Privacy

To view the Privacy & Cookie Notice for residents in EU and EEA countries: please click the link here.

This is an informational website for Franklin Resources, Inc., the parent company of the Franklin Templeton organization. This site does not sell products or services.

At Franklin Templeton, we care about your privacy and value the trust you place in us when you share your personal information.

Accordingly, we want to let you know how we deal with the personal information you give us or is given to us by a third party. The way we may use job applicant’s personal information is discussed in our Candidate Privacy Notice, and information about privacy on the web is addressed in Web-related Privacy Issues

WEB-RELATED PRIVACY ISSUES

Certain sections of this site allow you to sign up for email alerts, request information about our corporate stock and sign up for electronic delivery of stockholder material. If you sign up for any of these options, we will ask you to provide information necessary for us to fulfill your request. This can include your name, address, email address, as well as your social security number if you are signing up for electronic delivery of stockholder material. We use your information to complete your request and only share it with third parties who assist us with that. Please review the Franklin Resources Privacy and Cookie Notice notice for further information.

The Careers section of this site allows you to apply for open positions and submit a candidate profile. If you chose to do this, you will be prompted to read and accept a Privacy Agreement that governs the collection and use of the information provided. Please review the Candidate Privacy Notice for further information.

We do not permit other parties to collect identifying information about visitors to our site. We do not look for Web browser “do not track” requests.

External Links

Our website may contain links to online websites or content operated and maintained by third parties, over which we have no control. Please consult the privacy policies of these third-party sites to become familiar with their privacy practices and to learn about any choices that these companies may offer you with respect to your personal information.

Cookies, tags and similar technologies

A cookie is a small text file which includes a unique identifier that is sent by a web server to the browser on your computer, mobile phone or any other internet enabled device when you visit an online site. Cookies and similar technologies are widely used to make websites work efficiently and to collect information about your online preferences.

Some of our web pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons (also known as clear gifs, tags or pixels) that allow us to count users who have visited our pages. Web beacons collect only limited information, e.g. a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides. We may also carry web beacons placed by third party advertisers. These beacons do not carry any information that could directly identify you.

For simplicity, we refer to all these technologies as “cookies.”

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to customize content and advertising, provide social media features, and to see how our visitors move through our website. We use this information to make decisions about ways to improve the services we offer you.

We may engage third party tracking and advertising providers to act on our behalf to track and analyze your usage of our website through the use of cookies. These third parties collect, and share with us, usage information about visits to our website and, sometimes by correlating this information with other information (e.g. your IP address), measure and research the effectiveness of our advertisements, track page usage, help us target our recommendations and advertising, and track use of our recommendations and advertisements.

Enabling and Disabling Cookies

You can learn more about each type of cookie we use and choose which cookie categories you wish to allow by visiting the Cookie Preference Center.

CANDIDATE PRIVACY NOTICE

At Franklin Templeton (FT), we care about your privacy and value the trust you place in us when you share your personal information.

Accordingly, we want to let you know what categories of personal information we collect and the purposes for which the personal information may be used.

By personal information, we mean information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you.

This Notice describes our practices when collecting and using the personal information of job candidates to the extent the information is collected within the context of that role.

From time to time, we may update this Notice, and any new version will be available on https://www.franklintempletoncareers.com. We recommend you regularly review it to ensure that you are aware of our privacy practices.

Personal Information We Collect

We collect and generate personal information in relation to your prospective employment with us. It is either provided by you, created by us (or on our behalf) in connection with your candidacy, or obtained from third parties.

The personal information we collect or generate generally falls into the following categories:

  • Information about you, which includes, but is not limited to, personal details such as name, phone number, and physical and email addresses;
  • Information about your employment qualifications, which includes, but is not limited to, things like your recruitment information, curriculum vitae/resume’, expertise, training, education, and employment history and performance details, special skills (ex: languages), employment eligibility, professional or industry affiliations, and securities industry license information;
  • Information about your use of company premises, which includes, but is not limited to, information collected as part of a visitor log such as the time, location, and purpose of your visit, and closed-circuit television (CCTV) recordings;
  • Biometric and/or pictorial Information, which includes photos identifying you that you voluntarily provide, as well as fingerprints when required due to a job position;
  • Information related to background screening, which can include, but is not limited to social security number, birthdate, driver’s license number, other information necessary to initiate background screening, and background screening results.
  • Other information collected or generated in connection with your prospective employment, which can include, but is not limited to, compensation and bonus expectations, professional references, immigration status (passport details), a copy of your work permit (for foreign candidates), and information you provide in a curriculum vitae/resume’ or during an interview such as hobbies, interests, etc.

How We Use Your Personal Information

We use the personal information we collect from you for the purposes of:

  • facilitating Human Resources (HR) functions and administration;
  • planning and monitoring recruitment campaigns;
  • evaluating your application, qualifications and eligibility for employment;
  • verifying the accuracy of information provided;
  • conducting reference checks;
  • communicating with you regarding your candidacy;
  • alerting you to job opportunities;
  • aggregating diversity information for improving diversity and inclusion programs;
  • monitoring access to and security of company premises;
  • business management and other legitimate business purposes, or as otherwise permitted or required by law.

We also collect and use personal information about users of our websites and Franklin Templeton webpages on social media sites such as Twitter and LinkedIn. Refer to Cookies, tags and similar technologies for additional information.

Diversity Monitoring

We may ask for your consent to collect information about you in accordance with our Diversity and Inclusion Policy. This information helps us understand our candidate demographic better, target initiatives to candidates and employees more effectively and send out a strong and positive signal that diversity and inclusion are important to FT. The types of information we may collect include: age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, military status, and ethnicity.

This information will only be used by FT in accordance with local law, subject to your consent within your local jurisdiction, and in connection with the FT Diversity and Inclusion Policy to analyse candidate and workforce diversity. We will not use it to make decisions about your employment relationship with us.

California Residents

This Notice describes the categories of personal information we collect from you and the purposes for which we use it in accordance with the California consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).

HOW TO CONTACT US

From time to time, we may update this notice, and any new version will be posted on our website. We recommend you review it regularly to ensure that you are aware of our privacy practices. If you would like further information regarding the collection or use of your personal information, please email us at DataProtectionOfficer@franklintempleton.com.

Last Updated September 24, 2020