Your personal information
Collecting your personal information
We collect personal information that we need in order to deliver our services to you. We collect personal information directly from you when you access our services or engage with us through our website.
Information collected from you
If you access any of our services (including supporting our campaigns, contacting us with a business enquiry, signing up for our newsletters, or accessing premium content), we will collect some or all of the following personal information:
- Your name and contact details.
- Your address or region.
- Survey results and responses, when you participate in any of our surveys.
- Any correspondence with Vanguard 86 staff.
- Website activity.
- Any other information you choose to provide us.
Collectively, this is known as your “personal information".
Information collected from third parties
We may collect information from third parties to enhance our services, however, when we do so, this information is collected in aggregated form. That means that we do not collect any personal information from third parties about you.
Using your personal information
In order to deliver our services, we use your personal information in the ways set out below. If we need to use information in a way not outlined below, we will only do so if required or permitted by law or with your authorisation.
We use your personal information to:
- Provide you with any products and services you request or sign up for.
- Contact you to respond to any of your enquiries.
- Invoice you, or receive payment from you, for any of our services that require payment.
- Target or customise our marketing and advertising.
- Tell you about our new products, services, promotions, and campaigns. For example, if you are opted-in to email marketing communications we may email you to let you know about new content you may be interested in.
- Provide you with information about the operation and security of our websites.
- Contact you to advise you of changes to our terms and conditions, services, new products, or promotions.
On submitting an enquiry you may be signed up to automatically receive email marketing communications. For all our marketing emails, you can choose to remove yourself from receiving these communications by following the "unsubscribe" prompt at the bottom of each email.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell or rent your personal information to any third party. However, we do share your personal information with trusted third parties that work on our behalf to deliver our services to you (such as for computing and storage purposes, email correspondence, and marketing purposes).
Third parties, some of which are based overseas, which we share your personal information with include:
- Hubspot, for marketing automation and email marketing.
- Google Analytics and Google Ad Manager, for targeted advertising.
- Social Media Platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn), for targeted advertising.
- Service providers, such as agencies and contracted professionals.
We do not authorise third parties to use or disclose your personal information except for the purpose of providing the service we request from them. All third parties, which we disclose your personal information to, are subject to obligations under the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 to protect your information from unauthorised use or disclosure.
You can choose to opt-out of having your email address provided to Google and Facebook for targeted advertising by contacting us with your request.
How we store and protect personal information
We store the personal information we collect from you in accordance with our obligations under the Privacy Act and take reasonable steps to ensure the security of your personal information. We use trusted third-party providers to store and process our data and ensure that our cloud-based platforms meet New Zealand privacy requirements. For more information on privacy practices for our key third party providers, see the following links:
We retain personal information only for as long as we need it in order to continue to provide you with our service(s), maintain the security of our websites or as required by law.
- Improve our website (for example, identify and promote popular content); and
- Provide you with more targeted information where appropriate.
We use temporary (per-session) cookies to "remember" that a user, has provided their information, such as an email address. This means you do not have to enter your email address more than once during a visit to access premium content or when filling out forms.
Our temporary cookies will disappear when you close the browser session.
Third party cookies and other technologies
We use third party cookies and other technologies for marketing and to gather website analytics. This includes:
- Remarketing and emails: We use third party cookies – such as Google Analytics and Hubspot cookies – to keep track of the content you’re interested in and remarket it to you when you leave our site (as a result, you may see ads from Vanguard 86 when you visit other websites).
- Impression reporting: We use web beacons to estimate the number of users that have viewed and clicked on our advertisements (as a result, we’re able to gauge the success of a campaign).
You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site. For more information on opting out, please visit this page.
For more information on Hubspot, our third party inbound marketing and sales software, please visit this page.
You can also ask your browser to delete or block third party cookies: simply search online for “cookies” + the name of your internet browser (for example, “Google Chrome”) for step-by-step instructions.
Links to other websites
Our websites provide links to other websites when we consider you may be interested in the content of those sites. We do not endorse any third party sites or their content and we have no control over the conduct of the companies or organisations operating those sites.
Before you disclose any personal information to another site, we advise you to check its terms and conditions, including its privacy and security policies.
Your privacy rights
You have the right to request access to and correct any personal information we hold about you at any time.
You can contact Vanguard 86 to request this information by contacting us.
Rights of access
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you. When any such request is received, we will process your request as soon as possible and provide you with our decision on your request within 20 working days after your request. We will also take steps to verify your identity before providing you with any requested personal information.
Asking us to stop using your information
You can ask us to stop using your information. However, if you ask us to stop using your information, we may not be able to provide you with all our services, such as emailing you newsletters and updates.
You can choose to opt-out of having your email address provided to Google and Facebook for targeted advertising by contacting us.
Vanguard 86 is committed to dealing quickly and appropriately with any privacy complaints.
If you are concerned this privacy statement may have been breached or your privacy has been compromised, please contact us immediately.
If we cannot adequately address your privacy concerns, you have the right to complain to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. For more information on privacy see the Privacy Commissioner's website.
Terms of service
These Terms of Service are effective as of May 2018.
By accessing the website at https://www.vanguard86.com, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.
The materials on Vanguard 86's website are provided on an 'as is' basis. Vanguard 86 makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Vanguard 86 does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
In no event shall Vanguard 86 or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Vanguard 86's website, even if Vanguard 86 or a Vanguard 86 authorised representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
Accuracy of Materials
The materials appearing on Vanguard 86's website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Vanguard 86 does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. Vanguard 86 may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However Vanguard 86 does not make any commitment to update the materials.
Vanguard 86 has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Vanguard 86 of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.
Vanguard 86 may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.