Te Āmiki Privacy Policy

The National Library of New Zealand are committed to providing our customers with a secure, private online shopping experience. The Privacy Act 1993 establishes certain principles with respect to the collection, use and disclosure, by various agencies, of information relating to individuals, and access by individuals to information relating to them held by such agencies. The National Library of New Zealand operates in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993 to protect the personal information you provide online.

Use of information

If you send us personal information, we will only use this personal information for the purpose for which it was provided. We will keep the personal information you provide to us secure and will not disclose it to any other parties without your prior consent.

Disclosure of personal information

This information is held by the Department of Internal Affairs. Your information can be viewed by site administrators, certain Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) staff and sometimes third-party contractors who administer or work on the site, or who work on special projects with us.

Online purchases

When you order a product from The National Library of New Zealand's Online Store, we need to know your name, billing and shipping address, telephone number, e-mail address and credit card information.

We use a third-party payment processor to handle your credit card information when you make a purchase on this site. We do not retain any personally identifying or financial information, such as credit card numbers. All such information goes directly to Windcave, our processor. Windcave is compliant with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. Their privacy policy is available on their website.

Further information about the National Library's copyright and privacy policies can be found on the copyright and privacy page