You can use the Consumer Advocacy Council (CAC) website without disclosing any personal information.
Collection, storage and use
We use Google Analytics to collect statistical information about your visit. We use this information to help us understand how people are using the CAC website and to improve the site. The information will be viewable by site administrators and certain other staff. It may also be shared with other agencies.
These tools do not identify the individuals using the site. We can see a record of what people do on the site, but not who they are. The information we collect includes:
This website uses temporary cookies to help balance the load on our servers. Cookies are small text files that are sent by a website and stored on your computer's hard drive to collect information about how you browse the website.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. When you use this site you consent to Google processing this data about you, in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
You can get more information on the privacy laws in New Zealand on the Privacy Commissioner’s website.
Office of the Privacy Commissioner(external link)
The CAC website is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). MBIE websites have security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of information under their control. To maintain the cyber security of MBIE systems and information, these systems are subject to ongoing monitoring (including activity logging), analysis and auditing.
MBIE may use information about your use of their websites and other IT systems to prevent unauthorised access or attacks on these systems, or to resolve such events. They may use this information even if you are not involved in this activity.
MBIE may use services from third party suppliers to monitor or maintain the cyber security of its systems and information. These third party suppliers will have access to monitoring and logging information, as well as information processed on MBIE websites and other IT systems.