• provide us with your personal information (whether directly or indirectly); or
(a) EastPack’s website at www.eastpack.co.nz, or any associated website or microsite (collectively referred to as the “Website”); or
(b) any other social media website, online chat forum or page, containing pages or content established by or associated with Eastpack, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn (“Social Networking Sites”),
(together (a) and (b) are the Internet Sites and any one of them is an Internet Site),
• enter our Internet Sites; or
• otherwise provide us with your personal information.
We collect personally identifiable information.
Generally, the types of personal information that we collect from or about you depends on the circumstances in which the information is collected. We have described below examples of the types of personal information that may be collected, however this is not an exhaustive list:
• Your name and contact details, including physical and postal address, email address, phone number, and mobile number.
• Information relating to the way you use or navigate any of our websites.
• Other personal information that we are permitted or required by law to obtain, as well as any other information that you choose to provide us.
For example, from time to time, we may run contests or other promotions. If you participate, we may request your name, mailing address, email address and other information in order to administer the promotion. When you submit a request, review or comment to our customer service department, we may ask you for your email address.
We collect personal information from or about you in a variety of ways. We will try to collect personal information directly from you, either in person, over the phone, by email, or through our digital and online channels. However, we may also collect your personal information from other third parties, including our related entities, service providers, contractors, and agents.
Providing this information will always be optional for you. However, some services may not be available to you if you choose not to provide it.
We also collect aggregated data. This information is generated by our systems as they track traffic through our sites. This information does not identify you personally and is not linked to the personally identifiable information that you may have provided.
Why do we collect personal information?
We only collect personal information that we consider necessary for the effective functioning or activities of our business, and we only hold, use and disclose it for the purposes for which it was originally collected (and for related purposes which you would reasonably expect), unless required or authorised by or under law or if you have consented to another use. Some of the specific purposes for which we collect, hold, use and disclose personal information include to enable us to correspond with you and do business together and for reasons related to our business operations, such as to ensure we continue to deliver quality products and services to our customers and potential customers.
For example, when you register, complete a form or participate in any contest or promotion on our Internet Sites, we will use the information you provide to us to send you email or regular mail from us regarding products, services or other contests and promotions that we think may be of interest to you.
We may use the data to verify your identity if you need help with a forgotten password, or you are having logon difficulties with any of our Internet Site services.
From time to time we may aggregate your information analyse trends, preferences, and demographics. We may use the information for other purposes with your prior permission.
Uses and Disclosure – More Information
Who do we share this information with?
• our employees, officers, contractors, agents, and third party service providers (for example, mailing houses, marketing agencies, market research providers, remarketers, printers, insurance providers, financiers, website and data hosting providers, data analytics providers, warranty companies, and other IT suppliers);
• our related or affiliated companies and their respective employees, officers, contractors, service providers and agents (and our related or affiliated companies may disclose the personal information directly to their contractors, service providers and agents);
• our accountants, insurers, lawyers, auditors and other professional advisors in order for us to obtain their advice;
• any other third parties to whom you direct or permit us to disclose your personal information (e.g. third parties with whom we have directly or indirectly arranged services for your benefit);
• any other third parties that require the information for law enforcement, formal dispute resolution, or to prevent a serious threat to public safety; and
• as otherwise permitted or required by or under any applicable law.
Should we sell a part of or the whole of our business, our records of personal information will be transferred to the new business owner or any of its related or affiliated companies (as the case may be).
We will not share the information that we collect with any other third parties.
The aggregated data (not the personally identifiable information) may be shared with third parties such as advertisers or business partners.
Disclosure of personal information offshore
Some of the third parties to whom we disclose personal information may be located outside New Zealand. For example, information which we collect from you may be stored or processed outside of New Zealand where the relevant Internet Site is hosted on a server located outside New Zealand (e.g hosted in the “cloud”).
When we disclose personal information to third parties based offshore, we will comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act that relate to the transfer of personal information offshore.
How do we use "cookies"?
"Cookies" are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not contain personally identifying information. It does provide details of your IP address, the computer platform that you use (eg Mac or Windows), the browser that you use (eg Microsoft Explorer or Netscape) and what domain you are accessing our sites from. With this information we can do the following:
For example, we use Google AdWords, provided by Google Inc, and Facebook Custom Audiences, Facebook Dynamic Ads and Facebook Pixel, provided by Facebook Inc, to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our Website.
Social Networking Sites
Our Social Networking Sites allow you to share content with other users. Importantly, any personal information that you contribute to our Social Networking Sites can be read, collected and used by other Social Networking Site users. In particular, our Facebook page is set to the “everyone” setting in accordance with Facebook’s terms and conditions. This means that information you post is publicly available and may be accessed by everyone on the internet, be indexed by third party search engines and be imported, exported, distributed and redistributed by us and others, without privacy limitations. We have little or no control over these other users and, therefore, we cannot guarantee that any information that you contribute to any Social Networking Site will be handled in accordance with this Policy.
Storage and security of personal information
We will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, interference, corruption, loss or unauthorised access, modification or disclosure, including through physical, electronic and procedural safeguards.
If we provide you with any passwords or other security devices it is important that you keep these secret and confidential and do not allow them to be used by any other person. You should notify us immediately if the security of these devices is breached to prevent the unauthorised disclosure of your personal information.
How long we keep your personal information?
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is required for the purposes for which it was collected, taking into consideration our need to answer queries or resolve problems, provide improved and new services, and comply with legal requirements.
You can access and correct personal information
You may obtain confirmation from us as to whether or not we hold personal information about you. You may also request a copy of the personal information and/or request that corrections or changes are made to it. You can make such requests in relation to your personal information by contacting our Privacy Officer using the details set out below. Please quote your name and address and, if possible, provide brief details of what information you want a copy of (this helps us to more readily locate your information).
We will provide you with access to your personal information unless we are required or authorised to refuse such access by law.
In some cases, there may be a charge associated with retrieving and providing a copy of your personal information to you. If so, we will advise you of this prior to sending your information.
All such enquiries should be directed to:
1 Washer Road, Te Puke 3119
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07 573 0900
Privacy queries or complaints
If you have any questions or complaints about the handling of your personal information, please contact our Privacy Officer in the first instance using the contact details set out above and we will do our best to assist.
If you are still not satisfied, you can make a complaint to the Privacy Commissioner. Further details on how to do this are available on the Privacy Commissioner website at www.privacy.org.nz.
Can we change this policy?
In order to reflect the fact that our business is growing constantly, we reserve the right to change this policy at any time.
Please refer to Last Updated
If your personal information is affected by a privacy breach that, in our opinion, has or is likely to cause you serious harm, we will notify you and the Privacy Commissioner as soon as practicable after becoming aware of that privacy breach.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with EastPack, you can contact us.