Privacy Policy

Racing Tauranga Incorporated (New Zealand Business Number 9429042592013) trading as Racing Tauranga with its registered office at 1383 Cameron Road, Greerton, Tauranga, New Zealand (referred to as Racing Taurangauswe, and our) operates the website.

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information when you use our website and the choices you have associated with that information.

Information Collection and Use
We collect personal information about you for a number of reasons. The information we collect and the way we use it depends on the way or the reason you are interacting with us and our website. We only collect the information we need either to provide you with goods or services that you have requested or for our own legitimate business needs, for example, to maximise the functionality of our website. If you choose not to provide us with the personal information you may find that certain parts of our website and certain goods and services are not available.

Unless we tell you otherwise, all of the information we collect will be collected directly from you. By using our website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Types of Personal Information Collected
The types of personal information we collect includes, but is not limited to:

Ticket purchases: If you make a ticket purchase through our website, we ask you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and address. We do this by asking you to enter these details into an online form on our website. We use this information to process your payment and to arrange for delivery of your ticket. We process your credit card details securely over the internet using Windcave a third-party payment system.

Website queries: If you send us a question or comment via our website, we ask you to provide personal information such as your name, email address and phone number. We do this by asking you to enter these details into an online form on our website. We use this information to respond to your questions and comments.

Membership application: If you apply to become a member via our website, we ask you to provide personal information such as your name, email address, address, phone number, names of your seconder and a short biography. We do this by asking you to enter these details into an online form on our website. We use this information to assess and process your application.

Newsletter: If you sign up to our newsletter, we ask you to provide personal information, such as your email address. We do this by asking you to enter this detail into an online form on our website. We use this information to send you updates and promotional and marketing material from time to time. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link on any of our emails.

Social media: If you interact with us on social media – if you follow, like, comment or mention us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, we will have access to your interactions and your profile information. We get this information from our interaction with you or from the social media platform and we will still have access to this information even if you remove your interaction later. We, or these social media providers, may use this information to analyse and track usage, how people interact with our content and to deliver targeted advertising. We may also use this information to communicate with you.

Usage Data: We may also collect information on how the website is accessed and used (Usage Data). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data: We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our website and hold certain information. Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our website.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website. You can learn more how to manage cookies in the Browser Cookies Guide.
Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our website.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use and Disclosure of Information
Racing Tauranga may also use or disclose the collected personal information for other purposes including, but not limited to:

  • To provide and maintain the website
  • To notify you about changes to our website
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the website
  • To monitor the usage of the website
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To communicate with you
  • To provide you with goods and services
  • To process payment
  • To arrange for delivery of goods
  • To comply with our legal obligations
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Racing Tauranga
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Service Providers
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our website and the provision of goods and services, to provide the website or goods and services on our behalf, or to assist us in analysing how our website is used.
These third parties have access to your personal information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, our website is covered by SSL certificate for security. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we use such security safeguards as are reasonable in the circumstances to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites
Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children's Privacy
Our website does not address anyone under the age of 18 (Child). We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with personal information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and updating the date at the bottom of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

How long we keep your Information
We will keep your personal information for as long as necessary under the law or for the purposes for which we gathered the information. Once your personal information is no longer required, it will be destroyed.

If you believe Racing Tauranga has breached the Privacy Act, please contact our Privacy Officer at the address below. We may ask you to put your complaint in writing. We aim to resolve complaints in a reasonable time, usually within 30 days. We may contact you to request further information in order to provide you with a complete response. If you are not satisfied with our handling of your complaint, you may lodge a complaint with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner at:

Access and Correction
You have the right to access or correct personal information we hold about you. To access or correct information, to notify us of a breach of the Privacy Act or if you have any privacy related inquiries, please contact:

Privacy Officer
1383 Cameron Road
New Zealand
Email: [email protected]

Privacy Policy last updated August 2020