Application Materials Privacy

Welcome to the NW Natural Electronic Employment Application System. Please read this Data Privacy Statement carefully before providing information using the site.

We respect your privacy and have safeguards in place to ensure that your information is stored and protected in accordance with applicable data protection laws, rules or regulations. Information you provide through the Electronic Employment Application System is used to conduct recruiting and selection activities which you authorize by releasing information using the system. NW Natural does not sell or lease the information you provide through the system.

Information you provide through the Electronic Employment Application System is not shared with third parties, unless NW Natural is required to disclose the information as necessary (1) to allow a third party service provider to prepare required compliance reports and/or verify information provided as part of our selection and/or pre-employment process (2) to comply with applicable law or legal process; (3) to protect and defend NW Natural’s rights or property; (4) to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of this website; and (5) to protect the safety or property of our applicants, employees, customers or the public. On some of the pages on the Electronic Employment Application System, you are asked to enter personal data. The services offered through the system are not available without this information. In individual instances a cookie may be stored in your computer system, provided that your browser settings permit such storing. Such cookies merely contain an indication that certain information has already been displayed or they contain data for the technical optimization of your computer system. If you do not wish to accept these cookies, you may prevent the transfer of the cookies by setting your browser accordingly. In that case the system may not function properly and it may prevent you from applying for positions.

Third party contractors may be involved in the design, operation and service of the electronic employment application system. These third parties may have access to your data; such access is provided for the limited purpose of carrying out such work.

You can further protect yourself by ensuring that you follow all password requirements when using the Electronic Employment Application System, by ensuring that you keep your password strictly confidential and by logging off of this system when you have finished using it. Please be aware that, if you open or link to any third party website while using our Electronic Employment Application System, NW Natural’s privacy and security protections do not apply. You are encouraged to check the privacy and security provisions of any external websites before you use them.

Contact the Employment Team at 503-226-4211, ext. 5403 for matters relating to data protection.

By using the Electronic Employment Application System, you indicate your understanding of and consent to this Data Privacy Statement.