The following statement sets out Proximity Apartments Wellington policy relating to the collection, storage and use of personal information. Our purpose is to assure anyone who does business with us that Proximity Apartments will comply with both the letter and spirit of the Privacy Act 1993.
Compliance with Privacy Legislation
Proximity Apartments takes seriously its obligation to safeguard personal information about its customers. This policy formalizes and strengthens this commitment to our customers. Proximity Apartments complies with the Privacy Act 1993.
Collection of Personal Information
Personal information is generally defined as information or an opinion that can identify a person. The type of personal information that Proximity Apartments may collect from you will depend upon what dealings you may have with Proximity Apartments. For example, Proximity Apartments may require more information about you that may require enabling you to enter a competition. We collect information from you directly and from your use of our products and services.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Proximity Apartments operates a number of businesses which handle personal information. In general, our policy is that we only use or disclose personal information for the purpose which was either specified or reasonably apparent at the time we collected it. We may also use or disclose it for any other related purpose for which you would reasonably expect it to be used.
If Proximity Apartments wishes to use or disclose the personal information in other circumstances it will obtain your consent to do so, other than in exceptional circumstances such as:
- where Proximity Apartments reasonably believes it is necessary to protect any person and/or Proximity Apartments rights or property; or
- the use is authorized by law or is reasonably necessary to enforce the law (for example, if Proximity Apartments is required to disclose the information to regulatory authorities or in response to subpoenas or warrants).
Sharing information with other organizations
Proximity Apartments will only send advertising mail to you if:
- you have indicated your consent to receive such mail; or
- where the advertising mail is related to the purpose for which the information was collected; or
- If it would be within an individual’s reasonable expectations to receive such mail.
Security of personal information
Proximity Apartments will take reasonable steps to protect personal information it collects and ensure it is accurate and up-to-date. Your information is held on secure servers or in storage located in controlled environments. Proximity Apartments employees are required to maintain the confidentiality of any personal information held by Proximity Apartments.
Access to Personal Information
Customers are welcome to request personal information Proximity Apartments holds about them. To obtain a copy of the information we have about you, please write to us requesting your information and including your full name, address, account number, signature etc. A copy of your file will be made available within 30 days. We will inform you if a cost applies to finding the information before we perform this task. Please address enquiries to Proximity Apartments, 172 Thorndon Quay, Pipitea, Wellington 6011, New Zealand.
if you wish to change personal information that is inaccurate or out-of-date, you may write to the above address and the record will be changed.
Sending information overseas
Proximity Apartments will only transfer personal data overseas in circumstances where information has appropriate protection.
Changes in the Future
Proximity Apartments Links to Other Websites
Proximity Apartments provides links to other websites but as these linked websites are not under its control, Proximity Apartments is not responsible for the conduct of companies linked to its website and we advise you to review the privacy policies of these sites before disclosing your personal information on them.
Additional Information on Privacy
For further information about privacy issues and the protection of privacy, visit the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner’s website at www.privacy.org.nz
Company E-mail Addresses
Electronic addresses are published on this website for professional communications only and do not constitute an invitation to send unsolicited commercial e-mails which are not related to this business.