At Kiwi Outdoor Shelters, accessible from kiwioutdoorshelter.nz, we prioritize the privacy of our visitors. This document outlines the types of information we collect and how it’s used.

Comments

When you leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string to aid in spam detection. Upon comment approval, your profile picture is publicly visible in the context of your comment. For details on how your data is handled by Gravatar, see their privacy policy.

Media

Be cautious when uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can extract this data from images on the site.

Cookies

We use cookies to enhance your experience. These include cookies for saving your details in comments, determining browser cookie support, and managing login and display settings. Cookies vary in duration, from temporary to one-year retention.

Embedded Content

Articles on this site may include embedded content from other websites. These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, and monitor your interaction, especially if you have an account and are logged in to those websites.

Data Sharing

Your data may be shared in specific scenarios, such as including your IP address in password reset emails.

Data Retention

We retain comment data indefinitely for follow-up comment recognition. Registered users’ information is stored in their profiles and can be edited or deleted anytime (username changes are not permitted). Administrators can also view and edit this information.

Your Data Rights

You can request an exported file of personal data we hold about you, including data you’ve provided. You can also request erasure of your personal data, with exceptions for data needed for legal, administrative, or security purposes.

Data Transfer

Comments may be checked via automated spam detection services.

Consent to Terms and Conditions

By engaging with our website, including the use of forms, browsing, or any other interaction, you acknowledge and agree to comply with the terms and conditions, warranties, and policies of Kiwi Outdoor Shelters. This consent extends to our Privacy Policy, Return and Warranty Policy, and any other regulations set forth by our website and business.

Your continued use of our site signifies your acceptance of these terms and any amendments made to them. We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time, and your continued use following any changes indicates your acceptance of the new terms. It is your responsibility to regularly review our policies to stay informed of your obligations and rights.

If you do not agree to these terms, please refrain from using our website and its services.

Information Collection


We clarify the purpose of personal information collection at the point of request. This may include direct contact information like name, email, phone number, and other details.

Usage of Information

We use collected information to operate, maintain, and improve our website, understand user interaction, develop new features, communicate updates, and for marketing purposes.

Log Files and Web Beacons

Standard log files track visitors to the site, collecting IP addresses, browser type, ISP, timestamps, and click numbers. This data, not linked to any personally identifiable information, is used for trend analysis and site administration

Third-Party Advertising

We use third-party advertising companies that may use cookies and web beacons in their ads. Google, as a third-party vendor, uses DART cookies to serve ads based on your visit to our site and others. You can opt-out via Google’s ad settings. For more information on our advertising partners’ privacy policies, please refer to their respective websites.

CCPA Privacy Rights

California consumers have rights regarding the collection, deletion, and sale of personal data. Contact us to exercise these rights.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We ensure your rights under the GDPR, including access, rectification, erasure, processing restriction, processing objection, and data portability. Contact us to exercise these rights.

Children’s Information

We prioritize protecting children’s privacy online. If you believe we have collected personal information from children under 13, please contact us for immediate removal.

Security Policy

Our robust security policy is designed to safeguard your data and privacy. We employ a comprehensive range of measures, including geolocation restrictions, firewall protection, unauthorized access prevention, vulnerability management, incident response, and continuous monitoring. We also implement additional security measures as needed to stay ahead of evolving threats. Our commitment to transparency means we keep you informed about our security practices and provide dedicated support to address any concerns.

Kiwi Outdoor Shelters Return and Warranty Policy

At Kiwi Outdoor Shelters, we stand behind the quality and craftsmanship of our shelters. Our comprehensive warranty covers structural integrity and workmanship for 12 months. This warranty addresses any issues not caused by normal wear and tear or external factors, ensuring your peace of mind. In the unlikely event of quality issues, contact us within 7 days of project completion for prompt resolution, which may include repairs, revisions, or a partial refund. Please note, our warranty does not cover damages due to natural disasters, misuse, or unauthorized alterations, and is subject to local and New Zealand laws. For detailed information and claim processes, please refer to our full Return and Warranty Policy.