Privacy Policy

Last updated: November 1, 2019

I. Introduction

  • The privacy of howtowatch.co.nz visitors is very important to us, and we are committed to safeguarding it. This policy explains what personal information we collect and how we use it.
  • Consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website permits us to use cookies every time you visit our website.
  • This privacy policy, its clauses, and sub-clauses only apply to howwatch.co.nz and do not have any influence/relationship with any products/services mentioned on the website or any of its web pages.
  • This Privacy Policy will get regular updates in the future to comply with any applicable New Zealand’s regulations, to utilize new technologies or improve your experience. Please check back periodically.

II. Website Visitors

  • Like most website operators, Howtowatch.co.nz 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.
  • co.nz’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use its website. From time to time, Howtowatch.co.nz may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
  • co.nz also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Howtowatch.co.nz blogs/sites.
  • co.nz only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

III. Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Visitors to Howtowatch.co.nz’s websites choose to interact with Howtowatch.co.nz in ways that require Howtowatch.co.nz to gather personally-identifying information.

In each case, Howtowatch.co.nz collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Howtowatch.co.nz.

And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

IV. Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Howtowatch.co.nz will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone

Howtowatch.co.nz may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Howtowatch.co.nz and our products.

Howtowatch.co.nz takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

V. Cookies

Howtostream.co.nz uses cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies.

A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. {SELECT ACCURATE PHRASING We use only session cookies / only persistent cookies / both session and persistent cookies on Howtowatch.co.nz.}

  • The names of the cookies that we use on our howtostream.co.nz, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
    • we use Google Analytics/Adwords on our website to recognize a computer when a user {INCLUDE ALL USES THAT COOKIES ARE USED FOR ON YOUR SITE visits the website / track users as they navigate the website / improve the website’s usability / analyze the use of the website / administer the website / prevent fraud and improve the security of the website / personalize the website for each user / target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users / describe purpose(s)};
  • Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on Howtowatch.co.nz. Nevertheless, most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies—for example:
    • in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools,” “Internet Options,” “Privacy,” and then “Advanced”;
    • in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Options,” “Privacy,” selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
    • in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customize and control” menu, and clicking “Settings,” “Show advanced settings,” and “Content settings,” and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
  • Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites. Nevertheless, you can delete cookies already stored on your computer—for example:
    • in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
    • in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Options,” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history”, clicking “Show Cookies,” and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
    • in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customize and control” menu, and clicking “Settings,” “Show advanced settings,” and “Clear browsing data,” and then selecting “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data.”

VI. Advertisements

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Howtowatch.co.nz and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

VII. Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Howtowatch.co.nz may change its . from time to time, and in Howtowatch.co.nz’s sole discretion. Howtowatch.co.nz encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes on the domain. Your continued use of this site after any change will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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