- 39 Queens Gardens, Dunedin, New Zealand
- Phone: 03 477 3248
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Dunedin City Council respects and protects the privacy of all people we deal with and who provide us with information. This policy sets out our approach to the privacy of personal information and is based on the principles expressed through the Privacy Act 1993.
The DCC will only collect information from you that you volunteer. This information is required for lawful purposes used in the functioning of the Council. We will hold your personal information in accordance with the requirements set out in the Privacy Act 1993. In particular:
For more detailed information about the Privacy Act you can refer to the Privacy Commissioner's Guide to the Privacy Act 1993. If you are concerned that the Council may have breached the Privacy Act or if you are not sure of our obligations, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner as follows:
The DCC may use your information:
We have strict security procedures covering the storage of your information in order to prevent unauthorised access and to comply with the terms of the Privacy Act 1993.
We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. All data is stored behind corporate firewalls and only specific employees can access your personal data. The DCC has in place measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. Our servers are protected by reasonable physical and electronic security measures.
This means that sometimes we may ask you for proof of identity or for other personal information before we can process your enquiry further.
You may browse and access information contained on our website without providing personal information.
A secure method using SSL (secure socket layer) encryption is used when customers use for services such as e-shop.
The website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties. The DCC takes no responsibility for the privacy practices of third parties. You should consult the privacy policies of each linked website to determine the policy that each third party adheres to.
This website may record information about user behaviour. This data cannot be used to identify individuals or any personal information. Any information collected will be used to improve your website experience and will not include any information that identifies you.
At any stage, you have the right to access and correct or update your personal information or to request not to receive communications from us. This can be done by contacting us by email email@example.com or by phone on 03 477 4000. It is your responsibility to ensure that personal information provided to us is accurate.
All enquiries about or formal requests for information in terms of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, or the Privacy Act 1993 should be in writing to:
Information requests, Governance Manager, Dunedin City Council, PO Box 5045, Moray Place, Dunedin 9058 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are in the European Union, you have additional rights in relation to your personal data under the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (in effect on 25 May 2018). Under the GDPR you have the right to:
For further information about this Privacy Statement or if you think that we have breached our obligations, you may make a complaint to our Privacy Officer by writing to email@example.com