Other Covered Entities

Allegro Coffee Company
Clinical Wellness Group of Texas
Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Food Markets, Inc., a California corporation
WFM Northern Nevada, Inc.
WFM Private Label, L.P.
WFM Southern Nevada, Inc.
Whole Food Company, Inc.
Whole Foods Market California, Inc., a California corporation
Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation
Whole Foods Market Pacific Northwest, Inc., a Delaware corporation
Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain/Southwest, L.P., a Texas limited partnership

Industries

  • Retail Trade
  • Food and Grocery Retailing

Participation

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 11/29/2016
Next Certification Due Date: 12/14/2019
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

-Administration of HR benefits and employment relationship -Administration of the recruitment process -Customer information services (i.e., Newsletters and circulars) -Social Media Networking -Sweepstakes, Contests, Surveys, Polls, and Promotions, -Development and improvement of products and services -Marketing -Compliance with legal obligations and fraud prevention

Privacy Policy

HR Data

EU Team Member Privacy Policy
Description:

Internal employee-facing privacy policy, outlining adherence to privacy principles in relation to the processing of human resources data by Whole Foods.

Effective Date: 12/7/2018

Non-HR Data

Description:

Privacy notice for EU job candidates that describes what personal data we collect and how we use and disclose it, and outlines our adherence to the privacy principles.

Effective Date: 12/7/2018
Document: Privacy Policy
Description:

Website privacy notice that describes what personal data we collect and how we use and disclose it, and outlines our adherence to the privacy principles.

Effective Date: 12/7/2018

Verification Method

Self-Assessment

Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact Whole Foods Market Services, Inc at:

Steve Spagnolo
Senior Privacy Counsel
Whole Foods Market Services, Inc
550 Bowie Street, Austin, TX 78703
550 Bowie Street
Austin, Texas 78703

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from Whole Foods Market Services, Inc to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below


NON-HR RECOURSE MECHANISM



Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against Whole Foods Market Services, Inc regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission