Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement for Horry Georgetown Technical College Job Applicants

Horry Georgetown Technical College ("HGTC") values your privacy.  This Privacy Statement for HGTC Job Applicants ("Statement") is designed to inform you about the ways HGTC will use information gathered about you ("Personal Information") during the job application process. 

Please read this Statement carefully.  By continuing with your application, you agree to allow HGTC to conduct some, or all pre-employment screening checks as part of our recruitment process.   Use of the HGTC web site is also governed by HGTC's Acceptable Use for Network Services and the Internet policy (

Collection and Use of Your Information 
HGTC collects and uses Personal Information about you in relation to your application for employment.  When submitting an application for employment with HGTC, we may conduct some or all of the following pre-employment screening checks:

·         Confirmation of education and/or previous employment

·         Reference checks

·         Confirmation of professional memberships

·         Current and/or previous affiliations with HGTC

In the event a job offer is extended, and relevant to the particular position, HGTC may conduct some, or all of the following pre-employment screening checks:


·         Criminal history

·         Motor Vehicle Report

Your Personal Information is used to assess your qualifications for the job/s you submitted your application. 

If HGTC does not employ you based upon the results of a pre-employment screening check, we will give you the name, address, and phone number of the consumer reporting agency that provided the adverse information.

If you are offered and accept employment at HGTC, the information collected during the job application process with become part of your employment record and will be retained and used for employment purposes.  Employees may be terminated if inaccuracies or untruthful information is subsequently discovered in an employee's application materials. 


EEO Employer
HGTC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Access to your information will be restricted to HGTC and PageUp employees, as well as other designated agents, including but not limited to companies performing pre-employment screening checks on behalf of HGTC, who need to have access to such information in order to carry out their responsibilities with regard to the recruitment process.  Your information may also be disclosed if required by law.

Data Quality
You may access your account at any time to update your profile and/or resume thereby ensuring the information HGTC holds about you is complete, accurate and up to date.

Access and Correction
It is your responsibility to keep your login and password details private to prevent unauthorized access.  You may access your account to update, create new applications and activate or deactivate your registration for job mail at any time.  Should you wish to remove your account, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at 843-349-7528.

For job applicants who were not employed by HGTC, application materials are retained for two years after the application date.  For job applicants that were employed by HGTC, application materials are retained for fifteen years after the last date of employment.  This online recruitment service is powered by PageUp.  When you submit your online job application, some of your personal information may be stored on the PageUp database. PageUp must meet stringent privacy obligations with regard to access, storage and handling of your Personal information. PageUp's privacy policies are located at


If you have questions as to how your Personal Information is handled, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at 843-349-7528.