Petbarn PTY LTD and Friend For Life program – Privacy collection notice
Petbarn Pty Ltd (ACN 001 802 759), and its subsidiaries, (we, our, us, Petbarn) operates pet-related
retail stores across Australia and offers the Friends for Life loyalty program (Loyalty Program). We
are part of the Greencross Group (which includes Greencross Pty Limited (ACN 119 778 862) and
Greencross Operations Pty Ltd (ACN 130 686 743) and their subsidiaries). Any reference to we, our or
us is also is a reference to the Greencross Group.
We understand the importance of being
open and transparent with you in the way in which we collect, store, use and share your personal
information. We take protecting your privacy rights very seriously. We strongly encourage you to
read this notice before you create your account, so that you understand and are comfortable with how
we handle your personal information.
What personal information do we collect and how do we collect it?
|How do we collect this information?
|Personal and contact details
When you create an online shopping account with us (and join our loyalty program), we
|Information about your purchases and transactions
When you make purchases using your online shopping account, we will also collect
|Online and digital services information
When you use our online services (such as our website), we may collect information
Why do we collect, store and use your personal information?
We will collect and use your personal information for the purpose of processing your purchase and
facilitating the provision of products and services to you (including to communicate with you in
response to your enquiries about our products and services).
We collect and use your
personal information so we can administer the Loyalty Program including to properly account for
accrued points and other benefits. This includes sending you communications regarding your points
and delivering any benefits to you (such as a voucher you have earnt as part of the Loyalty
We may also use your personal information to aggregate this information and
conduct data analytics activities (to help us understand trends in consumer behaviour, and improve
In addition, we will use and disclose your personal information for marketing
purposes, and you consent to us (or agents acting on its behalf) communicating with you via email,
SMS, push notifications, social media, or by regular post, to:
- promote the Loyalty Program, including special offers and promotions (such as price discounts);
- promote Petbarn’s or another member of the Greencross Group’s products and services (including
to let you know about other products and services or promotions you may be interested in).
You are always in control of the direct marketing communications which you receive and can opt-out
at any time. Generally you can opt-out by following the relevant opt-out or unsubscribe instructions
in the relevant communication (such as email or SMS message).
You can also contact us using
the detail set out below to tell us you would like to stop receiving direct marketing communications
For more information about cookies, including how to opt-out of targeted
Important points regarding opting out
- if you are a customer of multiple Greencross Group members (for example you have an account with
Petbarn, and are also separately a client of Greencross vets), even if you opt out from
receiving direct marketing communications from Petbarn, this will not mean you are opted out
from receiving direct marketing communications from Greencross vets (for example); and
- regardless of whether you opt out from receiving any or all direct marketing communications, we
will still communicate with you if we are required by law to provide you with information, or in
relation to the services or products we are providing you with (for example, in relation to
delivery information for products, sending you an invoice in relation to a transaction or
providing you with any vouchers you have earnt through the Friends for Life loyalty program).
If you opt-out of marketing communications, we will still need to communicate with you (for example
to send you an order confirmation or deliver a voucher you have earnt through the Loyalty Program).
Who will we share your personal information with?
We may share your personal information with:
- other members of the Greencross Group (for example, where that member provides us with IT
support or assists to administer the Loyalty Program);
- other members of the Greencross Group for the purpose of direct marketing and so other members
can provide targeted advertising which may be of interest to you (please see our comprehensive
- our service providers (such as our consultants); and
- our partners (for example we have partnered with Portier Pacific Pty Ltd (ACN 622 362 459)
(Uber), and will share your personal information with Uber to facilitate the delivery service
(including to keep you updated about the status of your product order and delivery)).
What happens if you do not want to provide your personal information?
If you do not provide your personal information, we may not be able to create your account, enrol
you in the Loyalty Program, process your purchase, provide our services to you or properly account
for your member benefits.
If you do not wish to provide your personal information, you may
wish to checkout as a guest, which will mean that we will collect the personal information you
provide during the checkout process to process your order, but we will not collect additional
information about you related to your purchase. If you join the Loyalty Program but at a later stage
wish to checkout as a guest, please use a different email address to the one linked to your Loyalty
How can you find out more information?
- more detailed information about the way we collect, use, hold and share your personal
information (including countries outside of Australia where your personal information may be
- information about how you can opt out of marketing communications from us;
- details about how you may access or seek correction of your personal information; and
- information about how you may make a complaint about your privacy (including about how your
personal information has been handled).
Please see our separate Cookies Policy for further information about cookies and online technologies,
as well as opting-out and managing your settings.
You can contact us using the details below:
|Contact Greencross Group
You can contact us 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday AEST
Quarter One, Level 2, 1 Epping Road, North Ryde, NSW 2113