Privacy Policy for Applicants

H&M Fashion USA, Inc.. including other subsidiaries of the H&M Group works to protect your privacy when applying for a job with us. 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. This also includes information which we receive together with your application, for example information about previous employers.

H&M Fashion USA, Inc. including other subsidiaries of the H&M Group has 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 when submitting your application or any other information protected by federal, state or local law. H&M Fashion USA, Inc. including other subsidiaries of the H&M Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws regarding employment.

When you submit a job application 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, validate your responses, potentially to validate your references, and other 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 the United States of America but stored in the Netherlands H&M Fashion USA, Inc. including other subsidiaries of the H&M Group is responsible for your personal data and is subject to the personal data legislation in the United States of America. Only those persons who are involved in recruitment will have access to your data in a recruitment matter. Services from carefully screened third parties may be used in the recruitment process as deemed necessary by H&M Fashion USA, Inc. including other subsidiaries of the H&M Group.

We have taken technical and organizational measures to protect your data against, loss, manipulation or unauthorized access. We continuously adapt our security measures to ongoing technical developments. Your personal data remains active in our database for 18 months after the most recent activity.

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 Fashion USA, Inc. including other subsidiaries of the H&M Group 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 Fashion USA, Inc.
Attn: Privacy Officer 
110 5th Avenue, 11th Floor 
New York, NY 10011 

Phone +1-212-564-9922 
Fax +1-646-495-7467