Last updated: March 2023
We care about protecting and respecting your privacy. In order to serve you better and provide you with the best experience on our website, we may collect some personal data about you.
Sometimes, we may send you a new notice to explain how we may use your personal data in specific situations, and will always give you the choice to opt out of such uses.
Your personal data will be provided by you, collected by us or our indirect or direct subsidiaries or affiliates, or captured automatically when you access or use our Web Service. For example, we collect your personal data when you create a User Account, browse or make purchases through the Web Service, and when you send us emails.
If you are under the age of 18, you must obtain your parent or guardian’s consent to use our Web Service or apply for a User Account.
It may be necessary for you to provide us with certain personal data in order for you to use our Web Service. We will let you know when such data is essential. All other personal data is up to you to provide or not, as you prefer.
If you register for a User Account to use our Web Service, some of the personal data we may collect about you includes:
We may ask you to provide personal information when you apply for a job with us via our recruitment website http://joinus.dfiretailgroup.com, or when you fill in an application form at one of our stores or recruitment centres, or when you apply through our distribution centres. Some of the personal data we may collect about you for this purpose includes: salutation, full name, nationality, identity and/or passport number, address, telephone number, email address, details of your current employment including name of employer, job title, current salary and salary expectations, details of your education and qualifications, details of your work history including job title, length of service, details of any criminal convictions, details of any bankruptcy declaration, languages and language proficiency and referee details.
We may use online tracking technology such as cookies, pixel tags, web beacons and other similar technologies (for example, we may use Google Analytics) to automatically collect information about:
You have the right to disable any of these online tracking technologies. To learn more about how we use the above data, please see the section below on Online tracking technology.
We may offer the additional services described below to better personalize services offered to you and improve your website experience, and request that you provide additional personal information by granting permission for the Web Service to access your devices’ location information, camera/webcam, photo album, microphone and address book. If you do not provide the information described below, or revoke permissions granted, your use of the basic functions of the Web Service will not be affected, however you may not be able to receive the additional services. Please note that your decision to revoke permissions will not affect information previously collected and used based on your prior authorization.
We also collect some of your personal data whenever we communicate with you (e.g. email content, contact information, etc.), or when you complete any voluntary surveys and questionnaires we may send you from time to time (e.g. your demographic information and feedback).
We will only use your personal data for the purposes set out below.
To help administer and maintain your User Account, including:
To assist you when you contact us in relation to a job with us, including the following purposes:
To provide you with marketing and promotional materials ("Marketing Communications"), if you choose to receive them. Please see the section on Direct Marketing below for more information.
To create personalised Marketing Communications tailored to your interests and preferences, and to provide you with the best possible experience in relation to our Web Service and your User Account. We may also use data analytics tools to conduct profiling and to determine whether our or any DFI Retail Group members’ offers, advertisements and promotions are effective, as well as to determine whether you may be interested in new services, or to customise the content and types of offers and services that we present to you.
We may use your personal data to understand and improve our Web Service, or our partners’ operations, or our DFI Retail Group members’ operations, through various means, such as the use of analytics tools, research, surveys and feedback forms. This will enable us, our partners, and DFI Retail Group members to enhance services or products, develop new features and benefits, and assess and amend business, marketing and strategic operations and plans.
We may use your personal data to investigate or handle any incidents, claims or disputes, or as otherwise required by law in connection with your User Account, our Web Service, or as requested by any law enforcement or regulatory authorities, courts or other governmental agencies. We may also use your personal data in relation to any legal proceedings concerning you.
If you create a User Account with us, your personal data may be shared with our partners to facilitate the processing of payments and delivery, conduct profiling and risk analysis of your User Account, and related services and transactions, as well as for data analytics purposes in order to improve their operations, services or products.
Your personal data may be transferred to any DFI Retail Group members for any of the purposes we have set out above. However, we will not provide your personal data to any DFI Retail Group member in order for them to send you marketing materials regarding their own products and services, unless we obtain your prior consent.
Your personal data may be shared with our or any DFI Retail Group members’ service providers (including agents and contractors) who process personal data on our behalf to help us administer and operate our Web Service, to conduct identity verification, online recruitment, profiling and data analytics/processing, process payments, conduct marketing activities, to help aggregate and anonymise the personal data, or to carry out any of the purposes set out above. These may include IT vendors, back-office and front-end or ancillary service providers, recruitment agents, call centre operators and marketing agencies, data management and analytics service providers, and customer contact services. Our service providers may contact you on our behalf or on behalf of our DFI Retail Group members, for any of the purposes set out above.
When necessary, we may share your personal data with our professional advisors, including lawyers, accountants, financial advisors and insurers. Your personal data may also be shared with third parties in connection with any merger, acquisition, consolidation, restructuring, sale of assets, financing or any other similar scenarios involving the transfer of some or all of our business assets.
Aggregated or anonymised data that does not include any personally identifiable information may be used by us, our DFI Retail Group members or other third parties for various purposes, including enabling them to better understand customer needs or to improve and adapt their operations, products and services, or for the purposes of industry benchmarking, machine learning, research or analytics.
If you have consented to receive offers and promotions from us, we may use your personal data to:
We may send you Marketing Communications and market research invitations by email, through your User Account or in-app notifications on your mobile device, when you access the Web Service, or through online banner advertisements, post, telephone or SMS.
Before providing you with Marketing Communications, we will ask for your consent. You can choose at any time not to receive any Marketing Communications from us. Please see the section on Your rights below.
If you have agreed to receive Marketing Communications from us, our DFI Retail Group members or our partners may occasionally act as our service providers and send Marketing Communications on our behalf. However, we will not provide your personal data to our DFI Retail Group members or our partners for them to send you marketing materials regarding their own products or services, unless you allow this.
If any of our partners or DFI Retail Group members wish to send you any marketing materials regarding their own products and services directly, then they must obtain your separate consent for this. We are not involved in any marketing done directly by DFI Retail Group members that concerns any reward programmes, or products or services offered or provided by them, or by our partners that is unrelated to the Web Service. If you agree to receive any marketing materials from our partners or DFI Retail Group members, then please carefully read our respective partners’ or DFI Retail Group members’ own privacy policies.
If your User Account is inactive for three (3) months or longer, we reserve the right to remove your personal data from your User Account. If you subsequently attempt to log into your User Account, you may need you to re-verify your identify or re-enter your personal details to continue using the Web Service.
You have the right to access and correct your personal data held by us, at any time, by sending an email to our Data Protection Officer at personaldata@DFIretailgroup.com.
In order to ensure that your personal data is kept as accurate as possible, please notify us at the email address above of any changes to your personal data.
At any time, you can ask us to stop using your personal data to send you Marketing Communications, or you can customise how you would like to receive Marketing Communications from us. You can exercise your rights to do this by:
We will stop using your personal data to send you Marketing Communications in accordance with your request. However, we may still send you non-promotional communications such as information concerning the administration of your User Account, and may use non-personally identifiable information collected via cookies and other tracking technology to display marketing information via online advertising banners on websites and apps visited by you.
We are not involved or responsible for any marketing materials sent directly by our partners or DFI Retail Group members that concern any reward programmes, or products or services offered or provided by them that are unrelated to the functions of the Web Service. If you would like to stop receiving any marketing materials from our partners or DFI Retail Group members, then please contact them directly in order to unsubscribe from their mailing lists.
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You can exercise your right to choose whether or not to accept cookies by adjusting your browser settings to modify your cookie preferences. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you are free to remove or block all browser cookies. However, if you turn off your cookies, some of our services may not function properly and you will not be able to receive the most efficient and personalised experience.
Our Web Service may contain links to other third party websites and applications, including those of our partners and our DFI Retail Group members (“Third Party Sites”). We do not own or control, and are not responsible for, the privacy practices of those Third Party Sites. We encourage you to remain alert if you follow any links to leave our Web Service, and to review the privacy policies of those Third Party Sites so that you are aware of how your personal data may be collected and used by such third parties.
Please ensure that you are legally authorized to share with us any information that contains personal data of another person.