Skip to content

STS NA Privacy Notice for California Job Applicants and Notice at Collection Regarding the Categories of Personal Information Collected

This privacy policy (“Applicant Privacy Policy”) applies to California consumers who apply for a job with Sea to Summit North America, LLC, and our affiliates (“STS,” “we,” or “us”).  When you apply for a job, we collect certain personal information about you as outlined in this Applicant Privacy Policy.  Personal information may be collected about you in multiple ways: you may provide it to us or to one of our third party service providers in connection with your application; we may make observations in the application process or collect personal information from public information sources; or you may authorize us to collect personal information from other sources, such as a former employer or reference.

The following table describes our practices with regard to personal information submitted in the job application process. If you use our website in the job application process, additional personal information may be automatically collected, as described in our general Privacy Policy, which is available at  Our Privacy Policy also contains more information about your rights under California privacy law and how to exercise them.  

Personal information Type Collected Disclosed to? Sold to or Shared with?
Personal Identifiers  
  • Contact information (name, phone number, address)
Service Providers Not sold  
Protected Classifications
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Date of Birth
Service Providers Not sold  
Geolocation Information
  • General location information (e.g., ZIP code, IP address)
Service Providers Not sold
Professional or Employment-Related Information
  • Current employer
  • Employment history
  • Eligibility to work in the US and citizenship-related information
  • Personal reference information
  • Background check
  • Credit check for specific positions
Service Providers Not sold  
Education Information
  • Education history
  • Level of education
Service Providers Not sold  
Sensitive Information
  • Social security, driver’s license, state ID card, or passport number
  • Racial or ethnic origin
  • Information concerning health (e.g., disability status) 
Service Providers Not Sold

The purposes for our processing of your Personal Information are:

  • Determining your eligibility for a position with STS;
  • Processing your application;
  • Assessing your fit with us or for a specific role;
  • Conducting interviews;
  • Carrying out background and reference checks; and
  • Keeping records related to our hiring process.

We determine the retention period for each category of personal information listed above based on: (1) the length of time we need to retain the personal information to achieve the business or commercial purpose for which it was obtained; (2) any legal or regulatory requirements applicable to such personal information; (3) internal operational needs; and (4) any need for the personal information based on an actual or anticipated investigation or litigation.  We retain personal information of successful candidates who begin employment with STS in accordance with our employee privacy policy.  If your application is not successful, then we will retain your personal information for a reasonable period of time based on the above factors.