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Privacy policy

National Employment Savings Trust (Nest) Corporation ('we' or 'us') takes your privacy seriously. Please read this Privacy policy, our privacy information notices below, help areas (when interacting with our website) 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.

The UK General Data Protection Regulation 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. More information on this can be found in the relevant individual privacy information notice below.

Nest Corporation is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (Registration number: Z2343426).

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

Change to Data protection law

Legislation governing the use of your personal data in the UK has changed. The UK General Data Protection Regulation and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 are in force in the UK. You can read more about the changes on the ICO's website.

In line with the above changes, Nest has updated this policy and has prepared privacy information notices (see links provided below) so that you can find out how we use your personal information. 

In addition, Nest has prepared this frequently asked questions document for anyone seeking additional information on data protection legislation not contained in the relevant privacy notices below.

Our privacy information notices are listed below under titles which relate specifically to who the information applies to.

Changes to the policy

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

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’ll use appropriate procedures and security features to process and protect your information. We have in place a robust framework 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 view our current Corporation ISO27001 certificate in PDF format.

In addition, Nest has prepared this security white paper for anyone seeking additional information on this topic and to satisfy any due diligence requirements.

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.

Privacy Information Notices

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

You’re able to find out how to correct the information we hold about you, or change your preferences relating to marketing communications from Nest and withdraw your consent at any time by clicking on the appropriate section below:

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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

It's simple and straightforward to apply 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

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

  • request erasure of personal information we hold about you
  • request restriction of 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 contact us (please see details below) or directly contact the ICO.

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 Support and resources section to find out more about what information Nest Corporation publishes, how we respond to information requests and how we handle complaints.

If you'd like to request information about Nest Corporation, please read the FOI guidance notes for applicants (PDF).

To make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act, please send your request to or to:

Freedom of Information requests
10 South Colonnade
Canary Wharf
E14 4PU

Comments and questions

You can send any queries and comments about this Privacy policy by email to or by mail to Secretariat, Nest Corporation, 10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4PU. Please note that if you email this address, or another specific address on the website, it may not always be possible for us to deal directly with your enquiry. We may need to pass this to another government agency to fulfil your request or answer your query.

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Do you need to get in touch?

COVID-19 has affected how we usually work. As we can’t be sure that our contact centres will continue to have access to posted mail, we ask that you send us a message or use web chat until the pandemic is over.