Privacy Policy

WCL Group (“WCL,” “we,” “our,” or “us) respect the privacy of our applicants, employees, contractors, and clients. This notice applies to current and former applicants, employees, contractors, and client contacts who are residents of the United States (“you” or “your”) and describes the personal information we collect about you in the context of your work with us and the purposes for which we collect, use and disclose your personal information. 

If you are a resident of California, you have rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”). Required California disclosures are included at the end of this notice. More information about these rights and how to exercise them can be found in Appendix A to this notice.  We may update this notice from time to time. If we make any material changes, we’ll prominently post the changes in this notice and change the update date above. 

Please note that some of these data practices may not apply to you; they may vary depending on the nature of your relationship with us. Depending on your work for WCL, applicable policies regarding these data practices may be more specific and have additional requirements and additional privacy notices or consents may apply. 

Categories of Personal Information We Collect 

We have collected the following categories of personal information in the preceding 12 months: 

  • Identifiers, such as a real name, alias, telephone number, postal address, unique personal identifier (such as an employee ID number), online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, state identification, passport number, and/or other similar identifiers. 
  • Personal Information Categories Listed in the California Customer Records Act (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80e), such as: an insurance policy number; education or employment information, including job title and history; bank account number; debit card or credit card number; health plans, medical information, or health insurance information. 
  • Professional or Employment-Related Information, such as: current or past job history; salary and benefits information; job performance information; job title(s); emergency contacts; and other information related to current or previous employment. 
  • Protected Classification Characteristics under California or Federal Law, such as: age; race or color; national origin or citizenship; religion or creed; marital or relationship status; medical condition, physical or mental disability; veteran or military status; or sexual orientation or gender information. 
  • Non-Public Education Information, such as: education records directly related to an employee maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, including, without limitation, grades, transcripts, schedules, and student ID numbers. 
  • Fitness-Related Information related to your contract work for us, such as drug testing or other assessment for defined physical or fitness requirements (including, without limitation, fitness assessment testing information, occupational health information, and vision testing information). 
  • Inferences drawn from any of the information collected to create a profile reflecting characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes. 
  • Other Personal Information, such as information regarding use of Company resources; expense reimbursement information; or other information that you may provide to us or that we may collect as required or permitted by applicable law. 

We will incorporate any personal information that we collected about you prior to engaging you, such as through the pre-placement process, as part of your personal information, subject to this notice. 

We do not knowingly collect personal information, including sensitive personal information, of individuals who are 16 or younger. 

Sources of Personal Information That We Collect 

We collect your personal information, including sensitive personal information, directly from you, from our service providers, your references, current and previous employers and schools, public records, and other third-party sources. For example: we use service providers and other third parties to help us with our HR, employment, investigatory, legal, and related processes.  These service providers and third parties may be identified to you prior to collection and may deliver their own privacy notices to or obtain consents from you. Service providers are obligated by contract to process your personal information as our service providers. Third parties with whom you have a direct relationship or that otherwise provide you with their own privacy policy may use your personal information for their own stated purposes. Both our service providers and other third parties may send us the categories of personal information described above, including summary reports or analyses. 

Business Purposes for Which We Collect, Use, and Disclose Your Personal Information 

WCL collects and uses personal information, including sensitive personal information, about you for business purposes and human resources management, including recruitment and job applications, administration or planning of contractor resources, to perform under our contract with your employer, meeting legal requirements, facilitating business transactions, identifying potential efficiency issues or improving business processes, and protecting WCL, its employees, contractors, suppliers, third parties, or the public against injury, theft, legal liability, fraud, abuse or other misconduct, such as through risk management efforts or investigations. 

WCL may also use your personal information for purposes of recruiting talent, managing and for recruiting purposes. WCL may also use these tools in assessing performance, including to support employment decisions. applications, and evaluating job applicants, as applicable. WCL uses third-party partially automated decision-making tools to assist us in identifying potential job candidates. 

Business Purposes for Disclosure of Your Personal Information and Categories of Recipients 

WCL may disclose personal information it has collected about you in the following circumstances: 

  • Service Providers and Contractors: WCL may disclose your personal information to service providers and contractors (such as payroll companies, insurance companies, information technology consultants, and others) that provide services to WCL, as necessary or appropriate. 
  • Business Partners: Chevron may disclose your personal information to various 

business partners in connection with the operations of WCL’s businesses or business transactions. These entities may include, for example, companies with whom we partner to provide you with co-branded services, benefit providers, and related entities providing services to, or on behalf of, these business partners. Some of these disclosures may result in opportunities to receive offers or information directly from its use of your personal information. If you decide that you no longer want to receive communications from a third party, you agree to contact that third party directly. 

  • Legal and Security Purposes: WCL may transfer and disclose your information, including personal information, to third parties such as to respond to law enforcement or other third parties in connection with legal requests or regulatory supervision, or as otherwise necessary or appropriate to protect the personal safety, rights, property or security of any individual or business entity (including WCL). This may include disclosing your information, including personal information, to parties adverse to WCL for the purpose of defending against or prosecuting one or more legal claims. 
  • Professional Financial and Legal Advisors: WCL may need to disclose personal information with its professional advisors, which includes lawyers, auditors, bankers, or other professional consultants for business purposes (such as to conduct audits of WCL or prepare financial statements or for purposes of litigation or investigations). 

Security of Personal Information 

WCL has a written information security program designed to protect your personal information in accordance with applicable privacy laws and WCL’s internal policies. While no security measure can guarantee against compromise, WCL uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. 

Retention of Personal Information 

WCL may retain your personal information, including sensitive personal information, for as long as needed to carry out the purposes described herein or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. After that timeframe, WCL will delete your personal information or keep it in a form that does not permit identifying you. When determining the retention period, WCL takes into account various criteria, such as the nature and length of your contract work for us, the impact on our ability to provide employment services if WCL deletes some personal information from or about you, mandatory retention periods provided by law and the statute of limitations, and WCL’s use of your personal information for aggregated market research.

Contact WCL 

If you have any questions concerning this notice or WCL’s handling of personal information more generally, please contact WCL by email ( or by mail at: 

WCL Group 

1604 W Pinhook #120
Lafayette, LA 70508