Privacy Policy

I. Introduction

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) is committed to protecting the privacy of our members, partners, and website visitors. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and protect the personal information of individuals who interact with us through our website or other channels. By using our website or providing us with your personal information, you consent to the terms of this policy.

II. Types of Information Collected

We may collect personal information such as your name, email address, phone number, and professional credentials when you sign up for membership or register for an event. We may also collect non-personal information such as your IP address, browser type, and device type when you visit our website. We use cookies and similar technologies to collect this information and enhance your user experience.

III. Use of Collected Information

We may use the personal information we collect to provide you with services such as membership benefits, event registration, and communication with our organization. We may also use your information to improve our website and marketing efforts, and to comply with legal obligations. We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.

IV. Data Retention and Security

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration. However, we cannot guarantee the security of your information, and you use our website at your own risk.

V. User Rights and Preferences

You have the right to access, modify, or delete your personal information that we have collected. You may also opt out of receiving marketing communications from us. Please contact us using the information provided in Section VII to exercise these rights or to update your preferences.

VI. Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information as soon as possible.

VII. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at the following address: New Zealand Institute of Forestry Email:

VIII. Changes to Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a revised version on our website. We encourage you to review this policy periodically to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect your personal information.

IX. Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of New Zealand. Any dispute arising from this policy will be resolved in the courts of New Zealand.

Effective Date: March 2023