1.2 You do not need to give us any information tobrowse our website, but when you fill in the registration form to become amember, we do ask you for information about yourself.
1.3 On registration, you will be asked to subscribefor our newsletter. By subscribing the newsletter, you agree to receive emailsin your registered email id regarding promotional campaigns of Education New Zealand. You can unsubscribe the newsletter from the link provided in the sentemail.
1.4 If you have any queries about this privacypolicy please sends us an email.
2. Information we collect and how we use it
2.1 We may store the information you submit to orthrough the site, as well as information we collect in connection with your useof the site.
2.2 We use the information to fulfill your requests,provide the site’s functionality, improve the site’s quality, personalize yourexperience, track usage of the site, provide feedback to course providers thatare listed on the site, provide enquiry and application services on behalf ofcourse providers (these are the interactive services that come up when you lookup details of a particular course or display relevant advertising. Among theinformation we collect, please note:
Account information: If you create anaccount on Education New Zealand, we may store and use your full name, emailaddress, zip code and other information you may provide with your account, suchas your gender and birth date. Your information will be shared only with theinstitutions that you wish to enquire or apply to, so that the institutions cancontact you directly and help you with your queries. Your information willnever be sold to any third parties.
Your first name and last initial, as wellas any photo you submit through the registration process, will be publiclydisplayed as part of your account profile. You can modify some of the informationassociated with your account here. If you feel that an unauthorized account hasbeen created depicting you or your likeness, you can request its removalsending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public content: The information that youpost to the site including your reviews, forum questions & replies isintended for public consumption. We may display this information on the site.
3.1 Your personal information may be passed to andused by our group companies in connection with providing services to you overour website and delivering or making our services available to you.
3.2 We may also disclose your personal informationin the following instances:
If we are required to do so byapplicable law or under a court or similar order.
As deemed necessary, in ourdiscretion, to protect our legal rights or property or the legal rights orproperty of a member or third party, or to prevent personal injury.
In connection with a sale, merger,assignment, joint venture or other transfer or disposition of a portion or allof our assets or stock or our affiliated entities (including, withoutlimitation, in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
4. Hyperlinks to other web sites
4.2 We generally do not object to you linkingdirectly to the homepage of our website, although we reserve the right torefuse our authorization to such linking at our sole discretion. We do notpermit our pages to be loaded into frames on your website - our web pages mustload into the user's entire window.
4.3 We reserve the right to move or change ourwebsite URL at any time in order to meet changing business needs and tocontinually improve our online service. External websites link to our websiteat their own risk.
5.1 When you view or use our website we may storeinformation on the hard drive of your computer in the form of a cookie(essentially a small text file). Cookies allow us to tailor our website to yourinterests and preferences. For example, a cookie might contain informationabout the web pages you have visited on our website, which could allow us tocustomize your next visit to our website. However, cookies do not allow usaccess to the rest of your computer and we do not use them to collectpersonally identifiable information about you.
5.2 Most internet browsers enable you to deletecookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your hard drive.Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more abouthow to do this. However, should you decide to disable any cookies we place onyour computer you may not be able to use certain services or facilities on ourwebsite.
5.3 You may occasionally get cookies from ouradvertisers or other third parties with links on our website. We do not controlthese cookies. The use of advertising cookies sent by third-party servers isstandard in the internet industry.
6. Ask The Expert
6.1 Our website allows you to leave comments in ourask the expert section. They are open to the public and if you choose todisclose personally identifiable information or reveal your personal details toother users in these areas you are consenting to its unrestricted distributionin a public forum throughout our website and to and by other users of ourwebsite. We therefore cannot be responsible for the protection or security ofsuch information, regardless of its sensitivity. You disclose all suchinformation entirely at your own risk.
6.2 Please do not disclose personal informationabout third parties in this section - it is prohibited, and we reserve theright to ban you from our website if you breach this rule.