CCPA Notice

Discount Tire’s Privacy Disclosure for California Resident Job Applicants, Employees, and Contractors

Last Updated: October 18, 2021

This Privacy Disclosure for California Residents supplements the information contained in Discount Tire’s general Privacy Policy and applies solely to job applicants, employees, officers, directors, and contractors who reside in the State of California (collectively, “Employees/Contractors”). Any terms defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) have the same meaning when used in this notice. 

Discount Tire wants you to understand how and why we collect “Personal Information,” which includes any information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular Employee/Contractor.  Employees/Contractors should have no expectation of privacy when using Discount Tire provided technology or whenever accessing Discount Tire technology resources or information.  Employees/Contractors should also review all other agreements, contracts, or terms that may apply to their relationship with Discount Tire.

Discount Tire is committed to protecting the privacy of our Employees/Contractors, and we take administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, misuse, accidental loss, and alteration.

CCPA Categories of Personal Information Collected or Used

In the previous 12 months, Discount Tire has collected various categories of Personal Information identified in the attached chart to administer the Employee/Contractor relationship, comply with legal obligations, facilitate communications and efficiency, provide benefits or to ensure the safety of Employees, Contractors, facilities, and property. Please note, however, that the specific pieces of information that Discount Tire may have collected about any specific Employee/Contractor may differ due to the nature of the individual’s position, role, and benefits.

Purpose for Collection of Personal Information

We may use or disclose the Personal Information we collect for one or more of the following purposes:

a. Administer the Employee/Contractor Relationship

Discount Tire needs to keep and process Personal Information for normal employment and contractor engagement purposes, including identifiers, personal information, and protected classifications.  The Personal Information we hold and process will be used for management and administrative uses and only shared with others who have a need to know such information. We will keep and use it to enable us to run the business and manage our relationship with you effectively, lawfully and appropriately, during the recruitment process, while you are working for us, and after your employment or contract has ended. This includes using Personal Information to enable us to comply with any legal requirements associated with an employee or contractor relationship, to administer payroll, to provide you with benefits, to provide training, to recruit other Employees/Contractors, to ensure your health and safety, to comply with an employment or service contract, to demonstrate our commitment to equal employment opportunity and fair employment practices, and to otherwise enable you to perform your professional obligations and responsibilities at Discount Tire. 

b. Compliance with Legal Obligations

In certain situations, we may need to collect and process your Personal Information to comply with our legal obligations. These obligations include:

    • Tracking demographic information to confirm compliance with equal opportunity and non-discrimination policies and requirements;
    • Processing information relating to your health in order to comply with our obligations under applicable employment and safety and health laws;
    • Verification of employment;
    • Tax obligations;
    • Insurance coverage and unemployment; and/or
    • Producing information relevant to any alleged violation of law or in compliance with a subpoena or other valid legal or regulatory request.

 

c. Facilitate Communications

Discount Tire uses various tools and platforms that enable Employees/Contractors to communicate with each other and to access and share work product and other work-related materials more efficiently. 

d. Provide Benefits

Discount Tire offers Employees a variety of benefits, including benefits related to healthcare, retirement savings, and wellness programs.  In doing so, Discount Tire collects Personal Information such as identifiers, personal information, protected classifications, and employment information.  When you participate in certain benefits programs, Discount Tire may also generate a log of your activity, track internet and other network activity, and develop a user profile to provide those programs to you in a manner tailored to your preferences. 

All benefits may not be available to all Employees, and Discount Tire will only collect Personal Information to provide a benefit if the Employee is eligible for and enrolled in that benefit.  Employees should take care to read the specific terms applicable to any particular mobile application or benefits program to understand the specific pieces of information collected.

e. Ensure the Safety of Employees, Contractors, Facilities, and Property

Discount Tire collects various categories of personal information to ensure the health and safety of its Employees/Contractors, facilities, and property.  Some information, such as identifiers, personal information, and protected classifications, help verify the identity of Employees/Contractors in specific facilities, as well as help screen for indicators of infectious diseases or vaccination status of those entering facilities.  Other categories of information, such as geolocation data and sensory data, may assist Discount Tire with ensuring the security of people, facilities, and property. 

Sharing and Sale of Personal Information

Discount Tire may share your Personal Information with its Service Providers in order to fulfill a purpose for collecting or using that Personal Information.  Discount Tire does not sell your Personal Information to any third party.

Retention of Personal Information

Any Personal Information collected by Discount Tire will be retained by Discount Tire during the period of active employment of the Employee or service relationship of the Contractor, as well as during the post-employment period as long as the Personal Information is used to serve its original purpose or as directed by applicable legislation, regulation, or policy.  Discount Tire will ensure that all practices and procedures relating to the disposal of Personal Information will respect your privacy and will be done confidentially. 

Updates to the Privacy Disclosure

This Privacy Disclosure is subject to periodic revision.  The current version of this Privacy Disclosure will also be posted to the Knowledge Center and the Discount Tire Family website where you can review or consult the Privacy Disclosure at any time. 

Discount Tire may be subject to certain laws and regulations relating to privacy and information security in more than one jurisdiction.  If any term, covenant, condition, or provision of this Privacy Disclosure is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, it is the intent of this Privacy Disclosure that the scope of the rights and obligations of the Privacy Disclosure be reduced only for the affected jurisdiction and only to the extent deemed necessary under the laws of the local jurisdiction to render the provision reasonable and enforceable and the remainder of the provisions of the Privacy Disclosure will in no way be affected, impaired, or invalidated as a result.

 

Contact us with Questions

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Disclosure, please contact PeopleCare at HR_general@discounttire.com.

CCPA Categories of Personal Information Collected or Used

Categories of Personal Information
(Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.140(o)(1))
Examples of Data within Category Reasons for Collection and Use
A. Identifiers
Real name, postal address, internet protocol address, email address
Administer the Employee/Contractor Relationship
Comply with Legal Obligations
Facilitate Communications and Efficiency
Provide Benefits
Ensure the Safety of Employees, Contractors, Facilities, and Property
B. Personal information categories
listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e))
Name, address, telephone number
Administer the Employee/Contractor Relationship
Comply with Legal Obligations
Facilitate Communications and Efficiency
Provide Benefits
Ensure the Safety of Employees, Contractors, Facilities, and Property
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law
Age, gender, ethnicity
Administer the Employee/Contractor Relationship
Comply with Legal Obligations
Provide Benefits
F. Internet or other similar network activity
Browsing history, search history, and
information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an internet website, application, or advertisement
Administer the Employee/Contractor Relationship
Facilitate Communications and Efficiency
Provide Benefits
Ensure the Safety of Employees, Contractors, Facilities, and Property
G. Geolocation data
Geographic location
Facilitate Communications and Efficiency
Ensure the Safety of Employees, Contractors, Facilities, and Property
H. Sensory data
Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information
Facilitate Communications and Efficiency
Ensure the Safety of Employees, Contractors, Facilities, and Property
I. Professional or employment-related information
Information about previous employment
Administer the Employee/Contractor Relationship
Comply with Legal Obligations
Ensure the Safety of Employees, Contractors, Facilities, and Property
J. Non-public education information
School records or transcripts
Administer the Employee/Contractor Relationship
Comply with Legal Obligations
Provide Benefits
Ensure the Safety of Employees, Contractors, Facilities, and Property