Edison International Job Applicant Privacy Notice

The Job Applicant Privacy Notice was updated on December 31, 2019.

Edison International and its subsidiaries (“we,” “our,” or “us”) understand the importance of protecting job applicant information. This Job Applicant Privacy Notice applies to the information you provide to us for job openings posted on Edison Careers only (“our Site”). By using our Site you agree that you consent to how we collect, use, share, and protect the information you voluntarily provide to us and the choices you have about how we use and share your information when applying for job openings. Refer to the Edison International Website Privacy Notice for how we may collect and use your information when visiting Edison.com.

Please familiarize yourself with our Job Applicant Privacy Notice and contact us with questions.

Information We Collect

When you visit our site and sign up for a job search agent, complete a Career Profile, respond to a job posting or submit a question, we will ask for Personal Information that can identify you. Personal Information includes, but is not limited to, categories of information if it identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could be reasonably linked, directly or indirectly, with a consumer or household.

Below are the categories of Personal Information we may have collected about you within the last twelve (12) months. Please contact the Employee Information Center, using one of the methods listed at the end of this notice, if you have questions. 

  Category Name Category Description
A Identifiers A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, social security number, driver's license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers
B Personal Information Categories Listed in the California Customer Records Statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)) Information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular individual, including but not limited to: a name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, account number, telephone number, passport number, driver's license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.

This information will not include publicly available information that is lawfully made available to the general public from federal, state, or local governments.

Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.
C Protected Classification Characteristics Under California or Federal Law Age (40 and older), AIDS/HIV, ancestry, citizen status, color, disability (Physical or mental), gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political activities or affiliations, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault, or stalking
F Internet or Other Electronic Network Activity Information Browsing history, search history, information regarding a consumer's interaction with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement
G Geolocation Data Geographical (latitudinal and longitudinal) location that can be used to identify an electronic device’s physical location, such as a mobile phone
H Sensory Data Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information
I Professional or Employment-Related Information Current or past job history or performance evaluations
J Non-Public

Education Information (per the Family

Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99))
Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records 
K Inferences Drawn from Other Personal Information Profile reflecting a person's preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes

Personal Information does not include:

  • Publicly available information from government records
  • Deidentified or aggregated records, such as the number of employees by age range
  • Information excluded from the CCPA, including:
    • Health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data;
    • Personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA).

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

In the normal course of business activities, we may use of disclosure Personal Information collected for one or more of the following business purposes:

  • Send you a confirmation e-mail if you register with our Site
  • Contact you if we need more information related to your application, Career Profile, or job search
  • Process a job application made by you
  • Respond to questions from you
  • Possibly contact you about jobs that may be of interest to you
  • Update you about changes affecting our Site, our Services, or your User Account.

Our Site allows you to view and search for jobs without registering. However, to apply for a job, make your resume available for future job opportunities, or to set up a Job Search Agent, you must establish an online account providing your user name, password, and email address. When applying for a job you must provide at least the following Personal Information for your General Profile: your name, address, contact information, employment, and educational history. You may update your General Profile at any time.

Where permitted by applicable law, you will be given the opportunity to provide information on your gender, race, ethnicity, disability and veteran status. We gather this information from you for reporting and record-keeping requirements, but we will only use this information in accordance with applicable law and will not use it in making any employment decisions. Providing this information is strictly voluntary, and you will not be subject to any adverse action or treatment if you choose not to provide it. Such information will be kept in a confidential file separate from your application for employment.

Browser Do Not Track. In order to improve your website experience, we will monitor how many users visit our Site, how many use mobile devices to access our Site, how users navigate through our Site, a user’s Internet Service Provider, and which Internet browser was used to access our Site.

Access, Correct, or Update Your Personal Information. You are responsible for maintaining and updating the information in your Career Profile to keep it current. You may access, correct, or update Personal Information that you have provided to our Site at any time by logging in to your Career Profile, subject to certain restrictions imposed by applicable law. Where required by applicable law, we will notify you if we cannot accommodate such requests to correct or update your information and provide an explanation as to why we cannot do so.

Careers Job Page Search Agent. When you use our Site, you may also create a "Search Agent" so that you can be automatically notified by us when jobs meeting your candidate profile have been posted. Notifications will be sent to the e-mail address listed in your candidate profile. We may use the information you provide to contact or notify you of available positions that meet your criteria, or as otherwise permitted by this Privacy Notice.

Disclosure of Personal Information for a Business Purpose

In the preceding twelve (12) months, the Company may have disclosed the following categories of personal information for a business purpose. As this list covers all functions within the Company, there may be data elements included here that does not apply to your specific role. Please contact the Employee Information Center if you have questions.

 

Category Name

A

Identifiers

B

Personal Information Categories Listed in the California Customer Records Statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e))

C

Protected Classification Characteristics Under California or Federal Law

F

Internet or Other Electronic Network Activity Information

G

Geolocation Data

H

Sensory Data

I

Professional or Employment-Related Information

J

Non-Public Education Information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99))

K

Inferences Drawn from Other Personal Information

Reasons for Sharing Your Personal Information

We may share your Personal Information with our contracted third parties for the following business purposes:

Site Changes or User Account Notifications. The information you provide will be accessible to our contracted third parties. We reserve the right to contact you regarding your User Account, changes to our Site or related terms, and any other matter that might affect you or our Site. We will combine the Personal Information from your User Account and Career Profile with other information that we otherwise obtain, including information you provide to us or authorize us to obtain, and information from contracted third parties (e.g., a skills testing agency). We use your User Account, Career Profile information, and resume to perform background verifications with third party vendors.

Our Recruiters. Even if you do not complete a Search Agent, and even if you only apply for a single position through our Site, our recruiters (including both our employees and contracted recruiters for us) may contact you about other jobs for which you have not applied but that may be of interest to you based on information you provide about yourself through our Site. If you are offered and accept a position with us, some of the information you provide through our Site and Services will be transferred into our internal human resources and related systems for use during your employment. By using our Site and Services, you agree to such a transfer and use of your information.

Use of Information for Investigatory, Legal, or Compliance Purposes. We will use all, or part of, the information described in this Job Applicant Privacy Notice for investigatory, legal, or compliance purposes.

Disclosure for Legal or Safety Reasons. We may need to release your information to third parties: (1) to respond to a request, inquiry, or complaint that you have made, (2) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or court order, (3) in the event of an emergency that threatens an individual's life, health or security, (4) in special cases in which we believe it is reasonably necessary to investigate, identify, or take preventive measures or bring legal action against someone who may commit or cause harm, fraud, abuse, or illegal conduct, (5) in the event of an emergency, or (6) if ordered by state and federal governmental agencies with jurisdiction over us, when legally entitled to such information.

We will also take measures to ensure that the requesting entity understands the need to protect any Personal Information that it may receive. We also reserve the right to cooperate with law enforcement authorities or the United States’ Government in disclosing information for the purpose of (1) investigating and prosecuting users who violate the rules of our Services, our Terms of Use, or engage in behavior that may be a breach of an agreement, illegal or harmful to us, our property, or others, and (2) assisting law enforcement in the administration of any law.

Disclosure to Operations and Maintenance Third Parties. We may contract with third parties to provide services for our Site or Services. These third parties include vendors and suppliers who provide technology, content, and other services, recruiters, vendors who analyze data collected on our Site, and vendors who send or respond to e-mail on our behalf (each, a "Third Party"). These Third Parties may have access to your Personal Information in order to provide services to us or on our behalf. As noted above, the information you provide will also be accessible to companies we contract with to assist with the Services such as recruitment. If we allow a Third Party to have access to your Personal Information, we will not authorize the Third Party to use or disclose the information for any purpose that is not consistent with this Privacy Notice. By using our Services, you acknowledge to such use and disclosure of data as described herein, and as otherwise stated in this Job Applicant Privacy Notice.

Disclosure to Subsequent Owner or Operator. If we assign our rights and obligations regarding any of your information at the time of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or substantially all of our assets to a subsequent owner or operator of this Site and our Services, you will be deemed to have consented to the disclosure to, and use by, such subsequent owner or operator, of any information about you contained in our files and records. In the event of such a merger, acquisition, or sale, your continued use of the Site or any Services signifies your agreement to be bound by the Privacy Notice and other applicable terms of the subsequent owner or operator.

Limited Disclosure of Your Information

Except as set forth in this Job Applicant Privacy Notice or as you specifically agree or direct, we will not disclose to any non-contracted third parties any information we collect from or about you through our Services.

Your Rights and Choices

The CCPA provides employees with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.  

Deletion Request Rights

You have the right to request that the Company delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions by submitting an online request or by calling the Employee Information Center (800) 500-4723. We endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to an additional forty-five (45) days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing.

Once we receive and confirm your verifiable personal information request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.

We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service provider(s) to:

  1. Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, such as providing employment or benefit related services, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing employment relationship with you, or otherwise perform our consulting or similar contract with you
  2. Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities
  3. Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality
  4. Exercise free speech ensure the right of another individual to exercise their free speech rights, or exercise another right provided for by law
  5. Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 et. seq.)
  6. Comply with a legal obligation, including the sharing of personal information ordered by the California Public Utilities Commission or other state or federal governmental agencies with jurisdiction over us, when legally entitled to such information
  7. Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with employment expectations based on your relationship with us, which follows this Notice
  8. Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it

Personal Information Sale Prohibition

The Company does not sell your information and only shares in a manner listed above.

Non-Discrimination

We will not discriminate against you for exercising your CCPA rights, including:

  • Denying you services
  • Charging you different prices or rates for goods or services, including through granting discounts or other benefits, or imposing penalties
  • Providing you a different level or quality of services
  • Suggesting that you may receive a different price or rate for services or a different level or quality of services

 

Retention of Personal Information

We will retain Personal Information you provided to us and information used to make a decision about you, for as long as required to fulfill the purposes set out in this Job Applicant Privacy Notice, as necessary for legitimate business purposes, and in accordance with applicable law, including United States’ federal, state, and local laws. As retention periods vary for different types of Personal Information, based on business purpose, actual retention periods vary.

Security Safeguards

We share your concerns regarding the safeguarding of your Personal Information. Edison complies with applicable privacy and security laws and generally-accepted information security standards to ensure a level of security, integrity, and privacy, appropriate to the risk of your Personal Information in our possession. The Personal Information provided to or collected by us through your use of our website is stored in operating environments not available to the public. However, we are not responsible for unauthorized circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on our website.

Children

Our Site was developed for job candidates to apply for employment opportunities with Edison International or its subsidiaries. We do not solicit any information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or legal guardian who discovers that your child has provided us with information without your consent, you may contact us in the manner described below. If we discover that we have collected any Personal Information from a child under the age of 13, we will immediately remove that information.

Jurisdictional Statement

This website is controlled and operated by us from the State of California, in the United States, and operation of this website is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any other states, country or territory.

Acceptance of Terms in this Notice

We will only use your Personal Information in the manner described in this Job Applicant Privacy Notice in effect when you provided the information. However, we reserve the right to change the terms of this Job Applicant Privacy Notice, the Terms of Use, and other related terms at any time by posting revisions to this Site. Any changes made to the Notice will be effective as of the date at the beginning of this Notice. Your use of our Site will indicate your acknowledgement to the terms in the Notice then in effect.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding this Job Applicant Privacy Notice, please contact Our Human Resources’ Department at (800) 500-4723 and choose Option 3 for the Employee Information Center. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific time, except Wednesdays when the Center closes at 2:30 p.m., and holidays or (800) 352-8580 (Telecommunications device for the hearing impaired – TTY).

Alternatively, you may write to us at:

Southern California Edison
Attention: Employee Information Center
Post Office Box 800
Rosemead, CA 91770

Voice: (800) 500-4723

Email: infocntr@sce.com