1.1 Socialites Group Ltd (“we”, “us”, “our”) complies with the New Zealand Privacy Act

1993 (the “Act”) when dealing with personal information. Personal information is

information about an identifiable individual (a natural person).

1.2 This policy sets out how we will collect, use, disclose and protect your personal


1.3 This policy does not limit or exclude any of your rights under the Act. If you wish to

seek further information on the Act, see www.privacy.org.nz.


2.1 We may change this policy by uploading a revised policy onto our website

(www.socialiites.co.nz). The change will apply from the date that we upload the revised



3.1 We collect personal information about you from:

(a) you, when you provide that personal information to us, including via the website and

any related service, through any registration or subscription process, through any

contact with us (e.g. telephone call or email), or when you buy or use our services

and products

(b) third parties where you have authorised this or the information is publicly available.

If possible, we will collect personal information from you directly.


4.1 We will use your personal information:

(a) to verify your identity;

(b) to provide services, products and/or payments to you;

(c) to market our services and products to you, including contacting you electronically

(e.g. by text or email for this purpose);

(d) to improve the services and products that we provide to you;

(e) to undertake credit checks of you (if necessary);

(f) to bill you and to collect money that you owe us, including authorising and

processing credit card transactions;

(g) to respond to communications from you, including a complaint;

(h) to conduct research and statistical analysis (on an anonymised basis);

(i) to protect and/or enforce our legal rights and interests, including defending any


(j) to provide insights and metrics for campaign reporting; and/or

(k) for any other purpose authorised by you or the Act.


5.1 We may disclose your personal information to:

(a) any business that supports our services and products, including any person that

hosts or maintains any underlying IT system or data centre that we use to provide

the website or other services and products;

(b) courier service providers or personal for the purpose of delivering product to you in

as required by a statement of work.

(c) a credit reference agency for the purpose of credit checking you;

(d) other third parties (for anonymised statistical information);

(e) a person who can require us to supply your personal information (e.g. a regulatory


(f) any other person authorised by the Act or another law (e.g. a law enforcement

agency); and/or

(g) any other person authorised by you.

5.2 A business that supports our services and products may be located outside New

Zealand. This may mean your personal information is held and processed outside New



6.1 We will take reasonable steps to keep your personal information safe from loss,

unauthorised activity, or other misuse.


7.1 Subject to certain grounds for refusal set out in the Act, you have the right to access

your readily retrievable personal information that we hold and to request a correction to

your personal information. Before you exercise this right, we will need evidence to

confirm that you are the individual to whom the personal information relates.

7.2 In respect of a request for correction, if we think the correction is reasonable and we are

reasonably able to change the personal information, we will make the correction. If we

do not make the correction, we will take reasonable steps to note on the personal

information that you requested the correction.

7.3 If you want to exercise either of the above rights, email us at

social@socialiites.co.nz. Your email should provide evidence of who you are and

set out the details of your request (e.g. the personal information, or the correction, that

you are requesting).

7.4 We may charge you our reasonable costs of providing to you copies of your personal

information or correcting that information.


8.1 While we take reasonable steps to maintain secure internet connections, if you provide

us with personal information over the internet, the provision of that information is at your

own risk.

8.2 If you create an influencer profile on our website which contains your personal

information, you acknowledge and agree that the information you include in this profile

may be made publicly available.

8.3 If you follow a link on our website to another site, the owner of that site will have its own

privacy policy relating to your personal information. We suggest you review that site’s

privacy policy before you provide personal information.

8.4 We use cookies (an alphanumeric identifier that we transfer to your computer’s hard

drive so that we can recognise your browser) to monitor your use of the website. You

may disable cookies by changing the settings on your browser, although this may mean

that you cannot use all of the features of the website.

8.5 In addition to cookies, we use the Google Analytics service and other tracking software

which will issue cookies from its own servers and which will be able to track visitors

throughout our website and mobile apps. For more information on how Google

Analytics collects and processes data, please click here. Please refer to Google’s

Privacy Policy for more information.