See our privacy policy


The purpose of this privacy policy is to let users of and (the “Site”) know when we collect personal information and what we do with it.

We do not use, share or transfer personal information in connection with the Site except as set out in this policy.

You do not need to disclose personal information

The Site can be viewed and its web feeds can be subscribed to without the need to disclose any personal information to us.

If you choose to disclose personal information

If you disclose personal information when adding material to the Site, such information will be viewable by
– Site administrators
– Some third parties providing services related to the administration, improvement, and/or securing of the Site and the information it contains (“Third Party Contractors”)
– If published, members of the public.
Please do not post or otherwise transmit personal information of a sensitive nature.

Holding of information

Personal information that you provide will be held by Abretech, and may be shared with, and held by, Third Party Contractors to the extent necessary for the services they provide related to the administration, improvement, and/or securing of the Site and the information it contains.

Email addresses provided when commenting in the discussion forum or other areas of the Site or when emailing feedback directly to Abretech are not made available to the public.

Unless required by law, we will not publicize without evidence of consent the names or email addresses of individuals who provide feedback to us.

Use of personal information

We will only use personal information provided to us for the purposes of administering, evaluating, improving, and securing the Site and the information it contains, improving our services and communicating with you.


Feedback is important. It is used to evaluate and improve the Site. If you provide feedback on the Site directly to Abretech via the supplied email address, that feedback will be sent to appropriate Abretech staff.

We may pass on relevant comments to other people within Abretech who administer, have contributed content to, or are otherwise interested in, the Site.
This can include your email address and other identifying information.

Statistical information collected 

We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve the Site. This information is aggregated and non-personally identifying. Examples are:
– Your IP address
– The search terms you used
– The pages you accessed on our Site and the links you clicked on
– The date and time you visited the site
– The referring site (if any) through which you clicked through to this Site
– Your operating system (e.g., Windows XP, Mac OS X)
– The type of web browser you use (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox)
– Other incidental things such as screen resolution, and language of your browser.

Use of statistical information

The non-personally identifying statistical information referred to above will be viewable by Site administrators, other Abretech staff and other parties.


This Site may generates persistent session cookies for the purpose of monitoring Site usage. The cookies do not collect personal information.

You can disable them or clear them out of the web browser you are using to view this Site without affecting your ability to use the Site.


If you are not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern please contact us:

Abretech New Zealand Limited,
20 Lyndhurst St. Palmerston North,
New Zealand 4412