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Privacy Statement

Auckland Gynaecology is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Auckland Gynaecology site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Auckland Gynaecology site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Auckland Gynaecology collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Auckland Gynaecology also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Auckland Gynaecology. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Auckland Gynaecology for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Auckland Gynaecology site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Auckland Gynaecology public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Auckland Gynaecology does not read any of your private online communications.

Auckland Gynaecology encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Auckland Gynaecology so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Auckland Gynaecology is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Auckland Gynaecology and Auckland Gynaecology family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Auckland Gynaecology collects and uses your personal information to operate the Auckland Gynaecology Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Auckland Gynaecology also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Auckland Gynaecology and its affiliates. Auckland Gynaecology may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Auckland Gynaecology does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Auckland Gynaecology may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Auckland Gynaecology may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Auckland Gynaecology, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Auckland Gynaecology does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Auckland Gynaecology keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Auckland Gynaecology, in order to determine what Auckland Gynaecology services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Auckland Gynaecology to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Auckland Gynaecology Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Auckland Gynaecology or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Auckland Gynaecology; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Auckland Gynaecology, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Auckland Gynaecology Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Auckland Gynaecology pages, or register with Auckland Gynaecology site or services, a cookie helps Auckland Gynaecology to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Auckland Gynaecology Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Auckland Gynaecology features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Auckland Gynaecology services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Auckland Gynaecology secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Auckland Gynaecology secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Auckland Gynaecology will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Auckland Gynaecology encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Auckland Gynaecology is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Auckland Gynaecology welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Auckland Gynaecology has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Auckland Gynaecology at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.