For you to get the most out of the Tsunami Ready mobile application (App), Alphero Limited (we, us, our) needs to collect personal information from you. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual (a natural person).This policy sets out how we will collect, use, disclose and protect your personal information when you use the App.
We take our privacy obligations seriously, and comply with the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 (the Act) at all times when dealing with personal information.
This policy does not limit or exclude any of your rights under the Act. If you wish to seek further information on the Act, see www.privacy.org.nz.
We may change this policy by uploading a revised policy onto the website or App. The change will apply from the date that we upload the revised policy. If we make a significant policy change, we will display a notice on our website or in the App.
This policy was last updated on 3 March, 2021.
We collect personal information about you from:
If possible, we will collect personal information from you directly.
We will use your personal information:
We may disclose your personal information to:
A business that supports our services and products may be located outside New Zealand. This may mean your personal information is held and processed outside New Zealand.
We will take reasonable steps to keep your personal information safe from loss, unauthorised activity, or other misuse.
Subject to certain grounds for refusal set out in the Act, you have the right to access your readily retrievable personal information that we hold and to request a correction to your personal information. Before you exercise this right, we will need evidence to confirm that you are the individual to whom the personal information relates.
In respect of a request for correction, if we think the correction is reasonable and we are reasonably able to change the personal information, we will make the correction. If we do not make the correction, we will take reasonable steps to note on the personal information that you requested the correction.
If you want to exercise either of the above rights, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your email should provide evidence of who you are and set out the details of your request (e.g. the personal information, or the correction, that you are requesting).
We may charge you our reasonable costs of providing to you copies of your personal information or correcting that information.
While we take reasonable steps to maintain secure internet connections, if you provide us with personal information over the internet, the provision of that information is at your own risk.
Cookies can be session or persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary and only stay on your browser until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your device until they expire or are deleted.
The cookies used on our website may be first party cookies (i.e. set by us) or third party cookies (i.e. cookies set on our website by a person other than us). The third party companies that place cookies on our website will have their own privacy policies.
By continuing to use our website and related services, you indicate your agreement for us to use the cookies described below.
We may also collect and use anonymised information about your device, systems and application software to provide app upgrades, product support, statistical analysis, research and other services related to the app, including any of its features or tools.
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. However, if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website and attempt use our services, you may not be able to access certain parts of our website or services, and some functionalities may not work.
You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at www.aboutcookies.org.uk.
To learn more about how to control cookie settings through your browser:
When you use the App, we will seek your permission to track your location, speed and distance travelled using GPS sensors in your mobile device, to enable you to track your tsunami evacuation drill practice, and to enable us to provide helpful feedback and insights. We will only use the information collected to improve your App experience and for evaluation purposes. Unless permitted by this policy, we will not share this information with any other person.
We do not hold your location information. However, you can save your location information to your mobile device to use the App’s functionality. If you delete the App and elect to remove all data, your location information will be permanently deleted.