Effective Date: June 2013

Tjx.com Website Privacy Notice


Welcome to the TJX Corporate Website ("the website"), the website for The TJX Companies, Inc. ("TJX"). TJX, T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post, Derailed and other affiliates are the "TJX Businesses." This Privacy Notice describes the type of personal information we collect on the website, how we may use that information, with whom we share that information, how we protect that information and how you can access and update your employment profile.

Information We Collect

Request Current Investor Information Online

If you would like to request current investor information online, we ask you for information such as your name, telephone number, postal address and e-mail address so we can provide you with the requested information.

Apply for Funding from The TJX Foundation

Certain qualified nonprofit organizations may apply for program funding from The TJX Foundation on tjx.com. As part of the review process, an eligibility questionnaire and an application is requested, which includes your organization's name, postal address, e-mail address, and taxpayer identification number, as well as the name and contact information for the organization's executive director, application preparer and private grants specialist.

Careers

When you apply for a job at TJX or create a profile for employment purposes via the website, we may ask for the following information:

  • Your name
  • Contact information, such as phone number, postal or email address
  • Employment/Education History (resume)

If you would like to send a job listing you found on the website to a friend, we may ask you to provide:

  • Your friend's email address
  • Your name
  • Your email address

We may also collect certain computer and browser information through automated technologies such as cookies. A "cookie" is a file that a website sends to a visitor's computer or other Internet-connected device to identify the browser or to store information or settings in the browser. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can set up your browser to refuse some or all cookies. However, disabling our cookies may impact certain functionalities of the website.

How We Use the Information We Collect

  • Review and process your application for the position you posted for and if applicable, shared for other job opportunities
  • Respond to your comments and inquiries
  • Comply with your request for current investor information
  • Perform a review of eligibility for program funding from the TJX Foundation
  • Helps us understand website activity and improve your use of our website
  • Helps us prevent unauthorized activity, claims and other liabilities
  • Measure and manage the advertising effectiveness of our job postings and events
  • Comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, industry standards and our policies and our Terms of Use
  • Operate, evaluate and improve our talent acquisition process (including managing our communication and administering our website)

With Whom We Share Your Information

TJX Businesses - We may share your information among TJX Businesses (which are affiliates owned by TJX, including T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post, Derailed, Winners, HomeSense, and T.K. Maxx). They may use this information to process your application or request and communicate with you the status of your application or request.

Service Providers Arrangements – We may also share certain information we collect about you with partners or third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we may use third parties to host our website, operate certain of its features, send e-mails, and manage and analyze data and our advertising effectiveness. Such third parties are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose your personal information for their own or any others' marketing purposes.

Legal and Compliance – We may disclose information about you as is required by law or legal process such as subpoenas or court or agency orders, or as we may reasonably determine to be necessary or appropriate to protect our rights or the rights of others, to avert loss or harm to persons or property, to enforce our website Terms of Use or this Privacy Notice, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity.

Sale of Business - Your information may also be transferred as an asset in connection with a merger or sale (including any transfer made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of TJX Businesses or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale or other change in corporate control.

How We Protect Your Information

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of your information.

Online access to certain personal information may be protected with a password you select. We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone, and we will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited communication.

Your Rights and Choices

To view or update your profile, you can log in to your account to make your changes. You can also ask us to remove your information from our systems by contacting us as described in the Contact Information section.

Changes to Our Notice

This privacy notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our online privacy practices relating to the site. We will post a prominent notice on the site to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Notice and indicate when it was most recently updated.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Notice, or if you wish to update the information you have provided us, you may do so by:

  • Writing to us at the following address:

    The TJX Companies, Inc.
    770 Cochituate Road
    Framingham, MA 01701
    Attn: Customer Service - Privacy Notice

  • Calling Customer Service Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) at the following toll-free number:
    1-800-926-6299.