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Privacy policy

Privacy and security notice

Our privacy policy is governed by New Zealand's Privacy Act 1993. 

When you visit our site we collect statistical information about your visit. This information is used to help us improve the site and for no other purpose. Information about your visit is combined with the data from all our visitors and is anonymous. It includes:

  • Your top level domain name (eg, dot co dot nz or dot org)

  • The search terms you used

  • The pages you accessed on our website and the links you clicked on

  • The date and time you visited the site

  • The previous site you visited

  • Your operating system (eg, Windows, Mac)

  • The type of web browser you use (eg, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer)


GeoGuide online maps

The GeoGuide local maps application accessed through our website uses cookies. We do not define the length of time the cookie remains on your computer: This is set by the third-party software provider, ESRI.

GeoGuide is available to any user whose PC is set up to allow cookies. Turning cookies off in this application is not possible because they are part of the purchased GIS application suite.

The cookies used by GeoGuide remain on your computer. Palmerston North City Council doesn't store any information related to you or your visit to GeoGuide. 

Google Analytics 

This website uses Google Analytics. This website metrics tool allows us to collect statistics related to how our audience uses our website. This information is essential to identify return on investment and plan future digital investment.