Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

The National Kiwi Centre
64 Tancred Street,
West Coast,
New Zealand

Phone: +64-3-755 5251
Fax: +64 3 755 5251


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect personal information from you, including information about your:

  • name
  • contact information
  • location
  • computer or network

We collect your personal information in order to:

  • Decide on changes that need to be made to our website.
  • Advertise with targeted marketings
  • Use Cloudflares CDN
  • Use Google Fonts


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


We use Google Analytics as our analytics package. You can opt out of being tracked by clicking “no” on the Cookies pop up at the bottom of the screen when you first arrive on our website. You can read the privacy policy for Google Analytics Here.

Who we share your data with

We share your data with the following third-parties:
Google Analytics, You can read their privacy policy Here.
Facebook Pixel, You can read their privacy policy Here.
Google Fonts, You can read their privacy policy Here.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

We keep contact form entries for six months, analytics records for a year, and customer purchase records for ten years.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information or to have it corrected, please contact us at

How we protect your data

We have taken measures to ensure your data is protected through staff training, encryption and other security measures.