If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on our website to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.
Cookies are small bits of data that are deposited on a user’s browser. Our websites utilise cookies, IP addresses and other interactive techniques such as web tags to collect information on how you use our websites for specific functions, including running analytics and targeting messaging on social media. The cookies and tags we use do not collect personally identifiable information, and we do not use them to determine your identity. Cookies permit users to store their password and other user information without having to constantly re-enter this data. Cookies also permit us to tailor our websites to your needs. Most browsers permit users to decline to accept cookies, although the default setting is typically to accept them. You may choose to decline the cookies, but refusing cookies may limit your ability to use our websites in their entirety.
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through our websites and read the information contained on the web pages, then we may gather certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We may automatically gather the internet domain (for example, “companyx.co.nz” if you use a private internet access account, or “myschool.ac.nz” if you connect from a university’s domain), IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the web) from which you access our website, and the date and time you access our website and the pages you visit. This information is used in statistical and aggregate formats to assess the effectiveness of and improve our websites and Palmy BID’s services, to determine our visitors’ preferences and interests, and to help us target messaging on social media.
We may collect non-public personal information from you when you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information to us through our website, such as when entering competitions or submitting a membership application. We limit use of such information to the purposes for which the information was provided and/or intended for. If you send an email that includes personally identifiable information, for example, in an email containing an inquiry, we will use that information to respond to your inquiry. Remember that email is not necessarily secure against interception.
To apply for, or be entitled to, an event, offer or deal on our website, you may be prompted to register on the website. If you register directly through the website, you will need to provide PalmyBID with personal information such as your name and email address. If you register through Facebook, you will be required to give permission to Palmy BID to access your basic information (which includes your name, profile picture, gender, networks, user ID, list of friends, and any other information you have publicly shared). You will not be able to register as a member if you do not provide or allow PalmyBID access to such personal information.
If you register as a business or commercial property owner member through the website, you will need to provide Palmy BID with personal information such as your name, mobile number and email address, or you will not be able to register as a member. This information is your responsibility to administer at all times by logging on to your profile. You are able to choose what information is published and what is used for membership communications only. All information you provide will only be used for the purpose for which it is provided and will not be shared with third parties.
You agree that at all times during which you are a member of our website, you will use a name and/or profile picture which is not defamatory, indecent, objectionable or otherwise offensive. You also agree that no content you create on our websites will be defamatory, indecent, objectionable or otherwise offensive. You acknowledge that Palmy BID, in its sole and absolute discretion, may remove you as a member of our websites, or remove any content you create, at any time without notice to you should you breach these Terms.
When you subscribe to any of our newsletter mailing lists, your details become part of Palmy BID’s email newsletter mailing list. Being part of this list enables us to send you information about offers, events, shopping, dining, nightlife, attractions, accommodation, advocacy, city centre developments, The information you have provided, will remain confidential and will be used only for the purpose of communication, as well as for targeting our messaging on social media via de-identified means (eg using Audiences on Facebook). Once subscribed to these mailing lists, you may unsubscribe at any time.
You may ask to see the personal information that Palmy BID holds about you at any time by contacting us or by viewing your details on your account page and or your member profile. You are entitled to ask Palmy BID to correct, alter or delete any personal information that we hold about you by contacting us at [email protected].
Any personal information collected as part of a competition or survey will be held by Palmy BID in accordance with its obligations under the Privacy Act 2020 and will not be shared with third parties.