Our website address is www.cots.org.nz
Information you have provided us with. This might be your e-mail address, phone number, name, billing address, home address, etc. – information that is necessary for delivering you a service or to enhance your experience with us.
We collect information automatically collected about your interaction with our website. This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your IP address, your contact history (if there is any), etc. This information is used to improve your website experience. When you use our services or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.
We collect information that you give us when using a contact form on our website. This information is emailed to us and may also be kept in our website database. You can request us to remove this information from our records at any time. We use this information to contact you by phone and/or email and provide our services to you.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We use your Personal Data to enhance your website experience; fulfil an obligation under law or contract; and provide our service to you. For example, registering your account, providing you with other products and services that you have requested, providing you with promotional items at your request and communicating with you in relation to those products and services, communicating and interacting with you, and notifying you of changes to any services.
We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your consent. On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
On the grounds of legitimate interest, we process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
With your consent, we process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
We process your Personal Data to fulfil obligation rising from law, and/or use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymise Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymised.
We value your privacy. Therefore, we keep your information in confidence, except where we need supply our third-party partners information to provide our services to you.
We retain your anonymised data indefinitely.
We save information gathered about you for as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from law, but no longer than is necessary.
You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Even though we try our best we cannot guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.
If you have an account with us, including website administrative login, please note that it is your responsibility to ensure your username and password remain secret and are not shared with anyone unless there is assurance of their ability to protect this information and use it for the purposes you allow them.
You can contact us at or via our contact page.