Information we Collect
• personal information submitted or uploaded by you to GY Community Website when using or downloading the content including your name, address, phone number, email address and contact preferences;
• personal information made available by you to GY Community Website when using the website, including your location;
• any information you provide directly in correspondence with GY Community Website;
• any other personal information received by GY Community Website from you from time to time.
How We Use Information We Collect
We use your personally identifiable information as follows:
• to verify your identity;
• to provide and improve our GY Community Website, content and advertising;
• to manage your use of the GY Community Website and to deliver to you any administrative notices, updates, notifications, alerts and communications relevant to your use of the GY Community Website;
• to provide you information (by any means whatsoever, including electronic communication such as email or text message) about the GY Community Website;
• to allow your use of certain features of the GY Community Website that may be offered from time to time and to help customise your user experience;
• to provide content that is more suitable to your location;
• share data with other users when we believe it is appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities.
There may be the option for you to opt out of certain services and information sharing through your settings in the GY Community Website at any time. However, in this case, we may not be able to offer some of the features that require this information.
How we Share your Information
We may share your personal information as follows:
• where disclosure is connected to the purposes for which the information was collected, as described above in clause 2;
• to GY Community Website service providers, communications and network operators and selected business partners in order to provide the relevant content to you or to offer you products or services, or whose products or services may be offered on our GY Community Website;
• to GY Community Website agencies, research firms and direct marketing firms engaged by GY Community Website in connection with certain marketing initiatives that may be undertaken by GY Community Website from time to time;
• we may engage other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include processing credit card payments, providing marketing assistance, providing customer services, sending postal mail and email to you, removing repetitive information from customer lists, and analysing data. These persons have access to personal information needed to perform their functions;
Storage and processing of personal information:
GY Community Website will store and process your personal information in New Zealand. GY Community Website will hold such personal information both before and after the termination or cancellation of your subscription or such other services as GY Community Website may provide to you, but only for as long as GY Community Website is lawfully entitled to use that information.
From time to time, GY Community Website may use your personal information to contact you by electronic mail concerning your use of the GY Community Website. These communications are intended to inform you of important information regarding your GY Community Website, or about general services provided by GY Community Website. If you do not want to receive email from us regarding service updates, please click the "unsubscribe link" at the bottom of any email you receive from GY Community Website. We will, however, continue to send you emails regarding necessary information.
We also collect nonpersonal information − data in a form that does not permit direct association with any specific individual or identifies the individual. We may collect, use, transfer and disclose nonpersonal information for any purpose. The following are some examples of nonpersonal information that we may collect and how we may use it:
• We may collect information such as occupation, language, post code, area code, unique device identifier, location and the time zone where the GY Community Website is used so that we can better understand customer behaviour and improve our products, services and advertising;
• We may collect information regarding your use of the GY Community Website and our other products and services. This information is aggregated and used to help us provide more useful information to our customers and to understand which parts of our GY Community Website are of most interest.
• We may or we may allow third parties including business partners with which we have a separate agreement to collect information about the use of our GY Community Website, or the viewing or interaction with advertisements on our GY Community Website, to help us or our business partners evaluate the performance of advertisements that we show, such as whether you clicked on it, or installed the advertised product. The information gathered by us or these third parties is used to monitor, display and improve advertisements on the GY Community Website.
• We may collect information for internal operations, including troubleshooting problems, testing, research, improvements to the GY Community Website, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other illegal activity.
Rights of access and correction
If you are located in New Zealand, you have the right in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993, to access and to request correction of any of your personal information provided to GY Community Website in connection with your use of the GY Community Website.
If you would like to see the personal information relating to you that GY Community Website has stored, or to change such personal information, or if you have any concerns regarding your privacy, please contact us. GY Community Website may require proof of your identity before being able to provide you with any personal information.
If you are located outside of New Zealand, and wish to email GY Community Website with a privacy concern, please also contact us.