Your privacy is important
“We”, “us”, “our” and “Kmart” means Kmart Australia Limited ABN 73 004 700 485 (trading as Kmart and Kmart Tyre & Auto Service) and its Australian and offshore subsidiaries, Coles Group Asia Pty Ltd (including Hong Kong Branch Office, Dongguan Participating Office, Shanghai Representative Office), Coles Group New Zealand Holdings Limited, Tyre and Auto Pty Ltd, Tyremaster (Wholesale) Pty Ltd, , Kmart Australia Limited Bangladesh Liaison Office, Coles Group Asia Pty Ltd, Coles Direct Sourcing Private Limited (India).
This Policy describes how we comply with our obligations under the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993 as well as the privacy or data protection laws of other jurisdictions where we operate.
We may amend this Policy at any time by posting the updated version on our website.
Kmart is not responsible for the privacy practices of sites that are linked to this website via hyperlinks, banner advertising or otherwise.
What information do we collect?
Generally, the information we collect about customers includes your name, home or work address, delivery address, phone number, payment, credit and billing information, and e-mail addresses. We also collect demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postcode, age, gender and shopping preferences, interests and favourites. When you visit our websites, we may also collect information about your computer, including your IP address.
We also collect information about your use of our website using cookies. You can choose to decline cookies, but if you do so, you may not be able to fully experience our online interactive features.
We may also collect additional information about customers, including purchase history, location and preferences, either directly, or through our business partners (including FlyBuys, other companies in the Wesfarmers Group and GE Capital Finance, who administer our store cards).
We also collect information about:
Ordinarily, customers can purchase goods from us without disclosing personal information, but in this situation we may not be able to provide you with the full range of services available.
How we collect and hold information
Where it is reasonable and practicable to do so, we collect your personal information from you directly when you purchase products or services from us, or enter into arrangements with us, provide feedback/complaints to us or register your details with us or one of our business partners (for example, in connection with FlyBuys). Depending on the product or service we provide to you, we may collect your personal information from third parties. Information about suppliers’ employees is usually collected from the supplier. Information about potential employees is usually collected during the recruitment process.
If you are an agent who has, or is entering into, an arrangement to provide products and services on our behalf, of if you have purchased goods or services from us on layby, we may also collect your personal information from credit reporting agencies. By providing your personal information to us, you confirm that you have reviewed this Policy and consent to the collection and use of your personal information as specified.
We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Your personal information is stored on password protected servers located in access controlled secure locations.
Kmart are working with Google to improve online shopping experience across devices.
If you are signed into your Google account when you use Kmart Online, then Google may also combine data from your Google account with data about your use of Kmart Online, in order to help identify you to be shown relevant Kmart advertising online, across your devices. This is done using a Google service called Remarketing with Google Analytics, which links Google Analytics cookies (set by Kmart) with Google advertising cookies (set by Google). Google Analytics is a tool that helps website owners measure how users interact with website content. For more information and to opt out:
Why we collect and how we use information
We collect and use your information to:
From time to time, we may also use your personal information to send you targeted news, offers and promotions of our products and services. If you do not wish to receive these communications you can opt-out by contacting us at the address listed below.
How we disclose your information
We will only disclose information about you to third parties if required by law or legal process, to our advisers or to companies who are responsible for parts of our service delivery – including to other companies in the Wesfarmers Group including FlyBuys (Loyalty Pacific Pty Ltd), to delivery companies, external call centres, suppliers and manufacturers, mail houses, recruitment firms and third party fulfilment centres.
We may occasionally transfer your personal information, credit information (and credit eligibility information) to organisations located overseas, for example where:
We require overseas recipients to use personal information only for the purpose provided and to implement strict confidentiality and data protection arrangements. Your information may also be stored on computer servers located outside of Australia and New Zealand. Any offshore disclosures will be to entities located in the United States of America and the Asia Pacific region (including but not limited to China, India, Bangladesh, Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong).
In special circumstances – for example, if we were to sell our business or part of our business – your information may be transferred to potential purchasers and their advisers as part of that sale. From time to time, we may provide aggregated and de-identified information to other business partners for various purposes.
Accessing and correcting your information and questions
You can request access to your information or that your information be corrected by contacting us at the address below.
If you have a question about this Policy or wish to make a complaint about the way we have collected, used, held or disclosed your personal information, please contact us at the address below. We may need to contact you for further details.
If you wish to make a formal complaint, please make your complaint in writing to our Privacy Officer. We will consider your complaint promptly and contact you to seek to resolve the matter. If we have not responded to you within a reasonable time, you can make a complaint to the New Zealand Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
Kmart Customer Service
690 Springvale Road, Mulgrave 3170 VIC
Email (to complain or access or correct information): firstname.lastname@example.org
Email (to unsubscribe): email@example.com
Phone: 0800 945 995
Office of the Privacy Commissioner
PO BOX 10094, Wellington 6143
Last updated: September 2017