Hammerforce® Technology Privacy Policy

  1. Hammerforce® Technology Limited (referred to in this privacy policy as “we“, “our” or “us“) is committed to safeguarding the privacy of individuals who visit the website https://www.hammerforce.com/ and our social media websites and pages (together being the Website) and other communications with us.

What is this privacy policy about?

  1. The purpose of this privacy policy (Privacy Policy) is to inform you as to what information may be collected from you, how such information will be used by us and/or other persons or entities, with whom such information may be shared, your choices regarding the collection, use and distribution of such information, your ability to access or correct such information and the security procedures that we have implemented to protect your privacy.
  2. By using or accessing our Websites and/or any of our services (whether by your mobile phone, tablet, smartphone, PC or any other means), you are deemed to have agreed to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

What personal information do we collect and why?

  1. We may collect personal information about you (such as your first and last name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card number), directly from you, when you use our Websites, over the phone, by letter or email.
  2. We will only use and disclose your personal information for the purposes for which it was collected (or otherwise as required or authorised by law). This may include using your personal information for the following purposes:
  1. to undertake customer service activities, such as responding to any queries, comments or complaints you may have;
  2. to administer our Website services, including processing any searches or requests for information about our products or services;
  3. to maintain and develop our business systems, including testing and upgrading them;
  4. to enable us to monitor, review and improve our products and services and communicate with you about them;
  5. to process and collect payment from you for any products or services provided through our Website (which may include on behalf of any third party providers of our products or services);
  6. for our administrative purposes and for internal record keeping;
  7. to comply with relevant laws and regulations; and
  8. for any other specific purpose which we notify you of at the time your personal information is collected.
  9. From time to time, we may also contact you for market research purposes or to provide you with marketing information about new products or services or special offers and promotions.  We will allow you to opt in before receiving any unsolicited content.  If you do opt in, we will also give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such direct marketing or market research content.
  10. If you do not want your personal information to be collected, please do not submit it to us.  Please note that if you elect not to provide certain personal information to us, we may not be able to provide you with the services, products or information you require.

Do we share or disclose personal information?

  1. For the purposes we have described, we may disclose your personal information:
  1. to our suppliers and our third party contractors and providers of goods and services;
  2. to our professional advisers such as legal or accountancy firms;
  3. insurance companies;
  4. market research
  5. to anyone who hosts or maintains data centres, service platforms and other infrastructure and systems on behalf of us, where your personal information is processed and/or stored;
  6. to anyone to whom our assets or business (or any part of it) is transferred;
  7. where you have otherwise consented;
  8. as otherwise required or authorised by law; and
  9. any other recipient which is notified to you at the time of collection or that you otherwise authorise.
  10. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that the persons and organisations to whom we disclose personal information are bound to protect the privacy of that personal information. Please note that some of the persons to whom we disclose personal information may be situated outside New Zealand.  Our Websites and systems may also be based on servers located outside of New Zealand.

Do we use cookies or other web tracking systems?

  1. Our Websites may use cookies to help facilitate your ongoing access to and use of our Website. When you interact with us via our Websites, the information collected from the use of cookies may include the IP address of the device you are using and information about the sites from which you accessed the internet, type of web browser and platform used, the pages visited on our Websites and the next site visited.

How do we protect your personal information?

  1. We take reasonable measures to ensure the security of your personal information that is held by us from such risks as loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.  We remind you, however, that if you send information to our Websites, the Internet is not a secure environment and although all reasonable care is taken, we cannot warrant or guarantee the security of information you provide to us via electronic means.

How can you access and correct your personal information?

  1. If you identify any inaccuracy in your personal information, or you need to make a change to or would like to verify such information, please contact us so that we may update our records.  Our contact information is set out in paragraph 17 below.
  2. Where you request details of your personal information and the information requested is not readily retrievable, we may charge a reasonable fee for the cost of accessing or retrieving that information.  We note that we are not required to provide access to information in certain situations, but if we refuse access, we will give you our reasons for doing so.

Advertising and third party links

  1. Our Website or other online presence may contain links to a variety of advertising and third party website sources. Some of these links may request or record information from users or use cookies or other methods to collect information from you. We have no control over the content or privacy policy practices of such sites, and encourage our users to review the privacy policies of such sites before engaging in any activity with them.

For how long do we hold personal information?

  1. We will keep your personal information for only as long as is necessary to achieve the purpose for which we collected it.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

  1. We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time and if we do so, we will post any updated Privacy Policy on https://www.hammerforce.com/.  We encourage you to check this website periodically to ensure that you are aware of the terms of our current Privacy Policy.

Questions or Comments or to Contact Us

  1. If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or you wish to access or make changes to your personal information, please contact the New Zealand privacy officer on [email protected].