Collection of information
Information collected through our Website may include personal information about you (including identifiers as set out below). For example, personal information may be:
Failure to provide necessary personal information when requested may result in certain services not being available to you. We may also collect aggregated information generated by our systems, which tracks traffic to our Website but does not relate to you personally.
Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of the Website such as your IP address, location, browser type and user name will be recorded when you log in to our Website. This information may be used to identify you. We will treat this information as personal information.
We use log files in order to enhance your experience on our Website and to analyse trends. Log files gather information such as which URL you just came from, which URL you go to next, what browser you are using and your IP address. This information is used to analyse trends and administer and operate our Website. Users who log in to our website have their IP address recorded, which can be used to identify a user however we will treat this information as personal information.
Our Website uses temporary cookies to keep a session open after a user logs in. We may use the information we obtain from the cookies in the administration of our Website and to improve the usability of our Website. Some browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. However this may have a negative impact on the usability of our website.
We will have access to and may use other information such as number of users, traffic patterns and demand for the service for the purpose of monitoring server and software performance as well as for our other internal purposes. Further, we may collect information about all system interaction with users while they are logged in. This information is owned by us and may be used to verify actions taken by a user or to better understand the behaviour of users in order to improve the website.
Use of your information
The personal information you provide may be used by us (and our employees, officers, agents, contractors and affiliates as defined below) for the following purposes:
Information sharing and disclosure
In relation to personal information we:
Information collected through our Website that does not identify users is owned by us and may be disclosed by us. We share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our affiliates, partners and advertisers.
Advertising and third party links
Security of your personal information
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration of your personal information. However, due to the nature of email and the internet, we cannot guarantee the privacy or confidentiality of your personal information. When you provide us with personal information, that information may be collected, stored and processed on servers located outside of New Zealand.
Access and correction
Under the Privacy Act 1993 you have rights of access to and correction of personal information that we hold. This can be done by contacting us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opting in and opting out
Users outside New Zealand
The information we collect may be processed in and transferred between your location and New Zealand. New Zealand may not have equivalent data protection laws to those in force in your location.