Privacy Policy

We take your privacy seriously and we take care to keep the information you submit to this website secure. We do not share your personal information with other organisations, unless required to by law or specified in this privacy policy.

Note, however, we reserve the right to alter this privacy policy at any time without notice.

Providing information is optional.

You do not have to supply information to us.

However, if you choose not to provide information, such as your name, email address, and phone number you are unable:

  • to subscribe to our email newsletter,
  • sign an online petition,
  • Take other online actions such as sign an open letter or make a submission. 

Subscribing to email newsletters, signing our online petitions, making submissions via our website, signing up as a volunteer or contacting us, or taking any other online action does mean you agree to receive communications from us.


Why might we collect your information?

We collect personal information to:

  • keep in touch with you, including by email, post, phone, and text message;
  • campaign, market, and tailor communications to you;
  • monitor and improve our website and systems; and
  • comply with legal requirements

What information might we collect?

We may collect personal information provided voluntarily by you, including your:

  • Name and contact information,
  • policy interests,
  • demographic information,
  • interactions with us,
  • location,
  • computer or network information, including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views,
  • personal information such as your name and social media account name, if you interact with a Green Member of Parliament accounts on social media such as Facebook and Twitter

Although we use cookies on our web sites, no personally identifiable information is associated with them unless you log in.

We may match information collected with information from other sources, including public sources such as the electoral roll.

We may use third-party tools (such as Google Analytics), log files, and cookies to collect statistical and demographic information about website visitors, including location, browser details, behavioural and interaction information (including referral URLs and search terms), and computer and network information. Google provides instructions to opt-out of having information collected by Google Analytics:

Contacting us

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong.

If you would like to ask for a copy of your information or to have it corrected, please email to [email protected]

You may unsubscribe from our mailing lists by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of our emails, or replying ‘STOP’ to a text message sent by us. You can update some preferences and information yourself by logging in to our website.

If you have any queries about this website, please email [email protected]

Do we share this information?

No, we do not.  Personal information held by us will never be passed on to third parties, unless required by law or as specified in this privacy policy.

Where this information is required for them to carry out their duties, we might share some information with Green Party staff, contractors, volunteers, candidates, Members of Parliament (and their staff), and officeholders who may contact you for a variety of reasons. 

We share some information with suppliers of services, which may be collected, stored and processed on servers located outside of New Zealand. 

If you sign a petition or open letter, make a submission or something similar we may share your name with the relevant decision-maker (e.g. Parliament).

We may share anonymised versions of your data with partners, such as social media providers to help achieve our goals by delivering personalised social media content to current and potential supporters.

To help our supporters draw their friends’ attention to the issues they care about, we provide social media sharing buttons and widgets on our website. These buttons or widgets may track your behaviour on our website and may combine this with other information about your online behaviour from other websites.

We may disclose information when we believe it is appropriate to comply with the law, facilitate legal proceedings, prevent harm to people or property in an emergency, or protect our rights.