The Unity Purchasing Privacy Policy

Unity Purchasing has created this privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information. This policy was created in June 2008. This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our online information practices. We will post a notice on this Web site to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Policy. If you have any queries regarding this Privacy Policy or your personal information please contact the Unity Purchasing’s Privacy Contact Officer on (07) 31142348.

Personal Information

The Unity Purchasing Group and Unity Purchasing collects certain personal information necessary to establish a mutually rewarding relationship with you and so that you can access our services.

We do not collect personal information about you unless it is necessary for:

  • providing Unity Purchasing services to you;
  • informing you of any pending additional service or business product that interest may you;
  • providing you with news and articles or information on areas of business or the hospitality industry that may interest you
  • accounting and administration
  • regulatory compliance


With the personal information that we collect, we hope to improve the services, products and information that we provide to you. The type of information we collect includes any specific information you provide to us through the "contact" link on this site, such as your name; e-mail address, address (work or home), telephone number, occupation, the company for which you work and any services, products or areas of Unity Purchasing business that may interest you If you would like to receive company email newsletters from Unity Purchasing, we ask for your name and email address so we can send you the newsletters.

Protection of your Personal Information

We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on this Web site. We use secure socket layer (SSL) technology to help keep the personal information you provide on this site secure.

Consent to Disclosure

We will only use your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected and any directly related purpose. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information, and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.

We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use personal information you have provided through this Web site in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.

Direct Marketing

In general, The Unity Purchasing Group will not disclose your name and address to third parties for the purpose of allowing them to direct market their goods or services. However, we may use your personal information to bring to your attention other new suppliers, products and services that may be of interest to you. Any direct marketing by The Unity Purchasing Group or Unity Purchasing will be provided on the basis that you may inform us not to forward direct marketing material in the future.

Accurate Information

The Unity Purchasing Group wishes to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up to date at all times. If you advise us of any changes to your personal information we will correct it accordingly.

Non-Personal Information and Cookies

We collect certain aggregate and non-personal information when you visit this Web site. Aggregate and non-personal information does not relate to a single identifiable visitor. It tells us such things as how many users visited our site and the pages accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor our Web site to our visitors. We collect this information either through "cookie" technology or with "web beacons," as explained below. Like many companies, we use browser cookies on this Web site. Browser cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit certain Web sites. We use browser cookies to tell us, for example, whether you’ve visited us before or if you’re a new visitor and to help us identify site features in which you may have the greatest interest. Browser cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new browser cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new browser cookie, and how to disable existing browser cookies. Without browser cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all our Web site features. We provide links to other Web sites for your convenience and information. These sites may have their own privacy statements in place, which we recommend you review if you visit any linked Web sites.