By "Personal Information", we mean information about you which you have provided to us, or information which you have authorised us to collect from others or third parties who are authorised to disclose information about you to us.
How we collect Personal Information
We may collect Personal Information about you either directly from you, for example when you open an account with us or use our website. We may also collect information from a third party, for example, information collected when a third party opens an account on our website on your behalf.
How we use your Personal Information
We will use your Personal Information to verify your identity, to contact you, and to manage your account.
We will also use your Personal Information to contact you about other services we think you may be interested in. If you do not wish to receive such information please let us know.
By using our website, or by opening an account with us, you consent to us using your Personal Information for these purposes. You also consent to the transfer of your information outside New Zealand where it is necessary to fulfil a contractual obligation or where our data storage is outside New Zealand.
We take our data storage and website security seriously and always endeavour to provide a secure safe platform on which to conduct online transactions.
No data transmissions over the internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. Accordingly, we do not warrant or guarantee the security of information, including Personal Information, transmitted from or to you. Once we have received your Personal Information, we will use reasonable efforts to protect that information against loss or misuse and against unauthorised access, use, modification, or disclosure. Copies of transaction details and/or any correspondence from our website, that may contain any Personal Information, are stored as archives for record-keeping and back-up purposes only.
Disclosing Personal Information
In order to provide you with our services we may need to disclose your Personal Information to third parties, this would include, for example, providing your details to Heart Saver New Zealand Ltd. There may also be circumstances where we are required to disclose Personal Information by law, for example to government and regulatory authorities.
Access and change of your information
Under the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993, you are entitled to request Personal Information we hold about you. There are some circumstances under this Act where we may choose not to provide you with some or all of the Personal Information we hold about you. If that occurs, we will write to you and tell you why we have reached that decision.
If you would like to review or modify any part of your Personal Information you should email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to have your details removed from our records, please contact us at any time and this will be actioned as soon as possible.
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Links to third parties
Our website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties. We take no responsibility for the privacy practices of third parties. You should consult the privacy policies of each third party website in order to determine whether that site adheres to a similar policy to ours.