Healtheries Privacy Policy

This privacy policy outlines our data collection and usage policies. By using the Healtheries website and / or signing up to any service provided by the site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as set out in this privacy policy and you otherwise agree to be bound by this privacy policy.  

Collection of Information

There are cases where Healtheries may ask you for personal information, such as your name, address, date of birth, gender, email address, etc. We do this for instance when you register for contests/promotions, respond to communication such as e-mail, and for services that require registration or subscription. We use 'cookies' to gather information about your visits to our website and enhance your experience. You can find more information on how we use cookies in the ‘Use of Cookies’ section below.

When you visit our website we collect so called ‘click stream’ data (server address, domain name etc). This information can be combined with information you have provided to us (for instance by registering), which will enable us to analyze and better customize your visits to our website. If you would like to be on our mailing list, we will ask you to actively opt-in.

Use of Visitors’ Information

All personal information that we obtain about you will be recorded, used and protected by us in accordance with current data protection legislation. We will primarily use your personal information to provide products and services to you, for example:

  • To send you information/materials via e-mail about products, surveys, competitions, offers and news we think could interest you. This information may relate to products, surveys, competitions, offers and news of Healtheries and/or its licensees and/or other third parties selected by Healtheries. We only send you this if you have opted-in to receive Healtheries e-mails. In case you do not want to receive any e-mails from us anymore, or if you want to modify your personal data or want your personal data to be deleted from our database, please see the 'Opt-out, delete or modify personal information' section below.
  • To analyze visits to the website and learn about the interests of our visitors in aggregate and also on a personal level to better understand our visitors’ interests and needs, so we can improve our products and services and deliver to you the type of content, features and promotions that you are most interested in.
  • To announce winners of competitions, product packs and offers. The announcement could be made on our website and/or in another digital medium (e.g. and not limited to Facebook, Instagram and YouTube page). By entering a competition or promotion, or opting in to receive any other prize from Healtheries, you agree that your personal information (name and surname) may be disclosed by Healtheries for promotional purposes. We will retain your personal information for as long as it is required to achieve the purposes set out in this privacy policy (subject to any legal requirements to retain your information for a longer period).

Who Manages Visitors’ Information

The Healtheries website and the information collected are managed and controlled by: Vitaco Health NZ Limited, Corner of Kordel Place and Accent Drive East Tamaki, Auckland New Zealand. The servers that host the Healtheries website are located in New Zealand.

Protection of Visitors’ information

In order to protect the information you provide to us by visiting our website we have implemented various security measures. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of people, who have special access rights and are required to keep the information confidential.

Please keep in mind though that whenever you give out personal information online there is a risk that third parties may intercept and use that information. While Healtheries strives to protect its user's personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk.

If, as part of a registration or other process on our website, you are asked to choose a password, then you are responsible for maintaining its confidentiality. If you become aware of any unauthorised use of your password or any registration of yours, you should notify us at the address noted in the ‘How you can Contact Us’ section below.

Third Parties

Disclosing Personal Information to Third Parties

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without informing you in advance and in accordance with applicable data protection law, except as described below. Your data may be transferred to website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in designing and operating the website, executing services (for instance prize fulfilment) or help us analyze collected data. These parties will only use your data for the purpose of carrying out the work as indicated and will be required to keep the information confidential. We will also release personal data if such is required by law. We may also release your personal data to any third party if you have expressly authorised us to do so.    

Links to Third Parties

For your convenience and to improve the usage of the website we insert links to third parties, for which this privacy policy does not apply. These links take you outside our service and off the Healtheries site and are beyond our control. Healtheries is not responsible and cannot be held liable for the content and activities (including any privacy practices) of these third party sites. Your visit/access to these sites is therefore entirely at your own risk. Please note that these  sites may send their own cookies to users, solicit personal information and/or collect and use data.   

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information that the website that you visit transfers to your computer for identification purposes. Cookies can be used to follow your activity on the website and that information helps us to understand your preferences and improve your website experience. Cookies are used to remember for instance your user name and password. We may also use cookies to target certain advertisements or promotions to your browser which may be of interest to you.

You can turn off all cookies, if you prefer not to receive them. You can also have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used. For both options you have to adjust your browser settings (e.g. Internet Explorer). There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. Please be aware though that when you have set your computer to reject cookies, it can limit the functionality of the website you visit and it’s possible then that you do not have access to some of the features on the website.  

Opt-out, Delete or Modify Personal Information

You may cancel any registration you have made with Healtheries at any time, and you can choose to opt-out of receiving any e-mails from Healtheries. Additionally you can choose to have all your personal information deleted from our database. If you want to opt-out or delete your personal information, please visit the My Healtheries registration page or http://www.healtheries.co.nz/unsubscribe/confirmation. You can also visit this My Healtheries page to modify your personal information. We encourage you promptly to update your personal information if it changes.

You are entitled to access the personal information we hold about you, and to request that we amend it if it is incorrect.  

User Generated Content

All opinions, remarks, comments, artwork, graphics, photographs, links, questions, suggestions, information, videos and other materials that you or other users of the Healtheries site post to the site or transmit using the site (User Generated Content) will be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. Healtheries shall have the non-exclusive, royalty-free right and licence to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any User Generated Content for any purpose, in any medium and throughout the world.

You acknowledge and agree that Healtheries only acts as a passive conduit for the distribution of the User Generated Content and is not responsible or liable to you or to any third party for the content or accuracy of or for any offensive, unlawful  objectionable or defamatory content you may encounter in the User Generated Content. Healtheries will not be continuously monitoring User Generated Content published by you or other users or moderating between users, nor shall Healtheries be under an obligation to do so. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that any remarks, opinions, comments, suggestions and other information expressed or included in the User Generated Content do not necessarily represent those of Healtheries. Any use by you of the User Generated Content is entirely at your own risk. You represent and warrant that any User Generated Content posted or transmitted by you is original to you and does not copy the work of any third party or otherwise infringe any third party intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or personality rights and does not contain any offensive, unlawful, objectionable or defamatory content.

Healtheries reserves the right at its sole discretion to block, remove (in whole or part) or restrict any User Generated Content posted or transmitted by you or any other user and which Healtheries believes is unacceptable for any reason without notice, and without liability to you or anyone else.   

Changes to the Policy and How to Contact Us

Changes to the Policy

We may from time to time need to amend this privacy policy, due to changes in any relevant legislation and/or to keep up with new developments and possibilities on the internet. We therefore reserve the right at our discretion to make these changes and ask you to check this page periodically, as you are bound by this privacy policy, as amended from time to time.    

How you can Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments relating to our website and/or this privacy policy, please contact us: Vitaco Health New Zealand Limited Cnr Kordel Place & Accent Drive, East Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand. P.O. Box 259-109, Botany, Manukau 2163. Freephone (within New Zealand): 0800 848 254  

Your Consent

By using the Healtheries website you signify that you agree to the terms of this privacy policy as well as to our Terms of Use. If you do not agree with the terms of our privacy policy and our Terms of Use please do not provide us with personal information and leave this website.  

Online Policy

This privacy policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the internet, and therefore beyond Healtheries' control, and is not to be applied in any manner contrary to any applicable law or regulation. This privacy policy only applies to any information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.   

 
 

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