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Privacy Policy

Introduction

A.S. Watson (Health & Beauty UK) Limited (“ASW”) is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read this policy carefully as it explains how we collect and use your personal information. We may change this document from time to time by updating this page. You should regularly check this page to ensure you are happy with any changes. ASW is a member of the A.S. Watson group of companies (“ASW Group”).

Information we collect from you

You may submit information, including personal data and sensitive personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) to us via the on-line application forms (“your information”). We acknowledge that your information may be confidential. We will use all reasonable endeavours to maintain the confidentiality of and protect your information in accordance with our normal procedures and all applicable laws. We are a registered data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”) and will treat your information in accordance with our obligations under the Act.

Using your information

We will use your information to assess your suitability for employment by us or by another of the ASW Group and in any subsequent interviewing process. We may also use your information in order to assess the effectiveness of our recruitment processes. We will keep copies of your information and any further correspondence in order to progress your job application and as a record of our employment. If you are a successful candidate then we will keep your information for the purpose of your employment with us. We may also keep information about unsuccessful candidates so that we can contact them in the future about other vacancies we think may be of interest, which may be with us or with another member of the ASW Group.

Sharing information

We take your privacy extremely seriously. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect your personal information against accidental, unlawful or unauthorised destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
We may share your information with:

  • Other members of the ASW Group, which may be located outside the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • A purchaser or potential purchaser of our business or assets;
  • Organisations which we need to share information with either for legal reasons, to prevent or investigate criminal activity, or to protect our or our customers’ rights (for example the police, the courts, fraud investigation organisations, insurers, solicitors, auditors and financial advisors); and
  • Credit and criminal record checking organisations

We may disclose anonymised and/or aggregated information to other companies, however, this will not include your personal information.
We may need to transfer your personal data to a location outside of the EEA, including to countries that do not offer the same level of protection with respect to personal data as required in the EEA.

How to get copies of or amend the information we have collected

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the personal information we hold about you please write to our HR Services at A.S. Watson Group, 2/F Hutchison House, 5 Hester Road London, SW11, 4AN, United Kingdom. If you believe that the personal data we hold is incorrect then please notify us. If you want us to cease processing your information please login to your account and delete your record.

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