Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

The Otago Chamber of Commerce understands that you are concerned about your privacy. That's why we have created this privacy and permission statement, to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy.

Any personal information that you provide to us will be collected and held by Otago Chamber of Commerce at Level 3, 442 Moray Place, Dunedin. Under the Privacy Act 1993 you have rights of access to and correction of personal information that we hold. We offer the ability to correct or change the personal information collected at any time and as often as necessary.


How does The Otago Chamber of Commerce use the information I provide? The Otago Chamber of Commerce uses the information you provide to target and personalise the emails we send to you and the offers we make available to you from time to time. We do this to ensure that you only receive relevant and appropriate information.

The Otago Chamber of Commerce will not sell or give away your personal information to any other person, company or organisation, unless:

  1. it is required by law; or
  2. you expressly agree to us giving out your information.

Demographic and profile data is only shared with The Otago Chamber of Commerce clients and advertisers on an aggregate or collective basis. For example, we might tell our clients that 980 of our members operate in a particular town or suburb, or that 43% of our members have x employees. However, we will never tell our clients your postal address or your email address unless you have consented to us doing so.

What about security? The Otago Chamber of Commerce has modern and robust security measures in place to protect the information you give to us from loss, misuse and alteration. We are constantly reviewing and upgrading these security measures to ensure the very best of protection to you.

What about other web sites? The Otago Chamber of Commerce web site contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our web site and to read the privacy statements of other sites that link through to. This privacy statement applies only to web sites owned and operated by The Otago Chamber of Commerce.

Does The Otago Chamber of Commerce send spam? The law prohibits the sending of spam emails that are known as "unsolicited commercial electronic messages".

The Otago Chamber of Commerce does not send unsolicited commercial electronic messages. This is because as an Otago Chamber of Commerce member, you must consent before we send you commercial electronic messages. All emails we send also include a functional unsubscribe facility enabling you to opt out. The information we send electronically is deemed to be of interest to you based on what we know about your business. If we have got it wrong, please tell us.

How can I stop The Otago Chamber of Commerce from sending me email? Simply reply on the email with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line or contact us by phone.

If you have received unwanted email sent from The Otago Chamber of Commerce, or purporting to be sent from The Otago Chamber of Commerce, please contact The Otago Chamber of Commerce.

If you have any questions about the privacy and permission practices of The Otago Chamber of Commerce website or your dealings with us, please contact The Otago Chamber of Commerce. We are committed to being of service to you and resolving any issues that may arise.