Privacy and Cookie Policy

Last updated: 12th June 2013

Welcome to the TJX Talent Acquisition Website ("the website"), the talent acquisition website for TJX Companies, Inc and its affiliated companies globally ("TJX"). TJX, T.K. Maxx, Homesense, T.J.Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and other affiliates are the "TJX Businesses". This Privacy Notice describes the type of personal data we collect on the website, how we may use that data, with whom we share that data, how we protect that data and how you can access, update and delete that data. If you are located in Germany, the data controllers of any data you provide are TK Maxx GmbH & KG and TJX Distribution GmbH, companies incorporated in Germany with their registered offices at Peter-Mueller Strasse 18, 40468, Düsseldorf, Germany. Should you wish to contact the data controllers for any purpose, please do so in writing, addressed to the Data Protection Lead, 50 Clarendon Road, Watford WD17 1TX, United Kingdom or via email to data_protection@tjxeurope.com. Any personal data collected from you will be processed in accordance with the relevant legislation applicable to the data controller.

Data We Collect

When you apply for a job at TJX or create a profile for employment purposes via the website, we may ask for various data in order to process your application.

Cookies

This website uses cookies only as strictly necessary to facilitate your use of the website. A "cookie" is a file that a website sends to a visitor's computer or other Internet-connected device to identify the browser or to store information or settings in the browser. They are stored in your computer's temporary memory and will collect information about your visit. The cookies used by us on this website are strictly necessary to facilitate your use of the website. Such cookies are only present for the duration of your visit to the website and are not retained after you close your browser. Details of how to manage cookies are available (depending on your type of browser) at www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org. According to your browser, there are instructions regarding how to delete cookies or manage them being set on your device. If the browser you use is not listed, click on the Help bar on your browser and search for information on cookies. You will find an explanation on how to delete or manage cookies. Follow the relevant instructions. Please note that disabling our cookies may impact certain functionalities of the website.

How we Use the Data We Collect

  • Review and process your application for the position you applied for. We also use this data to contact you about any other relevant job opportunities in the future where you have decided to create a profile on the website in order to be notified of future job opportunities.
  • Respond to your comments and inquiries.
  • Comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements,industry standards and our policies and our Terms of Use.

With Whom we Share Your Data

TJX Businesses - Where necessary for processing of your application, we may share your data among TJX Businesses (which are affiliates owned by TJX including T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post, Winners, HomeSense, and T.K. Maxx). They may use this data to process your application and communicate with you the status of your application or regarding any future job opportunities.

Service Providers Arrangements - We may also share certain data we collect about you with partners or third parties who perform services on our behalf only to the extent necessary to perform such services. For example, we may use third parties to host our website, operate certain of its features, send e-mails or manage and analyze data. Such third parties are given the data they need to perform their designated functions and we do not authorize them to use or disclose your personal data for their own or any others' marketing purposes. In certain cases, such service providers may be located outside the European Economic Area. Data provided by you may then be subject to the laws of the countries in which it is stored or used, and those countries may have a different data protection regime than the country in which you reside. In order to ensure that your data is adequately protected in such cases, we shall ensure that appropriate safeguards as specified by relevant law are implemented. For example, the data you provide is hosted by a third party service provider, SuccessFactors Inc in the United States. SuccessFactors Inc is self-certified with the US Department of Commerce under the United States/EU Safe Harbor Program. Accordingly, SuccessFactors Inc has appropriate measures in place to ensure the protection of your personal data.

Legal and Compliance - We may disclose data about you as is required by law or legal process such as subpoenas or court or agency orders, or as we may reasonably determine to be necessary or appropriate to protect our rights or the rights of others, to avert loss or harm to persons or property, to enforce our website Terms of Use or this Privacy Notice, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity.
Sale of Business - Your data may also be transferred as an asset in connection with a merger or sale (including any transfer made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of TJX Businesses or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale or other change in corporate control.

How we Protect Your Data

As required by law, we maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of your data.

Online access to certain personal data may be protected with a password you select. We strongly recommend that you select a complex password and do not disclose your password to anyone. We will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited communication.

Your Rights and Choices regarding Your Data

To view or update your profile, you can log in to your account to make your changes. You can also ask us to remove your data from our systems or simply delete your profile yourself. If your profile is left active by you and unless requested otherwise, we may continue to consider you for and update you regarding any relevant future job opportunities. If your profile is deleted (either by yourself or by us upon request), we will no longer consider you for or update you regarding relevant future job opportunities. You may request a copy of the personal data held about you, and you have the right to have any inaccuracies on record about you corrected, based on the specifications in the applicable national laws. Send any requests for access, or queries regarding access, to the Data Protection Lead, TJX UK, 50 Clarendon Road, Watford, WD17 1TX, United Kingdom or email data_protection@tjxeurope.com.

Changes to Our Notice

This privacy notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our online privacy practices relating to the site. We will post a prominent notice on the site to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Notice and indicate when it was most recently updated.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Notice, or if you wish to update the data you have provided us, you may do so by:

  • Writing to us at the following address:

    Data Protection Lead
    50 Clarendon Road
    Watford
    WD17 1TX
    United Kingdom

  • Calling our Customer services team at +44 (0)1923 473561.
  • Emailing us at data_protection@tjxeurope.com

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