The Catholic Diocese of Auckland supports the protection of your privacy rights as
an internet user. We respect your privacy and have therefore adopted this Privacy
Policy to govern the relationship between us. This Policy applies to personal
information submitted by you on this and other websites operated by the Catholic
Diocese of Auckland and to any information automatically retrieved during your visits
to these websites.
All personal information collected from your use of the websites is held in
accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act 2020. If you want to
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the Policy, please do not use this site.
We will not use any information collected about you from your use of the website
referred to above unless you have actively agreed to it being used in a specific
manner. We will not contact you unless you have expressly requested that
contact. Catholic Diocese of Auckland takes care to ensure that it adheres to the
provisions of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 and will only collect and
use information from you on this website in accordance with the Act and
the Privacy Act 2020.
We will not under any circumstances release, sell, publish, or give away personal
information to any other person or organisation unless required by law or subject to
the consent of the information supplier. Information obtained from website users may
be collated and used for statistical purposes, but will not identify the user in any way.
We will not collect from you any sensitive information relating to the prohibited
grounds of discrimination set out in the Human Rights 1993 (namely, sex, marital
status. religious or ethical belief, colour, race, ethnic or national origins, disability,
age, political opinion, employment or family status, sexual orientation), other than
with your express consent or where collection is either authorised by law or is
reasonably necessary to enforce the law or to establish or defend a legal claim.
Only authorised employees of Catholic Diocese of Auckland are able to access your
Access to Personal Information
You may request access to any personal information held about you and your
request will be granted unless there are reasonable grounds to deny access. If you
consider any information held is inaccurate, you may ask for a correction and you
may at any time ask to be removed from any mailing or distribution list on which,
previously, you have asked to be included.
Written requests for access, correction and removal should be accompanied by proof
of identity and should be made to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you access our website, we may collect additional personal information about you
in the form of your IP address and domain name. Our website records standard
information such as time, date and URL of request (the web page you arrived from)
via our web servers. This information is recorded by all web servers and is used to
improve the functionality, structure and performance of our website. We analyse
non-identifiable web traffic data to improve our services and the use which visitors
make of this website.
When you use the website our server logs the following information, which is
provided by your browser:
• your server’s IP address (a number which is unique to the machine
through which you are connected to the Internet) or your personal IP
• the type of browser and operating system you are using
• the domain name of the referring site (e.g. the previous Site that you
This information does not personally identify you. We analyse this non-personal
information for certain trends and statistics, such as which parts of the website users
are visiting, which features or services are most popular and to measure the
effectiveness of the website. We do not disclose information about individuals except
for the reasons set out above.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
Our website may contain links to other websites or usage of third-party websites. We
are not responsible for the privacy practices of linked websites and linked websites
are not subject to our privacy policies and procedures. We are not responsible for
risks and liabilities when engaging in any third-party websites like Facebook, Twitter
Changes to our Policy
We may, at our discretion, update or revise this Policy from time to time. Any
changes will take effect immediately once they are posted here, so we encourage
you to periodically review this page for the latest information on privacy practices
at Catholic Diocese of Auckland and its divisions.
If you have any questions about our privacy policies or any other matter, please
email our Privacy Office : email@example.com