Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Naturopathic College of New Zealand (NCNZ) (including Cornerstone Education Group – part of Aspire2 Group Ltd.)

NCNZ (Cornerstone Education Group – part of Aspire2 Group Ltd) are committed to protecting your privacy and to developing technology that gives you the most useful and secure online experience. You can travel through most of our site without giving us any information about yourself, but sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this statement of privacy explains data collection and use in those situations. Please read the complete NCNZ privacy statement.

Your Personal Information

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you subscribe to email newsletters, join a limited-access premium site, or when enquiring about or applying for programmes or courses. Personal information collected is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested.

For example: If you choose to make an enquiry or apply for a programme or course, we will request personal information such as name, address, telephone number, credit card number, and shipping information.

Use of your Personal Information

We use your personal information for four primary purposes:

To make the site easier for you to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once.

To help you quickly find services or information on this web.

To help us create and deliver content most relevant to you.

To alert you to offers, updated information and other new services from NCNZ.

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering purchases, answering customer questions about products or services, sending postal mail and processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose. NCNZ will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

(a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on NCNZ or the site;

(b) protect and defend the rights or property of Aspire2 Group Ltd., NCNZ and its family of websites, and,

(c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Aspire2 Group Ltd., NCNZ, its websites, or the public.

Control of your Personal Information

When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, NCNZ will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above. NCNZ may send out periodic e-mails informing you of service issues related to our product. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.

Access to your Personal Information

We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You can:

View and edit personal information you have already given us.

Subscribe or cancel subscriptions to newsletters about our services and products.

Google & related products and services

This website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the NCNZ website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy. You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

NCNZ(Aspire2 Group Ltd) strictly protects the security of your personal information and honours your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained in this document. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in New Zealand or any other country where NCNZ(Aspire2 Group Ltd), its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.

You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your User Name and password, so do not share these with others.

Use of Cookies

To ensure we are publishing content customers need and want, NCNZ collects aggregated site-visitation and behaviour statistics using cookies.

When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer’s device (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously.

Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, assist in delivering the cookie. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on an NCNZ web page. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information on NCNZ; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about NCNZ website usage. We do not share tracking information outside of Aspire2 Group, and do not allow other companies to place clear gifs on our sites.

NCNZ also uses cookies in connection with the use of your account on the NCNZ website as explained above.

If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the NCNZ website, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalised visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site.

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions without warning.

Last updated 28 July 2017.



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