complies with a strict Privacy Statement as outlined
below. The purpose of this statement is for the protection
of your privacy and our commitment to it.
How FreeGroceries uses your
FreeGroceries uses your information primarily for
the emails & postal mail we send to you. It is
used in this way to target and personalise what we
send and the offers we release to you.
Under no circumstance will FreeGroceries sell or give
away your personal information to a third party other than postal records to authorised mailing partners. The
only exception to this rule is if your information
is required by law or if you specifically agree in
giving it out.
FreeGroceries exchanges your profile and demographic
data with their Partners for collective purposes only.
Hence, we may for example inform our partners that
40% of our members have an interest in computers.
Security of your information
The information you provide FreeGroceries with is
protected through our modern and strong security measures.
These measures protect your information from loss,
misuse and alteration. Our security measures are constantly
reviewed to ensure we provide the highest protection
of your information.
Once you become a FreeGroceries member, a cookie is
stored in your web browser. Hence, the next time you
visit the FreeGroceries site your browser will send
the cookie to our web server. The purpose of storing
a cookie is for us to identify who you are and prepare
a customized web page for you. Be assured that your
cookie can be accessed across the Internet only by
the FreeGroceries web site. Furthermore, the use of
cookies is widely accepted by the Internet community.
Partner web sites
As part of the reward process, FreeGroceries provides
links to their partner websites. This privacy statement
applies specifically to the FreeGroceries website.
When you visit a partner website they employ a separate
Privacy Statement which we are not responsible for.
Hence, it is advised that when you visit a partner
website you read their privacy statement.
The Spam Act refers to spam as “unsolicited
commercial electronic messaging”. Electronic
messaging covers emails, instant messaging, SMS and
other mobile phone messaging. They are only considered
to be spam if they are sent without the prior consent
of the recipient. Thus, when you sign up as a member
of FreeGroceries, you must explicitly agree to allow
us to send you commercial advertising emails and postal
As a rule, commercial electronic
messages must contain accurate information about the
sender of the message and an unsubscribe option allowing
members stop receiving messages. FreeGroceries complies
with these rules. If at any time you receive an unwanted
email or postal message from FreeGroceries please let
If you have questions about any of
the practices outlined in this Privacy Statement,
please do not hesitate to contact FreeGroceries to
resolve the issue.