No need to disclose personal information
You can use the site — including completing user research tasks — without disclosing any personal information.
Your disclosure of personal information
You may choose to disclose personal information to us when you give feedback or in submission forms. This information can be viewed by site administrators, Ōpāwaho Heathcote River Network staff and sometimes third-party contractors who administer or work on the site, or who work on special projects with us.
Don’t send us sensitive personal information or include any sensitive personal information in submission forms.
Holding of information
If you provide personal information, it’s held by Ōpāwaho Heathcote River Network. It may be shared with third-party contractors to the extent necessary for them to administer or work on the site, or to work on special projects with us. Email addresses are not made available to the public. Unless required by law, we won’t, without their consent, publicise the names or email addresses of individuals who provide feedback to us or who provide us with submission forms.
Use of personal information
We’ll only use personal information provided to us for the purpose of:
- administering, evaluating and improving the site
- improving our services, and
- communicating with you, including responding to your feedback and information provided in submission forms.
Feedback is important and is used to evaluate and improve the site. If you provide feedback by email, that feedback is sent to appropriate Ōpāwaho Heathcote River Network personnel. We may pass on relevant comments to other people within Ōpāwaho Heathcote River Network who administer or contribute content to the site. This could include your email address and other identifying information that you’ve provided.
If you provide us with a submission form, that submission form will be sent to appropriate people within Ōpāwaho Heathcote River Network or to third parties who administer or are participating in the particular project or consultation that the submission form relates to. This could include your email address and other identifying information.