Collection of information
Post New collects and maintains information about online members and other Site visitors, including:
- personal information provided voluntarily when completing your profile on this Site;
- website usage information through tracking individual website users’ click behaviour;
- aggregated data, measuring traffic to the Site but not relating to you personally.
If you choose not to provide personal information when requested, certain services may not be available to you online. Personal information is any information that can be used to identify an individual and includes such personal details as name, email address and IP address.
How do we use your information?
We collect the information described above to:
- administer the functions of the Site including its social network capabilities;
- keep you informed about Post New, [their sponsors] and their activities
- invite you to events and to form social networking groups;
- invite you to enter competitions
- carry out internal research;
- any other use that you authorise.
We may share your personal information with third party data processing agents for any of the purposes described here. We will require these third parties to strictly comply with our instructions and not use the information for any other purpose.
Post New may disclose personal information if required to do so by law, court order, subpoena or other legal process, as requested by a governmental or law enforcement authority, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary or advisable.
Disclosures may include the transfer of your personal information between countries.
Cookies and Local Shared Objects
A cookie is a small text file which Post New may put on your computer's hard disk in order to recognise your computer at a later time. A cookie cannot read your hard drive or perform any commands on your computer and does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address. A cookie helps us remember who you are. Cookies can make your subsequent visits to the web page simpler and more seamless. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. However, by not accepting cookies, some web pages may not display properly or you may not be permitted to access certain information.
Post New may use the information collected by cookies or by local shared objects to:
- track website usage patterns;
- display content more relevant to you, based on information we collect when you visit our website;
- assess effectiveness of online and email marketing campaigns or improve the Site’s contents;
- enable you to use certain services on this website;
- recognise your preferred web page layout on our web pages.
In general, you can visit most parts of our website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Our web servers identify the domain names and IP addresses of visitors, where applicable, but this is not captured as personal information.
Access to and correction of information
You may request access to and correction of your information, or request that Post New access and correct your information, at any time. You may also unsubscribe from post-new.com email communications at any time by replying to the email that you received with "Unsubscribe" typed in the Subject line. You can also set your own preferences as to which communications you receive from Post New by going to the ‘Settings’ function on your profile. If at any time you are unsure of how to access or correct your information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to exercise your right under the Privacy Act to seek access to or correct the personal information that Post New holds about you, we ask that you contact Post New’s Privacy Officer by e-mail at email@example.com. When contacting Post New’s Privacy Officer, please provide as much detail as possible to assist us to follow-up your request.
Legal effect of the policy and material changes
By using this Site, and/or by providing personal information to us online, you consent to the collection and use of such information by Post New, its affiliates, partners, contractors and permitted agents consistent with applicable laws and in accordance with this policy.
When Post New materially modifies this Privacy and Security Policy, a notice will be placed on Post New’s home page and your continued use constitutes your consent to those changes. We also recommend you routinely review this Privacy and Security Policy to understand how we manage the personal information that you provide.
If you have any questions about the privacy and security of your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
New Zealand Privacy Commissioner
If you are not satisfied with the way in which we handle your enquiry or complaint, you can contact the Office of the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner by any of the following methods: Tel: 0800 803 909, mail: PO Box 10094, The Terrace, Wellington 6143, Fax: +64 4 474 7595, email: email@example.com or visit the webpage located at: http://privacy.org.nz/how-to-complain/.
This policy was last updated 6 September 2011.