We at GirlGuiding NZ respect your privacy. We ask for personal information when we need it for Guiding purposes and to provide a service to you. This information is stored electronically and is subject to the Privacy Act 1993 and all subsequent amendments. You have the right to access and request correction of any of your information held.
You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, please contact us.
Purchase of a subscription to Explore Pippins is regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information.
What we use your personal information for
We use your personal information for Guiding purposes, including but not limited to:
• contacting you when needed;
• delivering resources;
• inviting you to events;
• meeting Health and Safety requirements;
• reviewing and updating our programmes; and
• for marketing and promotional purposes.
Cookies are only used on this website to store your login details and tell the website you are logged in. The site will not function correctly without them.
If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
We will never sell your personally identifying information.
In the case of any incident, accident or illness or other emergency requiring treatment, your personal information will be made available to external parties for the purposes of treatment or to protect the participant’s welfare.
In all other cases your personal information will only be accessible to GirlGuiding NZ personnel and will not be made available to any other person or organisation without your permission except when required to by law.
We only retain collected information for as long as necessary in order to provide you with your requested service. What information we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
External website links
Our website and programme materials may mention or link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.