The purpose of this policy is to let users of www.peacepod.co.nz (the Website) know when Offshoot Consulting Limited (PEACEPOD) collects personal information and what PEACEPOD does with it. PEACEPOD does not use, share or transfer personal information except as set out in this policy.
The Website can be viewed without the need to disclose any personal information to PEACEPOD.
You may decide to disclose personal information to PEACEPOD by providing identifying information when:
- subscribing to updates by email
- adding comments, posts or other material to the Website
- ordering products and services from the Website
- seeking information via the Website
- applying for benefits via the Website
- providing feedback on the Website
This information will be viewable by PEACEPOD staff. To the extent that it forms part of material that you have submitted to be published, it may also be viewable by members of the public.
Personal information that you provide will be held by PEACEPOD. PEACEPOD does not collect or save customer bank account or credit card information. This information may be held by third-party payment vendors In addition, the Website and its contents are held by PEACEPOD’ web hosting provider.
PEACEPOD will only use personal information provided for the following purposes
- to provide services offered by the Website
- to enable users to collaborate and share information
- to administer and evaluate the Website
- to improve PEACEPOD’ services
- to communicate with users of the Website
PEACEPOD may send occasional emails to you in relation to its current or future services. By agreeing to the terms of this policy, you consent to PEACEPOD sending such emails to you. Any such emails will contain a functional unsubscribe facility, enabling you to opt-out of such messages at any time.
PEACEPOD may collect statistical information about your visit to help PEACEPOD analyse usage of, and improve, the Website. This information includes:
- users’ IP addresses;
- users’ search terms;
- pages accessed on the Website;
- links that are clicked on;
- date and time of Website visits;
- previous visits to the Website;
- users’ operating systems;
- browsers used when accessing the Website
The Website generates cookies for logged in members in order to store user settings and preferences. Cookies are small text files that can be read by a webserver in the domain that put the cookies on your hard drive.
Registered members are able to access and change their change their details (name, email address, payment and contact details).
You have the right to access and to request correction of any of your personal information provided to PEACEPOD in connection with your use of the Website. If you would like to see the personal information relating to you that PEACEPOD has stored, or to request correction of that personal information, or if you have any concerns regarding your privacy, please contact PEACEPOD by any of the means set out below. PEACEPOD may require proof of your identity before being able to provide you with any personal information.
If you are not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern you may have, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner:
Office of the Privacy Commissioner
PO Box 10-094
Wellington, New Zealand
Phone: +64-4-474 7590
Enquiries Line (from Auckland): 302 8655
Enquiries Line (from outside Auckland): 0800 803 909
Fax: +64-4-474 7595
Should you have any questions, complaints or comments, please contact PEACEPOD at: firstname.lastname@example.org