The Reject Shop Limited is a discount variety retailer trading in stores throughout Australia. Information about us can be obtained by contacting our Privacy Officer on (03) 9371 5555 or by facsimile on (03) 9372 1211. The Reject Shop acknowledges and is committed to protecting your privacy. We will collect, use and disclose and hold personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1998 (“the Act”).
We will let you know:
- When we collect information about you
- What information we collect and hold about you and why we collect such information
- How that information is used by us
- If the law requires the collection of such information
- The consequences, if any, of you not disclosing such information
- That you can access such information and how you can access such information
- How you can correct such information if it is not correct.
Collection of personal information
The Reject Shop does not collect personal information unless it is necessary for us to carry out our functions and activities as part of our business. We only collect such information by lawful and fair means and in an unobtrusive way. You may provide us with personal information about yourself or others each time you contact us by phone, fax, letter or email. We may need to use this information to provide you with our services and/or products. This information will be used and managed as follows:
Disclosure of personal information
We will use and disclose your personal information for the primary purposes of our business as a retailer or a purpose related to our primary purpose such as marketing, where you consent to such disclosure or such disclosure is permitted by the Act. In addition we may use such information to market to you products and services offered by The Reject Shop unless you have indicated that you do not wish to obtain such offers or material. Such a request can be made to the Privacy Officer. We will in such circumstances use the personal information provided for the sole purpose of providing the service you have requested.
The Reject Shop may utilise the services of contractors from time to time for the purposes of undertaking services as promoted by the Company. Your personal information will only be provided to these businesses for the purpose of enabling a service to be provided to you.
We will not otherwise provide your personal information to a third party without your approval.
Security and access of personal information
Ensuring Accuracy of the Personal Information We Hold
We will reasonably attempt to ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate, up to date and complete. To assist us to do this please provide us with the correct information and inform us if your details have changed. This can be done by providing us with details of any changes to your information by fax or post. If we deny you access to information or deny a request for correction we will provide you with the reasons why we have denied you access or corrected such information in the circumstances.
The Reject Shop Privacy Complaint Process
If you are concerned with the way The Reject Shop has handled your personal information, please contact our Privacy Officer with your complaint. We will make available to you a Privacy Complaint Form, which you will be required to complete and return to us. This will ensure the prompt investigation of your complaint. If we have not handled your personal information in an appropriate way we will take steps to remedy your concerns promptly.