Bowls Auckland website

When users visit the Bowls Auckland website, our systems may record certain information about their use of the site, including the web pages visited and the time and date of their visit. Bowls Auckland uses this information to help analyse and improve the performance of the Bowls Auckland website.

In addition, we may use “cookies” on the Bowls Auckland website. Cookies are small text files that help a website to remember the preferences of users to improve the experience of using that website. In some cases, the cookies that we use may collect some personal information. Bowls Auckland will treat this information in the same way as other personal information we collect. You are free to disable cookies on your internet browser to prevent this information being collected; however, you will lose the benefit of the enhanced website experience that the use of cookies may offer.

Websites linked to the Bowls Auckland website are not subject to Bowls Auckland’s privacy standards, policies or procedures. Bowls Auckland cannot take any responsibility for the collection, use, disclosure or security of any personal information that you provide to a third-party website.

Accessing and seeking correction of information held by Bowls Auckland.

Bowls Auckland will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information it collects, uses or discloses is accurate, complete and up to date. However, we rely on the accuracy of personal information as provided to us both directly and indirectly.

We encourage all users to regularly review and update their personal information. If you would like to access personal information that we hold about you, we require you to put your request in writing. If we do not allow you access to any part of the personal information we hold about you, we will tell you why.

Individuals may also request access to their personal information held by us by making a request via the contact details set out below.

We will respond to your request for access within 14 days and refer your request to your club or bowls organisation to provide the requested information. Your club or bowls organisation will endeavour to provide the requested information within 60 days.

If you do not receive the requested information, you should notify Bowls Auckland. If you find that the personal information, we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date, please contact us immediately and we will arrange for it to be corrected.

Resolving privacy issues and complaints

Any issues or complaints in relation to the collection, use, disclosure, quality, security of and access to your personal information may be made in writing to Bowls Auckland at this address:

Bowls Auckland
17 Stokes Road
Mt Eden, Auckland

In order to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information, we may ask you to visit the Bowls Auckland office and to bring with you specific identification before we give you access. If it is not possible for you to visit our office, we will arrange to check your identification before we mail the information to you.

We will respond to your complaint within 60 days and try to resolve it within 90 days. If we are unable to resolve your complaint within this time, or you are unhappy with the outcome, you can fill out the online complaints form for the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand here,

Bowls Auckland may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time.