This website is provided by Plants by Bee Limited. This policy refers only to this website and no other website.
Data collection and usage
We collect some personal information which you may provide while using this website.
When you choose to sign up to receive updates, promotions and offers via email, or make an enquiry using the form on our contact page, we retain the following information about you in our database(s):
We use this personal information to provide you with the services you requested, as well as to perform aggregate-level statistical analysis on the people who have registered or made contact.
When you purchase a product from our store, we retain the following information about you in our database(s):
We use this personal information to charge you, deliver your products to your postal address and make contact with you in the case there are any issues or questions regarding your order.
We do not have access to or retain any credit/debit card information. This is handled by Stripe and PayPal.
From time to time we may use this information for purposes other than these, where it is directly related to the original purpose for which we collected this information, or whether otherwise permitted by law.
As with all personal information you provide to any New Zealand business, your privacy is protected by law. We will never release your personal information to third parties for commercial use without your prior permission. We will only disclose your personal information to another person if you have consented to such a disclosure, or where such use or disclosure is required or permitted by law.
Long term data retention
As per our obligations under the Public Records Act 2005, we will delete any personal information associated with a person who has not interacted with our website or used our services in the past 5 years. This is done automatically.
Further interactions with our website, emails we send or social media platforms will reset this 5 year period.
Non-identifying statistical information will be retained beyond the 5 year period for analysis purposes.
Requesting any of your personal information we may have
You have the right to view, correct or request deletion of any of your personal information we may have.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to start this process. We may require identification prior to taking action.
Contacting the Privacy Commissioner
If you're not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern you have, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner.
Office of the Privacy Commissioner
PO Box 10-094
Wellington, New Zealand
Phone: 04 474 7590
Enquiries Phone: 0800 803 909