Website Privacy Policies are required by law to be posted on your website if you’re collecting any sort of personal information from your site’s visitors and customers.
The data collected from cookies is then used to display information specific to your historical preferences. If your website collects cookies then you must disclose this and what they use them for, and why to each and every user.
The GDPR is a law created to protect the personal data and privacy of individuals residing in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) as well as addressing the use of this personal data regardless of the organisation’s geographical location.
All New Zealand organisations that provide goods or services to EU residents or monitor their behaviour (using things such as cookies) need to comply with the GDPR.
Some of the rules important to New Zealand businesses included in the GDPR include:
1st line of postal address
2nd line of postal address
City, Postcode (or zipcode)
Company X’s Web site is located at: http://www.companyx.co.nz
You may contact us by phone on: (+ country code) XX XXX XXXX
You may contact us by email at: email address
We collect email addresses from: (include all relevant sources)
We collate this information to:
No information is shared or sold to any third party company. We will immediately remove you from our database if requested.
Please note: You will need to check with your own legal adviser to ensure that your site meets all its necessary legal obligations. Our examples do not constitute legal advice and Avatar Ltd disclaim all liability for damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information provided.
It pays to remember that laws regarding online disclaimers, privacy policies, copyright and terms and conditions are complex and may differ between countries, any advice and guidelines offered in this article should be regarded as a starting point only.
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