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Next Careers Security and Privacy Statement

Security

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Next Careers take on–line security very seriously and uses a registered secure site under Verisign Certificate Authority.

How do we protect your information?

We use a server certificate (also known as a digital certificate) to assure you of our identity and secure sockets layer (SSL) to encrypt data transmissions.
If you want to check our certificate/security you can do so using one of the following methods:

From your browser when you are within Next Careers

Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 or later

Click on the gold padlock at the bottom right of your browser to bring up the details of this site's Digital ID.

Mozilla Firefox

Click on the yellow padlock at the bottom left of your browser to bring up the security information.

Google Chrome

Click on the green padlock at the left of the address bar of your browser to bring up the security information.

Opera

Click on the padlock within the address bar of your browser to bring up the security information.

At the Verisign web site

The Versign web site enables you to validate the security of our pages online, click on the Verisign Secured Seal throughout secure areas of next.co.uk.

The security measures described above ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to protect your personal information. However, the nature of the Internet means that an absolute guarantee of security cannot be offered, and you should be aware that there may be a small security risk in exceptional circumstances when disclosing information online.

Next are committed to complying with the Data Protection Act 1998 and have published this guide to help you understand how and why Next collect information from you, to whom such information is disclosed and what your rights are. If we make changes to this Policy we will notify you by updating this statement on our website. You can access our Website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data.
However, when you register with Next you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself.

What information do we collect and how do we obtain it?

We receive information in one of two ways either directly from you when you register with us or from a third party such as a reference when offering you a job.
If you register with us you will be asked to provide certain information such as your name, address, telephone number and email address so that we can process and your application, notify you of your application status.

How do we use your information?

We use the information that we collect about you to:

  • Process your application
  • Administer this website.
  • Monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop and improve the design and layout of the site.

Your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998

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You have a right to access the personal data that we hold on you. If you would like to see a copy please send a £10 fee and a written request to the Group Data Protection Manager at Head Office, quoting Security and Privacy Enquiry. If you think the information we hold on you is incorrect please contact the Group Data Protection Manager at Head Office or via dataprotection@next.co.uk, quoting Security and Privacy Enquiry.

The Direct Marketing Association

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Next is a member of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) and is required to operate within the rules of the DMA's Code of Practice. This means that Next operate to a high level of commercial standards which are designed to :

  • Protect your privacy
  • Ensure that payments are secure
  • Let you know what you have agreed to
  • Sort out any complaints

For more information on the DMA, click on the icon shown on the main website: http:\\www.next.co.uk.

Contact Us

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If you have any questions relating to this policy or the use by Next of personal data please write to the Group Data Protection Manager at Head Office or via dataprotection@next.co.uk, quoting Security and Privacy Enquiry.

Some of the information you provide may be transferred outside the European Economic Area for processing. However, strict rules regarding the confidentiality of security of your information are in place to safeguard it.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

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We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates in this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 28th May 2012.

Head Office Contact Details

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Group Data Protection Manager
Next Retail Ltd.
Desford Road,
Enderby,
Leicester.
LE19 4AT