The collection, use, storage, disclosure and correction of personal information by the New Zealand Property Investors' Federation and its Associations is governed by The Privacy Act 1993.
Personal information means information about an identifiable individual. The Federation complies with the obligations of this Act.
It collects, stores, uses and discloses personal information about individuals in the following circumstances:
Collection of Information
Automatically logged information
The following information may be recorded and logged by the Federation server when you visit this website:
your browser's Internet address (IP address)
the date and time of your visit to the site
the pages you accessed and documents downloaded
the previous site visited
the type of browser you are using
the username entered if accessing a restricted section of the site.
The Federation may use this information for statistical purposes and for system administration tasks to maintain this service. The Federation does not attempt to identify individuals as part of regular business practice. However, in the event of an investigation, the Federation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect relevant server logs.
Confidential and personal information
The Federation takes all reasonable precautions to guard against unauthorised access to confidential and personal information including the loss, misuse and alteration of the information held by the Federation on its servers. When personal information is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected it may be deleted.
A cookie is a very small text file that is sent to your browser from our web server and stored on your computer hard drive. The text file is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies help us to provide the user with a customised experience without having to remind us of his/her preferences each time he/she returns to our web pages. Cookies cannot damage files, nor can they read information from the hard drive of a computer. It is possible to disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser. However, doing so may restrict your ability to access some web pages. Cookies can be automatically deleted at the end of each browser session.
Use of personal information
Personal information you supply to us through the use of online forms, email, online surveys and feedback will be used for the purposes of the Federation including membership administration matters, provision of services and the dissemination of information to staff, prospective and current members and remaining in contact with members.
Credit Card numbers are entered on our payment gateway, currently eGate and the ANZ, and are not processed, held or saved on this site.
Disclosure of personal information
Personal information held by the Federation will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent and the consent to the local Association to which you belong unless the Federation is obliged to disclose information in certain circumstances set out in the Act or by order of any Court of Tribunal of competent jurisdiction.
If at any stage you provide us with your email address either as part of a message or by completing a web form, we will only use your email address for the purposes for which it was provided. We will not subscribe your email address to any external mailing list without your consent.
External sites that are linked to or from the Federation site are generally not under the control or responsibility of the Federation and you are advised to review their privacy statement.
Data quality / access
The Federation will use reasonable endeavours to maintain accurate, up-to-date information regarding members. If you believe that the personal information the Federation holds about you is inaccurate and requires correction or if you require copies of your personal information held by the Federation, please contact us.
Our checkout process is secured by HTTPS/TSL encryption and it is safe to purchase from our site. Transport Layer Security (TLS) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and secure. TLS is the industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers.