Best&Less is part of the Pepkor Group of companies which incorporates Pepkor South East Asia Pty Ltd and the companies which operate the retail stores Best&Less , the kidstore, Mozi, Harris Scarfe, and Store (‘Pepkor Group’).
COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Best&Less collects personal information from you that is required to provide you with the goods and services you request from our retail stores. Your personal information is primarily collected to enable us to complete your retail transactions with us and to gain an understanding of your preferences and requirements in order for Best&Less to provide information, goods and services that are of interest to you. Your personal information is also collected to enhance your use of the Website and your experience in shopping in Best&Less retail stores.
Best&Less will collect information that does personally identify you where required (this may include your name, email address, home address, telephone number, gender, age, the number of children you have and their ages and gender etc) but only when you voluntarily give it to us. We collect this information to carry out the functions offered on the Website and to provide you with offers and information about shopping in Best&Less retail stores. We might collect this personal information through: online shopping purchases; in-store purchases and lay-bys; entry into competitions; subscribing to our newsletter; signing up as a VIP; creating a user account; sending ‘contact us’ messages or other correspondence through the Website; or through advertising, research and direct marketing.
We do not collect sensitive information about you.
STORAGE AND SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Due to the nature of the Internet, Best&Less does not provide any guarantee or warranty regarding the security of your personal information during transmission to us or storage by us and you acknowledge that you disclose your personal information to us at your own risk. Please contact us immediately if you become aware or have reason to believe there has been any unauthorised use of your personal information in connection with the Website.
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You consent to Best&Less using your personal information for Pepkor Group’s advertising and direct marketing purposes in order to inform you about its retail stores, the Website and the goods and services it provides, or other matters that it believes will be of interest to you.
Best&Less may disclose your personal information, and you consent to the disclosure of your personal information, to:
other entities within the Pepkor Group for use for advertising and direct marketing purposes;
third parties engaged by us to perform functions or provide products and services on our behalf such as processing credit card information, mail outs, debt collection, marketing, research and advertising; and
our advertisers, agents, business partners, and associates located both in and outside Australia who may wish to send you information about their products and services (and in respect of those located outside of Australia you acknowledge that as a result of your consent to such disclosure subclause 8.1 of the ‘Australian Privacy Principles’ will not apply).
If you would like to unsubscribe from receiving direct marketing communications from Best&Less or do not want us to share your personal information with other parties, please e-mail us or follow the steps to unsubscribe which are presented in every communication you receive from us, requesting your personal information be removed from our mailing list. We will use reasonable endeavours to remove your personal information within a reasonable period of receipt of your request.
Best&Less reserves the right to disclose your personal information if it is required or authorised to do so by law, or, if it is reasonably necessary in its opinion to protect the rights or property of Best&Less or any third party, or to avoid injury to any person.
If the Best&Less business is sold or merges with another entity then some or all of your personal information may be passed to a third party.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Best&Less will use all reasonable endeavours to keep personal information it holds accurate, complete, up-to-date, relevant and not misleading. Please contact us if you would like to access the personal information Best&Less holds about you. We will use reasonable endeavours to provide a complete list of your personal information within a reasonable period of receipt of your request.
You may contact us to correct any of your personal information that is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date, or to request that your personal information be deleted. We will use reasonable endeavours to correct or delete your personal information as requested within a reasonable period of receipt of your request. If applicable, any legal requirement on us to maintain certain records of your personal information shall prevail over any of your requests. We may require you to provide your identity before providing you with copies of your personal information.