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Privacy policy

Data protection at Nest

At the National Employment Savings Trust (Nest) Corporation, we take your privacy seriously. Please watch our video, read this Privacy policy, our privacy information notices below, and our Cookies policy. Together they explain our data protection policy and describe how we’ll use any personal data we collect from you or that is provided to us.

We may change our Privacy policy from time to time. If we make any material changes, we’ll let you know about them. We’ll also include them here.

Privacy Information Notices

How can you access, correct your information and withdraw consent?

You can find out how to correct the information we hold about you, change your preferences relating to marketing communications from us and withdraw your consent at any time by visiting the relevant privacy notice below.

Depending on the circumstances, you may also have the right to:

•    request the removal of personal information we hold about you
•    request restriction of the processing of such information
•    object to the processing of such information
•    request a copy of such information in a portable format.

If you have concerns about the way we handle your personal data, you can email us at or by mail to Data Protection Officer, Nest Corporation, 10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4PU or you can contact the ICO directly.

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I am a Nest member

Your privacy rights when you’ve been enrolled into Nest

I am a Nest member

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I am a Nest member delegate

Your privacy rights when you’ve been given access to a member’s Nest account

I am a Nest member delegate

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I am a Nest employer delegate, or a Nest connector delegate

Your privacy rights when you’ve been given access to a Nest account

I am a Nest employer delegate

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I am an initiator of an employer account or a Nest connector

Your privacy rights when you’ve been given access to a Nest account

I am an initiator

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I am a third party (such as ex-spouse, beneficiary of a member, doctor, etc.)

Your privacy rights as a third party to a Nest account

I am a third party

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I am applying for a vacancy at Nest

Your privacy rights if you're applying for a job at Nest.

I am applying for a vacancy


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I am browsing your website

We use cookies to improve your experience on our website.

Cookies policy

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I am contacting Nest

Individual’s using the ‘contact us’ option who do not already have a relationship with Nest.

When contacting Nest

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Engaging with Nest Insight

Our public-benefit research unit, Nest Insight, has their own website and privacy policy.

Nest Insight's privacy policy

Data protection

The UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018, jointly referred to as 'Data Protection legislation', are now in full force in the UK. In most instances, Nest Corporation is the controller for the processing of personal information we hold about you. You can find more information in the relevant individual privacy information notices below.

Nest Corporation is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Our registration number is Z2343426. You can read more about UK data protection on the ICO website

You can also download this frequently asked questions document (PDF) if you need additional information on data protection legislation not contained in the relevant privacy notices. 

Nest has a dedicated Data Protection Officer, whose office can be contacted at

Other third-party websites

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from third-party websites, including those of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy policies. We don’t accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Security and safe storage of your personal information

The security of your personal information is very important to us and we take this matter very seriously. We use appropriate procedures and security features to process and protect your information and have a robust framework in place to ensure the security of your information.

The information security management systems operated by Nest Corporation, our Scheme administrator and our IT-managed services provider are all independently certified to the ISO 27001 standard. This gives us assurance that our systems and processes are robust and helps protect your personal information.

You can download our current Corporation ISO27001 certificate in PDF format.

If you’d like additional information on this topic, we’ve also published more details on our security processes and protocols in this security white paper (PDF).

We may monitor the use and content of emails, calls and secure messages sent from and received by us so that we can, for instance, identify and take legal action against unlawful or improper use of our systems. The main examples of unlawful or improper use are attempting to impersonate Nest Corporation, the transmission of computer viruses and attempts to prevent this website or its services from working.

Freedom of information

Nest Corporation is a public authority in its role as a public corporation. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives any person of any nationality, anywhere in the world, the right of access to official information held by public authorities.

Visit our Freedom of Information page to find out more about what information Nest Corporation publishes, how we respond to information requests and how we handle complaints.

Comments and queries

You can send any queries and comments about this Privacy policy by email to or by mail to Data Protection Officer, Nest Corporation, 10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4PU. Depending on the nature of your enquiry, we may need to pass it to a government agency to fulfil your request or answer your query.

Careers at Nest

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Interested in a career at Nest? Check our careers section for current vacancies and information on how to apply. 

Explore careers at Nest