TETRA TECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Tetra Tech is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information. Tetra Tech adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from European Union and European Economic Area (“EEA”) to the United States. Tetra Tech may be liable for onward transfers to third parties in violation of the Privacy Shield Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program visit www.privacyshield.gov.
Tetra Tech will cooperate with the panel established by the EU data protection authorities (“DPAs”) to address any complaints and comply with the advice given by the panel with regard to personal information transferred to the United States from the EEA. Tetra Tech's referral of complaints to the DPAs is provided at no cost to you.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over Tetra Tech's compliance with these principles. As explained in the Privacy Shield Principles, under certain conditions, individuals also have the possibility of invoking binding arbitration for complaints regarding Privacy Shield compliance not resolved by any of the other available mechanisms.
II. DATA WE MAY COLLECT
Information Technology Data
If you connect to any of our information technology infrastructure such as websites or guest wireless networks, we may collect information on the system you use for access. This may include information such as your computer's IP address, browser type, browser version, operating system, web pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, and the time spent on the site.
Job Applicant Information
Tetra Tech collects information about job applicants during the recruitment process. Some of this information is collected directly from you. Other information may be provided to us by third parties such as recruitment agencies and educational institutions. Background checks are a normal part of the hiring process, so we may be recipients of this data. We also may receive additional information about you from other publicly and commercially available sources, as permitted by law.
If you accept employment with Tetra Tech, in addition to job applicant data, more information will be required from you for administration of employee benefits and other services, such as medical and life insurance, direct payroll deposits, etc. and for other purposes directly related to your job function and conditions of employment. Personal Data is retained as needed to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements. Where relevant, information pertinent to transactions between you and us shall be stored throughout the lifecycle of the transactions concerned and for as long as is necessary for the pursuit of legal claims or required by contract or law, including, among others, tax legislation.
You have the right to request copies of your personal information we hold. You have the right to correct, amend, or delete that information where it is inaccurate, or has been processed in violation of this Policy unless the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to your privacy or where the rights of other people would be violated.
III. DATA SHARING
Tetra Tech may share data as required for purposes specified in this Policy. Any recipient of your data will be expected to adhere to the same privacy principles stated herein. Third party processors of your data will be expected to only use that data for the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by you. You have the right to choose (opt out) whether your personal information is (i) to be disclosed to a third party or (ii) to be used for a purpose that is materially different from the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by you.
We may share data with third parties where reasonably necessary as follows:
- immigration attorneys for work eligibility in the United States
- employment attorneys handling claims against the Company
- tax forms service providers
- businesses and agencies providing employment eligibility screenings
- service providers in support of our benefits and insurance programs
- providers of training services
- businesses directly involved in an acquisition, sale, or other similar transaction
- other service providers processing Applicant and employment information on our behalf in the course of supporting our business and operations
We may also be required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security, regulatory, or law enforcement requirements.
For sensitive information (i.e., personal information specifying medical or health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or sex life), Tetra Tech will obtain affirmative express consent (opt in) from you if the information is to be (i) disclosed to a third party or (ii) used for a purpose other than those for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by you through the exercise of opt‐in choice.
IV. CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints about your privacy related to this Policy, please contact our Privacy Team at Privacy@Tetratech.com.