It applies to all personal information collected about visitors to this website or provided in submission forms for the Social Wellbeing Agency.
You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On this website we use web measurement tools to collect statistical information about your visit. We use this information to help us understand how people are using www.swa.govt.nz(external link) and to improve the site. These tools do not identify the individuals using the site. We can see a record of what people do on the site, but not who they are.
The information we collect includes:
Our site uses temporary cookies. Browser or ‘web’ cookies are small text files that are sent by a website and stored on your computer's hard drive. These cookies do not collect any personal data and are deleted when you close your browser.
You can manually disable cookies at any time – check your browser's 'Help' to find out how. Disabling cookies will not affect your ability to use this website.
Read more about Google Analytics(external link) at the Google website.
If you provide personal information, it will be stored by the tool(s) listed above. Information collected by web measurement tools may be shared with third-party contractors only to the extent necessary for them to administer and improve the website on our behalf.
If you are not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern you may have, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner:
Office of the Privacy Commissioner PO Box 10094 Wellington 6143
Phone (04) 474 7590
Enquiries line from Auckland 302 8655
Enquiries line from outside Auckland 0800 803 909 Fax (04) 474 7595