Tiny Nation Website Privacy Policy Statement

Reviewed June 2021. To be reviewed December 2023 and then every three years.

We collect personal contact information and data from website users in the event that they:
• Register for our regular newsletters to be informed about the early learning sector in New Zealand, including current early learning research and publications, upcoming events and Tiny Nation news.
• Register their interest to be a Tiny Nation educator or family.
• Register their interest in any Tiny Nation jobs or educator vacancies.

The information we collect
• Personally Identifiable Information: this is provided by you (or someone authorised by you or your organisation) when you register for services that we may offer. Examples of these services could include registration of interest to become an educator or family, termly email newsletters or notification around upcoming events. Providing this information will always be optional for you. However, some services may not be available to you if you choose not to provide it.
• Aggregated Data: this information is generated by our systems as they track traffic through our sites. This information does not identify you personally and is not linked to the personally identifiable information that you may have provided.

Who we share this information with
• The information may be hosted with a service provider. Our agreements with them protect the information that we collect from any unauthorised use.
• The aggregated data (not the personally identifiable information) may be shared with third parties, such as preferred suppliers.
• Your personally identifiable information may be shared with third parties when we believe in good faith that we are required to do so by law.
• We only share your information with third parties if we have received your permission (usually at the time of collection).

What else we do with personally identifiable information
We have collected this information in order to provide the best possible service to you while you are visiting our site. To this end we may use the information that you provide for the following purposes:
• To process any transactions that you might make on our site.
• To help provide any other services that you have requested.
• To offer the most relevant information suitable to you and your interests.
• For any marketing, promotional, publicity, marketing or market research that we might undertake.
• For any other purposes for which you have given permission.

A cookie is a small file that resides on your computer and is recognised by our server when you visit our site. A cookie does not provide us with any personally identifiable information. It does provide details of your IP address, the computer platform that you use (e.g. Mac or Windows), the browser that you use (e.g. Chrome, Microsoft Explorer, Firefox, Safari) and what domain you are accessing our sites from. We use Cookies to:
• Track traffic patterns to our site
• Ensure that the most relevant content is being shown
• Allow you to enter certain site member services without having to log in each time you visit
If you would rather we did not use cookies with you, you can refuse them by turning them off in your browser and/or deleting them from your hard drive. You will still be able to visit our site.

Third-party cookies
Third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimise, and serve ads on the internet based on someone’s past visits to our website. Personally identifiable information is not stored by us or any third-parties. You are free to opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Opt Out Page. Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Your right to access our information
The Privacy Act 20201 gives you the right to access and correct your personal information. You can find out more about how to access the personal information we hold for you by emailing info@tinynation.co.nz

Changes to this Privacy Statement
In order to reflect the fact that our world is constantly changing, we reserve the right to change this policy at any time.

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