WHO WE ARE AND HOW YOU CAN CONTACT US
When you are using our website, Howick Limited is the data controller (referred to as “Howick”, “we”, “us”, or “our” in this privacy notice). Our registered office is at 117 Vincent Street, Howick, Auckland 2014, New Zealand.
When we refer to our website, we mean our website at https://www.howickltd.com/.
WHERE WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may collect, store and transfer personal information about you in the following ways:
Data you give to us:
Information we collect when you use our services:
Information from third parties we work with:
INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal information about you which we have grouped together as follows:
Contact information – name, billing address, delivery address, email address or telephone numbers, social media addresses.
Technical information - internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access our website.
Profile information - feedback and survey responses.
Usage information - information about how you use our website.
Marketing and communications information - your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.
The amount and type of information that Howick gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who wish to make an online enquiry to provide a name, email address and company name. Those who wish to download specific technical information may be required to provide additional information including role within the company to enable us to tailor future communications.
Information we collect automatically
Like most website operators, Howick collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Howick’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Howick’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Howick’s may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Howick may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, Howick may monitor the most popular pages on the Howick website. Howick may display this information publicly or provide it to others.
WITH WHOM INFORMATION IS SHARED
Howick uses certain third-party services to enhance your user experience, collect public-information about visitors and collect and process payments securely.
Howick discloses personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that need to know that information to process it on Howick’s behalf or to provide services available at Howick’s website/s, and they have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country. By using Howick’s website/s, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Additionally, Howick may disclose personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Howick believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Howick, third parties or the public at large.
Howick will not rent or sell personally-identifying information to anyone.
Third party links
Our website may include links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice or policy of every website you visit.
We may use your personal information to tell you about relevant goods or services and any upcoming offers.
We can only use your personal information to send you marketing messages if we have either your consent or a legitimate interest to do so.
You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time - you just need to contact us at email@example.com or use the opt-out (unsubscribe) links on any marketing message sent to you.
We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal information with any company other than outside our group of companies for marketing purposes. You can ask a third-party company to stop sending you marketing messages at any time, by adjusting your marketing preferences in relation to that company or by using the opt-out (unsubscribe) links on any marketing message sent to you.
Where you opt out of receiving marketing messages, this will not apply to personal information provided to us as a result of purchasing our goods or services or any other transaction between you and us.
HOW YOU CAN CONTROL THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Howick collects personally-identifying information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Howick. You can control which information you supply at any time, with the caveat that it may prevent you from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Accessing, correcting, and deleting your personal information
You have certain rights with respect to your personal data, and we want to help you review and update your information to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date. You can contact us with these requests via firstname.lastname@example.org, or Howick Ltd, 117 Vincent Street, Howick, Auckland 2014, New Zealand.
HOW INFORMATION IS PROTECTED
Howick takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not always completely secure. You acknowledge that the internet is not a secure medium and the privacy of your communications and personal data can never be guaranteed. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
HOW LONG WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide you with the products or services or as long as needed to fulfil the purpose for which the personal data was originally collected. We may also be required to retain certain information by law and/or for legitimate business purposes (for example, tax records).