Valocity Limited (“Valocity”, “we” or “us”) is committed to protecting any personal information you provide to us. Valocity is bound by the Privacy Act 1993 and the Information Privacy Principles that are set out in the Privacy Act 1993.
In an effort to comply with the law, and our commitment to protect your personal information, we provide the following policy, which discloses our policies that apply across our services.
What personal information does Valocity hold?
We may hold personal information such as your name, address, contact phone number, or email address. You can visit the website myvalocity.co.nz without providing any personal information and remain anonymous, although this may mean that you are unable to access certain services.
How does Valocity collect personal information?
Valocity collects personal information provided voluntarily when registering at myvalocity.co.nz or over the phone or via email. The collection of the personal information will be directly via the individual concerned, except to the extent that collection by other means is deemed acceptable by the Privacy Act 1993.
Valocity will not collect personal information via unlawful means or by means that are unfair or intrude to an unreasonable extent on the personal affairs of the individual concerned.
What does Valocity use personal information for?
We will use your personal information for the purpose of communicating with you about your enquiry, to process any requests you might have or for any other purposes for which you have given us permission.
Information sourced from Public Registers
Valocity sources information from public registers and their supporting data for use in the creation reports available on myvalocity.co.nz. This information is used in compliance with the Public Register Privacy Principles of the Privacy Act 1993.
Public register personal information use is bound by the Public Register Privacy Principles and requests to access or correct this information must be addressed to the organisation that is required under legislation to maintain the public register. Changes to:
- The District Valuation Roll are controlled by Local Councils; and
- The Land Titles Register and Cadastre are controlled by Land Information New Zealand.
Sharing personal information
How does Valocity store and secure personal information?
Valocity will ensure that all personal information held by it is protected as is reasonable under the circumstances, against loss, unauthorised access, use, modification, disclosure, or misuse.
Valocity will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws and your consent to such purpose(s) remains valid after termination of our relationship with you.
How can I gain access to my personal information?
You can request access to your personal information (or request that your personal information is corrected or deleted) at any time.
If you have registered as a user on myvalocity.co.nz you can access and update your details by logging in with your username and password and going to the “settings” (link at the top right hand side of the page once you have logged in). Alternatively, you may contact our Customer Support Team on 0800myvalocity or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the tracking we use, refer to the website tracking and measurement section below.
Website tracking and measurement
myvalocity.co.nz uses Google Analytics, Google’s DoubleClick, Amobee and Nielsen Web Analytics Products to collect information on how you use this website and the mobile applications and to analyse that use. The services are used to aggregate website statistics anonymously, such as number of page views, the number of unique visitors, time spent on our site, and to determine advertising effectiveness. On occasion, random short surveys may also be used to collect further information about our users – participation in these surveys will be entirely voluntary.
myvalocity.co.nz uses the Google Analytics Display Advertising feature ‘Google Analytics Demographics and Interests Reporting’ which enables Google Analytics to collect data about the age, gender and interests of visitors to the website or mobile applications via cookies and anonymous identifiers. Google will collect, store, and use this information to create statistical reports about the use of the website or mobile application. Visitors can opt-out of the Google Analytics Advertising Features through their Ads Settings or any other available means. Google Analytics currently available opt outs can be found at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/[insert hyperlink]. For further information about Google Analytics can be found at: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/[insert hyperlink].
myvalocity.co.nz uses DoubleClick cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). The cookie is used to serve your specific ads and your interests (“interest based targeting”). The ads served are to be targeted on the basis of your previous browsing history. DoubleClick uses “non personally identifiable information”, which does not track your personal information, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You have the option to opt-out of this ad serving on all sites, using this advertising by visiting their PrivacyPolicy.
If you are using a mobile application, and you accept that myvalocity.co.nz can send you “Push Notifications”, you agree to receive notifications from myvalocity.co.nz even if your mobile application is not running. “Push Notification” preferences can be configured in the applications settings.
Valocity is not responsible for the content of any other website, even if you access that website via a link on myvalocity.co.nz. Valocity provides links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Valocity of that website.
Consent to Electronic Messages
By clicking “yes” to receipt of marketing information, you consent to receive commercial electronic messages marketing our services. You also consent to receiving any electronic messages containing updated information in relation to the services, news and various other information of related interest.