies are managed for us by third parties. However, we don’t allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.
Disabling Cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you prefer, you may edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have your browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Visitors to our Site who disable their web browser’s ability to accept cookies will be able to browse the Site; however, some Site features may not function if you disable cookies.
How We Use the Information You Provide
We use the information that you submit through our Site for employment- related purposes. Specifically, if you apply for an open position through our Site, then we use information about you to process your application. Your application will be processed initially in the United States and provided to the appropriate Vanguard entity for evaluation.
We also may use information about you in the aggregate for statistical and research purposes, such as to understand how persons use our Site, to analyze traffic and activity, and to support user preferences. We also may use information about you as required by law.
How We Disclose Information
We do not use information collected from you for marketing purposes, nor do we disclose information to third parties for marketing purposes. We may disclose information about you as necessary to assist us in processing your application and as required by law as described in this section.
Third Party Service Providers: We may share information about you with third party service providers to assist us in processing your application.
We have implemented commercially reasonable precautions to protect our Site and the information that we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. Please be aware that despite our best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security all of the time.
Access and Correction of Information About You
You may modify information stored in your account profile by logging into your account and updating your profile information. If you would like to update information that you have submitted on your application, please contact Vanguard Employment, firstname.lastname@example.org
Transfer of Information
Information about you will be transferred to, processed, and stored in the United States. By applying for a position online through this Site, you consent to the transfer of information about you to the United States.
If you have any questions about this Policy or you would like to make a complaint, please contact us at Vanguard Employment, email@example.com
Changes to this Policy
Effective date – April 1, 2016