Privacy statement for recruitment

Our commitment

Suncor is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the personal information of individuals with whom we interact in accordance with applicable privacy legislation.

Collecting your personal information

This website will allow you to apply for employment with Suncor Energy Inc. or any of its related and affiliated companies ("Suncor").

Suncor collects your personal information when you register on this website for the purposes of seeking employment. Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual or that permits an individual to be identified. The personal information collected on this site may include your name, address, city, province or state, postal code, country, email address, phone number, as well as information regarding your job preferences, current and prior employment, education, language proficiencies, licenses and certificates, skills, references, resume, transcripts and any other pertinent information you choose to provide.

You may update, revise or delete your personal information at any time on the Suncor Careers website, however, an inaccurate or incomplete candidate profile may exclude you from consideration for job opportunities.

Using and disclosing your personal information

The purpose of this collection is to identify, track and recruit employment candidates and to provide statistical information to monitor trends in the labour market. This statistical information is in aggregate form and does not identify individuals. You do not need to provide any personal information to view job postings.

We will retain your information and process it for personnel, administrative or other purposes related to your candidacy or subsequent employment with Suncor. If you are not chosen for a particular job opening, we will retain your information and contact you should other opportunities arise that may suit your experience and interests.

Your email address will be used as a unique identifier, and to contact you regarding recruiting related opportunities. All appropriate measures will be taken to prevent disclosure of your personal information beyond what is necessary (and as described here) to facilitate your voluntary participation in the Suncor recruiting process. Your personal information will be safeguarded in accordance with applicable privacy legislation and appropriate security standards. You may withdraw your personal information from Suncor Careers at any time.

Your personal information will be disclosed to appropriate Suncor personnel in order to consider you for employment opportunities for which you apply. Additionally, Suncor may disclose your personal information under the following circumstances: (i) when required or permitted by law or government agencies, including for statistical reporting or to the Canadian Human Rights Commission or U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as may be applicable and (ii) when gathering reference information to validate your credentials and candidacy.


As an external candidate, your personal information will be retained for 12 months if no interview takes place. If an interview takes place, but you were not hired, your personal information will be retained for three years.

Third-party service providers

Suncor may use third-party service providers to process personal information on its behalf, including for information storage, human resource administration and similar purposes. These service providers may be located outside of Canada, including but not limited to, in the United States. Suncor will ensure that any such transfers are subject to appropriate contractual provisions and comply with all applicable privacy legislation.

Acknowledgement and consent

By registering on this website and submitting your personal information, you indicate your acknowledgement and consent to the information practices set out in this Privacy Statement. Additionally, by using this website and submitting your personal information you also certify that the information you provide is accurate, complete and truthful. You acknowledge that misrepresentation may be cause for rejection of your application or may be cause for dismissal if you are subsequently employed by Suncor.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time. Any changes will be posted on this page. Your continued use of this website constitutes acceptance of any changes to the privacy practices described in this Privacy Statement.

Contact information

More information about Suncor’s privacy practices is available on our website here. If you have any questions aboutSuncor’s privacy practices, please contact