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Privacy Statement

This website is owned and operated by Te Hiku Hauora. We are committed to protecting your privacy as a visitor and user of our website. This Privacy Statement outlines our practices concerning the collection, use, and safeguarding of your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020.

Personal Information Usage

  • No Mandatory Personal Information: You are not required to provide personal information to browse and access the information on our site. This includes interacting with our feedback form without providing personal details.

  • Voluntary Information Submission: If you choose to provide personal information (e.g., through email communications or by submitting our feedback forms), we will process it according to the Privacy Act 2020 and the Health Information Privacy Code 2020. Your information will be used only for the purposes for which it was collected, and we will not share it with third parties without your explicit consent unless required by law.

Analytics and Cookies

  • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. This service utilizes cookies to collect anonymous data on user interactions, such as your IP address and the pages you visit. This information helps us improve our website and enhance user experience.

  • Opting Out: You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, or by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Data Security

We take reasonable steps to protect the personal information we hold from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification, or disclosure. Our security protocols are designed to safeguard your data effectively.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you use these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information

  • Access Rights: You have the right to access the personal information that we hold about you and to request corrections if any details are incorrect.

  • Request Process: To access or correct your personal information, please contact us via our designated contact details. Please provide your name, contact information, and a clear description of the information you wish to access or correct.

Privacy Concerns or Complaints

If you have any concerns or complaints about how your personal information has been handled, please contact us directly to discuss and resolve the issue. If you are not satisfied with our response, you have the right to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.

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