Privacy Policy

Rotorua Business Chamber - Website Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines how the Rotorua Business Chamber collects, uses, discloses, and protects personal information on its website in accordance with the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020. By using our website, you consent to the practices described below.

1. Collection of Personal Information: When you visit our website, we may collect the following types of personal information:

a) Information you provide: We may collect personal information such as your name, email address, contact number, and job title when you voluntarily submit it through forms, registrations, or email communication.

b) Automatically collected information: Our website may automatically collect non-personal information, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, and website usage data through cookies and similar technologies. This information helps us improve our website and enhance your experience.

2. Use of Personal Information: We will only use your personal information for the following purposes:

a) To provide you with the services and information you request from us.

b) To communicate with you regarding your inquiries, subscriptions, or event registrations.

c) To personalize and improve your website experience.

d) To send you marketing materials, newsletters, and other relevant information with your consent.

e) To comply with legal obligations or regulatory requirements.

3. Disclosure of Personal Information: We may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances:

a) To third-party service providers who assist us in operating the website and delivering our services, provided they agree to keep your information confidential.

b) To affiliated organizations or sponsors for relevant business purposes, only if you have given explicit consent.

c) To comply with legal obligations or respond to lawful requests and legal processes.

d) In the event of a business merger, acquisition, or sale, your personal information may be transferred to the new entity, subject to the same privacy commitments.

4. Security and Retention of Personal Information: We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission over the internet or electronic storage is entirely secure. We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law.

5. Your Rights and Choices: You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information held by us. You can also opt-out of receiving marketing communications by using the unsubscribe link provided in our emails.

6. Cookies and Tracking Technologies: Our website uses cookies and similar technologies to enhance your browsing experience and track website usage. By continuing to use our website, you consent to the use of these technologies.

7. Links to External Websites: Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these external websites before providing any personal information.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy: We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and the "Last Updated" date will be revised accordingly.

9. Contact Us: If you have any questions, concerns, or requests related to this Privacy Policy or how we handle your personal information, please contact us at: or 073463657 

Last Updated: 3 August 2023