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Privacy Agreement 

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Job Applicant Personal Information Handling Policy – US
UnitedHealth Group is committed to protecting job applicants’ Personal Information.
UnitedHealth Group observes principles of good information handling and takes all reasonable care when handling job applicants’ Personal Information, which includes any information that identifies, or is capable of identifying, individual UnitedHealth Group job applicants.

UnitedHealth Group processes job applicants’ Personal Information in accordance with applicable privacy and data protection laws. If applying for a position outside the U.S., your Personal Information may also be subject to additional privacy policies available at the bottom of our Careers website.
For the purposes of this policy, all UnitedHealth Group subsidiaries are collectively referred to as “UnitedHealth.” Any reference to UnitedHealth or “Company” in this policy means UnitedHealth Group and its affiliates.


What Personal Information may we collect about you?
Personal Information may be collected from you in various ways, including in person, by our company technology and systems when you use them, or by third party recruiting tools, including online recruitment services. Additionally, Personal Information may be obtained from your application materials including resume or CV; offer letter; employment contract, independent contractor agreement and/or other professional contract; backup files; internal or external contact information maintained in the onboarding, Human Resources Information System, active directory or other internal systems; information captured from video or audio systems or other forms of monitoring or surveillance; data collected as part of the Company’s human capital analytics or talent management programs; and data collected by third party services providers, such as background check, occupational health assessment, and drug screening providers. These documents may include the following Personal Information:
Individual Identifiers & Personal Information

  • real name
  • alias
  • postal address and former addresses
  • email address
  • phone number
  • fax number
  • veteran status
  • date of birth and place of birth
  • residency status
  • marital status
  • names of any dependents
  • emergency contact information
  • social security number (SSN)
  • driver’s license number
  • passport or visa number
  • tax identification number (TIN)
  • unique personal or online identifier
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI)
  • spoken language(s)

Characteristics of Protected Classifications

  • race
  • gender

 Biometric Information

  • voice prints
  • fingerprints
  • face scans

Internet or Network Information

  • website URL
  • internet protocol (IP) address
  • interactions with sites or apps

Professional or Employment-Related Information

  • employment history
  • performance ratings and disciplinary records
  • drug testing results
  • occupational health assessments (e.g., Tuberculosis, Hepatitis, and COVID-19 testing)
  • background check information

Geolocation Data


Audio, Electronic or Visual Information

  • on-site security cameras, pictures, video, and audio recordings

Education Information


Financial Information


Medical or Health Insurance

Any or all Personal Information may be held electronically and/or in hard copy form.


How will we use your Personal Information?
UnitedHealth will use your Personal Information to assess whether you are a good fit for relevant positions at our Company; to screen applicable workers against professional body registrations and licensing organizations; and/or to manage our occupational health and safety obligations.  Such screenings are necessary to ensure that workers are suitable for their position at UnitedHealth and, in particular, to confirm that they are permitted without exception to provide services to UnitedHealth and all of UnitedHealth’s clients, including organizations that prohibit excluded or debarred individuals from working on their account.


Contact Us
Please contact HRdirect at 1-800-561-0861 if you have any questions.


Last updated on July 16, 2020.