Privacy policy

The following provides details about Manaaki Whenua — Landcare Research's Privacy Policy ('Policy') in the context of the Ngā Rauropi Whakaoranga (NRW) website.

Manaaki Whenua — Landcare Research has a legal obligation to comply with the Privacy Act 1993. Under the Act, organisations that are in possession of an individual's 'personal information' must observe certain restrictions and standards concerning the collection, use, disclosure, and security of that information.


We may collect information in the course of providing this service to you. By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of the information as described here.


Manaaki Whenua — Landcare Research may change or modify this Policy from time to time and will notify you of these changes on this website. Any such change or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the website. We advise you to check this Policy on a regular basis and your continued use of this website represents your agreement to be bound by the new terms of the revised Policy.

What information is collected?

When you submit searches in the Ngā Rauropi Whakaoranga (NRW) site we record the details of the search terms to help us improve the resource and to be able to send your the information you have requested.  These search logs are not associated with an individual user.

How is the information used?

Our primary goal in collecting this information is to help improve the NRW website and provide a better information resource and services for users.

Who is collecting information?

This information is only collected by Manaaki Whenua — Landcare Research as part of providing a service to you. If the data are to be collected or maintained by anyone else, you will be notified prior to the time of the data collection or transfer.

Please be aware that the information practices of websites that may be linked to the NRW website or are provided as links by the NRW website are not covered by this privacy statement. Manaaki Whenua — Landcare Research is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these websites. We suggest that you review the privacy policy of each site you visit.

Privacy complaints

You should first direct any complaint of an alleged breach of the Privacy Act to our Privacy Officer. The contact details are as follows:

Kylie Hansen

Privacy Officer

Manaaki Whenua — Landcare Research

PO Box 69040

Lincoln 7640

New Zealand

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