Data Protection Notice for Job Applicants

Revised: March 29, 2023

The protection of your information is very important to Hemlock Semiconductor. This notice (hereinafter referred to as the “Data Protection Notice”) is intended to inform you of how the information, including your personal data you submit, is collected, processed, and used when applying for a job at Hemlock Semiconductor. Collectively, this information is hereinafter referred to as “Job Application Data.”

1. Data collection and use

All Job Application Data you submit is ultimately collected by Hemlock Semiconductor Operations, LLC (“Hemlock Semiconductor”), based in Hemlock, Michigan USA. Hemlock Semiconductor is the Data Controller in respect of your Job Application Data. Hemlock Semiconductor processes Job Application Data based on its legitimate interest as an organization in recruiting qualified employees suitable for offered job positions.

a. What types of information do we process?

This Data Protection Notice covers all Job Application Data you submit to Hemlock Semiconductor, such as:

  • Name, address, email address, telephone number, or other contact information;
  • Information contained in your resume, CV, or cover letter, such as previous work experience, education, awards and certifications, or other information you provide for our consideration;
  • Type of employment sought, desired salary, willingness to relocate, or other job preferences; and
  •  Names and contact information for referrals, if applicable.

It is your responsibility to inform your references of the potential data processing of their information before providing their personal data to us.

Hemlock Semiconductor does not wish to receive, and you should not provide to Hemlock Semiconductor, confidential, proprietary, or patented information which you may have received from your previous employers.

b. For what purposes will Job Application Data be used?

The Job Application Data you provide will be used to assess your application for employment at Hemlock Semiconductor, to verify your information and to conduct reference checks, if and to the extent permissible under the applicable law, and to communicate with you and inform you of additional career opportunities.

If you accept employment with Hemlock Semiconductor, the information collected will become part of your employment record and will be used for employment purposes.

c. Your Choice

Providing your Job Application Data is voluntary. However, if you choose not to provide all of the Job Application Data that is requested for your application, our ability to consider you as a candidate may be limited

2. Disclosure

a. Who may access your Job Application Data?

Your Job Application Data may be accessed by: (i) select employees of Hemlock Semiconductor, on a need to know basis, such as your potential future manager(s), employees of the Human Resources Department, and IT (for maintenance purposes only); and (ii) select employees of our external service providers who support Hemlock Semiconductor with the administration of recruitment applications.

3. Data Retention

Job Application Data for applicants seeking employment is kept as long as the applicant is actively seeking employment with Hemlock Semiconductor. Applicants that have not been selected for open requisitions will be kept on record in accordance with local regulations.

4. Your Rights

You are allowed to obtain access to your Job Application Data, and can make reasonable requests to correct, amend, or delete information, where it is inaccurate.

In addition, whenever Hemlock Semiconductor  processes your personal data based on its legitimate interest, you may at any time object to such processing on legitimate grounds relating to your particular situation.

You may exercise your above mentioned rights or ask any question regarding the handling of your Job Application Data by sending a request to

5. How to Contact Us

Hemlock Semiconductor Operations LLC
12334 Geddes Road
P.O. Box 80
Hemlock, Michigan 48626
United States of America
Phone: +1 (989) 301-5000