References to “you” and “your” in this policy mean those individuals using our website or services.
1. What personal information do we collect?
We collect the personal information you give to us when you fill in data fields and submit that information to us while using this website, when you complete membership applications or any enrolment form to attend an NZEA event. This information may include your name, date of birth, address, contact number(s) and email address. When you apply to be a member, we will also collect additional information relevant to processing your application. In some cases, if personal information we request is not provided, it might adversely impact our ability to supply the relevant service.
2. When do we collect personal information?
We collect personal information from you when you:
a. apply to become a member of NZEA;
b. enter a competition;
c. request to receive our communications (such as our e-newsletters), which we make available through this website or use one of our online forms on this site; and
d. complete an enrolment form to attend an NZEA event.
3. How do we use personal information?
We may use or disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
a. to reply to your queries;
b. to process your membership application;
c. to market and promote any goods and/or services provided by us or by any NZEA member or commercial partner of NZEA;
d. to inform you of our offers or other information we consider you would be interested in;
e. to tailor information on this website to your preferences (see information on cookies below);
f. to correspond with you in relation to any competition you have entered;
g. subject to your consent, to include your personal information in our member directory;
h. to comply with relevant laws and regulations;
i. for any specific purpose which we notify you of at the time your personal information is collected;
j. for our administrative purposes.
We may share your personal information within NZEA, with NZEA members and with NZEA commercial partners for the purpose of providing you with any benefits, offers, services or goods that are for NZEA members.
4. How do we store personal information?
We store personal data electronically and in paper form. The personal information is kept safe and secure using generally accepted standards of security.
5. How you can access and request correction of your personal information?
If you would like to access or request correction of any personal information which we hold about you, please contact our Privacy Officer by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at NZEA, PO Box 24018, Auckland 1345.
6. Do we share or disclose your personal information?
We will disclose personal information about you (including your identity) to a third party if we are required to do so in the course of legal proceedings or other investigations, or if we determine that the disclosure is necessary in connection with a complaint regarding your use of the website or when we use the services of third parties to administer this website.
Where we disclose personal information to a third party outside New Zealand, we will ensure that such third party is required to protect the information in a way that, overall, provides comparable safeguards to those in the Act.
Your personal information may also be published in our public member directory [https://nzea.co/members-directory/], where you choose to opt in to become part of our member directory and consent to your information being published.
7. For how long do we hold personal information?
We will keep your personal information for only as long as is necessary to achieve the purpose for which we collected it.
8. What are cookies and do we use them?
10. Who can you contact for further information?