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Privacy policy

Wolseley UK Limited ("We") take data protection seriously and safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors is important to us. This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we may collect when you visit our website. It also explains how to contact us if you have any queries about how we use your personal information. In using our website you are indicating that you understand and accept that your personal information may be used by us in the manner described below.

This privacy policy only relates to the Wolseley UK Limited Careers Website. Any links from our site to other websites are provided merely for your convenience and do not imply endorsement by us of the content or provider.

Information collected and how we use it

Information you give us

You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site www.wolseleycareers.co.uk (our site) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site, sign up to our applicant tracking system, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, along with supporting information for your application.

Information we collect about you

With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:

Technical information, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform

Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

Information we receive from other sources

We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, analytics providers, search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.

What we do with this information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Information you give to us

We will use this information:

  • To carry out our obligations to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
  • To notify you about changes to our service;
  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

Information we collect about you

We will use this information:

  • To administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • To improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • As part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
  • To make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about services that may interest you or them.

Information we receive from other sources

We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Disclosure of your information

Your Personal Data will not normally be disclosed to third parties except where that is necessary for fulfilment of our obligation to you or we are obliged or permitted to do so by law. Notably, we will not sell, resell, lease or license your Personal Data to any third parties but we may, if required for the purposes for which your Persona Data was collected and processed, share it with other entities in the Wolseley group or with our service providers, for the specific scope of their provisions of services. We may share your Personal Information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may share your information with selected third parties including analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your rights

You have a right of access to Personal information we may hold about you, to have inaccurate information about you corrected and to request that we stop using your Personal Data for marketing purposes. Access requests should be put in writing to the email address below.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Contact us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to questions@wolseley.co.uk

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