Privacy Policy


The purpose of this privacy policy is to let users of (the ‘site’) know when we collect personal information and what we do with it.

We don’t use, share or transfer personal information in connection with the site except as set out in this policy.

Your disclosure of personal information

You may choose to disclose personal information to us when you register for membership on this site. This information can be viewed by site administrators, and sometimes a third-party website contractor who administers and works on the site.

Other than the contact, billing and membership details necessary for registration, please don’t send us any other sensitive personal information or include any sensitive personal information in the registration submission form.

Use of personal information

We’ll only use personal information provided to us for the purpose of:

  • administering, evaluating and improving the site
  • improving our organisation, and
  • communicating with you, including responding to your information provided in the registration submission form.

What personal data we collect

All details provided including names, emails, phone numbers, business details, and billing details are collected only for administration purposes and operation of the NZAWHG website.

Credit card details are not collected, and are only used through a reputable and secure third party payment service (Stripe).

How long we retain your data

All data is retained for the purposes of the website. Upon cancellation of a membership, all related data is removed and deleted from the website and any other digital or paper records.

If you provide personal information, it’s held by the NZAWHG administrator. It may be shared with a third-party website contractor to the extent necessary for them to administer or work on the site.

All details provided on the site including names, phone numbers, email addresses are not made available to the public, unless prior permission is sought.

Unless required by law, we won’t publicise the names or contact details of individuals who provide us with information in the membership registration form without their consent.

What rights you have over your data

Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to access and ask us to correct any of your personal information provided in connection with your use of this site.

If you have submitted a membership registration, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Statistical information collected

We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve the site. This information is aggregated and doesn’t identify you personally. It includes:

  • your IP address
  • the search terms you used
  • the pages you visited on our site and the links you clicked on
  • the date and time you visited the site
  • the referring site (if any) from which you clicked through to this site
  • your operating system, for example Windows 10, Mac OS X
  • the type of web browser you use, such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
  • other things like your screen resolution and the language setting of your browser.

Use of statistical information

The statistical information referred to above can be viewed by site administrators and the third party website contractor. It is not shared with any other individuals or agencies.


This site generates persistent session cookies (that is, they have an expiry date and are removed on that date) for the purpose of monitoring site usage. The cookies don’t collect personal information. You can disable them or clear them out of your web browser without affecting your ability to use the site.

If you have a privacy complaint

If you’re not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern you may have, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner.

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