Privacy Policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Statement governs the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data by us and has been prepared in accordance with our obligations and your rights set out in the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020. We reserve the right to modify or amend this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. By using this website ("Site") you consent to our use of your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Statement (as amended from time to time).


What kind of personal data we collect

We collect only the personal data you give us (including your name, email address, and contact telephone numbers). We may also keep a record of any products and services that you receive from us.


Where we collect personal data from

We collect personal data from the following sources:

  • By you contacting us enquiring about information on us or our services or anything on this Site
  • Directly from you when you ask us to supply you with products or services in connection with this Site
  • Indirectly through your use of this Site and the services and functionality offered through it.


How we use personal data

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Replying to your queries
  • Providing you with information about us and our products and services
  • Providing you with products and services in relation to this Site
  • Complying with relevant legislation and regulations
  • Any specific purpose which we notify you at the time personal data is collected
  • Openly may pass your personal information to relevant external parties.
  • Assessing your company’s application for accreditation


How we store personal data

We store personal data electronically and in paper form. The personal data is kept safe and secure using generally accepted standards of security.


How you can access/amend your personal data

You may access your personal data we hold by emailing us at We will provide you with a copy of the personal data we keep about you.

You may request that the personal data we hold about you be corrected by emailing us at If we agree that your personal data is to be corrected we will provide you with an amended record of your personal data.

We will keep your personal data only for as long as necessary to achieve the purpose we collected it for.


Who you can contact for further information:

Privacy contact: Nick Booth, CEO
Email address:
Address: Care of BDO, 136 Spey Street, Invercargill, 9810, NZ
Postal Address: Care of BDO, 136 Spey Street, Invercargill, 9810, NZ


Cookie Policy


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored in your device (computer, mobile phone, or tablet) via your browser in order to improve your experience of using the website, and to enable certain functions.

We use cookies to provide our website visitors with a better experience, identify preferences, analyse trends, address technical problems, and help us to improve our website.

The information in the cookies relates to your device, to your browser, and to the way you browse through our content. It is not linked to your name, address, or e-mail address and does not identify yourself personally.

To the extent that personal information may be collected using cookies, such information will only be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy and this Cookie Policy.


Why do we use cookies?

Cookies can be placed on our website by us or by third parties with whom we co-operate. They help us diagnose technical problems, analyse the traffic to our website, analyse trends, observe and measure how our visitors engage with our website, and identify preferences.


How do I manage cookies?

You can disable essential, preference, and social media cookies through the settings on your browser. You may wish to refer to for information on commonly used browsers. You can follow the instructions on your browser’s help page or their website to remove the cookies set by our site and other sites. You can also choose to block our site and other sites from setting these cookies in the future.

To opt-out of analytics cookies by Google Analytics, please go to
Please note that if you get a new computer, install or upgrade a browser, or erase or otherwise alter your browser's cookie file, this may also clear the opt-out cookies.


Cookies we use

1. Essential Cookies

Essential cookies enable you to navigate our site, and to use our services and features. Without these cookies, our website would not perform as smoothly as we would like, and we may not be able to provide certain core functions and features.

Cookie Description


  • Checks if cookies are enabled to provide appropriate user experience.
  • Expires: Session


  • Persists a user’s wp-admin configuration.
  • Expires: Persistent


  • Checks whether or not the current visitor is a logged in user.
  • Expires: Persistent


  • Used to store user preferences.
  • Expires: 1 year


  • This will define if the logged in use has access to a password protected page.
  • Expires: At least one session


  • Used by the WordFence plugin in relation to 2FA Authentication (used by Admins only)
  • Expires: 1 day


2. Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies collect information about the use of this website, and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies show us the most frequently visited pages and analyse site traffic. We use them to look at overall patterns of usage, rather than the usage of any particular individual.

Cookie Description


  • Used to distinguish users.
  • Expires: 2 years


  • Used to distinguish users.
  • Expires: 1 day


  • Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.
  • Expiry: 10 minutes


  • Used to persist session state.
  • Expires: 2 years

Google Analytics cookies for keeping track of your visit to this website, how you got here, how long you spent on each page, number of times you have visited our site, first and most recent visit, etc.

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The following Google Analytics Advertising Features are also enabled:

  • Remarketing with Google Analytics - joins anonymous Google Analytics data with Google third party advertising identifiers and may be used for the purpose of ads personalisation.
  • Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting - aggregate, anonymous data about visitors likely interests and demographics is shared by Google in our Google Analytics reports and may be used for the purpose of ads personalisation.
  • Google Signals - Google Analytics associates visit information it collects from our site with Google information from accounts of signed-in users who have consented to this association for the purpose of ads personalisation. This Google information may include end user location, search history, YouTube history, and data from sites that partner with Google. This is used to provide aggregated and anonymised insights into our visitors' cross-device behaviours.

Currently available opt-outs for web-based Google Analytics tracking can be found at


3. Third-party Cookies

A third-party cookie is one that is from a domain other than the one a user is visiting. Third-party cookies are placed so that a site can remember something about you at a later time. They are typically used to store surfing and personalisation preferences and tracking information.

Cookie Description


Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting / personalisation purposes.


Last updated: 6th March 2024