Copyright & privacy
New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) copyrights the information on this site. All rights reserved. The material on this website is protected by copyright. You may utilise any of the material available on the website free of charge and without permission from NZBS provided that the material is not altered and the source and copyright status of the material is acknowledged.
You may browse and access information contained within this website without providing personal information. Where you voluntarily provide personal information (e.g. through online forms or email requests), we are required as a minimum to hold your personal information as directed under the Privacy Act 1993. The Privacy Act 1993 regulates us through the Information Privacy Principles as to how we collect, use, hold, disclose, access, correct, manage and dispose of your personal information.
Some information, however, is automatically retrieved while visiting our site, such as site browsing patterns. Please be assured that in the event that any personal information is sourced we only use this information in aggregate form so that no effort is made to identify individual visitors.
This website places a cookie on the hard drive of your computer. A “cookie” is a file which allows NZBS to track and target the interests of users, and serve ads based on your prior visits to this website. While we recommend that users enable cookies on their browsers in order to enjoy all the features of the site, the decision remains in the hands of the individual. (The management of cookies will be different depending on each user’s PC – refer to your browser help menu for further information).
To view any personal information held by us, or if you have any concerns about personal information that we hold and wish to request its correction, please write to:
The Privacy Officer
New Zealand Blood Service
Private Bag 92071
Victoria Street West