Recruiting and Hiring Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice provides you with information as to what personal data about you Palo Alto Networks Inc., 3000 Tannery Way, 95054 Santa Clara (“Palo Alto Networks”) collects and the purposes for which your personal data will be used during the recruitment and hiring process. Palo Alto Networks will use the categories of personal data collected and described below (collectively, “Personal Data”) only for the purposes as described in this Privacy Notice.

Information Collected and Purposes for Collection
We collect from you your personal identifiers such as name, address, telephone number and email address. for purposes such as: for the legitimate business interest of communicating with you, including to set up and conduct interviews and as otherwise needed in the recruitment and hiring process, and to provide you with newsletters and updates relating to our talent community; for the legitimate business interest of managing Palo Alto Networks’ recruiting processes and facilitating the hiring process; for the legitimate business interest of generating statistics and reports about talent acquisition and hiring activities; to comply with applicable laws and protect Palo Alto Networks’ legal rights; and with your consent, for processing and further retaining your personal information for future positions at Palo Alto Networks.

We collect from you your professional and employment history, such as job titles, places of employment, length of employment, and description of responsibilities, etc. for purposes such as: for the legitimate business interest of determining your suitability for employment, managing Palo Alto Networks’ recruiting processes and facilitating the hiring process and providing you with relevant updates and news relating to Palo Alto Networks; for the legitimate business interest of generating statistics and reports about talent acquisition and hiring activities, including for organizational planning purposes globally; and with your consent, for processing and further retaining your personal information for future positions at Palo Alto Networks.

We collect from you your education information, such as high school attended, college degree, college attended, certifications, etc. for purposes such as: for the legitimate business interest of determining your suitability for employment, to manage Palo Alto Networks’ recruiting processes and to facilitate the hiring process; for the legitimate business interest of generating statistics and reports about talent acquisition and hiring activities, including for organizational planning purposes globally; and with your consent, for processing and further retaining your personal information for future positions at Palo Alto Networks.

For certain jurisdictions, we collect from you demographic information, such as gender and ethnicity, considered under some laws as characteristics of protected classifications, for purposes such as: for the legitimate business interest of generating statistics and reports about talent acquisition and hiring activities, including for use in support of inclusion and diversity efforts; to comply with applicable laws and protect Palo Alto Networks’ legal rights; and with your consent, for processing and further retaining your personal information for future positions at Palo Alto Networks.

Providing Your Personal Data is voluntary, but necessary to sign up to receive our newsletter or join our talent community, and if you do not agree to provide Your Data, we will not be able to provide you with our newsletter or consider you as part of our talent community.

Information from Third Parties
Your Personal Data may be consolidated and stored with information about you collected from public documents or public profiles, such as your LinkedIn profile, and with additional information collected during the interview process, including background checks. Also, if you are hired, your Personal Data will be aggregated with your Personal Data collected as a Palo Alto Networks employee.

Cross-Border Transfer
Palo Alto Networks is a global company, with affiliates in many countries. To conduct our business, your Personal Data may be transferred to locations outside your country, such as Palo Alto Networks in the United States, or to subsidiaries of Palo Alto Networks, which may be in Europe, in the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific or Japan. Transfers will occur in compliance with applicable data protection requirements. If you are in the EEA and Your Personal Data is transferred to a country not approved by the EU Commission as providing adequate protection for the rights and freedoms of data subjects, Your Personal Data will be transferred on the basis of data transfer agreements based on the EU Standard Contractual Clauses or another approved data transfer mechanism. Your Personal Data will be processed primarily by Palo Alto Networks employees in our HR team and by hiring managers and may from time to time also be shared with third parties acting on Palo Alto Networks' behalf, including for instance IT service providers, database managers, and background check service providers, to be processed under our instructions and with appropriate confidentiality, exclusively for the purposes indicated above.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
We do not sell, lease, rent or give away Your Personal Data. We only share Your Personal Data with government authorities and/or law enforcement officials, only if required for the purposes above, if mandated or permitted by law, and if required for the legal protection of Palo Alto Networks’ legitimate interests, in compliance with applicable laws.

Retention
Your Personal Data will be retained in compliance with Palo Alto Networks’ record retention policies, as long as necessary for the purpose for which it was collected or authorized by you.

Contact Us - Your Rights
You can exercise your right of viewing, correcting, revising, erasing, transferring, restricting Your Personal Data, objecting to processing or withdrawing your consent by contacting privacy@paloaltonetworks.com or by clicking here (paloaltonetworks.com/legal-notices/individual-rights.html). There are exceptions to these rights so that access may be denied, for example, if making the information available would reveal personal information about another person or if Palo Alto Networks is legally prevented from disclosing such information. At any time, you can also lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority or seek remedy through the courts if you believe that your rights have been breached.

By submitting your Personal Data to Palo Alto Networks, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Notice.