Privacy Statement

How information about you will be used:

As part of your application we will collect data provided in your application and any obtained in relation to it, including that from online screening and testing, any interviews, selection centres or references, and the data will be used by the John Lewis Partnership to process your application. It may also be used to help us with any future applications by you to the John Lewis Partnership. If your application is successful, the data will be used to administer your personnel record. If you are not successful we will retain your data for 6 months to support administration of any appeals or enquiries relating to your application.

As part of your application process, we will use the following third party organisations to administer the processing of your application, including conducting online screening and testing:

  • Workday 
  • Sova
  • Security Watchdog
  • O2

We will treat your personal data as being confidential and will comply with all applicable data protection legislation in respect of it.

If you wish to exercise your right to view any information you have submitted, please contact the Partner Rights Team via email

For any queries about the way we handle your personal data, please contact the:

Data Protection Officer

171 Victoria Street London SW1E 5NN


Telephone: 777 1300 (internal) / 020 7798 3300 (external)

You have the right to request a copy of any information we hold about you at any time and to have that information corrected if it is inaccurate.