Privacy Policy

1. The purpose of this privacy policy is to let users of the Project Janszoon website and Abel Tasman app know when we collect personal information and what we do with it. We do not use, share or transfer personal information in connection with the website and app except as set out in this policy.

Collection, storage and use
2. No need to disclose personal information

You can use the Janszoon website and Abel Tasman app without disclosing any personal information, although you will need to provide a name and email address if making credit card donations or submitting observations.

3. Your disclosure of personal information

You may choose to disclose personal information when giving feedback or in submission forms. Information provided in contact and feedback forms will be viewable by Project Janszoon administrators, and representatives of the appropriate agency dealing with your query. No material will be published on the Janszoon website.

4. Holding of information

Personal information that you provide will be held by Project Janszoon and may also be held by the agency dealing with your query. This information will not be made available to the public and, unless required by law, we will not publicise this information without your consent.

5. Use of personal information

We will only use personal information provided to us for the purpose of administering, evaluating and improving the website and app, improving our services and communicating with you.

Statistical information and cookies
6. Statistical information collected

We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve the website and app. This information is aggregated and non-personally identifying. It includes:

● your IP address;
● the search terms you used;
● the pages you accessed in the app and on our site and the links you clicked on;
● the date and time you accessed pages;
● the referring site (if any) through which you clicked through to;
● your operating system (e.g., Windows XP, Mac OSX);
● the type of web browser you use (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox); and
● other incidental matters such as screen resolution and the language setting of your browser.

7. Use of statistical information

The statistical information referred to above will be viewable by Project Janszoon site administrators. It may also be shared with other partner agencies.

8. Cookies generates persistent session cookies for the purpose of monitoring usage and allowing you to securely disclose your personal information. The cookies do not collect personal information. You can disable them or clear them out of the web browser you are using to view after using the site.

Records and disclosure statement
Rights of access and correction

9. Your rights

Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to access and to request correction of any of your personal information provided in connection with your use of the Janszoon website and Abel Tasman app. If you would like to see the personal information relating to you that we have stored, or to change such personal information, or if you have any concerns regarding your privacy, please contact us at the address set out below (or use the contact form). We may require proof of your identity before being able to provide you with any personal information.

The Privacy Officer
Project Janszoon

12. Privacy Commissioner

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: 04 474 7590
Enquiries Line (from Auckland): 302 8655
Enquiries Line (from outside Auckland): 0800 803 909
Fax: 04 474 7595
Email: en*******@pr*****.nz

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