Privacy Statement

In order to provide you with our services, including administering your account, we need to hold and process your personal information.

Privacy

The Auckland Business Chamber is dedicated to preserving your privacy. This Privacy Statement sets out how we collect, disclose and store your personal information.

Security

The Chamber takes its data storage and website security seriously and always endeavours to provide a safe platform on which to conduct online transactions. No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be fully secure.  This is undertaken at your own risk.

How We Collect Information

We collect personal information from you when you register an account, book an event, make a payment on our website, use our services, complete a survey or contact us about services and from the way we manage your account and your use of our services.

Registration Forms

In order to use certain services, you will need to create and register an account on the website by completing registration forms that require you to submit contact information (like your name, email, and postal address).

Surveys and Subscriptions

The website contains online surveys requesting contact information (like your name, email, and postal address).

How We Will Use Your Information

We will use the personal information you provide to us, for the purposes of providing our services to you, including:

  • registering and managing your account
  • communicating with you, including in relation to the services we provide, or any associated matter
  • marketing and business analytics

We also share your personal information with our Alliance Partners, other Chamber members, employees, contractors and IT service providers we use to provide our services.

Content that you post on the website, including any comments that you may post and your associated contact details can be viewed by the public at large.

There may also be circumstances where we are required to disclose personal information by law, for example, to governmental or regulatory authorities.

Special Relationships

The Chamber may provide your contact details to Alliance Partners to ensure you gain full benefit from membership offers. In such cases, the Chamber will ensure that Alliance Partners keep your information safe and secure.

External Links

This website contains links to other websites. The Chamber is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites.

Cookies and Remarketing

When you visit our website, we may record anonymous information such as IP addresses, time, date, referring URL, pages accessed, documents downloaded, type of browser used and operating system.

Our website uses “cookies”, which are small files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website.  Cookies may be used in a variety of ways to enhance or personalise your online browsing experience.  Cookies may be used to personalise your visits to the website, eliminate the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information, enable us to improve the content, reliability and functionality of the website, evaluate the effectiveness of the advertising on the website and track website usage patterns.  You may configure your web browser to not accept cookies; however, you may experience a loss of functionality as a result.

The Auckland Business Chamber also uses 3rd party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies, including Facebook and Twitter remarketing cookies. This means we will continue to show ads to you across the internet, specifically on Facebook and Twitter. As always, we respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Facebook, Twitter or any other 3rd party remarketing system.

The third-party vendors, including Facebook and Twitter, whose services we use will place cookies on web browsers in order to serve ads based on past visits to our website. Third-party vendors, including Facebook and Twitter, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to our website. This allows us to make special offers and continue to market our services to those who have shown an interest in our service.


Copyright & Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The Auckland Business Chamber will try to ensure the information contained within this website is accurate. However, the Chamber does not accept any responsibility for any error or omission within the website.

Copyright

All materials displayed or available from this website are the property of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce unless otherwise stated.

Contacting the Chamber

If you have any queries about this privacy statement, or the practices of this website, email akl@chamber.co.nz

Access to and Correction of Information

You may request access to and correction of your information at any time. If you are a registered member you may request to access or correct your information by sending an email to membership@chamber.co.nz. If you are not a member please send access or correction requests to akl@chamber.co.nz.

Changes

When the Chamber materially changes this Privacy Statement a notice will be posted on our homepage. We also suggest that you routinely review this Policy Statement to ensure you understand how we collect and use your information.