Port Nikau Privacy Policy

The purpose of this privacy policy is to let users of portnikau.co.nz (the ‘site’) know when we collect personal information and what we do with it. This policy explains how and when portnikau.co.nz collects personal information, what we do with it and your right to see or change it.


We don’t use, share or transfer personal information in connection with the site except as set out in this policy, or as otherwise set out somewhere on the site (including in terms linking to the site).

Collection, storage and use of personal information

No need to disclose personal information
You can use the site — including completing user research tasks — without disclosing any personal information.

Your disclosure of personal information
You may choose to disclose personal information to us in order to register your interest in the Port Nikau development. We collect your personal information in order to be able to contact you with future updates and information about the development.

This information can be viewed by site administrators and sometimes third-party contractors who administer or work on the site, or who work on special projects with us.

If you choose to register your interest in the development, enquire about a marina berthage or subscribe to our newsletter, we collect personal information from you, including your:

Providing some information is optional. However, if you choose not to provide contact details, we’ll be unable to help you with future communications.

Holding of information
If you provide personal information, it’s held by Marine Park Ltd and Port Road Limited, (trading as Port Road Joint Venture). It may be shared with third-party contractors to the extent necessary for them to administer or work on the site, or to work on special projects with us. Email addresses are not made available to the public. Unless required by law, we won’t publicise the names or email addresses of individuals who provide feedback to us or who provide us with submission forms without their consent.

Use of personal information
We’ll only use personal information provided to us for the purpose of:

Feedback is important and is used to evaluate and improve the site. If you provide feedback by email, that feedback is sent to appropriate Port Nikau staff. We may pass on relevant comments to other people within Port Nikau who administer or contribute content to the site. This could include your email address and other identifying information that you’ve provided.

Statistical information and cookies

Statistical information collected
We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve the site. This information is aggregated and doesn’t identify you personally. It includes:

Use of statistical information
The statistical information referred to above can be viewed by site administrators and certain other Port Nikau staff.

This site generates persistent session cookies (that is, they have an expiry date and are removed on that date) for the purpose of monitoring site usage. The cookies don’t collect personal information. You can disable them or clear them out of your web browser without affecting your ability to use the site.

Records and disclosure statement

Public records, official information and parliament
Your emails and contributions to the site may constitute public records and be retained to the extent required by the Public Records Act 2005. Port Nikau may also need to disclose those materials under the Official Information Act 1982 or to a Parliamentary Select Committee or parliament in response to a parliamentary question.

Correcting your personal information

Your rights
Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to access and ask us to correct any of your personal information provided to Port Nikau in connection with your use of this site.

Contact us if:

Port Nikau may require proof of your identity before being able to provide you with any personal information.

The Manager
Port Nikau
325 Port Road, Whangārei, 0110
Phone: +64 27 473 9556
Email: info@portnikau.co.nz

If you have a privacy complaint

If you’re not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern you may have, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner: privacy.org.nz/about-us/contact/