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This page contains the privacy statement for the Whangarei Libraries' website.
Updated: 25/01/2019 9:07 a.m.

The collection and use of personal information by the Whangarei Libraries' is regulated by the Privacy Act 1993. Under this Act, personal information may be collected only for a lawful purpose connected with a function or activity of the Whangarei Libraries' and only if necessary for that purpose. Such information must, as a general rule, be collected directly from the individual concerned and that person must be told why the information is needed.

Whangarei Libraries' will use personal information provided by website visitors only in accordance with the requirements of the Act for the reasons it was given, and will not share personal information with any third parties unless written permission is given by the website visitor concerned.

All enquiries about or formal requests for information under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, or queries relating to the Privacy Act 1993 should be made  in writing to:

Democracy & Legal  Services Manager
Whangarei District Council
Private Bag 9023
Whangarei 0148

For more detailed information about the Privacy Act, follow the link below.

Guide to the Privacy Act 1993 (Privacy Commissioner website) Opens in a new window.  



Whangarei District Council owns this website and the information, images and photographs in it are subject to copyright. No portion may be copied or republished without prior permission of Whangarei District Council. We have made every reasonable effort to provide accurate and reliable information. The use of any information is at the website visitor’s own risk and discretion.