Collection notice

Collection notice

The bunch is an online community where members have the opportunity to try products and share their views about them. The bunch community and the website (bunch.woolworths.com.au ( “Site”)) are owned and operated by Woolworths Group Limited (ABN 88 000 014 675) (“Woolworths”, “us”, “our”, or “we”).

Collection purposes

Wherever possible, Woolworths collects your personal information directly from you. This includes your account information (nominated member bunch nickname, gender, address, contact details and chosen image) and any additional information about you that you choose to post on the Site (such as reviews, opinions, recipes, articles, photos, videos, comments and discussions with other members on the Site). Some of the information we collect is necessary to  open a bunch account. If you choose not to provide this mandatory information, we will not be able to register you as a bunch member.

We collect your personal information primarily for the purposes of registering and administering your account, enabling your participation as a member of the community, which includes considering any enquiries or requests you make,  promoting our products and services to you, and facilitating your use of the Site.

We may use your personal information, and the information shared by you with us, for the following purposes:

- to help us improve our products and/or product offerings;
- for research and analytical purposes; 
- for promotional and marketing purposes:
- on any of our websites and on our social media platforms; and
- in other material (such as catalogues, magazines, posters and point of sale material and digital advertising) as well as corporate communications (such as media releases, press releases, shareholder reports and annual reports); and
- to comply with our legal obligations.
 

Content shared by you on the Site, including reviews, opinions, recipes, articles, photos, videos, comments and discussions (and any personal information within those) will be viewable by other members of the bunch community and will be identifiable via your chosen username and chosen image. 

If we use your reviews, opinions, recipes, photos, videos and articles (and any personal information you share within those) on any of our websites, on our social media platforms, in other material or in corporate communications, will be viewable by the general public. Yourchosen bunch nickname may be included (unless we confirm otherwise with you in advance).

Please remember that bunch is a public online community. Any personal information you share about yourself or any other person on the Site will be accessible to other members of the bunch community, and in certain circumstances (as outlined above) accessible by the public. For this reason, please do not share any personal, sensitive or confidential information about you or any other person whilst using the Site.

Disclosure to others

We disclose your personal information to other persons and entities. For example, we disclose personal information to: 

- our service providers and trusted partners who perform functions or services on our behalf (including to our product suppliers and information technology service providers); 
- our related bodies corporate; or 
- to regulators or courts for compliance with applicable laws or where otherwise required by law. 


Some of those companies we may disclose personal information to may be located overseas in countries including New Zealand, India, the United Kingdom and the United States.

We will request that any organisation to which your personal information is disclosed also treats the information as confidential.

Our Privacy Policy

You can find a copy of our Privacy Policy at https://www.woolworthsgroup.com.au/privacy.  Our Privacy Policy contains information about how we collect, hold, secure, use and share your personal information, how you can seek access to or correct the personal information we hold about you, and how you can complain about a breach of privacy.

If you have an enquiry about privacy, you can contact us by email at privacy@woolworths.com.au or by telephone on 1300 908 631. Our lines are open Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm (AEST). Alternatively, you can write to the Privacy Officer – Woolworths Group Limited, PO Box 8000, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153.

Last updated: April 2021