You can browse the website without providing any personal information. The website does not automatically collect any personal information about you.
However, when you visit this website we automatically log some non-personal information, namely:
This information cannot be used to identify you and will be used only for the purposes of system administration, reporting within the Council, and to audit the use of the site.
We fully understand that some people do not want their online activity to be tracked even if it is being used anonymously.
The following links/information shows you how to opt-out from each service we use:
The Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee and Christchurch City Council are required to comply with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993. Personal information is collected, held and used in accordance with the principles set out in that Act.
The Christchurch City Council has a detailed Privacy Statement that provides clear guidance of how personal information can be collected, used, retained and shared.
You can ask us to confirm whether we hold any personal information about you, and you may request access to or correct your personal information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your right to access and correct any personal information we hold is subject to the Privacy Act. You can also request information under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 by contacting the Council(external link).
If you feel we have breached any of the principles set out in the Privacy Act or have a privacy issue you wish to discuss, please contact us via:
If you believe there is a privacy dispute we cannot resolve, you can make a complaint to the Privacy Commissioner, who can investigate potential breaches of the privacy principles. You can contact the Privacy Commissioner by: