This notice explains how and when this website collects personal information, what we do with it and your right to see or change it.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://artauctiongreen.nz/
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Collecting your personal information
We collect personal information that we need in order to deliver our services to you. We collect personal information directly from you when you access our services or engage with us through our website.
Information collected from you
If you are participating in any of our online auctions, will collect some or all of the following personal information:
- Your name and contact details.
- Your address or region and housing information.
- Website activity.
- Transaction history.
- Any other information you choose to provide us.
Collectively, this is known as your “personal information”.
Note: We do not store full credit card details.
Use of personal information
We will only use personal information provided to us for the purpose of:
- completing an auction
- administering, evaluating and improving the site
- improving our services
- responding to your feedback and information provided in forms and surveys
- conducting user research if you registered to participate.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell or rent your personal information to any third party.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
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.
Under the Privacy Act 2020, you have the right to access and ask us to correct any personal information you have provided to us.
Contact us if:
- you would like to access or change your personal information this website has stored
- you have any concerns regarding your privacy.
We may require proof of your identity before being able to provide you with any personal information.
How long we retain your data
For users that register on our website, we store the personal information you provide in your user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their own personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. We delete your data after two years from the date of the last auction.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.
If you have a privacy complaint about DIA
If you have any concerns about how we manage your personal information, you may contact us via our Contact form.
If you are not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern you may have, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner and make a privacy complaint.
We take all reasonable steps to ensure the personal information we collect is protected against loss, unauthorised access and disclosure or any other misuse. Access to our systems and platforms is controlled, through role-based access, and all access is logged and audited.
We retain personal information only for as long as we need it in order to continue to provide you with our service(s), maintain the security of our websites or as required by law.