The Advisory Co. may collect personal information from you, including information about your:
your interactions with us
The Advisory Co. may collect your personal information in order to:
send out information and provide updates (when signing up to newsletter)
To improve the website
The Advisory Co. will keep your information safe by storing it in encrypted files. The Advisory Co. will keep your information for two years at which point it is securely destroyed by securely erasing all digital data.
You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Advisory Co. (I, we, us, our) complies with the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993 (the Act) when dealing with personal information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual (a natural person). This policy sets out how we will collect, use, disclose and protect your personal information. This policy does not limit or exclude any of your rights under the Act. If you wish to seek further information on the Act, see www.privacy.org.nz
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
We may change this policy by uploading a revised policy onto the website. The change will apply from the date that we upload the revised policy.
WHO DO WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM
We collect personal information about you from:
you, when you provide that personal information to us, including via the website and any related service, through any registration or subscription process, through any contact with us (e.g. telephone call or email), or when you buy or use our services and products.
Third parties where you have authorised this or the information is publicly available. If possible, we will collect personal information from you directly.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will use your personal information:
To verify your identity
To provide services and products to you
To market our services and products to you, including contacting you electronically (e.g. by text or email for this purpose)
To improve the services and products that we provide to you
To bill you and to collect money that you owe us
To respond to communications from you
To conduct research and statistical analysis (on an anonymised basis)
To protect and/or enforce our legal rights and interests, including defending any claim
For any other purpose authorised by you or the Act.
DISCLOSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to:
Another company within our group
Any business that supports our services and products, including any person that hosts or maintains any underlying IT system or data centre that we use to provide the website or other services and products
Other third parties (for anonymised statistical information)
A person who can require us to supply your personal information (e.g. a regulatory authority)
Any other person authorised by the Act or another law (e.g. a law enforcement agency)
Any other person authorised by you
A business that supports our services and products may be located outside New Zealand. This may mean your personal information is held and processed outside New Zealand, ie: data storage.
PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will take reasonable steps to keep your personal information safe from loss, unauthorised activity, or other misuse.
ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Subject to certain grounds for refusal set out in the Act, you have the right to access your readily retrievable personal information that we hold and to request a correction to your personal information. Before you exercise this right, we will need evidence to confirm that you are the individual to whom the personal information relates. In respect of a request for correction, if we think the correction is reasonable and we are reasonably able to change the personal information, we will make the correction. If we do not make the correction, we will take reasonable steps to note on the personal information that you requested the correction. If you want to exercise either of the above rights, email us at email@example.com . Your email should provide evidence of who you are and set out the details of your request (e.g. the personal information, or the correction, that you are requesting). We may charge you our reasonable costs of providing to you copies of your personal information or correcting that information.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org