​​​​​​​​​​The information we collect

Equinox Limited (hereafter referred to as Equinox IT) operates the website http://www.equinox.co.nz. As part of our operations we may gather certain types of information about the users of our websites and services:​

  1. Personally identifiable Information. This is provided by you when you complete one of our forms to register for enquiries, call backs, competitions, newsletter subscriptions, ebooks, webinars, events, paid services or any other offer we have. Providing this information will always be optional for you. However, some services may not be available to you if you choose not to provide your information.

  2. Aggregated Data. This information is generated by our systems as they track traffic through our websites. This information does not identify you personally and is not linked to the personally identifiable information that you may have provided.

Who we share this information with

  1. Your details are securely stored by Equinox IT or our service providers. For any information stored with our service providers our agreements with them protect the information that we collect from any unauthorised use.

  2. Personally identifiable information may be shared with business partners when Equinox IT has collected information for services we deliver together in partnership with that business partner (for example, a training course that Equinox IT is marketing and administering but a training business partner is delivering).

  3. Outside of the circumstances outlined in point 2, we will not share personally identifiable information with business partners or any other third parties without your prior permission (which we would usually do at the time of collection).

  4. The aggregated data (not the personally identifiable information) may be shared with third parties such as advertisers or business partners.

  5. Your personally identifiable information may be shared with third parties when we believe in good faith that we are required to do so by law.

What else we do with personally identifiable information

We have collected this information in order to provide the best possible service to you. To this end we may use the information that you provide for the following purposes:

  1. ​To process any transactions that you might make on our website

  2. To help provide any other services that you have requested

  3. To offer the most relevant information suitable to you and your interests

  4. For any marketing, promotional, publicity, or market research that we might undertake

  5. For any other purposes for which you have given permission.

What about cookies?

A cookie is a small file that resides on your computer and is recognised by our servers or our service provider's servers when you visit our website. Our website makes use of cookies and we also use services that track traffic to our website that use cookies. These cookies can be correlated with personal information that you may have provided to us via our website forms in the past, and when this is the case we can see when you have returned to our website, what pages you have visited, and what website offers and services you have utilised.

Cookies can also provide details of your IP address, the computer platform that you use (e.g. Mac or Windows), the browser that you use (e.g. Chrome, Microsoft Explorer, Firefox or Safari) and what domain you are accessing our websites from. With this information we can do the following:

  1. ​Track traffic patterns to our website

  2. Tune our website to provide the most value to our users

  3. Ensure that the most relevant content is being shown.

If you would rather we did not use cookies with you, you can refuse them by turning them off in your browser and/or deleting them from your hard drive. You will still be able to visit our website.

​What about our advertisers and business partners?

This Privacy Policy only relates to Equinox IT websites. You should be aware that we are not responsible for the practices of our advertisers or business partners. Our website may contain links to other websites. You should check their privacy policies before providing personally identifiable information to them or any other third party.

​Opting in and opting out

You will always have the option to opt in to certain services, such as our email newsletters, and to opt out of those services at any stage. This does not apply to paid services where opting out of the service will be subject to the terms and conditions agreed for the provision of that service.

Can we change this policy?

In order to reflect the fact that our business is growing constantly, we reserve the right to change this policy at any time. We will notify website users of any changes to the Privacy Policy by updating this page.​

Access to your information

The Privacy Act of 1993 gives you the right to access and correct your personal information. To find out more or to notify us of changes you may contact us by mail, email, or telephone:​

Mail: Marketing and Co​mmunications Manager, Equinox Limited, PO Box 10168, Wellington 6143, New Zealand

Email: info@equinox.co.nz

Telephone: +64 4 499 9450​​​