Your privacy is important to us. Therefore, we have
created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate
our firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of
personal information provided by those visiting and
interacting with this web site. The following discloses
our information gathering and dissemination practices
for this web site to help you understand the terms and
conditions relating to the way in which we collect
information and the use of that information.
Clear Realty Limited recognizes the importance of
protecting your privacy
and our policy is designed to assist you in
understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the
personal information you provide to us and to assist you
in making informed decisions when using our site. This
policy will be continuously assessed against new
technologies, business practices and our customers'
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (http://www.privacy.org.nz)
provides further details of the New Zealand Privacy Act
and how it protects personal information in New Zealand.
What Information Do We Collect?
you visit this web site you may provide us with two
types of information: personal information you knowingly
choose to disclose that is collected on an individual
basis and web site use information collected on an
aggregate basis as you and others browse our web site.
1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
register for any of our products, services or
newsletters you will provide us information about
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we
may retain the content of your email messages together
with your email address and our responses. We provide
the same protections for these electronic communications
that we employ in the maintenance of information
received by mail and telephone.
2. Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial web sites, our web site
utilises a standard technology called "cookies" (see
explanation below, "What Are Cookies?") and web server
log files to collect information about how our web site
is used. Information gathered through cookies and web
server logs may include the date and time of visits, the
pages viewed, time spent at our web site, and the web
sites visited just before and just after our web site.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use the information for purposes of
administering our business activities, providing the
products and services you requested, to monitor the use
of the service, our marketing and promotional efforts
and improve our content and service offerings and
customise our site's content, layout, services and for
other lawful purposes. These uses improve our site and
better tailor it to meet your needs.
Furthermore, such information may be shared with others
on an aggregate basis. Personally identifiable
information or business information will not be shared
with parties except as required by law. Occasionally, we
may also use the information we collect to notify you
about important changes to our web site, new services,
and special offers we think you will find valuable. You
may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive
these offers by emailing us at the link provided on the
newsletter or on the “contact us
page” on this web site.
If we believe that your use of the site is unlawful or
damaging to others, we reserve the right to disclose the
information we have obtained through the site about you
to the extent that it is reasonably necessary in our
opinion to prevent, remedy or take action in relation to
We do not sell your personal information to others.
What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often
includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit
a web site, that site's computer asks your computer for
permission to store this file in a part of your hard
drive specifically designated for cookies. Each web site
can send its own cookie to your browser if your
browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your
privacy) your browser only permits a web site to access
the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies
sent to you by other sites. Browsers are usually set to
accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to
receive cookies, you may alter the configuration of your
of our site will not function as effectively when viewed
by the users. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data
from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
As you visit and browse our web site, the site uses
cookies to differentiate you from other users. In some
log in more than is necessary for security. Cookies, in
conjunction with our Web server's log files, allow us to
calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our
web site and which parts of the site are most popular.
This helps us gather feedback to constantly improve our
web site and better serve our clients. Cookies do not
allow us to gather any personal information about you
and we do not intentionally store any personal
information that your browser provided to us in your
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you
are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a
number that is used by computers on the network to
identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically
collected by our web server as part of demographic and
profile data known as traffic data so that data (such as
the web pages you request) can be sent to you.
Sharing and Selling Information
We do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the
information that uniquely identifies a subscriber (such
as email addresses or personal details) with anyone
except to the extent it is necessary to provide services
that you have requested.
Access, Accuracy & Security
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that the
personal information we collect is accurate, complete
and up-to-date. You can access and request correction of
any personal information concerning you at any time –
just use the “contact us” link on the web site. You may
also request that we delete your personal information at
any time. We will take reasonable steps to protect
personal information from misuse, loss and unauthorised
access, modification or disclosure.
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do
so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that
the law requires it or for the protection of our legal
rights. We may also disclose account information when we
have reason to believe that disclosing this information
is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action
against someone who may be violating our Terms of
Service or to protect the safety of our users and the
What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web site?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by web
sites linked to or from our web site or the information
or content contained therein. Often links to other web
sites are provided solely as pointers to information on
topics that may be useful to the users of our web site.
Please remember that when you use a link to go from our
longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any
other web site, including web sites which have a link on
our web site, is subject to that web site's own rules
and policies. Please read over those rules and policies
By using our web site you consent to our collection and
use of your personal information as described in this