Applicant Privacy Policy

Altice (“Altice”) takes your personal information protection seriously and respects local data protection laws. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is directed towards job applicants and explains how Altice collects, uses, and shares your personal information during the application, recruitment and hiring process.

WHEN DOES THIS PRIVACY POLICY APPLY? This Privacy Policy applies to the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information during the application, recruitment and/or hiring process, which may culminate in the entering into an offer of employment. We request that you read this Privacy Policy prior to submitting your application.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to consumers of Altice’s Optimum-branded Services, including our residential and business cable television services, Internet services and voice services (such as Optimum Phone and Optimum Mobile), or to other Optimum brands, such as Cheddar, i24News, News12, a4 and RateMyProfessors, and the data practices of Altice entities with respect to the operation or provision or services under those brands.

1. DEFINITIONS. This is what we mean when we use the following terms in this Privacy Policy:

a. “Altice” refers to CSC Holdings, LLC, and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, including Altice USA, Inc., Cequel Communications, CSC Wireless LLC, and CSC Wireless NY, LLC.

b. “Information” means the information we collect from you and during the application, recruitment and employment process. It includes information you provide to us and information provided to us by third parties. Depending on how it is used or shared, some Information may be Personal Information (defined below).

c. “Personal Information” means information that directly identifies or can reasonably be used to identify a particular individual (for example, email address). Personal Information includes Sensitive information, as defined in the CPRA. Personal Information does not include aggregate data or De-identified Information.

d. “Service Providers” means third party vendor(s) that perform services on our behalf in connection with the employment application, recruitment and hiring process, including with respect to background checks, and employment verification services.

e. “CA Personal Information” means a California resident’s Personal Information and includes Sensitive Personal Information as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (“CPRA”).  

2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT. When you apply for an open position with Altice, Altice collects certain types of information about you, as described and illustrated below. We may collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us via our job application platform, or from our Service Providers.

a. Information You Provide to Us: When you apply for an open position with Altice, we collect the Information you provide to us via our job application platform, or to our Service Providers, including all the information contained in the application and any information collected during the recruitment process, which may include Personal Information, such as:

Identifiers: your first name and last name, address, email address, phone number(s).

Work History: Education history, work experience, CV, resume, cover letter, whether you have ever worked for Altice or an Altice Affiliate, whether you have any government experience and if you signed any or accepted any agreement or are otherwise subject to any restriction with your current or former employers; Any references you provide or Altice takes up to validate, whether you require any accommodations/adjustments, and any other information you elect to provide to us (e.g., employment preferences, willingness to relocate, current salary, desired salary, awards or professional memberships).

Government ID: social security number, and government issued IDs or passports.

Race, gender, disability or veteran status, visa sponsorship requirements.

Consistent with applicable law, we may ask questions about race, gender, veteran status, and disability of our applicants, for the monitoring of equal employment opportunity compliance. We will also inquire if you do or will need visa sponsorship.  We may also inquire about criminal records following a conditional offer of employment, where permitted by applicable law.

Any information you submit to or share with Altice must be true, complete, and not misleading. Purposely submitting inaccurate, incomplete, or misleading information may lead to rejection of your application during the application process or, if identified after employed with the company, disciplinary action including immediate termination of employment. In addition, it is your responsibility to ensure that information you submit does not violate any third party’s rights.

b. Information Provided by Other Sources. Sometimes, we may obtain additional Information from publicly available sources such as social media sites, background checks, employment verification services, and other entities to supplement the Information. We may combine this Information with Information that we collect from you.

3. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION. In response to your application or your interest about job positions, and to facilitate the recruitment process, your Information may be used by Altice as necessary to:

Process your application. Including verifying your Information and conducting relevant and appropriate legally-permitted pre-employment and eligibility verification checks, as well as to assess your skills, qualifications and experience; Communicate with you about Altice events, new jobs and careers opportunities and the recruitment process including any interviews; Enable you to access the Altice onboarding site

Communicate with you. Conduct surveys and research activities with the objective of improving Altice’s recruiting process; Complete the selection process;

Research and Analysis. Perform analysis of our applicant pool in order to better understand who is applying to positions at Altice and how to attract top talent; Where legally permissible, we may ask you to voluntarily disclose your race, gender, and veteran or disability status,  to help Altice with its Diversity and Inclusion programs (such as to assess the Altice workforce, promote benefits and inclusive policies for the related population); and

Comply with federal and local laws, obligations and other legal requirements.

By submitting your application, you authorize Altice to store your personal data in Altice’s Recruitment tools for the secure storage of your data whilst your application is assessed and otherwise as set out above.

4. WITH WHOM AND WHY WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION. Your Information may be accessed by Altice recruiters, hiring managers, and Altice Service Providers, as relevant and necessary for your application for the role you are being considered for.

Your Information may be accessed by government officials where legal reporting requirements may exist, or law enforcement agencies or private litigants in response to valid law enforcement process (warrant, subpoena, or court order).

5.  HOW LONG WILL WE RETAIN YOUR INFORMATION? If you are given and accept an offer of employment by Altice, the Information collected during your pre-employment period may become part of your employment record with Altice and such information will be subject to Altice’s record retention policy for employees.

If Altice does not employ you, Altice will retain your personal information for the current year of submission and three years thereafter, after which your personal information will be erased from the Recruitment systems, unless subject to a legally-required record hold.

6. CCPA NOTICE

This Notice applies solely to job applicants of Altice who reside in the State of California (“consumers” or “you”). We adopt this notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (“CPRA”),. Any capitalized terms not defined herein have the same meaning as defined in the CCPA/CPRA when used in this notice.

This Privacy Notice describes the categories of personal information that we collect, how we use your personal information how we secure your personal information, and when we may disclose your personal information to third parties.

We will only process your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice unless otherwise required by applicable law. We take steps to ensure that the personal information that we collect about you is adequate, relevant, not excessive, and processed for limited purposes.

Categories of Information Collected, Sources Collected From, and Purposes of Use for CA Personal Information. The table below lists the categories of CA Personal Information, including Sensitive Information, that  we have collected about job applicants who are CA Residents in the preceding 12 months, the categories of sources of that information, the commercial purposes for which the information was collected, and the categories of third parties with whom it was disclosed.

b. Sharing and Sale of CA Personal Information. We do not Sell or Share (as defined in the CCPA/CPRA) the Personal Information of Job Applicants for targeted advertising purposes.

c. Right to Know, Correct, Deletion Requests, and Non-Discrimination. CA Residents have the right to request that we disclose the categories and/or specific information of CA Personal Information we have collected about them, the categories of sources of that information, the commercial purposes for which the information was collected, and the categories of third parties with whom it was shared (“Right to Know Requests”). CA Residents also have the right to request that we correct (“Correction Requests”), or delete (“Deletion Requests”) the CA Personal Information that we have collected from them subject to certain exceptions, such as maintaining the information to continue to provide our services.

We will only be able to honor Right to Know and Deletion Requests for CA Residents whose identities we can verify. CA Residents may submit Right to Know and Deletion Requests by emailing TACompliance@AlticeUSA.com from the email address associated with your job application with a description of the CCPA rights to be exercised.

d. Authorized Agents. CA Residents may use an authorized agent to submit a Right to Know or Deletion Request on their behalf provided that the CA Resident gives the authorized agent written permission to do so, the authorized agent submits verifiable proof of such written permission and their identity to us, and the CA Resident subsequently verifies to us that permission has been provided. In the event a request is received by an authorized agent, we will follow up with both the agent and CA Resident seeking additional information to verify identities and ensure that a signed Authorized Agent permission form (available upon request by emailing TACompliance@AlticeUSA.com) has been completed and submitted.

We do not discriminate or retaliate against any CA Resident job applicants or employees for exercising any of their rights under the CPRA.

7. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY. We may change this Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage you to periodically review the Privacy Policy to inform yourself of any changes. The revised Privacy Policy will be effective on the date it is posted unless the revised notice states otherwise.

8. HOW TO CONTACT US. Please contact us if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy:

Altice
Attn. Shared Services Dept
1111 Stewart Ave.
Bethpage, NY 11714

Effective: March 1, 2023