We take privacy and security extremely seriously and take careful measures to ensure that any personal data we hold is accurate, up-to-date, and secure. Here's some more info on what we collect and how we ensure it's protected.
Specifically, here's how Continental Tyres New Zealand ("us", "we", or "our") operates the continentaltyre.co.nz website (the "Website"), our policies regarding the the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Website, and the choices you have associated with that data.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Website and related services for you. These may include:
Personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your browsing location, cookies and usage data and in the case of online enquiries or competition or subscription signups, contact details such as your email address and phone number.
Information how the Website is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking and Cookies Data
Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Website and hold certain information. These are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our Website.
Use of Data
We use the collected data for various purposes including to answer your enquiries and provide you with our products and services, to maintain, monitor and improve the Website, and to detect, prevent and address technical issues.
We use email contact data for the purposes of responding to your enquiries, contacting you to make sure you are happy with the product, responding to competition entries and for verification purposes.
If you are one of our subscribers, from time to time we may also email you with product info or updates that we think will be valuable to you. You can remove yourself from the mailing list for these emails at any time by clicking "unsubscribe”.
Storage of Personal Data
We store your Personal Data securely and take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information we hold from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Once the Personal Data is no longer needed for any purpose for which the information may be used or disclosed, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify Personal Data.
Transfer of Data to New Zealand
Publication of Reviews
If you submit a product review you authorise us to publish this review on the Website. We will request your email address for verification purposes, however we will never publish your email address on the Website.
We will never disclose your Personal Data to unrelated third parties, except in the case of:
- Where we have contracted a third party company or individual to facilitate the provision of our Website and related services ("Service Providers"), to provide related services on our behalf, to perform Website-related services or to assist us in analysing how our Website is used, and only on the undertaking that your data will be held securely and protected from unauthorised access.
- If such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, to protect and defend the rights or property of Continental Tyres New Zealand, to prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Website, to protect the personal safety of users of the Website or the public, or to protect against legal liability, Continental Tyres New Zealand may disclose your Personal Data but only to parties to whom it is required to do so for the above reasons and only on the undertaking that your data will be held securely and protected from unauthorised access.
We may use third party service providers such as Google Analytics to monitor and analyse the use of our Website.
This page was updated on 28 March 2022.