1. yourBusinessChannel Limited (we, us or our) may collect information from you from time to time in respect of your use of the website (the Site).

2. This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out what we will do with that information. We will adhere to the (New Zealand) Privacy Act 1993 at all times.

3. By accessing and browsing the Site and/or using any yourBusinessChannel services, you consent to the collection, use, disclosure, storage and processing of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

4. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time, with or without notice to you.  Any amendments will be effective immediately upon the posting of the amended Privacy Policy on the Site.

5. yourBusinessChannel may collect and process the following types of information during your use of the Site:

  • personal information that you provide by filling in any forms on the Site, including registering to use the Site, subscribing to any of our services, posting material, entering a competition or promotion, reporting a problem with the Site or requesting further services;
  • if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
  • details of your visits to the Site (eg traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access) to analyze trends and user traffic and gather statistical information;
  • information about your computer, IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration and to report aggregate information to our Board. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual; and
  • other information from time to time at yourBusinessChannel’s discretion..

6. We may use information in the following ways:

  • to help us provide the Site and our services to you and to ensure that content from the Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer
  • to enable us to provide technical support and respond to inquiries
  • to notify you of any updates to the Site and our services
  • to solicit input and feedback to improve yourBusinessChannel products and services
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of the Site
  • to prevent fraud or other potentially illegal activities and enforce yourBusinessChannel’s Terms of Use and Channel Rules.
  • to generate and provide statistical analysis.

7. We will store this data at an approved off-premise location under contract to yourBusinessChannel. Data will be stored indefinitely and used for the purposes described in this policy.

8. Any information automatically retrieved, such as site browsing patterns, will be used only in aggregate form (so that you are not identified). Information provided by visitors will not be disclosed to third parties except:

  • where required by law;
  • in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use or Channel Rules;
  • if you enter a competition or register for any promotional feature through this website, in which case information about you may be provided to advertisers for marketing purposes.  However, you will be given the option at the time of entering the competition or registering for the feature to decline the provision of the information about you to advertisers for marketing purposes and/or to decline receiving further information or further contact with yourBusinessChannel or the advertiser.

9. yourBusinessChannel currently uses Google Analytics and other leading website measurement software and systems to help measure traffic visiting our websites. The service anonymously aggregates site visit statistics, such as number of pages viewed time spent on site and individuals cannot and will not be identified. The service stores a cookie in your browser (if you have enabled cookies) which contains a unique identifier to allow us to track the number of unique visitors to each page.  The information is used by yourBusinessChannel to better understand usage of its websites.

10. In addition to website analytics systems, our videos are hosted on a secure third party system which tracks and aggregates video views.  The software stores a cookie in your browser (if you have enabled cookies) which contains a unique identifier to allow us to track the number of unique visitors to each video. This information is collected and aggregated by our third party suppliers and in no way can you be identified personally and no personal information is stored about you, unless you have consented/opted in to us using your email address.


11. Please note that the Site may contain links to and from websites not controlled by yourBusinessChannel.  If you follow a link to any other website, those websites will have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.