What this statement covers
Predator Free Wellington (PFW) has created this privacy statement to explain how we manage the personal information we collect to conduct a city-wide eradication, the first of its kind in an urban context. Personal information is any information that is capable of identifying someone about an identifiable individual – you.
Our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information addresses the requirements of the Privacy Act 2020. This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice and its application is overseen by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
Predator Free Wellington collects the following information for the following purpose(s) which primarily relates to receiving permission to include your property on our eradication network:
Type of personal information
Providing some information is optional. If you choose not to provide us with a certain type of mandatory information, we will still provide the specific service if possible to do so.
Using your information
We will only use the personal information provided to us:
- For the purpose/s we collect that information (see above)
- For other reasons permitted by the Privacy Act 2020 (e.g. with your consent, for a directly-related purpose, or where the law permits or requires this use).
Data storage, security and accuracy
Predator Free Wellington has implemented measures to ensure your personal information is kept safe and secure; is protected against loss, damage, misuse and unauthorised access; is kept accurate, current, complete, and relevant; and is not misleading.
These measures include:
- Digital information is held in secure folders in either PFW’s document management system, an alternative secure internal system or a third party system.
- Access to this system is tightly controlled.
Sending your information to others
We may contract a third party to collect or store information on our behalf – we share your data with a number of third parties including but not limited to; Fulcrum, Trap.NZ and Social Pinpoint. Where possible we set up business accounts with these third parties and sharing in this context relates to the purpose(s) of collection and use, as stated above. Their privacy statements can be viewed on their respective websites.
How long do we hold your personal information?
The length of time we retain your personal information may differ according to its type and use, however, information we collect will likely remain relevant for project duration.
Accessing and correcting your personal information
You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you. You can:
- Ask us to confirm whether we hold personal information about you
- If applicable, ask us to correct that information.
Once we have verified your identity, we will provide you with confirmation and access, unless we believe we should withhold the information under the Privacy Act 2020. We will deal with your request within 20 working days; and, if we decide to withhold, we will provide the reasons and supporting grounds.
You have the right to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If we:
- Agree that your personal information needs to be corrected, we will do so and provide you with an amended record (if requested)
- Refuse a request for correction, you are entitled to request that a statement is attached to the relevant personal information recording that the correction was sought but not made. This request can include non-active/historical records.
Your rights to access and correct any personal information we hold are subject to the Privacy Act 2020.