Information collected and stored automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally.
Information about your visit automatically collected and stored includes:
- The Internet domain (for example, “xcompany.co.nz” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.ac.nz” if you connect from a university’s domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
- The date and time you access our site
- The pages you visit, and
- If you visited via a link from another website, the address of that website.
If you send us personal information
If you choose to provide us with personal information – eg. by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through the website – we collect, use and retain that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested.
We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your enquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law.
We do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organisations.
In some instances, your data is stored by external secure online service providers. We use:
We do not collect information for commercial marketing.