MetLife’s Privacy Notice

MetLife’s Privacy Notice for Avature Talent Community

This Privacy Notice is intended to provide you with basic information about what personal information is collected from, processed and shared about you including how it is used and transferred by MetLife Services and Solutions, LLC (“MSS” or “we”) when you sign up to participate in MetLife’s Talent Community (“Talent Community Privacy Notice”).  

Please read this Talent Community Privacy Notice carefully.  MSS is the data controller (as applicable under data protection laws) in connection with processing your personal data as set out below.

Please note, this Talent Community Privacy Notice supplements the privacy notice provided to you by your local MetLife employing entity (each, a “MetLife Affiliate”) and with the Recruitment and Internal Recruitment Privacy Notices, as applicable.  Such MetLife Affiliate remains responsible for the processing of your personal data for employee purposes more generally.  MSS and MetLife Affiliates are referred to collectively as “MetLife” in this Talent Community Privacy Notice.

By participating in the Talent Community, you acknowledge the collection, sharing, use and transfer of your personal information by MetLife as stated in this Talent Community Privacy Notice.

As applicable, “personal information” shall include “personal data” and other similar terms as defined under privacy and data protection laws. 


Your personal information collected or otherwise shared and used (processed) in connection with the Talent Community by MetLife, is processed for and on the basis of your consent to the processing of your personal Information for such MetLife Purposes, to the extent such consent is required under applicable law.

The Talent Community Privacy Notice covers any personal information that MetLife processes as part of the Talent Community including: name, e-mail address, CV details (employment history and qualification information, address and contact information).

You are responsible for the content of the information you provide and you must ensure it is legal, truthful, accurate; the information provided must not mislead or infringe on any third party’s rights such that it would be legally actionable.

We contracted with Avature to host the Talent Community on the Avature platform.  By  participating in the Talent Community, you understand that your personal information is also disclosed to and processed by Avature for the MetLife Purposes.

Personal information about you will be reviewed by MetLife employees or agents who have a business need to access such personal information for the MetLife Purposes which may include human resources personnel, technical services personnel and managers.  We may share personal information about you with selected service providers or consultants acting on our behalf.  Those third parties will be required to protect such personal information.

MetLife may also disclose personal information about you in order to:  (1) protect the legal rights, privacy or safety of MetLife or its employees, agents and contractors; (2) protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes; (3) respond to inquiries or requests from government or public authorities; (4) permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; (5) enforce our policies; or (6) comply with the law or legal process.  MetLife may transfer information that is collected about you as part of the Programs to third parties in the event of any change in the corporate structure of MetLife such as, but not limited to, merger, consolidation, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of MetLife’s assets or stock (including without limitation in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings). 

MetLife keeps record of your participation in the Programs for the Purposes and as stated in our retention policies. MetLife retains your information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the information is collected.

Our data retention policies comply with all applicable laws and privacy legislation to which we are subject. They set out how long we are allowed to retain different types of data we hold and are reviewed on a regular basis.

In addition to using applicant data for the position for which you have applied, MetLife may retain and use your data to consider you for other positions. Unless required for tax or other legal purposes, applicant data will be retained according to local jurisdictional and regulatory requirements.

The security and confidentiality of your personal information is important to MetLife. We take reasonable precautions to safeguard the personal information shared with and stored on MetLife servers.  Such safeguards include having technical, administrative, and physical security measures designed to protect your personal information from unauthorized access and improper use. We restrict access to your personal information to those individuals who need to know that information. In addition, we train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of personal information.

In certain countries, consistent with applicable law, you may have the right to access, correct, transfer to a different data controller, delete or object to the information that MetLife holds about you. 

In many countries, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority if you have concerns about how MetLife processes your personal information.

We enter into data processing agreements and/or obtain consent, where necessary/appropriate, in accordance with local privacy laws. By participating in the Talent Community, you understand that based on your consent personal information about you will be transferred to Avature and to MetLife Affiliates , departments and offices which may be in countries outside the country in which you reside with different and possibly less protective privacy and data protection regimes in place. When processed in a third country, MetLife makes reasonable efforts to provide the same level of protection to your personal information.

For requests to exercise your rights and/or questions related to MetLife’s processing of your personal information in connection with the Programs, you can find the relevant contact details to exercise your rights and any further information in the Privacy Notice posted in the web site of your applicable country for each MetLife Affiliate.

  • Click here and at the bottom of the web page you can select your applicable country of MetLife Affiliate operation, then click on “Privacy notice” or Privacy Policy.”