Privacy Policy

The Ohope International Golf Club Inc. complies with the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 (the Act) when dealing with personal information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual (a natural person).

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

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


Changes to this Policy

We may change this policy by uploading a revised policy onto our website The change will apply from the date that we upload the revised policy.


What Information Do We Collect?

We gather various information about our current and potential members including current and potential members of other clubs. This information includes the following personal information.

  • Your name
  • Your email
  • Your residential address
  • Your Date of Birth and gender
  • Your telephone numbers
  • Details of your club membership
  • Emergency contact details

Where Do We Collect Your Personal Information Form?

  • By you to us for the purpose of enquiring about or receiving our products and services.
  • To us by you through any other method, including when signing up to our member’ website login and through your correspondence and discussions with us; and
  • Third parties where we reasonably believe you have authorised this, or where we reasonably believe the information is publicly available.

How Will We Use Your Personal Information?

We will use your personal information:

  • To verify your identity
  • To provide services and products to you
  • To market our services and products to you, including contacting you electronically (e.g., by text or email for this purpose)
  • To improve the services and products that we provide to you
  • To bill you and to collect money that you owe us, including authorising and processing credit card transactions
  • To respond to communications from you, including a complaint
  • To conduct research and statistical analysis (on an anonymised basis)
  • To protect and/or enforce our legal rights and interests, including defending any claim
  • For any other purpose authorised by you or the Act.

Email, Newsletters and Other Notices

We may send emails throughout the enquiry process or related to the products and services you receive from us as well as other newsletter emails you elect to receive. In addition, we may send out promotional material to you promoting products and services we think that may be relevant to you. It is out policy to immediately remove any person from any mailing list upon the person’s request.


App and Website Information

When you use our website, we may collect information about how you interact with us including.

  • Your browser’s internet address
  • Your IP address
  • The date and time of your visit
  • Your electronic device
  • The pages you have visited on our website and on other sites immediately prior to or after you visit our website

This information is used to:

  • Verify your identity when accessing our services
  • Learn about your preferences in connection with the services we provide
  • Maintain and update our membership records

We may also provide this information to our partners for carrying out data analytics services for the purpose of providing insights to our business operations. The information may be combined with other personal information we have collected from you or have received from a third-party partner.

Our website contains links to websites of our third-party partners and associated clubs. Information you may provide on these websites is subject to the privacy policies of our partners. We encourage you to make enquiries of such policies before providing our partners with your personal information.

If you have any questions about which third-parties may have access to your information through the use of our website, you may contact us at for more information.


About our Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information that our website sends to your web browser and stores on your devices hard drive.

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect statistical information about our website and to help provide you with a tailored and personalised experience based on your preferences. Our cookies collect data about your devices operating system and how you use our and website. You can elect to disable cookies in your internet browser or device settings however this may reduce the functionality of our website. To ask your browser to block cookies simply search online for “cookies” and the name of your internet browser for step-by-step instructions.

Our website may also issue third-party cookies and tags which may collect similar information for our trusted third-party partners to use in the marketing and data analytics services we receive.


Disclosing Your Personal Information

We may disclose your personal information to:

  • Clubs that are affiliated to Golf New Zealand
  • 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
  • Other third parties (for anonymised statistical information)
  • A person who can require us to supply your personal information (e.g., a regulatory authority)
  • Any other person authorised by the Act or another law (e.g., a law enforcement agency)
  • Any other person authorised by you.


You consent to the collection and use of your personal information by the Ohope International Golf Club Inc. in accordance with this privacy policy. By using our and website you consent to the storing and accessing of cookies on your device.


Protecting Your Personal Information

We will take reasonable steps to keep your personal information safe from loss, unauthorised activity, or other misuse.


Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information

Subject to certain grounds for refusal set out in the Act, you have the right to access your personal information that we hold and to request a correction to your personal information. Before you exercise this right, we may need evidence to confirm that you are the individual to whom the personal information relates.

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.

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


Updates to our Information Practices

We reserve the right to change this policy. By continuing to liaise and engage with us in respect of any products and services supplied or provided by us, you agree to be bound by the amended policy. You should check from time to time to see if the policy has changed.

Ohope International Golf Club Inc.
541 Harbour Road
Ohope 3121

T: 07 312 4486

28 February 2021

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541 Harbour Rd, PO Box 3037, Ohope 3121
07 312 4486