The NZ Entrepreneur Magazine Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains what information NZ Entrepreneur Magazine Limited and any assignees (“NZ Entrepreneur”, “we” “us” or “our”) collect from you and how we use, disclose and protect that information. It also explains your options around our use of your personal information and how you can access and update it, in order to make informed decisions when using our website and social media channels.

Should we collect or ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, our social media channels and our Services, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993 and this Privacy Policy.

What does this privacy policy cover?

This Privacy Policy applies to your use of the NZ Entrepreneur website, our social media channels, email updates and any resources you download or purchase from us. (Our “Services”.)

By using any of our Services, you consent to the use of your information in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time and if we do, you will find any updates here.

What information do we collect?

When you visit our website or access, interact with or follow our social media channels or use our application you may provide us with different types of information:

  • Personal information you knowingly choose to disclose and that is collected on an individual basis
  • Website and application use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse or interact with our website or our social media channels and use our application.

Personal information you choose to provide

Registration information

You will be asked to provide us with information about yourself, your firm or company, when you contact us or register for certain services, such as email newsletters, e-books and guides, NZ Entrepreneur events or Startup NZ Scholarships.

Email information

If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.

Website use information we collect

The website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are used for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the website, and understanding how visitors use the website. Cookies also help us to customize the website for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies and the data that they collect may be connected to you using that information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Third party vendors, including Google and Facebook, may show our ads on sites on the internet.
Third party vendors, including Google and Facebook, may use cookies on our website to serve ads on other sites on the internet based on a user’s prior visits to our website.
Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page and control the way that Facebook shows ads using Facebook’s ad settings.

Where you agree to allow the site to access your location on a mobile device, we may use that information to show you properties around you and give you more relevant search results. Any location information shared by you is used only by the site in real time and is not stored by us.

If you do not wish your device to receive cookies, please follow the instructions below on How to delete cookies through my browser? You can find further information about Google’s cookies and the Google Analytics privacy policy here: and here: To turn off personalised Google ads, go to:

How to delete cookies through my browser?

If you do not wish your device to receive cookies, you can set your browser to disable or delete cookies. To do this, please follow the instructions provided for your browser.



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If you do disable cookies, this may affect your browsing experience with NZ Entrepreneur. You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at

Social media information

When you follow or like our social media channels or like, comment on, share or otherwise interact with any of posts or other content on our social media channels, you may provide information to us about yourself, including your name, profile information and profile picture. The information that you make available can often be controlled through the settings for your account on the relevant social media platform.

Our social media channels are public and everything you share on our posts can be seen by everyone else. Please do not share any personal, confidential or sensitive information when posting on any of our social media channels.

What we do with the information we gather

We use the information you provide for our business purposes, to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To provide you with the Services you have requested (for example, sending your our email updates, registering you for our courses or event)
  • Our internal record keeping and business purposes
  • We may contact you in relation to use of our Services using your address, email, telephone number and any other means of contact you have provided
  • We may use the information to improve, and to promote and measure the performance of, our products and services, content and advertising

Distribution of personal information

We may be required by law to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to exercise our legal rights or defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations. In the event of a reorganisation, merger, acquisition or sale of NZ Entrepreneur Magazine (or its business), we may also transfer or share any and all personal information collected to the relevant third party.

Your personal information will not be sold to or shared with any third party for that third party’s promotional purposes unless in relation to the provision of specific services you apply for (for example Startup NZ Programme Scholarships or NZ Entrepreneur event tickets). Any such services that you apply for will advise you of this at the time you apply, and will require you to opt-in to consent for your data to be shared with third parties (if any) if you choose to proceed with your application.

Commitment to Data Security

We have put in place physical, electronic and organisational processes to protect your personally identifiable information. Only authorised employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) are granted access to this information.

Right to Access Your Personal Information

You have the right to access personal information that we hold about you and to request correction of that information by emailing the editor

It is your responsibility to ensure that the personal information you provide to us is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You may request access to the personal information we hold about you, or request that we update or correct any personal information we hold about you, by sending us your request in writing.

If for some reason we cannot, or do not, action your request, you have the right to ask us to record, alongside your personal information, the fact that your request for correction has been made.