PRIVACY POLICY

General

Heartland Springs Limited and all associated persons and any subsequent involved parties, are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that you have faith in the integrity of any personal information you provide on our website.

We will rigorously defend your rights as a user of our website to privacy and the security of your personal information.

However, that stated, certain matters and practices are outside our control. These include what the New Zealand Government may decide in regard to privacy and what its colleagues in USA, including with its National Secuirty Agency (NSA), CIA and FBI also decide. We have no controls over these parties. We also have no controls over our server or other people who might hack into information on this web site or with our emails.

The purpose of our privacy policy is to let you know about our Intent and Practices.

For other information about Heartland Springs Limited and all associated persons and any subsequent involved parties and the use of our website by anyone, please see our disclaimer page and our terms and conditons of use page, which are to be read in conjunction with this privacy policy.

By any use of this web site and/or continued use of this web site, and/or by joining in any manner with Heartland Springs Limited and all associated persons and any subsequent involved parties, you confirm that you have read and agree to and unconditionally accept our disclaimer and our terms and conditons of use and to this privacy policy.

If you do not agree to and unconditionally accept our disclaimer and our terms and conditons of use and this privacy policy you will not be permitted by us nor have our permission to use or continue to use our website.

Changes to this Privacy Policy and/or Our Intent and Practices

We may make changes to this privacy policy and/or our Intent and Practices from time to time.

As such, we encourage you to review this privacy policy regularly so that you stay informed about the types of information we collect, how we use that information and what we are doing to try to protect your privacy. We will make these changes without notice to you.

Your continued use of our website means that you agree to this privacy policy and our Intent and Practices, and to any changes we may make to them. Your continued use of our website also means that you agree to our disclaimer and our terms and conditons of use.

Application of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies only to your use of our website.

This privacy policy does not apply to your use of websites and/or videos that we do not own or operate, but to which our website may link. We do not have control over the videos we present on this web site, nor do we promote nor recommend any matters therein. They are presented for informational and debate and fun purposes only.

Each user of this web site is advised that nothing on this site is to be taken as any guide nor recommendation to diagnose or treat any health or other related matter. No information in/on this web site is to be used in any such manner.

Each user uncondtionally agrees that they will consult their own health professional before experimenting with and/or adopting or using any matter or opinion they might read or see on this web site, into their own lives or into their family's lives.

Collection and Use of Information

We reserve the right to collect and use information gathered from all users of this web site, either individually or collectively, for purposes of analysing the web site traffic and use---and/or for purposes of communicating with users --- and/or for purposes of promoting our products and services --- and/or for other normal trade purposes or practices.

The collection and use of the personal information you provide on our website will be in accordance with this privacy policy and with New Zealand data privacy protection legislation.

New Accounts

When you create a new account on our website, you may provide basic personal information about yourself. Sometimes this might include your name, gender, country, age, username and email address and/or more. You may provide this personal information so that we can set up a user account for you on our website and/or to quote to you prices for our products and services and/or as a enquiry seeking our reply and/or for some other matters.

We may use this personal information to contact you and to send you information about us, our services and promotional material, and/or to or about our affiliated partners.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that after you access certain websites is placed on a website user’s hard disk by a web page server. To find out more about cookies, visit an appropriate web site, such as Cookie Central. Cookies cannot be used to run programmes or deliver viruses to a website user’s computer.

Cookies are uniquely assigned to a website user’s computer, and can only be read by a web page server in the domain that issued the cookie.

Cookies are primarily used to identify visitors when they return to a site, so that certain information already provided by the visitor to a site is not required to be provided again.

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie. They enable us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern, store information about your preferences, allowing us to customise our site according to your interests, speed up your searches and recognise you when you return to our site.We will give you the opportunity to accept or decline cookies. Keeping data on which areas of a site are most popular may allow a site operator to better plan and enhance the site. Cookies may be useful, and are propsed to be used by us in this manner.

Most website browsers automatically accept cookies. We acknowledge that some users may wish to disable cookies. This can be done by changing or modifying your web browser settings to decline cookies.

If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our website. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

General Site Use Information

We collect general information and statistics about the use of our website, traffic patterns, demand for relevant products, services, facilities, information and site-related data.

We use this information to research our users’ interests, demographics and behaviour so that we can understand and serve the HEARTLAND SPRINGS wider community better. The information and statistics we collect of this type will not identify you personally.

Our website is intended to also offer fun and information and encourage debate. It may become a unique and powerful communication tool to link us with people from all over the world.

Residual Information

If you wish to correct or delete information we hold about you on our website, please bear in mind that residual information will remain within our databases. We will not use this residual information for commercial purposes. However, we may need to use that information if we are required to by law.

Disclosure of information

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.

We do, however, monitor the information users make public on our website so that we can operate our website for education and research and social administrative purposes and to assist in the operation of our business and its related activities.

We operate this web site through a third party server, and we have no control over their or their associates practices; but we do rely on their own confidentiality assurances. Our server has access to all information on this web site.

We also reserve the right to sub-contract third parties to provide defined services on our behalf, such as data handling and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, live chat, or performing statistical analysis of the use of our services for research, and other purposes.

To these other third parties we will only give the minimum information they need to provide the service. We will require them to maintain the confidentiality of the information we give them and prohibit them to the limit we, in practise can, from using that information for any other purpose. Beyond that, we will only disclose your personal information to third parties if you authorize us to do so, or if we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to: (i) comply with the law; or (ii) protect and defend the rights, property or safety of Heartland Springs and its owning entity Mount William Spring Water Limited and all associated persons and any subsequent involved parties; and its/their employees or agents, users of our website, or members of the public.

Storage

Heartland Springs Limited, New Zealand company number ........, having its registered office and address at Heartland Farm, 219 State Highway 2, Pokeno 2471, New Zealand and its address for service at C/- Franklin Taxation Centre, 46 Edinburgh Street, Pukekohe, 2120 , New Zealand is the entity that collects and holds the information provided by users of our website.

The information you provide on our website will be stored and processed primarily in New Zealand and with our website server-hosts overseas.

In addition, the information you provide may also be stored and/or processed in any country in which Heartland Springs Limited or any of our subsidiaries, affiliates or agents maintain their facilities. We will retain information from closed accounts so that we can comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect unpaid fees, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with investigations, enforce our terms of use, or take other actions otherwise permitted by law.

Security

As a part of our committment to protecting the personal information you provide on our website we and our server-host use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Information sent by you to us through this website is not encrypted. You acknowledge that we do not guarantee the security of the content of any such information, and it is entirely your responsibility to satisfy yourself as to whether our security measures are sufficient for your requirements.

By use of our web site you also acknowledge the technical reality that we cannot completely guarantee the security of our servers or the means by which information is transmitted between your computer and our servers; nor can we at all times prevent hacking.

We store all information you provide on our website on what we as lay persons consider to be secure computers located in secure facilities. We might be wrong in this assessment. Such infrmation, in todays market place seems to be more and more becoming public, with ever increasing smartness of hackers and with the expanding intrusion of some Governmeet agencies and observers.

Password

When you join our web site for certain uses, you may be asked to create a password.

Your password would then become the key to your account with us and your user profile.

We recommend that you use unique combinations of numbers, letters and special characters for passwords. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, and for restricting access to your personal information. We recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. If you do disclose your password, you are responsible for all actions taken by the user of your password on our website.

We will never ask you to disclose your password details to us. If you suspect your password has been compromised in any way, please notify us, and change your password.

Access to & Correction of Personal Information

We are committed to ensuring that you are always in control of any personal information we may hold about you. As such, we will provide you uon your request with simple ways to access, update, amend or correct the information that you provide on our website.

Questions and/or Comments and /or Your Feedback or Inquiry

We are committed to good privacy practice and welcome any questions and/or comments you may have about this privacy policy and/or our Intent and Practices.

Please send any questions and/or comments to Heartland Springs Limited at the address above, or email us from the contact page on this web site.

Definitions

In this privacy policy, unless we say otherwise: “Intent and Practices” means our information collection, use and protection practices; “our website” or “site” means www.heartlandspringsnz.com and any other website that we may own or operate now or in the future; “we”, “us”, “our” or “Heartland Springs ” means Heartland Springs Limited, a duly incorporated New Zealand company (number ...........), having its registered office at Heartland Farm, 219 State Highway 2, Pokeno 2471, New Zealand and address for service at C/- Franklin Taxation Centre, 46 Edinburgh Street, Pukekohe, 2120, New Zealand; “you” or "user" means each user of our website.

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