Privacy Policy


1. The purpose of this privacy policy is to let users of the know when we collect personal information and what we do with it. We do not use, share or transfer personal information in connection with the Site except as set out in this policy.

Collection, storage and use

2. No need to disclose personal information. The Site can be viewed and its web feeds can be subscribed to without the need to disclose any personal information to us.

3. Your disclosure of personal information. However, you may choose to disclose personal information when adding material to the Site. Such information will be viewable by Site administrators and contractors (including third parties providing services related to the administration, improvement, and/or securing of the Site and the information it contains (“Third Party Contractors”)) and, if published, members of the public. Please do not post or otherwise transmit personal information of a sensitive nature.

4. Holding of information. Personal information that you provide will be held by Love Food Hate Waste NZ and may be shared with, and held by, Third Party Contractors to the extent necessary for the services they provide related to the administration, improvement, and/or securing of the Site and the information it contains.

Email addresses provided when commenting in the discussion forum or other areas of the Site or when emailing feedback directly to Love Food Hate Waste NZ are not made available to the public. Unless required by law, we will not publicise the names or email addresses of individuals who provide feedback to us without their consent.

5. Use of personal information. We will only use personal information provided to us for the purposes of administering, evaluating, improving, and securing the Site and the information it contains, improving our services and communicating with you.

6. Feedback. Feedback is important and is used to evaluate and improve the Site. If you provide feedback on the Site directly to Love Food Hate Waste NZ via the supplied email address, that feedback will be sent to appropriate Love Food Hate Waste NZ staff.

We may pass on relevant comments to other people within Love Food Hate Waste NZ who administer, have contributed content to, or are otherwise interested in, the Site. This could include your email address and other identifying information.

Statistical information and cookies

7. Statistical information collected We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve the Site. This information is aggregated and non-personally identifying. It includes:

8. Use of statistical information. The statistical information referred to above will be viewable by site administrators and certain other Love Food Hate Waste NZ staff. It may also be shared with other government agencies.

9. Cookies. This Site generates persistent session cookies for the purpose of monitoring Site usage. The cookies do not collect personal information. You can disable them or clear them out of the web browser you are using to view this Site without affecting your ability to use the Site.