COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you use our Website, you may be asked for personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email address, telephone number.
By giving us such information, you consent to our using it in the manner described in this policy.
When becoming a financial member of the society, New Zealand law requires us to hold specific information about you (Name, residential address) in order to be considered a member of the society.
You may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us, however, this may also be considered as a resignation from the society.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use personal information to allow us to process your service requests, provide access to privileged areas of the Websites, send out newsletters, personalise your visit to our Websites, personalize your use of our Products, and enable us to improve the products and services we offer. When we send you an e-mail, it will contain a provision for you to opt out of receiving any further information from us.
CONTACTING OTHER MEMBERS
Our website contains personal contact forms which allow a registered user to send a message to another user without disclosing the email address of either party. Users may disable this form. If you wish to contact a member who has their form disabled, please contact us. We will not disclose their information, but we will, at your request, give them your contact details and ask them to contact you.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will not disclose your personal information to any third party unless you have consented to such disclosure or where we are required to do so by law.
Third-party advertisers may also create and access cookies, which will be subject to their privacy policies – we accept no responsibility or liability for the use of such third parties’ cookies. If you do not wish cookies to be placed on your PC or handheld device, then they can be disabled in your web browser. The option to do so is normally found in your browser’s “security settings” section. Please note that permanently disabling cookies in your browser may hinder your use of our Websites as well as other websites and interactive services.
All security on our Websites is treated seriously. Where applicable, we undertake security steps, including use of TLS technology, on our back-end systems that store customer account information and to protect data transmissions. However, this is not a guarantee that such data transmissions cannot be accessed, altered or deleted due to firewall or other security software failures.