At Auckland Communities Foundation, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We firmly believe that electronic security and privacy are necessary for the continued success of the Internet. In support of this, we only use the personal information that you provide to create a more personalised and entertaining experience for you, in accordance with the terms outlined below.
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.
- Important Information
- What information do we collect?
2.1 When You Visit our Websites
You are free to explore the Websites without providing any information about yourself. When you download our resources we request that you provide Personal Information about yourself, and we collect Navigational Information.
2.2 “Personal Information”
This refers to any information that you knowingly and voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, and other information about yourself or your business.
Personal Information can also include information about any transactions, both free and paid, that you enter into on the Website, and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or publicly available information that we acquire.
2.3 “Navigational Information”
This refers to non-personal information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed.
We may collect navigational information to optimise our Web pages. We may use such non-personal information for internal purposes, including but not limited to improving the content of our site.
- How do we use the information we collect?
3.2 We Never Sell Personal Information
Any information collected by Auckland Communities Foundation in the above scenarios will not be sold and is protected by this policy and in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993.
3.3 Use of Personal Information
3.4 Use of Navigational Information
From time to time we may aggregate your information analyse trends, preferences, and
Demographics to operate and improve the Website. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized information about Auckland Communities Foundation.
3.5 Customer Testimonials and Comments
We post customer testimonials and comments on our Websites, which may contain Personal Information. We obtain each customer’s consent via email prior to posting the customer’s name and testimonial.
- Navigational Information
We use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.
Auckland Communities Foundation keeps track of pages you visit, in order to determine what portion of our Website is the most popular.
Third-party vendors, including Google, may show our ads across other sites on the Internet.
Cookies stored by your browser may be used by third-party vendors, including Google, to show you ads based on your previous website activity, including visits to our website.
- Important Information
5.1 Changes to this policy
5.2 Opting out and Unsubscribing
We adhere to the New Zealand Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. You will always have the option to opt in to certain services and to opt out of those services at any stage.
5.3 Contact Us