The Garden of Sound website has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. In order to maintain the cyber security of systems and information, Garden of Sound is subject to ongoing monitoring (including activity logging), analysis and auditing. We may use information about your use of our website and other IT systems to prevent unauthorised access or attacks on these systems or to resolve such events. We may use this information even if you are not involved in such activity. Garden of Sound may utilise services from one or more 3rd party suppliers to monitor or maintain the cyber security of its systems and information. These 3rd party suppliers will have access to monitoring and logging information as well as information processed on the Garden of Sound website and other IT systems.
Garden of Sound believes the responsible use of personal information is critical to enable the Internet to reach its potential as a tool for personal and professional activities. In line with the Privacy Act 1993, Garden of Sound is committed to respecting your privacy. You can visit gardenofsound.nz without telling us who you are or revealing personal information.
Purpose of information collection
You may choose to provide us with information such as your name, home or business address, e-mail address or phone number. For example you may choose to request specific information on resources or services. When you give us personal information we will let you know how we will use it. We will also take appropriate steps to protect the information you share with us, including using appropriate technology for electronic commerce transactions.
How information is used
When Garden of Sound receives information about your session or about you, we may use it for research or to improve our site and services. We will ask if you want us to use that information to continue contact with you – for example, to send you new product information or notification of special offers. If you do not want us to contact you, you can choose to ‘opt out’.
In general IP addresses (the Internet address of a computer) are logged to track a user’s session while the user remains anonymous. We analyse this data for trends, such as which parts of our site users are visiting and how long they spend there. In general, we do not link your IP addresses to anything personally identifiable to you. If we wish to do this we will give you the opportunity to ‘opt out’.
Use of ‘cookies’
Some of Garden of Sound web pages use ‘cookies’, which are small files that may be placed on your hard disk for record-keeping purposes. A cookie allows us to remember who you are. Cookies can make your subsequent visits to the web page simpler and more seamless. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. (However, by not accepting cookies, some web pages may not display properly or you may not be permitted to access certain information.)
To stop information
If you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices, would like to stop receiving information from Garden of Sound, or would like to correct or update information provided via this website, please contact us by visiting the contact page, gardenofsound.nz/contact, or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated 14 October 2020