California Personnel Privacy Policy

Effective: January 1, 2020

This California Personnel Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how LiveRamp, Inc., a Delaware corporation, with its principal place of business at 225 Bush Street, 17th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104 (“LiveRamp”), collects, uses, and discloses personal information about job applicants, our individual employees (current and former employees), contractors, and their beneficiaries and emergency contacts who are residents of California in the context of our working relationship with the relevant individuals (“personal information”).  We may update this Policy at any time.  We may also provide you additional privacy notices regarding our collection, use or disclosure of information. 

This Policy does not form part of any employment contract or contract to provide services. If you provide services to LiveRamp through or in connection with another company, we are not responsible for that company’s privacy practices.

This Policy does not apply to our handling of data gathered about you in your role as a consumer using LiveRamp’s websites or as a client of LiveRamp products.  Please refer to our California Privacy Notice for more information.

1. Types of Personal Information We Handle

We collect, store, and use various types of personal information through the application and recruitment process or during the relevant engagement or employment with us. We collect such information either directly from you or (where applicable) from another person or entity, such as an employment agency or consultancy, background check provider, or other referral sources.

The type of information we have about you depends on your role with us and may include, where applicable:

  • Identification and contact information and related identifiers such as full name, date and place of birth, citizenship and permanent residence, home and business addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, and such information about your beneficiaries or emergency contacts.
  • Professional or employment-related information, including:
    • Recruitment, employment, or engagement information such as application forms and information included in a resume, cover letter, or otherwise provided through any application or engagement process; and copies of identification documents, such as driver’s licenses, passports, and visas; and background screening results and references.
    • Career information such as job titles; work history; work dates and work locations; employment, service or engagement agreements; appraisal and performance information; information about skills, qualifications, experience, publications, speaking engagements, and preferences (e.g., mobility); absence and leave records; professional memberships; disciplinary and grievance information; and termination information.
    • Financial information such as salary, payroll, pension or retirement contribution information; and bank account and tax information
    • Business travel and expense information such as travel itinerary information, corporate expenses and Company credit card usage
  • Education Information such as institutions attended, degrees, certifications, training courses, publications, and transcript information.
  • Internet, electronic network, and device activity and device information and related identifiers such as information about your use of the Company network, information, and communication systems, including user IDs, passwords, IP addresses, device IDs, web logs, and audit trails of system access.
  • Geolocation information for device recovery if you use a Company-issued device.
  • Audio or visual information such as CCTV footage, as well as other information relating to the security of our premises; recorded presentations in which you participate; and photographs taken at Company functions.  
  • Biometric information  that we use for authentication and security purposes, such as imagery of the face (for ID pictures).  
  • Legally protected classification information such as race, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military service, nationality, ethnicity, request for family care leave, and criminal history.  
  • Health information about you, and, if applicable, your beneficiaries, such as medical conditions and other information provided in statement of health forms, disability status, health and safety incidents or accidents, sickness records, and health issues requiring adaptations to your working environment or working practices.

2. How We Use Personal Information

We collect, use, share, and store personal information for LiveRamp’s and our service providers’ business purposes, which include, where applicable:

  • HR management and administration including training, compensation and benefits, invoices,  leave, scheduling, career development, performance appraisals and recognition, investigating and resolving inquiries and complaints, providing references, succession planning, organizational changes, preparing analyses and reports, and communicating with our workforce about updates or relevant information about perks, benefits and discounts, and changes to LiveRamp products and services.
  • Performance of business operations, including providing and monitoring IT systems for any lawful purpose; maintaining accounts and internal directories, crisis management, protecting occupational health and safety; participating in due diligence activities related to the business; business succession planning and conducting internal analyses and audits.
  • Recruitment, including job advertising, interviewing, and selecting and hiring new staff. 
  • Security operations, including detecting security incidents, debugging and repairing errors, and preventing unauthorized access to our computer and electronic communications systems and preventing malicious software distribution; and monitoring and controlling logical and physical access to LiveRamp devices, data, premises and locations (including through use of CCTV). 
  • Legal Compliance such as complying with anti-bribery, tax, social security and immigration obligations, and responding to and cooperating with legal or regulatory requests and investigations.

3. With Whom We Share Personal Information 

We will disclose workforce personal information to the following types of entities or in the following circumstances (where applicable):

  • Internally: to people within LiveRamp to carry out the purposes described in this Policy, including to your manager, human resources, as well as personnel within LiveRamp, such as payroll, IT, legal and finance. 
  • Service Providers: such as compensation and benefits providers, tax and other professional advisors, technology service providers, corporate card issuers, travel management providers, travel providers, human resources suppliers, background check companies, and employment businesses (in relation to contractors or agency workers). 
  • For Business Operations to provide another entity (such as a potential or existing business counter-party or customer) with a means of contacting you in the normal course of business, for example, by providing your contact details, such as your phone number and email address.
  • Legal Compliance: when required to do so by law, regulation, or court order or in response to a request for assistance by the police or other law enforcement agency.
  • Litigation Purposes: to seek legal advice from our external lawyers or in connection with litigation with a third party.
  • Business Transaction Purposes: in connection with the sale, purchase, or merger of a business. 

4. How to Contact Us About this Policy

Melissa Glover (melissa.glover@liveramp.com)