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Privacy Policy for applicants

H&M Hennes and Mauritz Proprietary Limited work to protect your privacy when applying for a job with us or submitting an expression of interest letter. In this policy, you obtain information about how we treat and protect the personal data which you disclose to us.

We register the details and the data you give us in connection with your application.

H&M Hennes and Mauritz Proprietary Limited have a policy of not requesting, sensitive information from job applicants. Thus, do not provide sensitive information e.g. race/ethnic origin, political views, religious/philosophical convictions, trade union membership, health, sexual orientation, or any other information when submitting your application/expression of interest letter to us.

When you send us a job application or an expression of interest letter, at the same time you consent to our processing your personal data in a recruitment process.

Your data will be used in order to assess your application, and check the information you have provided. We will also use your data in order to reply to your application and to invite you to an interview if your profile fits a vacant position.

Your information is processed in South Africa, but stored in the United Kingdom. H&M Hennes and Mauritz Proprietary Limited is responsible for your personal data and is subject to the personal data legislation in South Africa (Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013). Only those persons who are involved in recruitment have access to your data in a recruitment matter. Services from third party may be used in the recruitment process to meet H&M Hennes and Mauritz Proprietary Limited commitment to you.

We have taken technical and organisational measures to protect your data against, e.g. loss, manipulation or unauthorised access. We continuously adapt our security measures to ongoing technical developments. Your personal data remains in our database for 18 months after the most recent update.

You are entitled to contact us and review the personal data which is registered concerning you. If it is incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant, you can request that the data be corrected or deleted at any time.

Contact H&M Hennes and Mauritz Proprietary Limited if you have any questions about your application or your personal data. Contact details are available under “Contact us”.  

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H&M Hennes and Mauritz Proprietary Limited
30 Chiappini street, Hamilton House 4th Floor,
Green Point, Cape Town 8001
South Africa

Telephone: +27 21 826 7301

Company registration number: 2013/073915/07
Authorized representative: Pär Darj
VAT registration number: 4890267489

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