Harvey Norman Stores (N.Z.) Pty Limited (referred to as “we”, “our”, or “us”) is committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information provided to us.
We may, from time to time, collect and hold information about our customers or prospective customers as identifiable individuals (“personal information”). All such personal information will be handled and saved according to the provisions of the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 or any successor legislation (“Privacy Act”).
We may collect personal information about you from a number of sources, including directly from you, when you use our website or deal with us in-store, over the telephone or by letter or e-mail. For example, you may provide us with your personal information to enable us to provide you with information or services, respond to your enquiries, provide you with an e-receipt, or carry out a transaction that you have requested. Personal information collected by us may include your name, title, company name, email address, telephone number, postal or physical address, product purchases and preferences, credit card details or other personal information.
There are various situations in which we may request you to provide personal information to us, including, for on-line purchases, as described in our Online Sales Terms and when you:
Except for information collected automatically, we will not attempt to collect personal information about you without your knowledge. In most circumstances, you can use our website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. You may decide not to provide your personal information to us. However, if you do not provide your personal information (or if you provide incorrect personal information), we might not be able to provide you with access to certain information, products or services.
Where we collect personal information about you from a third party source, we will take reasonable steps to make you aware of such collection and to make you aware of the purposes for which we are collecting your personal information from that third party source.
When you visit our website, we may use automated tools and methods (such as cookies, sessions and website statistics software) to collect certain information about your visit, including:
We may gather more extensive information if we are concerned, for example, about abnormal website usage patterns or website security breaches.
Accepting a cookie will not give us access to any data on your computer other than the data stored in the cookie. You may configure your web browser to not accept cookies, but you may experience a loss of functionality as a result.
The personal information we collect in relation to our customers and prospective customers will be used to provide customer services and operate our website. We may also use personal information, as described in our Online Sales Terms to:
As part of those activities, we will store the information in New Zealand or overseas. We may disclose the information to our employees, contractors and/or related bodies corporate, in accordance with the Privacy Act.
In addition to the restrictions to disclosure above, we may disclose your personal information to an overseas person or entity (“overseas person”) who is not already subject to the Privacy Act only if:
Where you have requested or authorised us to send you electronic messages (for example, newsletters and information concerning products and services which may be of interest to you) you can request us to stop sending you such messages by taking any one of the following steps:
Once we have received your request we will, as soon as is practicable, comply with that request.
Where we hold your personal information in such a way that it can readily be retrieved, in general, you will be entitled to have access to that information or to obtain our confirmation of whether we hold that information. We may require that you meet our reasonable costs of supplying this information to you. If we are unable to meet your request for access, we will let you know why.
If we refuse to provide you with access to your personal information, we will provide you with reasons for the refusal, in accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act.
It is important to us that your personal information held by us is accurate, complete and current. Under the Privacy Act, you have rights to request correction of your personal information. If you are a registered user of our website, you may also log in to your account and (functionality permitting) update your personal information.
To request access to, or correction of, your personal information held by us, you may contact our Commercial Team – 0800 222 699.
Where we store your personal information will depend on the nature and purpose of the information and the manner in which you supply it to us. We will collect your personal information from, and may hold such information at, Harvey Norman Stores (NZ) Pty. Ltd., Ronwood Avenue, Manukau 2104, or at our other offices and storage facilities, or by using a cloud services provider (whether in New Zealand or overseas).
No data transmissions over the internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot warrant or guarantee the security of information transmitted from or to you. Once we have received your personal information, we will use reasonable efforts to protect that information against loss or misuse and against unauthorised access, use, modification, or disclosure.
If we become aware there has been a notifiable privacy breach or your personal information (being a privacy breach that has caused or is likely to cause serious harm), we will, in accordance with the Privacy Act, notify:
This website may contain hyperlinks to third party websites. We are not responsible for the content of third party websites, or the manner in which those websites collect, store, use, and distribute any personal information you provide. When visiting a third party websites from hyperlinks on this website, we encourage you to review the privacy statements of those website so that you can understand how the personal information you provide will be collected, stored, used and distributed.
You may gain access to your personal information, make a complaint about breach of your privacy rights, or make enquiries about collection or use of your personal information by contacting our Privacy Officer:
Telephone: +64 9 261 4400
Mail: Private Bag 94035
Manukau, Auckland 2240
Fax: + 64 9 261 4499