Privacy Statement

Privacy and Security Notice

Careers.ohio.gov is a service provided by the State of Ohio. The State recognizes the importance of privacy to our Web site visitors. This notice discloses to our Web site visitors what personal information is being collected on this Web site and how that personal information may be used.

The search and application functions of Careers.ohio.gov are powered by NeoGov and GovernmentJobs.com. When you use those parts of the system, you are no longer on the State of Ohio's webpages or covered by this privacy statement. GovernmentJobs.com ensures that the information you submit remains private and is used only for the purposes described in its privacy policy. If you have questions or concerns about GovernmentJobs.com's privacy commitment, please E-mail privacy@GovernmentJobs.com.
 

Public Records

Ohio public records law requires state agencies to disclose most documents and records, including those submitted electronically. Therefore, information submitted through this web site may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public records request. This includes applications and attachments such as resumes and letters of recommendation. Please be aware that for public records, Ohio law requires us to disclose the records despite requests to keep information confidential. Information on the DAS Public Records Policy is found here (.pdf).

Additionally, please be aware, we may share any information that you submit through this web site with other state of Ohio agencies or other government entities when required or otherwise permitted by law.

Any information collected through this website that indicates a threat of harm to people, property or systems or a violation of a law may be shared with law enforcement and used in connection with a criminal investigation, prosecution or other legal proceedings.
 

What We Collect

* Personally identifiable information provided to us through online forms or e-mail queries.

Please do not submit to us sensitive personally identifiable information such as social security numbers, driver’s license numbers or medical or financial information through e-mail.

* Generic, Internet-user information. It may include:

  • Internet protocol address of the individual computer (or proxy server) making the request,
  • Type of internet browser or computer operating system you are using,
  • Date and time you accessed this site,
  • Webpages visited on this site and other ohio.gov sites managed by DAS such as www.ohio.gov, and
  • Internet address of the site from which you may have linked to this site.

 

How We Collect Information

Personally identifiable information is collected through voluntary disclosure by you through online forms and e-mail questions.

Our Web site uses log files and web cookies to capture generic, Internet-user information each time a request is made to view a page within this Web site.

 

Use of Information

Your personal information is only being gathered for State of Ohio application and recruitment purposes. Online applications are stored by state agencies and by a secure site hosted by GovernmentJobs.com. Only authorized State of Ohio and Governmentjobs.com employees, and State of Ohio hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. Your submitted information may be shared across state agencies. If you have questions or concerns about GovernmentJobs.com's privacy commitment, please E-mail privacy@GovernmentJobs.com.

 

Security Measures

Careers.ohio.gov follows Ohio state laws, rules, and policies that require the establishment of reasonable precautions to prevent personal information from unauthorized modification, destruction, use, or disclosure. We take seriously the integrity of the information and systems that we maintain. Therefore, we have instituted security measures for all information systems under our control. These security measures are designed to identify attempts to tamper with this web site. Information collected through these security measures may be used in connection with a criminal prosecution or other legal proceedings. In addition, GovernmentJobs.com’s privacy commitment ensures that your information will be safeguarded.

 

Access and Dispute of Informations

Under sections 149.43, 1347.08 and 1347.09 of the Ohio Revised Code, individuals have access rights to their information maintained in personal information systems. “Access rights” means you have the right, with limits, to inspect, correct, and dispute such information. This is applicable to any information collected, used or maintained on the Careers.ohio.gov Web site. Contact Any further questions concerning the privacy policy for Careers.ohio.gov should be forwarded to careers@ohio.gov.

 

Updates to the Privacy Statement: This privacy statement was last updated June 13, 2016