Privacy Policy

The Car Brokers Privacy Policy

1.     The Car Brokers Limited (New Wheels, The Car Brokers, our or we) is committed to protecting your personal information. 

2.     This Privacy Policy sets out how we handle your personal information that we may collect when you access and use the New Wheels & The Car Brokers website at newwheels.co.nz & thecarbrokers.co.nz (Website).   

Information we collect and use

3.     We may obtain personal information from you (Personal Information) as a result of you:

(a)     voluntarily providing us with your full name and e-mail address when you ask to be contacted by us or sign up for any update or newsletter that we offer; or

(b)     completing an enquiry form on any area of the Website.

4.     We may use your Personal Information to:

(a)     contact you in relation to any query you submit;

(b)     send you updates, newsletters or promotions we offer from time to time;

(c)     provide you with the Website;

(d)     to maintain our records; and

(e)     the extent we are required to do so by any law, court or regulatory authority.

5.     During your visit to the Website we may collect anonymous statistical data about your visit. This will include information such as the date, time and length of your visit, the URLs or addresses of the website pages you visit, the operating system, browser, each engine and IP address used by the computer you are using to connect to the internet and the domain name from which you are accessing the internet. We may collect this information using third party software operating on the Website and through the use of cookies and similar technology. 

6.     We use that statistical data to:

(a)     identify user behavior and trends on the Website;

(b)     maintain and optimize the technical performance, operation and security of the Website;

(c)     sell and measure the effectiveness of advertising on the Website; and

(d)     targeting advertising and promotional messages displayed on the Website.

Cookies

7.     Parts of the Website use cookies.  “Cookies” are pieces of software that are stored on the computer, smart-phone, tablet or device that you are using to access the Website. Cookies are designed to remember information about your personal preferences, your visit and your use of the Website.  We will only use and disclose such information to improve your experience of the Website, to remember your visit to the Website or to measure the number of times some advertisements are viewed.  You can change the settings on your browser or device to reject some cookies, but this may affect the functionality of the Website.

Disclosure

8.     We may store your Personal Information on computer systems operated by third parties.  We will take reasonable precautions against unauthorized access and disclosure by those third parties.

9.     We will not share your Personal Information with third parties except:

(a)     where you have filled in an enquiry form in which case we will pass your details and any message you submit to the relevant persons' or company;

(b)     where you have opted to receive any third party offers;

(c)     to the extent necessary for third parties to provide services to us in relation to the Website; and

(d)     as otherwise expressly permitted under this Privacy Policy. 

10.  Except as described in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose or use your Personal Information without your permission, unless required or permitted by law. 

11.  Except as otherwise authorized by you, your Personal Information will be retained only for as long as we need it to manage, monitor and develop the Website.

Personal Information belongs to you

12.  Your Personal Information remains yours.

13.  We take reasonable precautions to make sure that we keep your Personal Information secure.

14.  Because the internet is an open network, we cannot warrant or guarantee that your Personal Information is safe from unauthorized access or use.

15.  Where you have authorized us to disclose your Personal Information to a third party, their use and maintenance of your Personal Information is outside our control and we accept no responsibility or liability for such third party use.

Email communication

16.  From time to time we may send you, and you agree to receive, emails and other promotions relating to us or third parties featured on our Website. 

17.  You may opt out of receiving those emails and other promotions at any time by following the opt-out instructions provided in the relevant communication.

General

18.  We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time.  Notice of any such amendments will be announced on our Website and will be effective immediately, unless we state otherwise. Your continued use of our website will constitute your acceptance of any amendments or revisions to this Privacy Policy.

19.  The Website may contain links to third party websites or applications.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of third party websites or applications.

20.  Your use of the Website is governed by Website Terms and Conditions which can be found on the Website.  Please read these carefully, as you agree to them by your use of the Website.

Contacting us about privacy

21.  You may request access and/or correction to your Personal Information held by us. If you wish to contact us about your privacy or your Personal Information, you can contact The Car Brokers Ltd by email at info@thecarbrokers.co.nz