Privacy Policy:

The purpose of this privacy policy is to let users of harmonychurch.nz (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, or as otherwise set out somewhere on the site including in terms linking to the site.

Collection, storage and use of personal information
There’s no need to disclose personal information. You can use the site — including completing user research tasks — without disclosing any personal information.

Statistical information and cookies
We may collect statistical information about your visit to our website to help us improve it. This information does not identify individuals, and makes use of cookies. A cookie is a piece of code that creates a file on your computer to track the pages that you view on our website.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to collect and analyse details about the use of our website. You may turn off cookies at any time. Most browsers have a feature that allows the user to refuse cookies, or issues a warning when cookies are being sent. Turning off cookies will not affect your ability to use this site.

The information Google Analytics collects includes:

  • The first three parts of the IP address of the device
  • The pages accessed on our site and the links clicked on
  • The date and time the site was visited
  • The referring site, if any, through which you clicked through to this site
  • The operating system, for example, Windows 7 or Mac OSX on the device used
  • The type of web browser used, for example, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox
  • Other incidental information such as screen resolution and the language setting used.

Use of statistical information

The data is collected and stored on the Google server and is viewable by authorised staff as detailed in their privacy policy.

Submitting Forms

When you complete a form and submit it on this website, we collect personal information from you, including information about your:

  • Name
  • Contact detail
  • Location

Interactions with us:

We may collect your personal information in order to:

  • Register you for an event, a Sozo session, answer general enquires or apply for an internship online
  • Record correspondence between us and you (for example, records of your and our communication for purposes of support services, event registration, internship application or general enquires)

We keep your information safe by using encryption services like SSL, reviewing our data collection, storage, and processing practices and restricting access to your personal data to only those employees and approved volunteers who need access to it in order to deliver requested products, services and information.

We keep your information for only as long as necessary to provide the service or product you requested. At which point we securely destroy it by erasing the information. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at info[at]harmony.org.nz, or PO Box 33430 Christchurch 8244, New Zealand.