This website is owned by McDonald Real Estate Limited of 288 Broadway, Stratford (NZCN 330478)
You can use this site without disclosing any personal information. There is no need to disclose personal information except in the instance of submitting forms, enquiries, alerts or applications. You will only be asked to submit personal information that is relevant to these activities.
McDonald Real Estate Limited (“McDonald Real Estate”, “we”, “us”, “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, our social media channels and our application, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020 and this privacy statement.
What information do we collect?
When you visit our website or access, interact with or follow our social media channels or use our applications you may provide us with different types of information:
- Personally identifiable information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis
- Anonymised website and application use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse or interact with our website or our social media channels and use our application.
Personal information you choose to provide:
You will be asked to provide us with information about yourself, your firm or company, when you register for certain services, such as email newsletters and alerts or to save properties of interest to you on the website. You may also provide additional comments on how you see McDonald Real Estate servicing your needs and interests. You can unsubscribe to newsletters and alerts at any time.
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.
Email newsletters you sign up for
When you sign up to email newsletters we may track your interaction with the emails we send for the purposes of improving the content we deliver you. You can unsubscribe to email newsletters at any time.
Website use information
Cookie and tracking technologies are used for gathering anonymous information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the website, and understanding how visitors use the website.
We may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookies also help us to customise the website for visitors.
We use Google Analytics features that associate anonymous data from the Google accounts of signed-in users who have consented to this association for the purposes of personalised advertising.
- Third party vendors, including Google and Facebook, show our ads on sites on the internet
- Google account holders may view and control their activity by visiting their My Activity page
Personally identifiable information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you provide personally identifiable information, cookies and the data that they and other tracking technology collect may be connected to you using that information.
Social media information
When you follow or like our social media channels or like, comment on, share or otherwise interact with any of our posts or other content on our social media channels, you may provide information to us about yourself, including your name, profile information and profile picture. The information that you make available can often be controlled through the settings for your account on the relevant social media platform.
Our social media channels are public and everything you share on our posts can be seen by everyone else. Please do not share any personal, confidential or sensitive information when posting on any of our social media channels.
What we do with the information we gather
We use the information you provide for our business purposes, to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Our internal record keeping and business purposes
- We may use the information to improve, and to promote and measure the performance of, our products and services, content and advertising
- We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail
- We may use the information to customise the website and/or app according to matters such as your interests or location
- We may use the information to let you know about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting.
- We may use the information to show you more relevant advertising elsewhere online.
Distribution of information
McDonald Real Estate may share personal information with the third parties that we work with to provide or promote our products and services, including using information matching and other techniques to identify potential audiences for our products and services. Your personal information will only be shared on a confidential basis for the purposes of our business and promotions and will not be sold to or shared with a third party for that third party’s promotional purposes.
We may share personal information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. Personal information is not provided to these entities for marketing purposes.
Commitment to Data Security
We have put in place physical, electronic and organisational processes to protect your personally identifiable information. Only authorised employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) are granted access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.
Right to Access Your Personal Information
You have the right to access personal information that we hold about you and to request correction of that information.
We will treat your requests or complaints confidentially. Our representative will contact you within a reasonable time after receipt of your complaint to discuss your concerns and outline options regarding how they may be resolved. We will aim to ensure that your complaint is resolved in a timely and appropriate manner.
Please contact our Privacy Officer at:
Post: PO Box 8222, New Plymouth 4342
If you’re not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner. Contact details for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner are:
Please note McDonald Real Estate may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
While care has been taken in the preparation of this website, no responsibility is accepted for the information included on the website. McDonald Real Estate makes no representation, warranty or undertaking concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided. Interested persons should make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves in all respects about any information that is of importance to them.
McDonald Real Estate accepts no liability whether direct or indirect for any loss or damage a person suffers because that person had directly or indirectly relied on any information provided on this website.