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This privacy notice applies to personal information collected through the Balance is Better website (www.balanceisbetter.org.nz), a website initiative by Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ).
We do not collect personal information on this site unless you choose to give it to us, or the collection is permitted under the Privacy Act 1993.
There are a few places on the site where you can choose to give us personal information, such as emailing an inquiry to us, and subscribing to our newsletters.
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service.
You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time, through your device settings.
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Your agreement (and our access to your information) takes place when you instruct, accept or allow Facebook or Google to register you for a BalanceisBetter.org.nz account or otherwise connect to BalanceisBetter.org.nz through Facebook or Google.
The information BalanceisBetter.org.nz may access, collect and store may include the following, among other information, as allowed by you, Facebook or Google’s API and your Facebook or Google privacy settings:
You can control the information that we receive from Facebook or Google and stop sharing this information with us at any time by removing the website link to BalanceisBetter.org.nz through the privacy settings on your Facebook or Google account.
Sport NZ uses the collected data for various purposes:
To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information
Sport NZ will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Sport NZ aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us [email protected]
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
We will only use personal information that you provide to us through this site for the purposes for which you supplied it or, in exceptional situations, for other reasons permitted under the Privacy Act 1993.
We generally do not share your personal information with others unless this is necessary for the purpose for which you gave us the information.
If you make a submission to us in a public consultation process, we are likely to publish your submission – this is a standard part of the consultation process. We also make submissions available in response to requests under the Official Information Act 1982.
We are happy to provide you with access to any personal information that we hold about you. If it is wrong, please ask us to correct it. To ask for access and correction, please email [email protected]
You can ask to be removed from the Relay or other mailing list at any time.
Information provided will be held by Sport NZ.
Please contact us at [email protected] for any further explanations of what we do with your information.