The Site can be viewed and its web feeds can be subscribed to without the need to disclose any personal information to us.
You may decide to disclose personal information to us by providing identifying information when:
This information will be viewable by certain members of our staff and, in the case of the community directory, the public.
4. Holding of information
Personal information that you provide will be held by the Department of Internal Affairs.
5. Use of personal information
We will only use personal information provided to us for the following purposes:
6. Statistical information
We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us analyse usage of, and improve, the Site. This information includes:
Personal and other information disclosed to us on or via the Site may constitute public records and be retained to the extent required by the Public Records Act 2005. We may also be required to disclose such information under the Official Information Act 1982 or to a Parliamentary Select Committee or Parliament in response to a Parliamentary Question.
You have the right to access and to request correction of any of your personal information provided to us in connection with your use of this Site. If you would like to see the personal information relating to you that we have stored, or to request correction of such personal information, or if you have any concerns regarding your privacy, please contact us by any of the means set out below. We may require proof of your identity before being able to provide you with any personal information.
The Privacy Office
Ministry for Ethnic Communities
PO Box 805
If you are not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern you may have, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner:
Office of the Privacy Commissioner
PO Box 10-094
Wellington, New Zealand
Phone: +64-4-474 7590
Enquiries Line (from Auckland): 302 8655
Enquiries Line (from outside Auckland): 0800 803 909
Fax: +64-4-474 7595