Privacy Policy as of June 2020

This Privacy Statement describes how Astute Technology Solutions collects and uses personal information obtained when you visit and/or use our Web site.

Astute Technology Solutions regularly reviews its compliance with this Privacy Policy.

Please direct any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy by contacting us through this web site.

Astute privacy and security

We endeavour to maintain physical, electrical and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable government regulations to guard your Information.

We also endeavour to restrict Information access to our employees, agents and representatives that need to know it.

We endeavour to control physical and electronic access to Astute information assets in a manner appropriate with the assets classification. Access privileges of all users shall be defined based on their assigned roles and demonstrated need for access to the information asset.

We will advise you, via the site terms and conditions, when our personal information policies change.

Information collected from our web site

Astute Technology Solutions collects Information about you from a variety of sources including those listed below.

You consent to the collection, transfer and storage of this Information by computers or other transfer or storage devices in New Zealand and elsewhere when you supply it, including the transfer and retention of your data outside of New Zealand.

We collect Information you supply when you submit Information on applications or other forms to us. We collect Information about you from a variety of third party sources such as government agencies and suppliers of public information in order to provide better services to you.

We collect Information about you from the Internet which includes, but is not limited to:

  •  Your computer's Internet address.
  •  The browser and operating system software you use.
  •  The date and time you access our Web site.
  •  The site from which you linked to our Web site.

We use Internet technologies like cookies for a variety of purposes, including, but not limited to:

  •  To assist us in providing services to you.
  •  To allow you to navigate pages, articles and applications on the web site.
Personal information sharing

Astute does not share personal information with other companies or individuals unless we have your opt-in consent. Astute access, use, preserve or disclose personal information when it is required to:

  •  Satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
  •  Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof.
  •  Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
  •  Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Astute, its users or the public as permitted by law.
Personal information security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal information. Security measures include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

Astute processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Privacy Policy or any applicable service-specific privacy notice.

We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve our services or as otherwise permitted under this Policy.

Accessing personal information

You may request (by contacting us) details of the Information we hold and request us to correct or erase any erroneous or out-of-date Information.

We reserve the right to independently verify claims made.

To protect your privacy, we also will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before making providing details or corrections.

Where permitted by law, we reserve the right to assess a service charge for providing you any information in connection with your request.

Please contact Astute with any additional questions about the management or use of personal information.