Privacy

In order to provide products and services related to precious metal, commemorative coins and jewellery, New Zealand Mint (NZ Mint) will require selected information, including personal and payment information.

NZ Mint abides by the New Zealand Privacy Act (1993). NZ Mint is committed to ensuring your privacy and all information collected is used only for NZ Mint's business purposes.
NZ Mint recognises the importance of keeping personal and payment information private, protected and secure. The following outlines our policies with regards for protecting your personal and business information.
 

Information Collected

General Use

When you visit the NZ Mint website, we collect information about your IP address and standard information such as the pages you have accessed within our website and your browser information.
 

Registration

When you sign up to the NZ Mint website we may ask for your personal, business and preference information. This information is only used to provide you with offers, products and services relevant to you.
 

Purchases

When you make a purchase using our website, DPS (NZ Mint's payment provider) will collect payment information. This information is collected for the purpose of obtaining authorisation for the transaction from the issuing bank in order to complete the sale. NZ Mint does not store any payment information but may use past purchase details to determine products that may be of interest to you in the future.
 

Cookies

NZ Mint may place small data files called cookies on your computer when you access our website.

Cookies help us to recognise you if you visit multiple pages on our site during the same session, to assist with navigation and log in information. Once you log out or close your browser, this cookie expires and no longer has any effect.

You are free to decline NZ Mint cookies by adjusting your browser's security settings. This may affect the efficiency of your use of our website.

Third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimise, and serve ads based on someone's past visits to our website.  Personally identifiable information is not stored by us or any third-parties.

You are free to opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings. Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

 

Information Security

NZ Mint is committed to maintaining the security of information that you provide by using our website. We may share aggregate statistics about our sales, traffic patterns and related site information with other businesses, but these statistics include no personally identifying information.
 

Information Sharing

We will never pass on your personal information by means of sale or rent. However there are limited circumstances under which we will share your information.

  • When required by law.
  • When your communication is harmful to others.
  • When we suspect fraud or other illegal practices that should be passed on to government authorities.
     

Information Use

As a registered member, you will occasionally receive e-mail updates about NZ Mint services, products and website information. If you would rather not receive this information, you can easily unsubscribe by logging in to your account and editing your profile.