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Privacy Policy

This site is owned by EchoStar Corporation. This Privacy Policy is designed to tell you about our practices regarding collection, use, and disclosure of information that you may provide via this site. Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Policy before using or submitting information to this site. 

Your Consent 
By using this site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via this site, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

About Children 
This site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information via this site from visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose to websites. 

Information You Provide 
Some areas of this site may ask you to submit personally identifiable information in order for you to benefit from the specified features (such as newsletter subscriptions, tips/pointers, order processing, or resume submission) or to participate in a particular activity (such as sweepstakes or other promotions). You will be informed what information is required and what information is optional.

Passive Information Collection 
As you navigate through this site, certain anonymous information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without your actively providing the information) using various technologies, such as cookies, Internet tags or Web beacons, and navigational data collection (log files, server logs, clickstream). Your Internet browser automatically transmits to this site some of this anonymous information, such as the URL of the website you just came from and the Internet Protocol (IP) address and the browser version your computer is currently using. This site may also collect anonymous information from your computer through cookies and Internet tags or Web beacons. You may set your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent or to refuse cookies altogether, but certain features of this site might not work without cookies. This site may use and combine such passively collected anonymous information to provide better service to site visitors, customize the site based on your preferences, compile and analyze statistics and trends, and otherwise administer and improve the site for your use. Such information is not combined with personally identifiable information collected elsewhere on the site unless you have consented. 

Use and Disclosure of Information 
Except as otherwise stated, we may use information collected via this site to improve the content of our site, to customize the site to your preferences, to communicate information to you (if you have requested it), for our marketing and research purposes, and for any other purpose specified. In addition, we may make full use of all information acquired through this site that is not in personally identifiable form. If you provide personally identifiable information to this site, we may combine such information with other actively collected information unless we specify otherwise at the point of collection. We may disclose personally identifiable information you provide via this site to other EchoStar affiliates worldwide that agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and use it for the same purposes. We also may disclose personally identifiable information you provide via this site to third parties that are not EchoStar affiliates, but only:

The collection, use, and disclosure of information contemplated in this Privacy Policy may involve a transfer of the information to jurisdictions located outside your country of residence that may not have equivalent laws and rules regarding personally identifiable information. In these cases, you will be asked to consent to such transfers and disclosures in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

(i) to contractors we use to support our business (such as fulfillment services, technical support, delivery services, and financial institutions), in which case we will require such third parties to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and use it for the same purposes;

(ii) in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of the business of this site to which the information relates, in which case we will require any such buyer to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and use it for the same purposes; or 

(iii) to respond to law enforcement requests or where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations.  

Access, Correction and Deletion
This site takes reasonable steps to protect personally identifiable information as you transmit it to our site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure.

To keep personally identifiable information that you provide via this site accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below and we will take appropriate steps to update or correct such information in our possession, or to Security. 

Links to Other Websites
This site may contain links or references to other websites to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. We encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of every website you visit. 

How to Contact Us
Visit our “Contact” section. 

EchoStar Corporation 
90 Inverness Circle East
Englewood, CO 80112

If you have any questions, comments, requests, or concerns related to this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this site, or if you would like to opt out of future communications, please contact us as follows: 

Changes to This Privacy Policy 
If this Privacy Policy changes, the revised policy will be posted on this site. Please check back periodically, and especially before you provide any personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy was last updated on August 1, 2008. 

FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY – Privacy Policy Above does not apply.

Applicant CCPA Notice

Last Updated: March 2023

This notice describes the categories of personal information collected by EchoStar Corporation and its affiliates (collectively the “Company”) and the purposes for which such information may be collected and used. It also provides information concerning the Company’s record retention practices and rights you may have under the CCPA. The Company values your trust and is committed to protecting your personal information. We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to process your application and manage your employment by the Company and provide benefits to you in accordance with the Company’s data retention schedule. We may retain your personal information for longer if it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations or reporting obligations, resolve disputes or as permitted or required by applicable law. We may also retain your personal information in a deidentified or aggregated form so that it can no longer be associated with you. To determine the appropriate retention period for your personal information, we consider various factors such as the amount, nature, and sensitivity of your information; the potential risk of unauthorized access, use or disclosure; the purposes for which we collect or process your personal information; and applicable legal requirements. Personal Information does not include certain categories of information, such as publicly available information from government records, deidentified or aggregated consumer information, and information subject to HIPAA or the California Confidential Medical Information Act.

Categories of Personal Information Collected

Identifiers and Contact information. This category includes names, addresses, telephone numbers, mobile numbers, email addresses, signature, account name, dates of birth, bank account information, and other similar contact information and identifiers.

Protected classification information. This category includes characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law.

Internet or other electronic network activity information. This category includes without limitation:

  •  all activity on the Company’s information systems, such as internet browsing history, search history, email communications, usernames and passwords, and
  • all activity on communications systems including phone calls, call logs, voice mails, text messages, chat logs, and app use.

Geolocation data. This category includes GPS location data from the Company’s information systems.

Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information. This category includes, for example, information collected from camera, thermometers, and similar devices.

Biometric information. This category includes information such as an individual’s physiological, biological, or behavioral characteristics used or is intended to be used singly or in combination with each other or with other identifying data, to establish individual identity.

Professional and employment-related information. This category includes without limitation:

  • data submitted with employment applications including employment history, recommendations, etc.,
  • background check and criminal history,
  • work authorization, and
  • fitness for duty data and reports.

Education information. This category includes education history.

Limited medical information. This category includes without limitation:

  • fitness for duty data and reports, and
  • leave of absence information (including information related to family obligations), and physical and mental health data concerning applicant and his or her family members.

Sensitive Personal Information. This category includes sensitive information such as

  • social security, driver’s license, state identification card, or passport number,
  • precise geolocation,
  • racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, or union membership,
  • biometric information for the purpose of uniquely identifying a consumer, and
  • information concerning health and sex life or sexual orientation.

Inferences drawn from the Applicant Personal Information in the categories above. This category includes engaging in human capital analytics, including but not limited to, identifying certain correlations about individuals and success on their jobs, analyzing data to improve retention, and analyzing preferences to inform HR Policies, Programs and Procedures.

Purposes Personal Information, Including Sensitive Personal Information, is Used

  • Collect and process employment applications, including confirming eligibility for employment, background and related checks, onboarding, and related recruiting efforts.
  • Maintaining personnel records and record retention requirements.
  • Communicate with you about your application.
  • Complying with applicable state and federal health, labor, employment, disability, equal employment opportunity, and related laws, guidance, or recommendations.
  • Preventing unauthorized access to, use, or disclosure/removal of the Company’s property, including the Company’s information systems, electronic devices, network, and data.
  • Investigating complaints, grievances, and suspected violations of Company policy.
  • Protect the legal rights, privacy, safety or property of Company or its employees, agents, contractors, customers or the public. • Protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes.
  • Enforce the Company’s website’s terms of use.
  • Design, implement, and promote the Company’s diversity and inclusion programs.
  • Facilitate the efficient and secure use of the Company’s information systems.
  • Improve safety of employees, customers and the public with regard to use of Company property and equipment.
  • Evaluate an individual’s appropriateness for a participation position at the Company, or promotion to a new position.
  • To respond to and manage any legal claims against the Company and/or its personnel, including civil discovery in litigation.
  • To facilitate other business administrative functions and strategic activities, such as risk management, information technology and communications, financial management and reporting, workforce and succession planning, mergers and acquisition activities; and maintenance of licenses, permits and authorization applicable to Company operations.

Sources and Disclosures of Personal Information Sources:

  • Candidates for employment
  • Electronic network and software systems
  • Background check vendors
  • References for Candidates
  • Interviewees of a Candidate

Disclosures of Personal Data

We disclose the following types of personal data to the following types of third parties:

Background Check Vendors Identifiers and Contact Information
Protected Classification Information
Geolocation Data
Professional and Employment-related Information
Recruiting Software Vendors Identifiers and Contact Information
Protected Classification Information
Professional and Employment-related Information
Education Information
Sensitive Personal Information
Inferences Drawn from the Applicant Personal Information in the Categories Above
State and Federal Agencies Identifiers and Contact Information
Protected Classification Information

To carry out the purposes outlined above, the Company may disclose information with third parties or service providers, such as background check vendors, third-party staffing vendors and information technology vendors, outside legal counsel, and state or federal governmental agencies.

The Company does not sell or share, as those terms are defined under applicable law, the above categories of Personal Information. The Company may add to the categories of personal information it collects and the purposes it uses personal information. In that case, the Company will inform you.

California Resident Individual Rights Requests. Individuals who are residents of the State of California have certain individual rights as outlined below.

Upon receipt of a verifiable consumer request (see below), and as required by applicable law, we will provide a response to such requests.

Right To Know About Personal Information Collected or Disclosed. In addition to what is described above, as a California resident, you also have the right to request more information regarding the following topics, to the extent applicable:

  • the categories of personal information,
  • the categories of sources from which the personal information is collected,
  • the business or commercial purpose for collecting, selling, or sharing personal information, if applicable,
  • the categories of third parties to whom the business discloses personal information, and
  • the specific pieces of personal information the business has collected about you.

Right To Request Deletion Of Your Personal Information. You have the right to request that we delete the personal information we collected or maintained about you. Once we receive your request, we will let you know what, if any, personal information we can delete from our records, and we will direct any service providers and contractors with whom we disclosed your personal information to also delete your personal information from their records. There may be circumstances where we cannot delete your personal information or direct service providers or contractors to delete your personal information from their records. Such instances include, but are not limited to, enabling solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with the Company and compatible with the context in which you provided the information or to comply with a legal obligation.

Right to Request Correction. You have the right to request that the Company correct any inaccurate personal information we maintain about you, taking into account the nature of that information and purpose for processing it.

Right to Non-Discrimination for the Exercise of Your Privacy Rights. We will not discriminate or retaliate against you for exercising any of your rights as described above.

Submitting Consumer Rights Requests. To submit a California Consumer Rights request as outlined above, please contact the Company’s Human Resources Department by calling us at +1 301-428-5500 or emailing us at reserve the right to only respond to verifiable consumer requests to know, delete, or correct.

We reserve the right to amend this Notice at any time without advance notice.

If you have questions about this notice, you may email