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 and browser type will be recorded when you visit our Website. This information could be used to identify you, so 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 visits our Website. 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 may be used to verify actions taken by a user or to better understand the behaviour of users in order to improve the website.
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:
In relation to personal information we:
If you choose to engage in public activities on our website, for example to join a discussion or post comments on our Social Pinpoint page, you should be aware that any information you post or share can be read, collected, or used by other users. You should use caution in disclosing personal information while participating in these areas. We are not responsible for the information you choose to submit in these public areas.
Information collected through our Website that does not identify users may be used and disclosed by us after all identifying information is removed. We share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our affiliates, partners and advertisers.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration of your personal information. When you provide us with personal information, that information may be stored and processed on servers located outside of New Zealand on our behalf, for example in Microsoft Azure data centres in Australia. We take reasonable steps to ensure the personal information stored by overseas third-party processors is still protected in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020. We have assessed and are satisfied that, for example, Microsoft has adequate security and privacy safeguards in place to protect information it holds on our behalf.
Under the Privacy Act 2020 you have the right to access and correct your personal information that we hold. This can be done by contacting us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The information we collect may be processed and used in New Zealand for the purposes set out above. When providing your personal information, you acknowledge and accept that New Zealand may not have equivalent data protection laws to those in force in your location. If you have any questions relating to your personal information or would like to exercise any rights you may have under your local laws, please contact us at the contact details below.