Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


This is the Privacy Policy of the website ? (?Website?). This Privacy Policy governs the collection, use and other forms of processing of personal information of the visitors of the Website by Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ, based at 43 Crooks Road, East Tamaki, , Auckland, New Zealand (Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ). Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ is committed to respecting and safeguarding your privacy and the security of your personal information you share with us. If we collect or otherwise deal with your personal information, we will comply with the Privacy Act 1993.

This Privacy Statement is intended to inform you about how Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ will collect, hold, use, and disclose personal information, how individuals can gain access to personal information held by us and how an individual may inquire and complain about how we deal with personal information. If you are a user of our Website, this Privacy Policy should also be read in conjunction with our Legal Disclaimer/Terms and Conditions regulating the use of the Website (available on this Website).

By using or accessing the Website and/or any of our services (whether by your mobile phone, tablet, smartphone, PC or any other means), you are deemed to have agreed to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

From time to time, the Website may provide links to websites from other companies or organisations. You should carefully review the privacy policies of those websites, as they may differ from this Privacy Policy.


Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ is the legal entity responsible for the collection and processing of your personal information on this Website.


We only collect your personal information where that personal information is reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities. Depending on your relationship with us, this information may include, but is not limited to your name, number, address and/or email address.

We will use personal information for the primary purpose for which it was collected. The primary purpose of collection is the main reason we collect your personal information in the first instance. This will depend largely upon your relationship with us. For a supplier, the primary purpose may be to maintain a business relationship with you, for a job applicant it may be to conduct recruitment, for a customer, it may be to organise, facilitate and fulfil your order for a product(s) and/or to keep you informed of our marketing activities. We will only use personal information beyond the primary purpose where it is related to that purpose or where you consent to the further use (or otherwise as required or authorized by law).

Generally speaking, Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ collects, holds, uses and discloses personal information for purposes such as:

  • to personalise your experience when using the Website;
  • to facilitate, maintain and continue a business relationship with suppliers or distributors;
  • to communicate future promotional and marketing information including direct marketing purposes;
  • to communicate with you in a personal way, such as responding to your feedback or service requests, or, if you choose to receive such information, to inform you about our products;
  • to administer and fulfill your purchases of our products and to notify customers or others of products and services of Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ or other organisations that may assist you, including any special offers available. For the avoidance of doubt, any person that places an order or submits their details on the Website consents to their information being used by Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ to facilitate and fulfill their order and to, send them both current and future marketing and promotional material and/or consumer offers if we have their prior permission to do so;
  • to deal with any enquiries or complaints of customers or suppliers;
  • to administer your account;
  • to administer your participation in any contests, promotions, surveys or website features; for statistical purposes;
  • for our administrative purposes and for internal record keeping;
  • to comply with relevant laws and regulations;
  • perform market research and improve our business; and
  • as otherwise stated at or about the time information is collected.

We may also ask you to provide some optional information about your (use of) our products via a questionnaire. We use this information to perform market research and improve our business and products.

We will also process technical data such as the IP-address of your computer, the name of the domain and host from which you access the internet, the date and time of your visit and the website from which you linked directly to the Website. We use this information to enable the functionalities of the Website, measure the traffic and to make the Website more useful. For this purpose we also use cookies – please refer to the paragraph below entitled “Cookies”.

We do not store credit card information. Credit card information entered through our website is used by our payment provider to process your purchase and payment.

If you do not provide us with the information we request, we may not be able to fulfil the applicable purposes of collection as described above, such as to supply products or services to you, or respond to your requests or enquiries, or tailor the Website, products or services in the most beneficial way.


When collecting personal information we will do so only by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonable intrusive way. Where it is reasonable and practicable to do so, we will only collect personal information about you from you directly and not from third parties. However, in some instances, this will not be practicable and we will collect personal information about you from a third party.


We ?will not provide your personal data to third parties except as described below.

Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ may disclose your personal information to any company in the JDE group of companies (which includes our related companies).

Where necessary to fulfil the purposes, we may contract out various services associated with our business functions and activities. This may involve the disclosure of your personal information to other persons and organisations such as those listed below, both within New Zealand and overseas including countries such as Australia (Providers). ? Where we disclose your personal information to the Providers, we will do everything reasonably within our power to prevent unauthorised use or unauthorised disclosure of the information.. Where appropriate, we will ensure that your personal information is de-identified before being used or disclosed or destroyed or de-identified if it is no longer necessary that it be retained.

The types of persons and organisations to which we may disclose your personal information include the following:

  • organisations with whom we have arrangements or agreements for the purpose of promoting our products or services and any agents used by us in administering such arrangements or agreements;
  • our agents, contractors and external advisers who carry on our functions and activities or who assist us to carry on our functions and activities from time to time;
  • organisations who are contracted by us to perform certain services, including to maintain the Website and the personal information collected, provide cloud storage and management services for personal information, deliver products ordered on the Website, handle complaint and queries or facilitate any other service offered on the Website;
  • organisations or persons where you have otherwise consented;
  • our legal advisors, when needed; and other parties to whom we are authorised or required by law to disclose information.

Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ does not share your personal information with any other company for that company’s direct marketing services. For clarity, we may share your personal information with our service providers who may use the personal information for direct marketing services on Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ’s behalf, however, we will not share your personal information with other companies for the purpose of those companies marketing their own products to you.

Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ sometimes sells (part of) a business to another company. Such transfer of ownership may include the transfer of your personal information to the new owner.

Furthermore, we will release your personal data if so required or authorised by law, where necessary for preventing or combating fraud, where necessary for dispute resolution, or for any other pressing legitimate need which under the circumstances must outweigh your privacy interests, such as the security of our business and the safety of our staff.


We would like to send you information about our products that may interest you by means of e-mail, post, or other communication channels, but we will only do so if you specifically consent to receive such communications from us.

Your decision not to opt in now will not affect your communication preferences already shared with us earlier while using different contact data or a different user account.

You will always have the opportunity to unsubscribe from any further communication from us with respect to our products by using one of the following unsubscribe options:

  • by clicking the unsubscribe option on the footer of the emails; or
  • by accessing your profile online and changing your communication preferences.

Please note, if you have unsubscribed from any communications with respect to our products, we will action your request within 5 working days. However, within this period due to the processing time and production schedules, you may still receive communications already in production.


We take reasonable measures to ensure the security of your personal information that is held by us from such risks as loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We protect your personal information with a variety of security measures such as secure registration forms, encryption of data, and restricting access to your personal information. We remind you, however that if you send information to our Website, the Internet is not a secure environment and although all reasonable care is taken, we cannot warrant or guarantee the security of information you provide to us via electronic means.


You may request details of the personal information we hold about you, by writing to or contacting us on the details provided below.

No fee will be charged for making the request. We may charge a fee for the provision of this information to cover administrative costs, however, we will inform you of any fee at the time a request is made.

In general, we will allow access to the personal information we hold about you, however, we may deny access to you to the extent that we can do so pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993. For instance, we may deny access where the disclosure of information would involve the unwarranted disclosure of the affairs of another individual.

Should we deny you access to any personal information following an access request we will provide you with a reason for the denial. If you are aware that any of your personal information is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date following an access request, or because your circumstances have changed, please inform us so that we can update our records.

We will correct any incorrect personal information and will not refuse to make a correction without providing you with a reason for the refusal.

However, if we do refuse to make a correction, we will take reasonable steps to place with the disputed information a statement from you claiming that the disputed information in your opinion is not accurate, complete or up-to-date.


You should be aware that the business units responsible for the sale and marketing of Bell Branded Products are part of the JDE group of companies. As a consequence your personal information may be transferred within the JDE group of companies.


If you are a user of our Website, we note that Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ keeps track of the domains which people visit on this Website through the use of "cookies". This data is analysed for trends and statistics.

"Cookies" are a standard for storing small pieces of data on a web client (ie. the web browser on your computer). Any Web server (including this one) may: store one or more cookies in your browser; or request your browser to transmit the data to the Web server. This Website may store cookies on your Web client in order to better serve you upon your subsequent visits to this Website. By using cookies, websites can track information about visitors' usage of the site, provide customised content, or even the use of password protection. Note that some browsers can be configured to allow cookies to be accessed by servers other than the originating server. Please note that most Web browsers can also be configured to notify the user when a cookie is received, allowing you to either accept or reject it. For further information about working with cookies: for Internet Explorer, visit and for Netscape Navigator, visit Note that the servers listed above may also cause a cookie to be stored on your computer. If you are using a browser not listed above, please consult your documentation or the manufacturer.

If you wish to use an online payment facility, you will need to accept cookies. If you have configured your browser to reject all cookies, you will be able to view information-only pages on the Website.


The Website is not aimed at children. Children may not provide personal information to Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ unless they have written permission of one of their parents or their legal guardians who have read this Privacy Policy.


We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We therefore encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis. This policy was last modified on 1st July 2017.


Please send us your questions and comments about privacy to

Further, you can at all times request access to your personal information and request rectification and/or deletion of your data in case these data are not correct or irrelevant for the mentioned purposes. For these purposes you can contact our Privacy Officer at Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ, 43 Crooks Road, East Tamaki,, Auckland, New Zealand.

If you no longer want us to use the information collected in the manner described in this Privacy Policy, please contact the Privacy Officer. Please keep in mind that refusal to provide us with your personal information may mean that we will be unable to provide you with the requested services or fulfill your order.

If at any time you believe that Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ, has not adhered to this Privacy Policy or the applicable laws, if you are concerned that there may have been a breach of your rights under the applicable privacy laws, or if you have any other comments on this Privacy Policy, please notify us via the above contact details. Jacobs Douwe Egberts NZ takes such matters seriously and we will use all reasonable efforts to promptly deal with the matter. If you are dissatisfied with the response that you receive from us, you may make a complaint to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.