Federated Farmers has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This document discloses our information gathering and usage practices.
Use of your information
Federated Farmers does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
Federated Farmers may use this personal information to help us provide the Services to you, to verify your identity, to apply our terms and conditions, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Federated Farmers of New Zealand, our users, or others, for internal research purposes, for promoting and marketing other Federated Farmers’ products and Services to you, and for any other use that you authorise. We may disclose your personal information to third parties for the purposes of comparing databases and growing the member benefits available to members.
We may release personal information if we consider that the release is necessary for legal compliance and law enforcement (including to government agencies with statutory law enforcement responsibilities); to facilitate court proceedings; enforce or apply our terms and conditions; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Federated Farmers, our users, or others . Government agencies with statutory roles enabling them to request data from us includes but is not restricted to Police, IRD and the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment. Members can contact Federated Farmers to ask whether such information has been provided.
Where Federated Farmers contracts third parties to undertake various services, we may provide those third parties with any personal information required to fulfil those services. These contracted services may include sending you letters for address verification, or newsletters, member advisories or other material relevant to our Services, or conducting research for Federated Farmers to ensure the Services we provide you are relevant and personalised to your interests. Federated Farmers may also use third party customer or member relationship management services to manage customer or member agreements, enquiries, and generate reports for internal use. We require any third party to sign confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements .
Federated Farmers will send our members emails including member advisories, media releases, circulars, and other information relevant to province and elected interests, in addition to customary business communications (payment confirmations, etc.). Further, it is our policy to remove any member from any mailing list as soon as practicable upon the member’s request. In addition, Federated Farmers may distribute newsletters and other communications to members. Newsletters will contain clear and obvious instructions for how the member can remove himself or herself from that mailing list. We do use email as a means of receiving feedback from our members, and we encourage you to email us with your questions or comments.