Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.deckandfence.co.nz.
Collection of Information
Use of Information
We use your personal information to analyze how users interact with our website and to improve our content and services. We do not collect any personally identifiable information through Google Analytics, and we do not merge any personally identifiable information that you provide us with the anonymous data collected by Google Analytics.
Disclosure of Information
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving 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 visit our login page, 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.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are small text files placed on your computer, to help us analyze how users interact with our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
We use Google Analytics to better understand how users interact with our website and to improve our content and services. We do not collect any personally identifiable information through Google Analytics, and we do not merge any personally identifiable information that you provide us with the anonymous data collected by Google Analytics.
By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics, you can do so by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, and alteration. However, no security system is perfect, and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
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.
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 your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Our website is not intended for children under the age of 16, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16.