Data Protection and Privacy

Personal data will be collected from you when you apply online including your name, address and e-mail address. Your personal data will be used to manage your registration and application. We will not collect any personal information about you without your consent. Personal data will be processed fairly in adherence with the law. Reasonable and appropriate measures are taken to ensure that your personal data (including the information in your CV) is protected from unauthorized access or modification, unlawful destruction and improper use. We may pass information that you have given us to other companies within the WHSmith PLC group of companies or to any outside parties, if we believe the law requires it. If you object to your information being transferred or used in this way, please do not register.

If we decide to change our privacy commitment, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone.


It is your responsibility to ensure that your CV is accurate and kept up to date. If you provide details for a reference, it is your responsibility to ensure that the person is aware that you have forwarded his/her details and is happy for you to do so.

Diversity Statement

WHSmith values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everybody regardless of gender, race, colour, ethnic origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age should be treated with respect and dignity. People's differences should be valued and recognised in everything we do and never be open to discrimination.

Liability for Accuracy and Applicability

The information contained in this website is not comprehensive and, despite our efforts, it may not be accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case. We cannot accept any liability for any inaccuracies or omissions (to the extent permitted by law) in this website, and any decisions you make based on information contained in this website are your sole responsibility. Neither WHSmith PLC nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages of whatsoever kind arising out of access to, or the use of this website or any information contained in it.

This site is aimed at those who access this website from the United Kingdom mainland. Those who access this site from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent that local laws are applicable.

No information contained in this website constitutes or would be deemed to constitute an invitation to invest or otherwise deal in the shares of WHSmith PLC.

Use of any Hyperlink

Neither we nor any of our subsidiaries are responsible for the content of any other website, including any website through which you may have gained access to our website or to which you may gain access from our website. We do not accept any liability in connection with any such sites or links.