This website is bound by the provisions of the Privacy Act 2020 and information provided by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://whakaraupocarving.maori.nz.
As a provider of online and in-person education courses, we collect personal information from you, including information about your:
- Contact information
- Interactions with us
- Billing or purchase information.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Cookies can track how often you use a site, information about your computer, browser or device (including your IP address or your mobile device type and unique identifier). Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
We do not and will not ask for any identifiable personal information to visit this website. But to the extent that any site visit data could make you identifiable, we will not attempt to identify individuals from the records automatically generated by the server unless required to do so as part of an internal investigation or for a law enforcement-related purpose, and then, only in compliance with the Privacy Laws as applicable.
We may also use site visit information for security audits to protect against threats from hackers, and for other law enforcement and security purposes.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Third party cookies
By visiting this website, third-parties (such as Google) may place cookies on your browser or device for profiling and remarketing purposes.
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
Contact and course application forms
We keep contact and course application form submissions (emails that contain your name and email address) indefinitely for communication purposes with you, but do not use this information for any other purpose.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
This website collects data about the people who visit the site to be able to understand who is coming to the site. Data collected will only be used to understand trends, at an aggregate (group) level (e.g how many men or women visit, how many people from regional or metropolitan areas visit) and we will only use this information to improve web performance, web services, and website maintenance.
You can view Google’s Privacy and Terms. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise GDN ads using the Ads Preferences Manager or by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
- the NAI website opt-out page or
- the DAA opt-out page or,
- for EU users, the EDAA opt-out page.
How long we retain your data
For users that register on our website, we store the personal information users provide in their application form and user profile indefinitely. Website administrators can see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have created a user account on this site, such as by enrolling in an online course, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Who we share your data with
We do not share any personal data with anyone.