Talent Acquisition Privacy Statement


This Privacy Statement governs the way Rockwell Automation collects, holds, uses and discloses personal data that you may submit to it through its web recruitment system. Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Statement before submitting information. The term "Rockwell Automation" or "the Company" as used in this Privacy Statement refers to Rockwell Automation and the subsidiaries and divisions of Rockwell Automation that use the web recruitment system. The term "system" as used in this Privacy Statement refers to the global web recruitment system operated by Rockwell Automation.

Intended Use of Data

Rockwell Automation uses a web-based recruitment system that serves to communicate career opportunities that become available within Rockwell Automation. Job seekers are free to use the system to explore such opportunities. For this purpose, the system facilitates the submission and transfer of personal data normally required in order to explore suitability for a job, such as curriculum vitae and details of candidates' educational qualifications, professional skills and experience. Rockwell Automation uses the system to receive and process job seeker inquiries to identify the most suitable candidates for jobs. This includes communications in relation to candidate applications, interviews, reference checking, alternative job opportunities and other steps up to and including job offers. The candidates’ data may also be used for communicating regarding future positions. We take the privacy rights of job seekers seriously. This Privacy Statement sets forth the ground rules concerning the use and protection of data processed via the system. The legal basis for collecting and processing your personal data are our legitimate business interests to find the right job seekers for our job offers, as well as your consent.

Data Collection, Access and Disclosure

You are free to submit any or all of the requested information. Your personal data is collected for the purpose(s) defined above. Personal data will be accessed only by authorized Rockwell Automation staff and third party agents who have a need to know for processing, as set out above. All parties who have access to the data will be under obligation to comply with Rockwell’s Data Privacy Policy. In addition, Rockwell Automation may disclose your personal data to government and/or law enforcement agencies, where it is required to do so in order to comply with any legal obligation, or as permitted by law. Rockwell Automation does not use personally identifiable information for unsolicited purposes. When you register on the system, you may need to complete required fields pertaining to your name, contact information, and employment and/or educational history as well as choose a user name and password. Some fields are required and some are optional. The fields that require you to complete information requested are denoted with a star. If you choose to withhold any personal data for required fields, it may not be possible for you to gain access to certain parts of the system.


Unless you may be selected for hiring, the data you provide is retained for a period of 1 year (for applicants outside of the United States) or 6 years (for applicants in the United States) or for such longer period time as is allowed by applicable law or is needed for legitimate business purposes of Rockwell Automation. You have the option to request the removal of your personal data from our system at any time prior to retention period listed above; you can do this by contacting our administration team at privacy@ra.rockwell.com for both removal and confirmation of removal of your personal data.


A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded to your computer’s hard drive or stored in your web browser’s memory when you visit our website. Cookies are used to facilitate site navigation and performance of the web recruitment system. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. If you are concerned about cookies, you can modify your web browser settings. In most cases, a visitor may refuse a cookie and still fully navigate our site.

Data Transfer Abroad

Personal data collected in the system may be accessible to or transferred throughout Rockwell Automation, including in the USA, where it is necessary to meet the purpose(s) for which you have submitted the information. Our US headquarters and companies in EU/EEA comply with the applicable privacy laws governing cross-border data transfers through intercompany agreements containing the so-called Model Clauses. By accepting this Policy and submitting data to Rockwell Automation you are providing explicit consent to the trans-border transmission of data collected for the fulfillment of your requests.

Data Security and Confidentiality

Personally identifiable data is kept secure utilizing physical, organizational and technological security measures. Rockwell Automation strives to protect such information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Data Access, Correction and Deletion

You have the right to access personal data, and to have personal data deleted, corrected or revised. You can personally update and correct the data you have submitted to Rockwell Automation using your user name and password. For security reasons, the system may require you to provide proper additional identity information in order to avoid any communication of confidential information concerning you to a person other than you.

Links to Other Sites

This Privacy Statement covers only the Rockwell Automation web recruitment system. Links from the system may take you to sites operated by third parties that are not within Rockwell Automation control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you utilize a link, you are advised to check the applicable privacy practices of the new site. Rockwell Automation does not accept any responsibility or liability for the practices of other web sites.


By using Rockwell Automation web recruitment system, you agree with the terms of this Privacy Statement. Whenever you submit information, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.


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