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PRIVACY NOTICE

You are receiving this notice because you have submitted, or will submit, information related to your interest in employment with Discover Financial Services or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates (“Discover”).  In submitting your information to Discover, Discover will process the following personal data in connection with your interest in employment with Discover and Discover’s recruitment efforts:

  • Your name and contact details (i.e. mobile phone number, email address)
  • Education (i.e. University, degree being pursued, major, date of graduation), details of your qualifications, experience and employment history, including without limitation employer identity, job title and other related information.

Discover maintains employment records in the ordinary course of its business, including information collected about you in connection with your submission. We process your personal data based on our legitimate interest of acquiring talent and running our business.  We may disclose such data where permitted by law.

We seek to ensure that our information collection and processing is always proportionate and related to the purposes for which the information was collected. We will notify you of any changes to information we collect or to the purposes for which we collect and process information.

As part of Discover’s recruiting and workforce management activities, we may share personal data with third parties Discover has engaged to provide Discover services. These “service providers” will only process personal data as permitted by Discover’s privacy policy and the relevant contractual undertakings. Discover may also disclose personal data as permitted or required by law. For example, Discover may disclose personal data to third parties as is necessary to take steps to enter into a contract with you.

Data transferred to the above entities located in the US by Discover will be subject to standard contractual clauses providing adequate safeguards.  If not covered by standard contractual clauses, data transferred to the above entities located in the U.S. by a third party vendor may be covered by a Privacy Shield Certification. Related evidence is available from Discover upon your request. The laws and standards regarding data privacy in the US and other countries outside the EU do not necessarily provide a level of protection equivalent to the data protection laws and standards in the EU. However, your personal data will only be used for the purposes set out in this statement. Your personal data will normally be kept for 12 months to be used to assess and notify you of any vacancies at Discover which we believe may be of interest to you given this submission, if we think this may be relevant. We will ensure that appropriate technical and organizational measures are taken against unlawful or unauthorized processing of personal data, and against the accidental loss of, or damage to, personal data. We have in place procedures and technologies to maintain the security of the personal data processed, and will require that any third parties to whom we disclose personal data themselves put in place adequate measures.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Discover’s processing of your personal information, or have a request to access your personal information please send an email to privacy@discover.com, or send physical mail to:  Diner’s Club International, The Ark, Attn: GDPR Representative, 201 Talgarth Rd, Level One Hammersmith, London, W6 8BJ UK. You may request a copy of your information (so long as such request does not violate the rights and freedoms of others), as well as request correction of any incorrect personal information you may become aware of. Finally, you may request the deletion of personal information where you are permitted to do so by law. These rights may be subject to legal restrictions as provided by applicable law.

Should you have any concerns or complaints on how you information is being handled, please contact Discover by sending an email to privacy@discover.com, or sending physical mail to:  Discover Financial Services, Attn:  ECP Privacy Operations, P.O. BOX 795, Deerfield IL 60015, USA. You may also contact Discover’s Representative at privacy@discover.com or send physical mail to: Diner’s Club International, The Ark, Attn: GDPR Representative, 201 Talgarth Rd, Level One Hammersmith, London, W6 8BJ UK. Should you not feel your concerns have been effectively addressed by Discover after contacting us, you may also contact the UK Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/ should you wish to make such a complaint.