Privacy policy

Homebase Careers Website

Homebase (“we/our/us”), a company incorporated in England (Company Number 1081551) with registered office at 500/600 Witan Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 1GB.

The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use personal information that we may obtain about you. By registering as a user of the services provided by us and by using our careers website generally you agree to this use.

When you register and use this site you will be asked to provide certain information such as your contact details. We will store this data and hold it on computers or otherwise. We will use this data to fulfil our agreement with you.

Information that you provide or that is obtained by us may be used by us:

  • For recruitment and selection purposes;
  • For assessment and analysis (e.g. market and prospective employee analysis) to enable us to review, develop and improve the services which we offer and to enable us to provide you and other users with relevant information through our marketing programme.
  • We may use your information to make decisions about you using computerised technology, for example automatically selecting products or services which we think will interest you from the information we have. We may inform you (by e-mail, telephone, text message, mail or otherwise) about products and services (including those of other companies and organisations) which we consider may be of interest to you. If you do not wish us to use or share your information for marketing purposes, please tick the opt-out box provided when registering.
  • For the prevention and detection of fraud.
  • To administer any prize draws or competitions you may enter.

We may give information about you to the following, who may use it for the same purposes as set out above:

  • To agents who profile your data so that we may tailor the goods/services we offer to your specific needs.

We may also disclose your information:

  • To anyone to whom we transfer or may transfer our rights and duties under our agreement with you.
  • If we have a duty to do so or if the law allows us to do so.

To update your preferences or unsubscribe for Job Alerts, please log into your account here.

In order that we can monitor and improve the site, we may gather certain information about you when you use it, including details of your domain name and IP address, operating system, browser, version and the website that you visited prior to our site.

New technologies are emerging on the Internet that help us to deliver customised visitor experiences. In particular, there is a technology called “cookies” which may be used by us to provide you with customised information from our website. Please visit our Cookie page (found here) for more information.

We may supplement the information that you provide to us with information that we receive from third parties.

We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default. You have the right to see personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act) we keep about you upon receipt of a written request and payment of a fee. If you are concerned that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect please contact us at: Hello.recruitment@homebase.co.uk

Please be aware that our site may link to other websites which may be accessed through our site. We are not responsible for the data policies or procedures or the content of these linked websites. In the course of undertaking the activities specified in this privacy policy we may transfer data outside the European Economic Area to countries which do not have data protection laws or to countries where your privacy and other fundamental rights may not be protected as extensively as in the United Kingdom.

If you have any comments or queries in connection with our privacy policy, please contact us via email at: Hello.recruitment@homebase.co.uk