This policy explains how and when www.nomorebirds.co.nz collects personal information, what we do with it and your right to see or change it.
Collection, storage and use of personal information
No need to disclose personal information
You can use the site — including completing user research tasks — without disclosing any personal information.
Your disclosure of personal information
You may choose to disclose personal information to us when you give feedback or in submission forms. This information can be viewed by site administrators and sometimes third-party contractors who administer or work on the site, or who work on special projects with us.
Don't send us sensitive personal information or include any sensitive personal information in submission forms.
Holding of information
If you provide personal information, it is held by No More Birds. It may be shared with third-party contractors to the extent necessary for them to administer or work on the site, or to work on special projects with us. Email addresses are not made available to the public. Unless required by law, we won't publicise the names or email addresses of individuals who provide feedback to us or who provide us with submission forms without their consent.
Use of personal information
We'll only use personal information provided to us for the purpose of:
- administering, evaluating and improving the site
- improving our services, and
- communicating with you, including responding to your feedback and information provided in submission forms.
If you provide us with a submission form, that submission form will be sent to appropriate No More Birds staff. We may pass on relevant content from that submission form to other people within No More Birds or third parties who administer or are participating in the particular project or consultation that the submission form relates to. This could include your email address and other identifying information.
Statistical information and cookies
Statistical information collected
We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve the site. This information is aggregated and doesn't identify you personally. It includes:
- your IP address
- the search terms you used
- the pages you visited on our site and the links you clicked on
- the date and time you visited the site
- the referring site (if any) from which you clicked through to this site
- your operating system, for example Windows XP, Mac OS X
- the type of web browser you use, such as Internet Explorer, Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
- other things like your screen resolution and the language setting of your browser.
Use of statistical information
The statistical information referred to above can be viewed by site administrators and certain other No More Birds staff. It may also be shared with other government agencies.
This site generates persistent session cookies (that is, they have an expiry date and are removed on that date) for the purpose of monitoring site usage. The cookies don't collect personal information. You can disable them or clear them out of your web browser without affecting your ability to use the site.
No More Birds uses Google Analytics on www.nomorebirds.co.nz to help us improve the site.
You can find out how Google Analytics collects, processes and stores data by visiting:
We do not and do not assist or permit any third party to, pass information to Google that Google could use or recognise as personally identifiable information.
We may use demographic and interest data in our Google Analytics reports.
We may create audiences based on specific behavior, demographic, and interest data, and share those lists with Google Ads.
You can opt-out of these Google Analytics features by visiting Google Ads Settings.
Records and disclosure statement
Public records, official information and parliament
Your emails and contributions to the site may constitute public records and be retained to the extent required by the Public Records Act 2005. No More Birds may also need to disclose those materials under the Official Information Act 1982.
Correcting your personal information
Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to access and ask us to correct any of your personal information provided to No More Birds in connection with your use of this site.
Contact us if:
- You would like to see or change your personal information No More Birds has stored, or
- You have any concerns regarding your privacy.
No More Birds may require proof of your identity before being able to provide you with any personal information.Enquire Now