Employee Privacy Policy

I. Stack’s Bowers’ Employee Privacy Statement

This Employee Privacy Policy describes how the affiliated companies Stacks-Bowers Numismatics, LLC, Spectrum Group International, Inc., Spectrum Auction Services, LLC, Spectrum Numismatics International, Inc., Bowers and Merena Auctions, LLC, SGI France SAS, SBG Finance, LLC, and Stacks-Bowers and Ponterio, LTD (collectively, “we,” “us,” or “our,”) collect, use, and share personally identifiable information or personal data (“Personal Information”) from our employees, contractors, and job applicants who are residents of California (“you” or “your”). This Policy applies only to Personal Information we collect in the context of your employment with us.  This Employee Privacy Policy is part of, and should be read in conjunction with, our Privacy Policy.

We process your Personal Information for standard employment-related purposes, including:

1. Complying with state and federal law and regulations;
2. Processing payroll;
3. Maintaining insurance policies and coverages, group health insurance benefits, and 401K or retirement plans, including processing claims;
4. Managing employee performance and conducting workplace investigations;
5. Evaluating job applicants and candidates for employment or promotions;
6. Communicating with employees regarding employment and human resources matters; and
7. Managing and securing access to our IT systems, detecting security incidents, repairing errors, and protecting against malicious or illegal activity.

We may share your Personal Information with the following categories of third-parties:

A. Government entities, or otherwise as required by law;
B. HR service providers, including payroll processors, insurance providers, and retirement plans;
C. IT service providers to maintain the security and efficiency of our IT systems and websites.

We process the following categories of your Personal Information for the business purposes listed above, referenced by number, and may share it with the following categories of third-parties listed above, referenced by letter:

Personal Identifiers and such as your name, contact information, IP address, and Social Security, driver’s license, or passport number.1-7A-C
Personal Information listed in Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e) such as your name, signature, and Social Security, driver’s license, or passport number.1-6A-B
Protected Classifications under State or Federal law such as your age, citizenship, marital status, medical condition, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or childbirth, or military status.1, 3, 6A-B
Internet or similar network activity such as an IP addresses, internet activity, messages sent and received, or browsing history.4, 6, 7C
Financial Information such as your payroll account numbers or tax status and forms.1-3B-C
Professional or Employment-Related Information such as new hire or onboarding records, performance evaluations, employment records, and resumes or past job history.1, 4-6B
Non-public Education Information such as information from resumes regarding education, transcripts, or records of degrees and vocational certifications.1, 4-6B
Medical and Health Information such as health diagnoses, disability, accommodations, or insurance claims.1, 3, 6B
Geolocation such as your physical location or movements collected through devices issued or used for work.4, 6-7C

We may also share your Personal Information if we have a good faith belief that such action is required by law or legal process, is necessary to investigate or prevent fraud or abuse, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of you and other persons or entities. 

Last updated: July 1, 2024 

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