We understand how important it is to protect your personal information. This document sets out our
with that information.
We recognise that any personal information we collect about you will only be used for the purposes
we have collected it or as allowed under the law. It is important to us that you are confident that any
personal information we hold about you will be treated in a way which ensures protection of your
Our commitment in respect of personal information is to abide by the New Zealand Privacy
Principles for the protection of personal information, as set out in the Privacy Act 1993 (the Privacy
Act) and any other relevant law.
The use of the Meridian Mall website is subject to our website terms and conditions. If there is any
conditions will prevail.
Collection of information
1.1 Information collected through our website may include personal information about you
(including identifiers, as set out in section 2 below). For example, personal information may be:
(a) provided by you through registration for a centre competition
(b) collected by us through click tracking in relation to your use of our website, including the tracking
of the content you access and any services you utilise; and
(c) collected by us through log files or cookies (as set out in sections 3 and 4).
1.2 Failure to provide necessary personal information when requested may result in certain services
not being available to you.
1.3 We may also collect aggregated information generated by our systems, which tracks traffic to
our website but does not relate to you personally (see section 6 below).
Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of the website (such as your
Internet Protocol (IP) address (that is, the electronic addresses of computers connected to the
internet), location, browser type and user name) will be recorded when you log in to our website.
This information may be used to identify you. We will treat this information as personal information.
We use log files in order to enhance your experience on our website and to analyse trends. Log files
gather information, such as which URL you just came from, which URL you visit next, what browser
you are using and your IP address. This information is used to analyse trends and to administer and
operate our website. Users who log in to our website also have their IP address recorded. An IP
address can be used to identify a user; however we will treat this information as personal
When you access our website, we may send a “cookie” (which is a small summary file containing a
unique ID number) to your computer. This enables us to recognise your computer each time you visit
our website. We may use the information we obtain from the cookies in the administration of our
website and to improve the usability of our website. Our cookies may record information such as
your IP address, your device and browser type, operating system, the pages or features of our
website to which you have browsed and the time spent on those pages or features, the frequency
with which the website is used by you, the search terms that you have used, the links on our website
that you have clicked on or used, and other usage statistics. Some browsers allow you to refuse to
accept cookies. However, this may have a negative impact on the usability of our website.
Our website uses Google Analytics website measurement software. Google Analytics uses both first
and third party cookies to record standard internet traffic information such as when, how many
times, you have visited our website. The services are used to anonymously aggregate