Website Privacy Policy

This privacy statement covers all of the New Zealand Marine Brokers (NZMB) website and you should read this statement carefully before proceeding to access website.  Your use of the website indicates your agreement to abide by the Terms & Conditions in effect at the time of use.

Information Collection: NZMB is the sole owner of the information collected on the website. NZMB may collect information from our users at several different points on the website.

Comments: In order to enhance their use of the website, users can choose to leave comments on particular areas of interest.  To leave a comment, users must submit information including a valid email address.  NZMB uses this information to screen out users who leave comments prohibited by our terms and conditions of use, and will not pass this information to any other organization.

Mailing List: NZMB may launch a mailing list for some or all of the website.  In order to sign up to receive regular emails from a site’s mailing list, users must submit information including a valid email address and demographic information such as location and interests.  This information will be used in aggregate form only in order to assess general user interest in various internal and third party products and services, and your personal and contact information will not be passed to any other organization.  Users who choose to sign up for a mailing list will receive regular emails from the site.

Log Files: Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze user movement.

Legal Disclaimer: Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, NZMB may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on NZMB.

Business Transitions: In the event NZMB goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.

Links: Our website contain links to other sites. Please be aware that NZMB is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the website.

Notification of Changes: Whenever NZMB changes its privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Contact Information: If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact the editor of the NZMB site, or send an email to