(a) Cookies are a mechanism to store information, including the recording of a user’s browsing activities, in order to facilitate more convenient use of websites. The Company uses “session-cookies” for privacy protection purposes. For more detailed information about cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- To provide the “Save Password” function for members-only websites where customers and/or visitors input their ID and password to view content;
- To analyse customer and visitors’ access to the Website(s) in order to improve operability or to identify the cause of problems on the Website(s);
- To display the most appropriate advertisements on third party sites based on customer interests or previous usage of the Website(s);
- To enhance services; or
- To prompt customers and/or visitors to re-enter their password for security purposes after a certain period of time has elapsed.
(c) The Company may save and refer to cookies via a third party being outsourced by the Company for the delivery of advertisements.
(d) By changing the settings on the Internet browser, You may disable their cookies or set it so that a warning will appear on the computer screen before cookies are issued. However, some services provided through the Website(s) may not be usable if cookies are disabled.
Internet Tags & Third Party Web Partners
The Company may use internet tags such as Web Beacons (also known as a clear Graphic Interchange Format (GIF) or a pixel tag and may deploy these tags through a third party advertising partner or a Web analytical service partner (collectively “Third Party Web Partners”) located outside New Zealand and they may store the respective information outside New Zealand. Our Third Party Web Partners may be able to collect Your Personal Data because of these internet tags and cookies and may provide us with reports summarising Your Website activities. We use internet tags to measure Your responses to the Website(s).
Use of DNT & Social Media Features and Widgets
You may prevent tracking of Your online activity by setting a Do-Not-Track signal (“DNT”) in Your browser that alerts websites You visit that You do not want them to collect certain information about You. However, Our Website(s) may not recognise or take action in response to DNT signals from Web browsers. For more detailed information about DNT, please visit https://allaboutdnt.com.
Social Media Features and Widgets
Our Website(s) include social media features, such as Facebook’s “Like” button, and widgets, such as the “Share This” button or interactive mini-programmes that run on the Website(s). These features are recognisable by their third party brand and may collect Your IP address, pages You are visiting on our Website(s) and set a cookie to enable the feature. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website(s). You interaction with these features shall be governed by respective privacy policies of individual organisations providing such features.
The Company uses Google Analytics service offered by Google Inc. for the purpose of evaluating the use of Website(s), optimising traffic to and between Website(s) or integrating Web pages where appropriate. The information generated by the cookies about Your use of Website(s), including Your IP address, will be anonymised and transmitted to Google servers. For more information on IP anonymisation, please refer to https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052.