Why we collect your personal information?
When you register your interest we may ask for identification information from you to assess your suitability. This could include your name, address and contact details. If you do not provide all the information we request, we won’t be able to assess this. We will collect all personal information directly from you.
For what purposes do we collect, hold, use and disclose personal information?
The main reason we collect, use, hold and disclose personal information is to consider if you could be a supplier to the Westpac Group. Some of the examples of how we use your information include:
-To help us understand your business capability and service offerings and to evaluate your organisation as a potential Diverse Supplier of the Westpac Group;
-Contact you about supply arrangements;
-Promote your products or services across the Westpac Group;
-Provide you with information about Westpac Group products and services;
-To share with external parties which may include Westpac Group customers, companies, Westpac Group suppliers and diverse supplier network organisations and their corporate members
If you are not considered suitable to be a supplier to the Westpac Group, we may use your information as outlined above.
We may use your information to comply with legislative or regulatory requirements in any jurisdiction, prevent fraud, crime or other activity that may cause harm in relation to our products or services and help us run our business.
Disclosing your personal information
We may disclose your personal information to other members of the Westpac Group, anyone we engage to do something on our behalf, other organisations that assist us with our business, Westpac Group suppliers, customers, companies, diverse supplier network organisations and their corporate members.
We may disclose your personal information to a recipient which is located outside Australia. This includes:
- Westpac Group companies located in China, India, Singapore, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States; and
- Westpac Group’s service providers which are likely to be located in New Zealand, Canada, USA, India, Philippines, and China.