Alertus has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This document discloses our information gathering and usage practices. For additional information about Alertus, please review our Terms and Conditions.
The New Zealand Privacy Act 1991
Under the Privacy Act 1991, we have the legal duty to protect any information we collect about you. We will only use your information for the purpose we have described and we will not pass on your details to any third party or government department unless you give us permission to do so. We use leading technologies to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorized access to it.
Use of your information
Alertus does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
We release personal information only when we believe release is appropriate for legal compliance and law enforcement (including to government agencies with statutory law enforcement responsibilities); to facilitate court proceedings; enforce or apply our terms and conditions; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Alertus Limited, our members, or others.
It is the policy of Alertus to send our members newsletters and other communications to members. Newsletters will contain clear and obvious instructions for how the member can remove himself or herself from that mailing list. We encourage you to email us with your questions or comments.
Control of your password
Comments and questions
If you send us a query, asking for information, we may need to contact other organisations to find that information. If your question is technical, we may need to pass it to our IT division. We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so.
Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a website. The cookies our site uses are “session cookies”, which means that your “preferences” are stored temporarily while you move around the site. You can set your computer not to accept cookies. However, if you do this, you may not be able to use some site features because we need to record your preferences in order to give you the information you need during your visit. Session cookies are deleted when you leave the site. They do not contain any personal information about you, and do not hold any information about which sites you visited before https://alertus.co.nz
Log files allow us to record visitors’ use of this site. They enable us to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information or information about which other sites you have visited.
Other information we collect
We use additional information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser you are using, and your IP address.
Users who login have their IP addresses recorded. This information will only be provided to legal authorities in cases of suspected fraud or for law enforcement purposes. This information is stored securely and will not be provided to other members or non-authorised parties.
If you choose to post messages in our message areas or leave feedback for other users, we will collect that information you provide to us.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
What happens when I link to another site?
If you wish to have your registration removed from our directory for any reason, you may send us an email requesting this.
Advertising and third party links
Some Alertus advertisers may request information directly from users, or link to sites that do so. Alertus has no control over its advertisers’ privacy policies, and encourages users to review such policies prior to submitting any personal information to them.
Alertus contains non-advertising links to a variety of third party sites to enhance the member experience. Alertus has no control of either the content or privacy policies of such sites, nor should such links be considered an endorsement of these sites except where otherwise noted.
Updates to our information practices
From time to time, we make changes to our information practices or alter the functionality of our Website. We always update this statement accordingly, so we encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on privacy practices at Alertus.
If you have any questions about our privacy policies or any other matter, please contact us.
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