Website Use Policy

The German-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Inc. (GNZCC) takes the protection of your data very seriously and always endeavours to provide a safe platform on which we supply our Internet Services. This policy sets out how we collect, store and use data obtained from your use of our website. In order to improve and develop our website and technologies as well as our services to you it is possible that this privacy policy may change. We recommend that you read this privacy policy very carefully from time to time.

Access to Internet Services

Every access to the Internet Services of the GNZCC ( / is recorded in a server log file. In this server log file the following data will be recorded for a maximum time of three months:

  • name of recalled data
  • IP address
  • date and time of recall
  • transferred data volume
  • affirmation of successful recal

The recorded data will be analysed for the improvement of our Internet Services.

If you order any informational material, newsletters, brochures or register for an event through our website, we will ask for your name and other information. Your personal information will be held on servers in Germany. The access to such servers is reserved to special authorised persons dealing with technical, commercial or editorial support or maintenance of the servers.

General Data Protection Regulation

This notice applies to data processing in relation to all information about events, the bi-lateral trading relationship between Germany and New Zealand and other business-related developments provided by the German-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Inc, Level 14, PwC Tower, 188 Quay Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand ("GNZCC", "us" or "we").

What is the purpose of this data processing?
Your details needed to register for and attend events, and in order for us to send the above information to you by email for which we need your consent.

Will personal data be passed on to third parties?
We use external service providers for data processing to support us in carrying out our activities such as operating our website and sending the information mentioned above to our contacts and members. These service providers process data solely for the purposes described above and also in accordance with our Website Use Policy.

What are my rights to access, correct or delete data?
You can request information on the data held about you and to receive a copy of your data. You can also request deletion or correction of your data or to seek restrictions on the processing of your data. You can also revoke your consent to receive emails from us at any time.


Data that are kept as a result of a visit to German Chamber sites will only be transferred to third parties if this is obligatory under law or pursuant to a court order, or if the transfer is necessary for criminal or civil proceedings due to attacks on the German Chambers' Internet infrastructure. We do not sell, rent or give away personal information to third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes. If you order informational material, newsletters, brochures or register for an event through our website, we will only use your personal information for matters related to the purpose for which it was collected. We will not provide your information to un-related third parties without your consent.

Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies, which are small data files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. We cannot always notify you of this. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. You can deactivate the cookies in your browser or change the settings so that the cookies are only saved for the duration of the internet session.

Protection of minors

Persons under the age of 18 must obtain the permission of their parents or legal guardians before submitting any data to us. We do not knowingly request personal information or collect such data from minors.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at 
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Links of websites to other providers

Our Internet sites contain links to websites of other providers. We cannot guarantee that such providers abide by the confidential data regulations.


You are entitled to request access to and correct personal information that we hold about you. For further information relating to the treatment of personal data or to request access to personal data that we may hold about you, please feel free to contact us:

Monique Surges

Chief Executive Officer
German-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Inc.
Level 14
PwC Tower
188 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

+64 9 304 0120

+64 9 309 0209

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Auckland, January 2018