Privacy Notice

Effective Date:  January 1, 2023

Dana Incorporated (“Dana”, "we" or "our") respects your concerns about privacy. This Careers Privacy Notice describes the types of Personal Information we collect on Dana’s Careers website (the “Careers Site” or "our Website"), how we and the respective local Dana subsidiary you apply to via the Careers Site (the "Local Dana Entity") use the information and with whom we and the Local Dana Entity may share it.

For the purposes of this Careers Privacy Notice, "Personal Information" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

This Careers Privacy Notice also describes the measures we and the Local Dana Entity take to safeguard the Personal Information, the statutory rights you may have regarding your Personal Information and how you can contact us and the Local Dana Entities about our privacy practices.  Further, this Careers Privacy Policy describes the use of cookies and similar technologies on the Careers Site; more detailed information about the cookies used, the information collected, and your options for opting out of the use of some types of cookies can be found in the Cookie Consent Manager tab on this Website.

This Careers Privacy Notice does not apply more broadly to the website, which is subject to its own privacy notice (the “Website Privacy Notice”).  

I.    Personal Information We Collect

We collect Personal Information in three different ways: (1) directly from you when you submit information via the Careers Site, (2) automatically in the course of your use of the Careers Site, and (3) from third parties, including commercially available sources, such as public databases (where permitted by law).

a. Personal Information we collect directly from you

The Personal Information that we and/or the Local Dana Entity collect directly from you when you submit information via the Careers Site, e.g. when you create and manage your candidate profile, join the Dana Talent Network, and/or submit the requested information when applying for a specific job opening on the Careers Site, may include the following Personal Information, depending on the country in which the job is located:

  • Contact information (such as first name, middle name, last name, telephone number, postal address, and email address)
  • Login credentials to access the Careers Site
  • Citizenship and/or work authorization status
  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • Desired compensation
  • Resume or C.V.
  • Language proficiency
  • Information about your relationship with Dana
  • Referral information
  • Shift, work, and relocation preferences
  • Other information about your qualifications

If you apply for a U.S.-based position, you may provide information on your gender, race, ethnicity, veteran and/or disability status on a voluntary basis.  Dana will not consider either this information or your choice to decline to provide it in evaluating your qualifications for employment with us. We may use this information to the extent necessary or appropriate for compliance with relevant legal or contractual obligations and for other internal purposes.

Further information may be required by the Local Dana Entity to which you apply in accordance with local law requirements, which may include information about your age, nationality, gender, and/or ethnicity.

b. Information we automatically collect from you by means of cookies

In addition, when you visit the Careers Site, we may collect certain information, including Personal Information, by automated means, such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons.  For further details on what information, including Personal Information, we collect by such means and how we use it please refer to the Cookie Consent Manager and below under section III.

c. Personal Information we collect from third parties

During the application process, we and/or the Local Dana Entity may obtain certain information from third-party sources such as online searches, social media for business professionals, and recruiting agencies.  The collection of such data (if any) will be conducted in compliance with the laws applicable to us or the Local Dana Entity.

II.    How We and the Local Dana Entity Use the Personal Information We Collect and the Basis on Which We and the Local Dana Entity Use It

The Personal Information that we collect directly from you may be used to:

  • Provide applicant support and respond to and communicate with you about your application status, requests, questions, and comments in relation to your application.
  • Establish and manage your candidate profile to allow us to comply with our contractual obligations towards you.
  • Evaluate whether you qualify for available positions to allow us and/or the Local Dana Entity to take steps at your request to consider you for a potential employment position.
  • In some locations, and in accordance with local legal requirements, collect background information to allow us and the Local Dana Entity to pursue our/its legitimate interests in conducting background checks on applicants, in particular in order to verify the information provided by the applicant in his/her application, and, where applicable, to comply with legal obligations.
  • Contact you regarding possible employment opportunities, interviews, and other steps necessary to entering into an employment relationship with you; provided, you have given your prior consent.
  • Pursue our and/or the Local Dana Entity’s legitimate interests in analyzing the information you provided to us in the scope of the application process to facilitate the application process.
  • Pursue our and/or the Local Dana Entity's legitimate interests in protecting against, identifying, and preventing fraud and other possible criminal activity, claims and other liabilities.
  • Comply with applicable legal requirements and internal requirements concerning the hiring process.
  • Populate your employment information should you apply for a position on this Website, receive and accept an offer of employment, and become an employee with us or a Local Dana Entity.

We and the Local Dana Entity also may use the information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.  
You are neither contractually nor legally obliged to provide your Personal Information indicated under sections I. a. and b. or III.  However, if you do not provide your Personal Information, it may not be possible for us to continue the application process or to process other requests you may submit via the Careers Site or for you to use all functions of the Website.

III.    Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies

The Website uses so-called "cookies" and similar technologies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your end device via your browser. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device, but store certain information (e.g., page settings) that is sent back to us by your browser when you visit the Website again (depending on the storage period of the cookie).

The cookies we use are stored on your end device either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or beyond the duration of your session (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit (i.e. when you end your session and close your browser). Permanent cookies remain stored on your end device until the storage time of the cookies expires or you delete them yourself.
Cookies have various functions. Certain cookies on the Website are required to enable the Website to function and cannot be turned off.   We base the lawfulness of the processing of data by means of such strictly necessary cookies on the necessity of the processing to protect our legitimate interests (effective, secure, technically error-free and optimized provision of the functionalities and services on our Website).

We also set further cookies on our Website to provide a better user experience, such as remembering your login details, optimizing video performance, or providing us with information about how our Website is used.  These cookies are considered functional cookies.

Functional cookies are not absolutely necessary for the provision of the services and functionalities offered on our Website but help us to offer you a more pleasant and attractive user experience.  We will only use functional cookies if you have provided your prior consent which we will ask for in the Cookies Pop Up when you first enter our Website.

You can find more information on the specific cookies used on our Website and withdraw your consent to the use of functional cookies at any time by clicking on the Cookie Consent Manager link in the footer of each page of our Website.

IV.    Sharing of Personal Information

We do not sell or otherwise share Personal Information we collect about you, except as described in this Careers Privacy Notice.  
We may disclose your Personal Information with the Local Dana Entity with the job posting you apply for via the Careers Site for the purpose of the application process. Find a full list with the Local Entities, including contact information, you may apply for via the Careers Site.

Further, we and the Local Dana Entity may share your Personal Information with our service providers who perform services and other business operations on our behalf. For example, we disclose data to service providers in the field of IT application, recruiting, and human resources management for us for the purposes set out above.  These service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose such information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.  

We and the Local Dana Entity also may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law, regulation or legal process (such as a court order or subpoena), (ii) in response to requests by government agencies, such as law enforcement authorities, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity.  We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).

V.    International Data Transfers

The recipients we and the Local Dana Entity share your Personal Information with (as described in the section above) may be located in a country that is not regarded as providing the same level of protection for Personal Information as provided by the data protection laws applicable to the processing of your Personal Information by Dana according to this Careers Privacy Notice, in particular EU data protection laws.

We and the Local Dana Entity have put in place appropriate safeguards (such as EU standard contractual clauses) in accordance with applicable legal requirements to provide adequate protection for your Personal Information, where the Local Dana Entity transfers Personal Information to us or we transfer Personal Information to service providers, that do not provide the same level of protection for Personal Information. For more information on the appropriate safeguards in place and to collect a copy of such safeguards, please contact us or the Local Dana Entities at the contact information set forth below.

VI.        Automated Decisions About You

Neither Dana nor any Local Dana Entity carries out any decision making based solely on automated processing of Personal Information collected under this Careers Privacy Notice, including profiling.

VII.    Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Information

Subject to applicable statutory data protection laws, you may have the right vis-à-vis Dana and the Local Dana Entity:

  • To access your Personal Information collected by us through this Website as well as to collect a copy of such Personal Information (right of access);
  • To have inaccurate Personal Information collected by us through this Website rectified and, taking into account the purpose of the processing, supplement incomplete Personal Information concerning you (right of rectification);  
  • To have your Personal Information erased or deleted to the extent required by applicable data protection law (right to erasure; "right to be forgotten");
  • To restrict processing of your Personal Information to the extent required by applicable data protection law (right to restriction of processing); and
  • To receive Personal Information which you have provided to Dana in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit such Personal Information to another controller without restriction by Dana and, where technically feasible, to have such data transmitted directly from Dana to another controller to the extent required by applicable data protection law (right to data portability).  

Further, in accordance with any applicable statutory data protection laws, you may have the following rights. You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your Personal Information based on our legitimate interests to the extent required by applicable data protection law. If your Personal Information were to be processed by us or any Local Dana Entity for direct marketing purposes - which is currently neither done nor planned - you can object to the processing for the purpose of such marketing in any case (right to object). Where you have given your consent for the processing of your Personal Information you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before it has been withdrawn. To exercise your rights, you may use the contact details set out below. In addition, and without prejudice to any other rights, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.    We encourage you to contact us at the contact information set forth below to update or correct your Personal Data if it changes or if the Personal Information we hold about you is inaccurate. Please note that we may require additional information from you in order to honor your requests. If you would like to discuss or exercise any rights you may have under law, please contact us at the contact information set forth below.  Your application will not be affected by your exercise of any of the above rights. 

VIII.    How We and the Local Dana Entity Protect Personal Information and For How Long It Is Stored

We and the Local Dana Entity maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect your Personal Information against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.  

We and the Local Dana Entity store your Personal Information as long as necessary for purposes indicated in this Careers Privacy Notice. We and the Local Dana Entity store your Personal Information as long as necessary for the application process, and, after the end of the application process, as long as necessary to investigate or defend against potential legal claims in compliance with the applicable local statutory limitations periods; if we or the Local Dana Entity keep your Personal Information for longer in order to contact you regarding new vacancies that you might be interested in, we will ask you to provide your prior consent and will retain the Personal Information until you withdraw your consent.  We store the Personal Information you have submitted in order to create and manage your Careers Site candidate profile until you delete your candidate profile.

IX.    Links to Other Websites

Our Careers Site may contain links to other websites for your convenience and information.  These websites may be operated by companies not affiliated with Dana.  Linked websites may have their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites.  We are not responsible for the content of any websites that are not affiliated with Dana, any use of those websites, or the privacy practices of those websites.

X.    For Residents of California

The Dana Careers Website has collected the following categories of Personal Information from Careers Site visitors in the past 12 months:

  • Identifiers such as your real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers;
  • Information you voluntarily provide on your gender, race, or ethnicity; and
  • Professional or employment-related information

For further information about your rights with respect to your Personal Information, please refer to our California Consumer Protection Act Disclosures and Rights

Business or Commercial Purpose for Collecting Your Information. In addition to the purposes listed above, the Dana Careers Website collects your Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • To facilitate your employment with Dana or a Local Dana Entity; and
  • To monitor and improve the essential functioning and performance of our Website.

XI.    For Residents of China

If you are applying for a job based in the mainland of the People’s Republic of China (“Territory”), and you are physically located in the Territory when you are submitting your Personal Information to apply for such job or a related purpose, please be kindly notified that,

(a)    your submitting Personal Information is subject to the applicable laws of the People’s Republic of China,
(b)    you are not mandatorily requested to submit your Personal Information to our Website,
(c)    relevant job openings will be posted on our Website from time to time, and you may direct any questions relating to your application to relevant Local Dana Entities based in the Territory, the contact information is set out below:

If you have any questions regarding this addendum, please contact:

HR Specialist - China
Tel: +86-21-3332-5136

XII.    How To Contact Us

Dana is the controller responsible for all Personal Information we collect via the Careers Site.  We are represented in the EU by Dana Investment GmbH, Reinzstrasse 3-7, 89233 Neu Ulm, Germany.

The Dana Local Entity acts as an independent controller for its processing activities in relation to the Personal Information received from Dana which we have collected through the Careers Site and shared with the Dana Local Entity as described in this Careers Privacy Policy.  Find a full list with the Local Entities, including contact information, you may apply for via the Careers Site.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the way in which we and/or the Local Dana Entity processes your Personal Information or questions or comments about this Careers Privacy Notice, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by email or the Local Dana Entity at the contact information provided above.

You also may write to us at:
Dana Incorporated
Human Resources
3939 Technology Drive
Maumee, Ohio
43537 USA

For residents of Quebec: You may contact the Data Privacy Officer for Quebec with any questions regarding this privacy notice at:

Senior Counsel
+1 419 887 5140
3939 Technology Drive
Maumee, OH USA 43537

XIII.    Changes to this Careers Privacy Notice

We may modify or update this Careers Privacy Notice from time to time. If we make any revisions that materially change the ways in which we process your Personal Information, we will notify you of these changes before applying them to that Personal Information.