Privacy Policy

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This privacy policy gives you information on how Reconnecting Northland (we) collect and process your personal information through our website (Reconnecting Northland - land and people flourishing together).

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Personal information means any information about an individual from which that individual can be identified. For example, names and email addresses. When you use our website, we'll collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.

The types of personal information may be collected about you through your use of this website are:

• Identity and contact information: first name, last name and email address.

• Financial information: where you make an online donation, bank account and payment card details. This information is collected directly by our third party payment providers. You can find out how they use your information at the following sites: and

You can of course choose not to provide your personal information to us, but that may impact on your ability to support our work and our ability to keep in touch with you.


We will collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information to:

• process any donations that you choose to make to us;

• comply with our legal, regulatory, tax and/or accounting requirements;

• keep you updated about our activities and involvement in the community; and

• assist with any queries that you may have.

We may also need to share your personal information with:

• our service providers where necessary for us to be able to use your personal information for the purposes set out above; and

• anyone who we need to share information with by reason of law or to address any complaints you make to a third party or regulator (such as the Privacy Commissioner).

In some cases, we may also need to share your personal information with third parties outside of New Zealand, but when we do so we will always ensure that we have in place safeguards comparable to those provided under the Privacy Act 2020.

This website may also include links to third-party websites. Clicking on those links may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for how they may use your personal information.


You have rights to see and request the correction of any personal information we hold about you. If you want to exercise these rights or to ask us questions about this privacy policy, please contact us using the following details:

Reconnecting Northland Email address: 
Postal address: c/o Sian Leith, Business Support Manager, PO Box 5019, Whangarei, 0140

There may be charges associated with providing copies of your personal information to you. We will always advise you of those charges in advance.


We keep our privacy policy under regular review and will provide notice of changes to this privacy policy on our website.

This privacy policy is governed by New Zealand law. For more information about privacy issues in New Zealand and protecting your privacy, visit the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner's website.