First Pacific Advisors, LP

Privacy Notice Under the california consumer privacy act for CALIFORNIA job applicants



Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to protecting your information.  This privacy notice describes the personal information that we collect from job applicants and the purposes for which we may use it in accordance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).

The CCPA imposes certain obligations on First Pacific Advisors, LP (“FPA”, “our”, “us”, or “we”), and, subject to specific exemptions and other limitations, grants certain rights to California resident job applicants (“California Resident,” “you” or “your”) of FPA with regard to their personal information.

Please read the information set out below before submitting your CV/resume and/or application form to us.


What is Personal Information?

Terms used in this notice have the meaning ascribed to them in the CCPA.

“Personal information” under the CCPA includes information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a California resident or household. Personal information under the CCPA does not include deidentified information, aggregate consumer information, or publicly available information that is lawfully made available from government records.

What Categories of Personal Information do we Collect? 

We may collect the following categories of personal information from or about you: 

  • Identifiers and similar information such as, your full name, home address, date of birth, personal email address, home or mobile phone number, social security number, driver’s license number or other government-issued ID card, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
  • Categories of information protected by California state law, including your signature, or your education, employment, or employment history. (See California Civil Code Section 1798.80.)
  • Characteristics of protected classifications under federal or state law, including your citizenship, nationality, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity, race and veteran or military status.
  • Professional or employment-related information, including your former employers, professional titles, information from your resume, cover letters and application forms, references, compensation, your business social media presence, background checks, credit history, and other information necessary to carry out our hiring process.
  • Education information that is not publicly available personally identifiable information as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
  • Information we obtain from other sources such as verification of the information you provide to us as part of your application.
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, information on your interaction with FPA’s website or FPA’s LinkedIn site.
  • Information used to reimburse you for interview related expenses, including dates, details of travel arrangements, and/or details of food and drinks consumed.

What are the Purposes for which this Information may be Used? 

We may use your personal information for the following business or commercial purposes: 

  • To identify and evaluate job applicants, including assessing skills, qualifications, and interests.
  • To communicate with you about your potential employment, including salary and benefits information, references, application forms, or other human resources needs.
  • To verify your information and carry out background and reference checks, where applicable, subject to your consent where required by applicable law.
  • To notify you in the future of relevant job vacancies with FPA that you may be interested in, if your application is unsuccessful.
  • To analyze and improve our application and recruitment process.
  • To support, personalize, and develop our website and services related to recruitment.
  • To protect against malicious, deceptive, or illegal activity, including preventing and detecting crime or fraud, subject to local law.
  • To comply with any legal or regulatory obligation to which FPA is subject (including compliance with any request from regulatory authorities or other relevant public authorities).
  • To evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us is among the assets transferred.


You may contact us with any questions regarding this Privacy Notice by calling the toll-free number 1-800-982-4372, and choosing Option 3, or by emailing



Effective Date: January 1, 2020