The website privacy statement applies to the collection of personal information on Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group website: www.cdemcanterbury.govt.nz.
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. Information about your visit automatically collected and stored includes:
The website generates persistent session cookies for the purpose of monitoring website usage. The cookies do not collect personal information. You can disable them or delete them from your web browser without affecting your ability to use the website.
If you choose to provide us with personal information - eg by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through the website - we collect, use and retain that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested.
We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your enquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law.
We do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organisations.
In some instances, your data is stored by external secure online service providers. We use:
Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group does not collect information for commercial marketing.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs commercial software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Except for authorised law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.
Unauthorised attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable.
The website has links to many other government agencies. In a few cases, we link to private organisations, with their permission. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of the new site. The Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group does not have control over the policies or content of government or private sites outside of Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group, which we link to for public convenience.
You have the rights under the Privacy Act 1993 to access and request correction of any personal information provided to Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group from your use of the website. To request access to or correction of your personal information, please contact us.