Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. We want you to understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of any information we gather. To that end, this privacy policy sets out our, and your, rights and obligations in relation to personal information provided through the use of our Services. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before accessing or using the Services. By accessing or using the Services you agree to follow and be bound by the terms of service of our Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms of the Terms and Conditions (including this Privacy Policy), you must not access or use the Services. Capitalized terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as set out in the Terms and Conditions (unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy).

For information about the New Zealand Privacy Act and how it protects all personal information in New Zealand, visit


We may need to gather the following types of information about you in the course of providing you access to the Services:

personal information provided by you when you interact with us, such as when you use or purchase our Services when you subscribe or register to use our Services, and when you provide us with your feedback or respond to surveys you are asked to participate in;
information generated by our systems or third party systems we use, which track traffic and behavior to and from our sites and/or mobile applications;
and other information that could personally identify you.
Failure to provide necessary personal information when requested may result in certain products or services not being available to you.

Disclosure of Information

We may disclose:

all information that we gather about you, including your personal information, to our related companies;
any information that we gather about you to third party service providers for the purposes of providing the Services to you;
aggregated or anonymized data and other information that does not personally identify you to third parties;
your personal information to third parties when we believe in good faith that we are required to do so by law;
your personal information to other third parties provided we have your prior authorization, which we will usually obtain at the time of collecting the information from you.


We may use the personal information we collect:

for authorizing and processing credit card transactions which you enter into online;
to assist in providing the products and services requested by you;
to provide further information to you about suppliers or other websites, products, and services, which we consider may be of interest to you;
for future marketing, promotional and publicity purposes, including carrying out direct marketing, market research, and surveys;
for ensuring that you are shown the information that is most relevant to you and your interests; and
for any other uses that you authorize.

Content Providers, Advertisers, and Partners

We do not control the practices of content providers, partners and advertisers connected with our sites and to whom you provide personal information whilst using one of our sites or services. Our sites contain links to other sites, which may not follow the same privacy policies as us. We recommend that you check any relevant privacy policies before providing your personal information to any third party.

Cookies and Tracking

We may collect information about the computer, mobile telephone, smartphone or other devices that you use to access our Services. Where you allow our mobile services and products to deliver content based on your location (by enabling this feature on your mobile device) we may collect location data. This information is used only for the provision of relevant Services to you and for no other purpose.

We may use a cookie file containing information that can identify the computer you are working from. The cookie file is anonymous as it only gives us details of your IP address, device platform (Windows, Linux, Mac OS, iOS or Android), browser (e.g. Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or other, plus the version of browser) and domain (whether you are accessing the Services from NZ or elsewhere).

We may use the information generated by “cookies” to:

track traffic patterns to and from our Services such as the pages you visit, the time you spend on each page, the date and time of your visit, and referring pages (pages you came from or go to);
ensure advertising or communications are being shown to the most appropriate person; and
enable you to use certain services as a registered user without having to log on each time and to visit registered user only areas of the site.
We may allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain information when you and other Internet users visit our Websites. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) and precise geolocation and user device identification (if you have provided your consent to us) during your visits to this site and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or other technology to collect this information. To learn more about this interest-based advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit Third-party companies may also use your non-personal information collected in this way in aggregated form or for statistical purposes.

You can choose to refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser and/or deleting them from your hard drive. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use our websites, but you may need them for customizable areas of sites we may develop in the future.

Visit for a comprehensive guide on how to control and delete cookies on a wide range of web browsers and operating systems.


We use various app, web and/or email analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics) to collect information through the Services (e.g. the number of visitors per day or the average amount of time spent on the Services). These tools assist us in analyzing the performance of our Services and advertising effectiveness and optimizing the Services for readers and marketers Emails we send to you may also include a code that measures or determine what you do when you receive it and whether you respond. The information we collect through the use of such analytics tools is anonymous and is not personal to you.  Further information about Google Analytics and the way in which it collects and uses data can be found at

Opting in and Opting Out

If our intended collection, use or disclosure of your personal information is outside the collection, use or disclosure set out in this Privacy Policy, we will give you the option to:

opt out and not receive certain services or participate in certain interactive areas; or
opt-in, for example agreeing to be contacted by us in relation to certain matters such as notification of new features to this website, receiving newsletters or promotional activities.

Changes to Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time effective upon the posting of modified terms on the Website or the App or as otherwise notified to you in writing (including by email). You will ensure that you have read, understood and agree to the most recent terms posted on the Website or the App or as otherwise notified to you.

Holding, Correcting and Updating

Any personal information that you provide to us will be collected and held by us. Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have rights of access to and correction of personal information that we hold. We offer the ability to correct or change the information collected at any time and as often as necessary. If you have any questions about how our services work or regarding this policy, contact us at


Updated February 2019

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