Privacy Policy

The following policy applies to permaculture.org.nz and any subdomains or permaculture.org.nz

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a form or become a member of our organisation. 

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience
    (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website
    (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To process transactions
    Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
  • To send periodic emails
    The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we Track Emails?

In order to monitor the effectiveness of our mass communications, e.g. email newsletters, we employ individually identifiable "email opened" tracking, plus trackable URLS for links in emails. Email link tracking is performed directly by our website, with no thid party involved.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Viewing and Editing Your Information

All registered users of our site may view and edit their personal information by logging in to the site and going to the 'My Account' page.

Requests for Contact Details

From time to time we receive requests from people for contact details of a registered website user (usually someone they know and have lost touch with). We will not provide contact details, but we may notify the user of the request and provide to them the requester's contact details. Such request implies permission to forward contact details.

Data retention

If users become financial members of Permaculture in New Zealand Inc. we are required by law to retain a record of their membership for seven (7) years following the cessation of their membership.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to this privacy policy.

Applicable Law

This Privacy Policy operates in accordance with the New Zealand Privacy Act (1993) and amendments thereto.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. 

This policy was last modified on 11 April 2014

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below. 

www.permaculture.org.nz
PO Box 173
Matakana
New Zealand
[email protected]