The following information is collected by the University of Auckland (“the University”) when you visit this website:

  • Your browser's internet address.
  • Your server's address.
  • Your domain name.
  • Your IP address.
  • The date and time of your visit to the site.
  • The pages you accessed and documents downloaded.
  • The previous site visited.
  • The type of browser you are using.
  • The username entered if accessing a restricted site.

This information is collected for the following purposes:

  • Targeting the University’s advertising using Google Remarketing (remarketing is a way for us to connect with visitors, based on their past interactions with the University’s website/s).
  • Statistical purposes and system administration tasks.
  • Using the information for other University purposes and as otherwise permitted by the Privacy Act 1993
    Information may be disclosed to other agencies where permitted or required in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993 or other legislation.

As a result of the University’s use of Google Remarketing, third party vendors, including Google, we may use “cookies” to show you ads related to the University as you visit third party sites across the internet. A cookie is a very small text file that is sent to your browser from our web server and stored on your computer hard drive. The text file is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies help us to provide the user with a customized experience without their having to remind us of their preferences each time they return to our web pages. Cookies cannot damage files, nor can they read information from the hard drive of a computer. It is possible to disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser. However, doing so may restrict your ability to access some web pages.

You have the option to opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt out page.

Alternatively you can opt out of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

The University does not collect any personally identifiable information through the use of cookies.

You have a right to access personal information that the University holds about you, subject to any exceptions in the Privacy Act 1993. If you wish to seek access to your personal information or inquire about the handling of your personal information, contact the Privacy Officer by email at