Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. Please take the time to review our privacy policy prior to using our website.

This privacy policy will explain what kind of data is collected and used by this website and other websites. This information will enable you to make an educated decision about using a Groundswell NZ website. This privacy policy may change without notice, so we recommend you review it on a regular basis.

This policy was last updated on 8th June 2022. This website is provided by Groundswell NZ Limited.

Data collection and usage

We collect some personal information which you may provide while using a Groundswell NZ website.

If you choose to sign up to receive updates via email, we retain the following information about you:

  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • Postcode

This personal information is used to send you relevant emails related to Groundswell NZ and the rural sector.

We have other websites which ask for additional information, such as:

  • Full or partial residential address
  • Industry or sector interest
  • Local council

We use this personal information to perform the function described on the website. This information is retained and used to segment our database for email targeting, and for statistical analysis of our supporter database.

You may choose to make a donation to Groundswell NZ on this website. The personal information provided in the process of donating is used for financial compliance and donor acknowledgement. We do not have access to or retain any credit/debit card information used to make a donation. This is handled by our payment processor.

Your privacy is protected by law. We will never release your personal information to third parties for commercial use without your prior permission. We will only disclose your personal information to another person if you have consented to such a disclosure, or where such use or disclosure is required or permitted by law.

Requesting any of your personal information we may have

You have the right to view, correct, or request deletion of any of your personal information we may have.

Please email us at to begin this process.

Third-party analytics tools

Our websites use Google Analytics to help analyse how visitors use and interact with our websites.

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are small text files placed on your computer, to collect visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. No personally identifiable information is collected about you unless you explicitly submit that information on our websites, for example on our signup forms.