Kaikoura Island I Motu Kaikoura
An open sanctuary promoting wilderness education, ecosystem restoration and public recreation on an offshore island.
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Website Privacy-Declaration and information of data subjects according to the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993

General information

Responsible Data Controller
Registered Charity: The Motu Kaikoura Trust
Represented by: Motu Kaikoura Trust Board

Address: 44 Martins Bay Road, RD 2, WARKWORTH 0982

Contact to Data Protection Officer: mailto:motukaikoura@gmail.com

Privacy Policy

We appreciate you visiting our Motu Kaikoura Trust Website and your interest in this Island. We are committed to respecting your privacy. The following explains the information we collect and process during your visit and how we use it.

Information we collect

Generally, we do not collect any personally identifying information when you visit our Website. If your browser permits, we will normally collect and maintain the following information:

· The name of your ISP

·The type of browser you use

· The Website from which you come to us

· Our Website pages you visit

· The date and duration of your visit.

We may statistically evaluate such information to improve our site and online services, but such information cannot be used to identify a visitor. We do not combine this information with data from other sources.


· We do not collect identifiable information about you if you only browse our website.

· We do not collect personal information on this site unless you choose to give it to us.

· Where you voluntarily provide personal information (e.g. through online/physical forms or email requests), we are required as a minimum to hold your personal information as directed under the Privacy Act 1993. The Privacy Act 1993 regulates us through the Information Privacy Principles as to how we collect, use, hold, disclose, access, correct, manage and dispose of your personal information.

· Some information (e.g. site browsing patterns) is automatically retrieved while visiting our site. Please be assured that if any personal information is sourced we only use this information in aggregate form so that no effort is made to identify individual visitors.


We deploy technical and organizational means to protect your information against coincidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction, or unauthorized access. We update our security measures in line with technological advancements.


Personal information on children (persons under 18 years of age) may not be transmitted to our Website without parental consent. The Motu Kaikoura Board recommends that all parents and guardians should instruct their children on the responsible use of personal information when surfing the Internet. We will not knowingly collect, process, maintain or use personal information on children.

What are cookies?

Our Website uses cookies, which are small files sent by a Web server to your computer and often maintained on your hard drive. These are not programs that can damage your machine; they simply enable us to recognize your browser when you revisit our site. No personal information is stored in a cookie nor can such information be used to identify you. You may disable cookies in your browser; for more details please refer to the help function of your browser. However, please note that some of our Website features or services may not function properly without cookies.


Google Analytics

Our Website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”), which uses cookies that are small files maintained on your computer for analyzing your visit. The information collected by the cookie about your visit to this Website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and kept on a Google server located in the United States of America. Google uses this information to analyze usage of the Website by you and generate reports of your Web activities under contract to the Website provider. These reports allow the provider to improve the quality of its online service and your experience. Google never correlates your IP address obtained via Google Analytics with other data obtained by Google.

You may reset your browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that some of our Website features or services may not function properly without cookies. Moreover, you may download and install the following plug-in through your browser http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de to prevent collection of any information by a cookie, transmission of data on your usage of the Website (including your IP address) to Google, and any subsequent processing of such information by Google.

Click the following link to set up an opt-out cookie to deactivate Google Analytics and prevent it from collecting any information during future visits to this Website: Deactivate Google Analytics.  If you delete cookies after surfing the Internet, you must reset the opt-out cookie. Please visit http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ to view Google’s general privacy policy and http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html to see privacy information relating to Google Analytics.


We have installed plug-ins on our Website that are operated solely by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). You can easily recognize the Facebook logo ‘f’ or ‘Like’ on the button. If you click our Webpage with this logo, your browser will connect directly with the Facebook server, which uses the connection to transmit information on the content of the button to your browser and integrate it into the Website. Moreover, Facebook will be notified that you visited our site. During this visit, if you are logged-in to your personal Facebook account, Facebook can record your visit under your user account and note your interaction, such as the ‘likes’ or comments you make. All this information is transmitted directly to and saved by Facebook. If you do not wish to have such information transmitted, you must log out from your Facebook account before visiting our Website.

Please visit http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ for more information on the purpose and scope of Facebook’s Data Use Policy and how Facebook uses and shares the information it receives.

Use of YouTube components with enhanced data protection mode

On our website we use components (videos) of YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a company belonging to Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To this end, we use the “ - enhanced data protection mode - ” option provided by YouTube.

When you display a page that has an embedded video, a connection will be made to the YouTube server and the content will appear on the website via a communication to your browser.

According to the information provided by YouTube, in “ - enhanced data protection mode -”, data is only transferred to the YouTube server, in particular which of our websites you have visited, if you watch the video. If you are logged onto YouTube at the same time, this information will be matched to your YouTube member account. You can prevent this from happening by logging out of your member account before visiting our website.

Further information about data protection by YouTube is provided by Google under the following link:



This site may contain links to other Websites not under our direction or control. We carefully checked the target sites of these links before setting them up, but the respective provider may have subsequently changed the content therein. This privacy statement applies only to our Website, and we are not responsible for the content of the linked sites or how these sites handle personal information. You should always review the privacy representations of other providers when you visit their Websites, and/or contact them for more information.

Use of a newsletter

If you register for our newsletter then you provide us with your email address and may be additional data. We use these data only to contact you through our newsletter. The data you provided at registration is retained by us if you continue to receive our newsletter and will be deleted as soon as you revoke your consent to receive our newsletter. Revocation of consent is possible any time through the ‘unsubscribe’ link within the newsletter or via email sent to us. By unsubscribing from our newsletter, you revoke your consent that we can use and process your email address.

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