The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (http://www.privacy.org.nz) provides further details of the New Zealand Privacy Act and how it protects personal information in New Zealand.
What information do we collect?
You may choose to use the website without disclosing any personally identifiable information to us.
Optional disclosure of personal information
You are given the option to provide us with information when enrolling in our newsletter subscription on this website. In addition, we may periodically run contests or other promotions through third party sources and social media. If you choose to participate, we may request information such as your name, mailing address, email address and phone number.
We also collect aggregated data which is automatically generated by our systems as they track our website traffic for statistical purposes. Aggregated information does not personally identify you nor is it linked to the personally identifiable information that you may have chosen to provide.
How do we use this information?
Our members are our greatest priority. The information we collect may be used to send promotional emails about new products, special offers and services available to our members. Our primary purpose for collecting information is to continually improve and evolve our class offerings and additional services to best meet the needs of our members.
We may use this information to contact you directly if you have opted in to do so. We will not email or send SMS marketing material to you unless you have consented to this. Furthermore, you have the option to unsubscribe from our e-newsletter or SMS updates by using the “unsubscribe” feature at any time.
How do we share this information?
You may choose to disclose personal information to us when you fill in any forms on this website or connected pages. This information can be viewed by website administrators, and our staff, or contractors who work for us. We will only grant access to relevant individuals in confidentiality for purposes deemed necessary in the development of our site and services.
At our own discretion, we reserve the right to disclose information to law enforcement or other government officials if it is demanded in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability.
Statistical information collected
As mentioned, we may also collect statistical information about our website visits. This aggregated information doesn’t identify you personally and would be used to analyse website performance and improve user experience. The information collected may include:
- the search terms you used
- the pages you visited on our website and the links you clicked on
- the date and time you visited the website
- the referring website (if any) from which you clicked through to this website
- your operating system, for example Windows 10, Mac OS X
- the type of web browser you use, such as Internet Explorer, Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
- other things like your screen resolution and the language setting of your browser.
This website generates session cookies for the purpose of monitoring website usage. The cookies don’t collect personal information. You can disable them or clear them out of your web browser without affecting your ability to use the website.
Correcting your personal information
Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to access a copy of any personal information we hold about you as well as ask us to correct it if it is incorrect or delete it if you did not wish to consent to its collection and holding. Please contact us if:
- you would like to see or change your personal information that you provided, or
- you have any concerns regarding your privacy.
If you have a privacy-related inquiry
If you have any concerns regarding privacy, please email or call us, at firstname.lastname@example.org and 07- 542- 3163. You may also visit us in person at 18 Tawa Street, Mount Maunganui 3116.If you are unsatisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern you may have, you also have the right to contact the Privacy Commissioner at privacy.org.nz.