Any changes pertaining to the information provided below will be updated here accordingly when required.
“Cookies” are data files collected that document information regarding a user’s visit to a website. A cookie will not identify a user as a person or individual and cookies will not give a website access to a user’s computer.
Cookies are sent to a user’s browser when a website is visited and can help provide a better experience for a user with regard to web browsing behaviour, allowing websites to accommodate a user’s preferred browsing habits or preferences.
A browser will generally automatically be set to accept cookie data. However, any web user can change their browser and computer settings to ensure that no cookie data is collected, should they feel this is necessary.
Cookies are also used by advertisers to serve ads to a user and can determine the type of ad shown dependent upon previous pages viewed and other websites visited.
The use of the Google DoubleClick cookie on this website enables ads to be served to web users based on visits to different websites or this website.
If as a user you do not wish to be shown adverts related to your web browsing history and behaviour, please visit Google Ad Settings where you can opt out of the DoubleClick cookie. Please also be aware that you can also visit the ‘About Ads’ website here which provides information regarding how you can opt-out of third party vendors’ usage of cookies for the purposes of user interest advertising.
MWS Otago Limited does not ask for any personally identifiable information from a user that will be sold, passed on or disclosed to any third party that would allow them to contact a user directly for any commercial, sales or marketing related activity.
While personal name and email addresses are requested for all user submitted updates, or for any general website enquiries, this is solely to help with any potential verification required for the request made should any further contact with the user be required.
Website Logs and Analytical Data
In common with most websites, MWS Otago Limited uses analytical software to monitor website activity. Anonymous data collected relating to a user’s activity or session on the website can include: website browser, browser version, device type, computer IP address, geographical location, time and date of visit and a record of pages visited on the site, length of visit and other such data related to a user’s “session” on the website.