Privacy & Legal Policies
This Privacy Statement governs data collection and usage for all Internet users visiting and using the William Gill & Sons Limited website (www.williamgill.co.nz).
Respecting your privacy
William Gill & Sons Limited is committed to supporting the 'National Privacy Principles for the Fair Handling of Personal Information' which set clear standards for the collection, access, storage and use of personal information which we obtain as part of our business operations.
Our respect for our customers right to privacy of their personal information is paramount. We have policies and procedures to ensure that all personal information, no matter how or where it is obtained, is handled sensitively, securely, and in accordance with the National Privacy Principles.
• Matters of which you should be aware regarding information we may collect about you
• Our policies on the management of personal information, and
• Generally, what sort of information we hold, for what purposes, and how we collect, hold, use and disclose that information
What information do we collect?
As part of our operations we may gather certain types of information about the users of our website:-
Email address information
This may be provided by you at some point when you register for use of any available web site feature. We will not share the information that we collect with any third parties and will only disclose information about you or your use of the website and/or services without your prior permission if we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
Conform to legal requirements (including, but not limited to, requirements in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or government request) or comply with legal process, or to help maintain the law -
Protect our rights or property or those of our related companies -
Act to protect the interests of our, or our related companies, customers or personnel
We do not sell, rent, supply, give up or lease out any user or customer information to any third parties.
What else do we do with the personally identifiable information?
We may collect information from time-to-time in order to provide the best possible service to you as customers of, or parties interested in, William Gill & Sons Limited. To this end we may, from time to time, use the information that you provide for the following purposes:
• To verify your identity if you need help with a forgotten password or you are having login problems with one of our web site services.
• To help provide any other services that from time to time we may offer or you may request.
• To offer the most relevant information suitable to your and your interests
• For any relevant information, marketing, promotional, publicity, or surveys that we might undertake.
• For any other purposes for which you have given permission.
Emails and spam?
Emails may be in the form of William Gill & Sons Limited bulletins or other messages, either regular or ad-hoc, that are only relevant to the William Gill & Sons Limited website. We endeavour to keep them spam free and will not bombard you with emails with offers that are not related to our business. Any 'subscription' type emails have simple, effective 'Unsubscribe' facilities at the end of each message should you no longer wish to receive them.
Cookies are small files that are placed by a web site and reside on your computer and are recognised when you visit or re-visit a web site. A cookie does not contain any personally identifiable information. It can provide details of your IP address, the computer platform that you use (eg Macintosh or Windows), the browser that you use (eg Microsoft Explorer or Mozilla) and what domain you are accessing the server from. With this information the following can be achieved:-
• Track traffic patterns to a web site,
• Ensure that the most relevant content is being shown,
• Allow you to enter certain site member services without having to log in each time you visit,
• Ensure faster web page access in certain situations.
Our advertises and business partners?
This Privacy Statement only relates to the William Gill & Sons Limited website. You are encouraged to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our (or any other) website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share information. You should be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites linked to or from the William Gill & Sons Limited website. However, if you find privacy or content problems with websites linked to or from the William Gill & Sons Limited website we would appreciate being notified so that we can take the appropriate action.
We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. Any changes will take effect immediately they are posted on the William Gill & Sons Limited website. Wherever possible we will notify you of any changes to this policy, but in the event that we do not, your continued use of our services indicates your acceptance of the particular policy that is posted on the website at the time of use.
Right of access to your information
You have the right to be informed of the information that we hold about you and to have it changed, corrected or deleted. To find out more about how to do this, please contact us.
For Further Information
If you require further information about this policy, William Gill & Sons Limited, or any other products or services we can provide, please contact our Dealership.