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Job Applicant & Employee Privacy Notice

This Employee Privacy Notice (“Notice”) is adopted by Wawanesa General Insurance Company (“Wawanesa”, “we” or “us”) to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 and applies solely to residents of the State of California who are job applicants, employees, independent contractors and corporate officers and directors of Wawanesa (“you”).  This Notice describes the categories of Personal Information (as defined below) collected by Wawanesa from you and the purposes for which we use such Personal Information.

I. Personal Information

For purposes of this Notice, “Personal Information” is information that relates to an identified or identifiable person. Personal Information does not include deidentified, aggregated, or combined information (which includes data that is not reasonably capable of identifying you or being linked to you) and does not include publicly available information from government records.

II. Collection of Personal Information

We may collect the following categories of Personal Information about you:

Category of Personal Information Collected Examples
Category of Personal Information Collected Identifiers Examples Name, mailing address, email address, date of birth, telephone number, Social Security Number, driver’s license number or state identification card number, bank account information if using direct deposit, or other similar identifiers
Category of Personal Information Collected Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)) Examples Name, signature, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, bank account number if using direct deposit, health insurance information, driver’s license number or state identification card number, education or employment history
Category of Personal Information Collected Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law Examples Age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identify, gender expression), same sex orientation for same sex benefits, veteran or military status
Category of Personal Information Collected Internet or Network Activity Examples Browser history, search history, IP address, mobile device identifier, cookies, use of IT resources, and interaction with websites
Category of Personal Information Collected Geolocation data Examples Physical location
Category of Personal Information Collected Audio or visual data Examples Audio recordings, pictures, and videos
Category of Personal Information Collected Professional or employment-related information Examples Current or past job history or performance evaluations
Category of Personal Information Collected Inferences drawn from other personal information Examples Profile reflecting a person's preferences, characteristics, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes

III. How We Use Personal Information

We may use the Personal Information we collect from you or about you to do one or more of the following:

  • To establish and maintain communication with you;
  • To evaluate qualifications for employment;
  • To administer benefits;
  • To arrange and manage Wawanesa sponsored events;
  • To develop and evaluate diversity programs;
  • For recordkeeping purposes;
  • To administer payments and reimburse for expenses;
  • For research, analysis, and business development, including to develop and improve our business processes and services;
  • To develop, maintain and improve our website and services relating to your employment or potential employment;
  • To protect the safety and security of Wawanesa’s employees and to maintain the security and integrity of our systems, our assets and our facilities;
  • To respond to law enforcement requests and to comply with applicable laws and regulatory requirements, or as requested by government or regulatory authorities, law enforcement or court order;
  • To establish or defend legal claims and allegations;
  • For security or the prevention, detection, or investigation of fraud, suspected or actual illegal activity, or other misconduct; and
  • To seek advice from lawyers, auditors and other professional advisers.

IV. Questions

If you have any questions about this Notice please contact us at:

By Mail:

Wawanesa General Insurance Company
Attention: Chief Privacy Officer
7650 Mission Valley Road
San Diego, CA 92108

By E-mail:

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