Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.aquaticdepot.co.nz. We are an online retailer of Aquatic Supplies and Equipment.
What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it?
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We use third party plugs in that use your social media credentials. By choosing to use these you consent in order to use the Social Login in association with our website. This data includes your first name, last name, email address, link to your social media profile, unique identifier, link to social profile avatar. This data is used to create your user profile at our website. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an email.
Data collected via forms is processed as intended and used in accordance with the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993. This information is not shared with any third parties or used for any other purpose.
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.
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.
Third party providers monitor our site and supply us with data generated by our websites traffic. These metrics are used by us to see how our site is preforming. This data is controlled by the third party concerned and is gathered independent of ourselves and we have no control on the content or method of gathering this information.
Who we share your data with?
We do not share any information to any third parties and use any personal data we may have strictly in accordance of the Privacy Act 1993
How long do 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. You may request information we hold on you or request it be deleted by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
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 we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
We run a series of application on our site that ensure the security and integrity of the information you provide us. Daily site backups of the site and the database. We have Malware scanners and Spam protection running constantly. Our site is protected by a Firewall and this is all monitored by a specialized third party.