Privacy Policy

1. PREQUAL's commitment to maintaining your privacy

PREQUAL's Privacy Statement has been created because we value our users and recognise their right to keep personal information private. This statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.

 2. Collecting information on PREQUAL visitors

PREQUAL collects information on our site visitors collectively including which sections of the site are most frequently visited, how often and for how long. This data is always used as aggregated, non-personal information. PREQUAL utilises this information to improve and enhance our services by monitoring the areas on the site which are most popular to you. This aggregated information may be shared with PREQUAL partners to provide them with an overview of how PREQUAL visitors use the site. This is done for the purposes of providing you with a more efficient site.

 IP Addresses

PREQUAL's web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Again, information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.

 Cookies & Applets

PREQUAL uses cookies to provide you with a better experience. These cookies allow us to increase your security by storing your section ID and a way of monitoring single user access.  This aggregate, non-personal information is collated and provided to PREQUAL to assist in analysing the usage of the site.

 3. Collecting information on PREQUAL registered members

As part of registering with PREQUAL, we collect personal information about you in order for you to take full advantage of PREQUAL's services. To do this it may be necessary for you to provide additional information to PREQUAL as detailed below.

 Registration

Registration includes submitting your name, email address, address, company, company number, telephone numbers, option on receiving updates and promotional material. You may access this information at any time by clicking 'Manage my account'.

 4. Credit Card Details

Credit Card details are only stored for the processing of payment and will be deleted once your payment is processed.

 5. Email communications from PREQUAL

PREQUAL also provides you with selected information about health and safety information of interest, our products and services, and website changes in our email newsletter. This free service is sent to registered users.  You may opt out of receiving these communications. PREQUAL may also make you aware of additional products and services which form part of your relationship with PREQUAL.

 6. Storage & Security of Personal Information

PREQUAL takes all reasonable steps to ensure the security of our system.  PREQUAL allows you to access your information at any time to keep it accurate and up to date. Any information which we hold for you is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities.
In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by PREQUAL. However, PREQUAL will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access of your personal information. You can also play an important role in keeping your personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used on the PREQUAL site.

 7. Access to Your Information

Unless you become a registered PREQUAL user, PREQUAL does not collect information that identifies you personally. If however, you become a PREQUAL registered user, you are able to change and update your registered profile at any time. Should you require assistance with updating your account or removing your details from the site, this can be done by forwarding an email to: info@prequal.co.nz

 8. PREQUAL Partners & Advertisers

PREQUAL provides links and passes to third party sites. The use of your information by these third party sites is not within the control of PREQUAL and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of these companies.

 9. Feedback

PREQUAL welcomes ideas and feedback about all aspects of the site. PREQUAL stores feedback that users send to us. This feedback will be used to administer and refine the service and may be shared with PREQUAL partners either in aggregate form or with specific identifying characteristics removed.

In some instances you may provide comments to us regarding our services. These comments may be displayed on our website to other users, if you do not wish for your comments to be displayed please email info@prequal.co.nz and we will remove your comments.

 10. Privacy & Site Changes

From time to time, PREQUAL may review and update its privacy statement. Revised versions will be updated on the website.