PRIVACY POLICY

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. ("SPE") located at 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, acting as data controller/owner, provides this Privacy Policy to help you understand how we collect, use, process, disclose, and transfer certain personally identifiable information about you (“Personal Data”) on this Site being deployed by SPE. This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site on which there is a direct link to these Terms and not to any other SPE activities or sites.

Summary of Key Points

• We collect Personal Data to allow you to learn about jobs with SPE, seek a job with SPE, and to allow SPE to process your job application, and, in some cases, to hire you. Click here to learn more.

• We use cookies and other technologies to track the use of our Site. To learn more about the use of such cookies and technologies and about opportunities to choose not to allow cookies, click here.

• We disclose your Personal Data when you request or agree to such sharing with business partners or other third parties, when we engage a third party to process data on our behalf, when such sharing is required by law, or in certain other situations. Click here to learn more.

• This Site is hosted on web servers in the United States. Your use of the Site constitutes your consent to the transfer of Personal Data to the United States, a jurisdiction that may not provide the same level of data protection as your home country. Click here to learn more.

1. Personal Information Collection

Information You Provide

We may collect Personal Data, including your name and contact information or other information you provide to us or grant us access to when you register on the Site, apply for a job, or otherwise communicate with us. If you provide any Personal Data that relates to another person, you hereby state and agree that you have obtained consent in writing (e.g., an email) from such person for the collection, use, and disclosure of such Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy and as required by applicable regulation and/or law. You expressly agree that any Personal Data you submit to the Site is provided voluntarily.

If you have previously worked at SPE or applied for another position, certain Personal Data about you may also be submitted to the Site from existing SPE People & Organization information systems and combined or evaluated in conjunction with the Personal Data you submit yourself, including but not limited to employment history, compensation data, and performance data.

We may use Personal Data collected through the Site to: (1) identify or evaluate candidates for SPE positions; (2) make a decision about whether the individual should be offered a position; (3) maintain appropriate record-keeping; (4) analyze the hiring process and outcomes; (5) conduct employment verification and background investigations, where permitted by law; (6) establish your credentials in the Site for legitimate business purposes; (7) verify your access rights; (8) respond to your inquiries; (9) engage in other business activities, and comply with other applicable policies; (10) process your registration; (11) provide you with information that you request or agree to receive; (12) improve the Site and for internal business purposes; (13) contact you with regard to your use of the Site, and any changes to our policies; (14) tailor content; and (15) fulfill other purposes disclosed at the time you provide your Personal Data or otherwise with your consent.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

SPE and/or third party service providers may use a variety of technologies that automatically or passively collect information about how the Site is accessed and used ("Usage Information"). Usage Information may consist, in part, of your browser type, operating system, the page served, the time, and the preceding page views. Usage Information is generally non-identifying, but if we associate it with other information so that you can be identified, we treat it as Personal Data.

SPE and/or third party service providers also automatically collect your IP address or other unique identifier (“Device Identifier”) for the computer, mobile device, technology or other device (collectively, "Device") you use to access the Site.. A unique identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your Device when you access a web site or its servers, and our computers identify your Device by this number. Some mobile service providers may also provide us or our third party service providers with the physical location of the Device used to access the Site.

The technologies used on the Site to collect Usage Information, including Device Identifiers, include cookies. We also utilize session cookies to help ensure proper functioning of the site and for similar purposes. You may configure your Internet browser to notify you when a cookie is sent (giving you the option to decide whether to accept it or not), and to reject or remove cookies. Certain features of the Site may not be available, however, if cookies are disabled. To disable cookies, you should consult your browser’s help section for instructions.

2. Sensitive Personal Data

Where required or permitted by applicable law, we may request and collect certain special categories of Personal Data (“Sensitive Personal Data) about you. In particular, we may process information regarding race and/or ethnic origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, and disability for the purposes of complying with government reporting requirements and other legal obligations and tracking diversity.

3. How We Share Your Personal Data

We may share Personal Data with the following parties:

When You Agree To Have Your Personal Information Shared

While on our Site, you may have the opportunity to opt-in to receive information and/or marketing offers from someone else or to otherwise consent to the sharing of your Personal Data with a third party. If you agree to have your Personal Data shared, your Personal Data will be disclosed to the third party and the Personal Data you disclose will be subject to the privacy policy and business practices of that third party.

Third Parties Providing Services on Our Behalf

We may engage third parties to perform functions on our behalf, such as hosting or operating our Site, sending e-mail communications, and data analysis. We may share Personal Data with third parties in order for them to provide content or otherwise perform services for us, and we will require such parties to maintain appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect such data from unauthorized access or processing and to handle such data in accordance with our instructions and in a manner consistent with SPE policies.

Affiliate Sharing and Business Transfers

We may share your Personal Data with other entities affiliated with us for internal reasons, primarily for business and operational purposes. SPE or any of its assets, including the Site, may be sold, or other transactions may occur in which your Personal Data is one of the business assets of the transaction. In such case, your Personal Data may be transferred.

Legal Protections and Other Disclosures

We may transfer and disclose information, including your Personal Data, Usage Information and Device Identifier (including IP address), to third parties for the following reasons: to comply with a legal obligation; when we believe in good faith that the law requires it; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce the Site's Terms of Use or other applicable policies; to respond to an emergency; or otherwise to protect the rights, property, safety, or security of third parties, visitors to this Site or the public. Pursuant to valid requests by law enforcement agencies, we may also use Device Identifiers to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, Internet service providers, wireless service providers or law enforcement agencies, in our discretion. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.

4. Consent to Transfer

The Site is hosted and operated in the United States. Your Personal Data will therefore be transferred to and processed in the United States where the privacy laws may not provide an equivalent level of protection to those in your home country. By using the Site, and providing us with any information, you consent to the transfer of your information, including Sensitive Personal Data to, and its processing in, the United States.

5. Access, Corrections, Deletions

If you wish to request an update of any Personal Information you have previously provided, or to exercise any right provided under the data privacy laws of your home jurisdiction including the right of access, rectification, deletion, or opposition to the processing of your Personal Information, please contact us as indicated under “Contact Us” in this Privacy Policy. Depending on applicable law, exceptions to such information access may include, but not be limited to, circumstances where disclosure of Personal Data may prejudice the confidentiality necessary, for limited periods, in connection with employee succession planning.

6. Security

SPE maintains reasonable technical and organizational security measures as prescribed by applicable law to protect Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, misuse, modification, disclosure and destruction.

SPE retains Personal Data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was processed, unless otherwise required to be retained under applicable law.

7. Linked Third Party Sites

The Site may contain links to other web platforms operated by third parties. SPE is not responsible for the privacy practices of third party sites. Please review all applicable third-party policies that will govern your interaction with those sites.

8. Changes in the Privacy Policy

Except where prior notice or consent is required by law, SPE reserves the right to update or modify the Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice by posting the revised version of the Privacy Policy on the Site. Please check the Privacy Policy frequently and particularly before you submit additional information via the Site. Your continued use of the Site will constitute your consent to any such changes in the Privacy Policy except where otherwise required by applicable law.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the use of the Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact us by sending an email to spe_careers@spe.sony.com or by writing to us at:

ATTN: People & Organization
SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT INC.
10202 W. Washington Blvd., Suite 3900
Culver City, CA 90232

Effective Date: This Privacy Policy was updated on March 1, 2013 and is effective as of that date.

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