PRIVACY POLICY

Safeguard wants to ensure that your privacy is protected, and this privacy policy relates how uses and protects any information provided to Safeguard when you use this website. Any information you provide will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.


This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Safeguard collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the https://www.safeguardprotection.co.nz website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Safeguard.


Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site fill out a form respond to a survey subscribe to the newsletter and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate:

  • name

  • contact information including email address


Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.


Security

To stop any unauthorized access or disclosure of your information, appropriate electronic, physical, and managerial procedures have been implemented to protect the information we gather online and ensure its security. 


We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.


Web Browser Cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.


How We Use Collected Information

Safeguard collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service. Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.

  • To improve our Site. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

  • To process transactions. We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

  • To administer a content, promotion, survey, or other Site feature. To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

  • To send periodic emails


We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.


The email address Users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product, or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.


How We Protect Your Information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over an HTTPS secured communication channel. 


Sharing Your Personal Information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information publicly or with third parties, except when required to by law. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.


Third Party Websites

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.


Changes to This Privacy Policy

Safeguard has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.


Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and Safeguard’s Terms of Use. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.


Contacting Us

We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us.

This policy is effective as of 1 January 2018.