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Global Applicant Privacy Notice
Fidelity Applicant Privacy and Protection Notice

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Last Updated: November 2012

LLC and its affiliated entities ("Fidelity") value your trust and are committed to the responsible management, use and protection of your personal information. This Applicant Privacy and Protection Notice is applicable to all personal information collected by Fidelity to facilitate your application for a job within Fidelity, either in paper form or electronically through the use of our Fidelity Careers Sites ("Careers Site(s)"). Careers Sites include those Fidelity Websites and Web pages dedicated to employee recruitment across Fidelity business entities and geographical locations. These sites are operated by FMR LLC (82 Devonshire Street Boston, MA 02109 USA) and Fidelity Business Services India Private Limited( Pinehurst, Embassy Golf Links Business Park, Off Intermediate Ring Road, Bangalore - 560 071, India) in order to support Fidelity's global recruitment functions.


Please read this Notice carefully. By clicking the "I Accept" button on the Careers Site(s), or submitting your personal information in written form, you indicate your acceptance of our collection, saving, use, transfer and disclosure of personal information as described in this Notice. If you do not accept the terms you will not be allowed access to apply for a position online or have your written submission considered for a position. If you submit your information in written form (including your CV/resume, cover letter, or additional information) either by mail or electronic mail, you consent to having your personal information either partially and/or fully entered into the Fidelity systems and databases used for the purposes of considering your candidacy for employment. By using the Careers Sites(s), or submitting your information in written form, you agree to the transfer of personal information about you to countries outside the country in which you reside, which may include countries with a different data protection regime than in place in the country in which you reside. Fidelity will take appropriate technical, organizational, and legal steps to secure personal information about you.


This Notice covers any personal information you submit to apply or search for a position at Fidelity. If you make use of the Careers Site(s), or submit information in written form, as part of the job application or job search process, the following information may be collected:
� name, contact information
� log-in and password
� CV, resume, cover letter, previous work experience and education information
� employment preferences, willingness to relocate, current salary, desired salary and
� professional and other work-related licenses, permits and certifications held
� language and other relevant skills
� awards and professional memberships
� eligibility to work in country where job applied for is located, available start date and
� information relating to references.
We do not require but you may also voluntarily choose to provide other relevant information as part of your application. We would prefer that you avoid submitting the following sensitive information, except where such information is legally required: sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, beliefs, disability, marital status, creed, nationality, national origin, color and/or age. Any information you submit through the Careers Site(s) must be true, complete and not misleading. Should the information provided be inaccurate, incomplete, or misleading, this may lead to a rejection of your application during the application process or disciplinary action including immediate dismissal if your application resulted in employment with Fidelity. If you intend to provide us with details of a reference or any other third party as part of your CV/resume, it is your responsibility to obtain consent from that third party prior to passing the personal information to us. You are responsible for the content of the information you provide to us and you must ensure it is legal, truthful, accurate and not misleading in any way and does not infringe on any third party's rights, or is not otherwise legally actionable by such third party.


The information that you submit in your application on the Careers Site(s) will be stored in the United States (and in the relevant jurisdiction(s) if the job relates to one of Fidelity's affiliated entities outside of the United States). It will be reviewed and processed for the purposes below by employees, consultants and/or service providers of Fidelity affiliates around the world. Fidelity Investments will remain responsible for the personal information collected. Personal information submitted through the Careers Site will be collected, used, transferred and disclosed (processed) for Fidelity's global recruitment functions and for related management and planning purposes. Fidelity will use the personal information on your application, as permitted by local law, to: � process your application
� assess your capabilities and qualifications for a job
� conduct reference checks
� provide to you any services available on the Careers Site(s) from time to time
� communicate with you
� comply with any applicable law or regulation
� monitor and record services whether provided by a Fidelity company or a third party and
� conduct background checks if you are offered a job. Personal information about you will be added to Fidelity's international candidate database and will be used for the purposes of considering whether your profile is suitable for other job vacancies at Fidelity. If we elect to make you an offer, personal information you submit may be incorporated into our human resources system and used to manage the new-hire process. If you become an employee, any personal information that you submit may become part of your employee file and may be used for other employment/work-related purposes. The provision of personal information on the Careers Site(s) is voluntary. Please note, failure to provide sufficient information, however, may result in Fidelity being unable to consider your employment application or, if employment is offered, your subsequent promotion, transfer or relocation.


Personal information about you will be reviewed by Fidelity employees or agents who have a business need to access such personal information and may include recruiters, human resources personnel, technical services personnel and managers or their designees. We may share personal information about you with selected service providers or consultants acting on our behalf, such as third parties assisting Fidelity with the operation of the Careers Site(s). Those third parties will be required to use appropriate measures to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information. Fidelity also may disclose personal information about you in order to: (1) protect the legal rights, privacy or safety of Fidelity or its employees, agents and contractors; (2) protect the safety and security of visitors to our web sites or other properties; (3) protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes; (4) respond to inquiries or requests from government or public authorities; (5) permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; (6) enforce our Terms of Service; or (7) comply with the law or legal process. Fidelity also may transfer any and all information that we collect about you to third parties in the event of any merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of Fidelity's assets or stock (including without limitation in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).


We are required to retain information relating to candidates applying for jobs within the United States. Personal information of candidates applying for jobs in other parts of the world will be retained in accordance with local law, and for the purpose of considering whether your skills are suitable for other opportunities. If there is no activity in relation to the personal information, Fidelity may remove it from our database, subject to Fidelity's data retention obligations and policies and any applicable legal or regulatory obligations or for the period of time permitted by local laws. Note that Fidelity may delete personal information about you at any time (including your CV/resume), without any reason. Therefore, please retain your own copy of the personal information provided to us.


We and our service providers may use cookies and similar technologies on the Careers Site(s). Cookies are data that a web server transfers to an individual's computer for recordkeeping purposes. We use cookies and other technologies to facilitate your ongoing access to and use of our Careers Site(s). If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies, or to selectively decline or accept the transfer of a particular cookie, or cookies from a particular web site, to your computer. However, if you do not accept these cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Careers Site(s).


If you choose to register on the site, you may access, review, and change some of the personal information collected about you and stored on the Careers Site(s) by logging into the Careers Site(s) and choosing to update your account information. The updated profile will be used as the default the next time you apply for a job using your account online. To change personal information that you already have submitted for consideration for a specific position, please resubmit your application to update personal information about you that is associated with that job application. We encourage you to promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Upon your request, we will deactivate or remove your personal information from our active databases, although some information may be retained as permitted or required by law. If you have any questions or concerns about how we otherwise process personal information please contact us at You may access, modify or object to the use of personal information as permitted by applicable local law. Please contact us at with any such requests. Please note that certain personal information may be exempt from such access, correction, or objection rights pursuant to local data protection laws.


We take reasonable precautions to safeguard the personal information transmitted between visitors and the Careers Site(s), as well as the personal information stored on our servers. Unfortunately, no method of transmitting or storing data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Do not send sensitive information via email. It is your sole responsibility to use the appropriate level of care whenever communicating with us. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us at Fidelity hereby disclaims, as far as permitted by local laws, any liability for itself and its affiliated companies and contractors for any of your information sent to our Careers Site(s) which is lost, misused, illegally accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed or not integrally or timely delivered to our Careers Site(s).


The Careers Site(s) may contain links to other websites. The operators of those other websites may collect information about you, through cookies or other technologies. If you access a link to another website, you will leave the Careers Site(s) and this Notice will not apply to your use of and activity on those other websites. If you provide personal information through any other site, your transaction will occur on that website (not the Fidelity Careers Site(s)) and the personal information you provide will be collected by, and controlled by the privacy policy of, that website operator. Links on the Careers Site(s) to other websites are provided only as a convenience, and the inclusion of such links does not imply endorsement of the linked website. We encourage you to read the legal notices posted on those websites, including their privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for your visitation to, and the data collection and use practices of, other websites.


Fidelity is an equal opportunity employer, which means we offer equal treatment to all applicants. Fidelity does not discriminate, either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of sex, sexual orientation, trans-sexuality, race, ethnic origin, religion, belief, disability, marital status, creed, nationality, national origin, color and/or age in any area of recruitment. In some countries we ask for information on the ethnic origin, gender and disability of our applicants for the purpose of monitoring equal opportunity. If you have a disability and would like to indicate as part of your application any relevant effects of your disability and any adjustment which you consider should reasonably be made to the process to assist your application, please do so in the relevant field during the application process. To the extent the personal information you provide contains details of your: racial or ethnic origin; political opinions or beliefs; religious beliefs; membership in a trade union or political party; physical or mental health or condition; sexual orientation; commission (or alleged commission) of an offence or related proceedings; job evaluations or educational records, you expressly authorize Fidelity to handle such details for the purposes of your job application.


This Careers Site(s) allows you to apply for jobs based in other jurisdictions. Jobs posted on the Careers Site(s) will be governed by the laws of the country where the job is located. By applying for a job through the Careers Site(s), you accept that the laws of the country where the job is located shall apply to any employment for which you are retained, but that US law will apply to the information collected relating to the job application.


The Careers Site(s) is not intended for minors under the age of 18.


We reserve the rig?t to amend this Notice at any time without advance notice in order to address future developments at Fidelity, the Careers Site(s) or changes in industry or legal trends. We will post the revised Notice on the Careers Site(s) or may announce the change on the home page of the Careers Site(s). You can determine when the Notice was revised by referring to the "Last Updated" legend on the top of this Notice. Any changes will become effective upon the posting of the revised Notice on the Careers Site(s). By continuing to use the Careers Site(s), or submission of applicant information in writing, following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Notice, in whole or part, you can choose to not continue to use the Careers Site(s).


If you have questions or requests, please feel free to contact us at .