The following terms and conditions (“Privacy Policy”) apply to your use of this website (“Website”), which is operated by NZ Lighter Wines. By using and viewing the Website you will be deemed to agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms you must stop using and accessing the Website.

    • This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for the Website
    • Your privacy on the Internet is important to NZ Lighter Wines. As the Internet offers the ability to collect certain types of information about customers, NZ Lighter Wines wants you to understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of any information NZ Lighter Wines gathers via the Website. To that end, this Privacy Policy discloses what information NZ Lighter Wines gathers, how NZ Lighter Wines uses it, and how to correct or change it.
    • If you feel that NZ Lighter Wines is not abiding by this Privacy Policy or have any queries regarding the policy, you should first contact the NZ Lighter Wines by email at or by mail to NZ Winegrowers, Level 3, Hamburg Sud House, 52 Symonds Street, Auckland 1010.
    • NZ Lighter Wines is the sole owner of the information collected on this Website. NZ Lighter Wines will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. NZ Lighter Wines collects information from its users at several different points on the Website.
    • NZ Lighter Wines gathers various information about users of the Website. This information includes:
    • personal information, provided through voluntary registration or use of the Website (such as your first and last names and email);
    • personal information, provided by you through any other method (including without limitation correspondence and discussions);
    • information collected by NZ Lighter Wines through click tracking in relation to your use of the Website, including the content you upload and the content you access;
    • aggregated data, which tracks traffic to the Website; and cookies, which are pieces of information transferred to your computer hard drive for record keeping (such as your preferences on the Website); and
    • Failure to provide necessary personal information when requested may result in certain functions of the Website not being available to you.
    • If you participate in an online activity on the Website, your personal information will only be used for the purposes of that online activity, unless you otherwise provide NZ Lighter Wines with your consent.
    • Any personal information you provide may be used by NZ Lighter Wines for the following purposes:
    • send you periodic emails that you have subscribed to through your nominated email address;
    • to obtain feedback on your use of the Website or service offered through the Website;
    • verification of your identity as a Member of the Website if you have registered as a Member in accordance with the Membership Terms;
    • to monitor, develop and improve the Website and ensure that content of the Website is presented in the most effective manner for the user;
    • to keep the Website relevant and of interest to users;
    • to investigate any complaints relating to the misuse of the Website;
    • responding to any queries and/or comments you have sent to NZ Lighter Wines; and
    • such other use that you authorise.
    • You will have the option to choose to not receive certain types of email communications from NZ Lighter Wines, except for those that are absolutely necessary to provide you with details of any information you have requested. Emails will always contain a link at the bottom to be removed from the mailing list or you can unsubscribe via your account page if you have registered as a Member.
    • NZ Lighter Wines may share personal information with other companies or individuals in the following limited circumstances:
    • where NZ Lighter Wines has your consent, such as by opting-in to receive communications from third parties;
    • where NZ Lighter Wines considers in its absolute discretion it is required to in order to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or government request;
    • information may be disclosed to NZ Lighter Wines employees, agents, suppliers for the purpose of performing any services provided through the Website;
    • information may be disclosed to the relevant authorities, any internet search provider that you use to access the Website, and/or the applicable intellectual property rights holders (or their representatives) if NZ Lighter Wines considers you are infringing the intellectual property rights of any person.
    • A cookie is a piece of data stored on the end-user’s hard drive containing information that relates directly to the end-user’s visit to the Website. Any information placed in the cookie is accessible ONLY to NZ Lighter Wines, and will NOT be sold or shared with anyone else under any circumstances.
    • NZ Lighter Wines uses a cookie to store a unique session identifier, and this allows NZ Lighter Wines to maintain your preferences from one page request to the next. NZ Lighter Wines is also able to maintain your session information from one visit to the next. By setting a cookie on the Website, the user would not have to log in more than once, thereby saving time while on the Website. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still browse the Website, but the user will be unable to log in or make a purchase. Cookies also enable NZ Lighter Wines to track and target the interests of users to enhance the experience on the Website and show you the products that your viewing history indicates you prefer.
    • NZ Lighter Wines use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the Website, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
    • NZ Lighter Wines will share aggregated demographic information with its affilitates, partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
  8. LINKS
    • This Website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that NZ Lighter Wines is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. NZ Lighter Wines encourage its users to be aware when they leave the Website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website.
    • If a user wishes to subscribe to NZ Lighter Wines newsletter, NZ Lighter Wines asks for contact information such as name and email address. If at any time you should wish to unsubscribe, simply send an email to NZ Lighter Wines friendly Customer Care representatives with your request and the account name you used to create your account. Every e-mail that NZ Lighter Wines sends provides you with the opportunity to unsubscribe from the newsletter service.
    • From time-to-time the Website requests information from users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as geographic region, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. NZ Lighter Wines may use this information for marketing opportunities if authorised by the registrant, and will also be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this Website.
    • Any personal information that you provide to NZ Lighter Wines will be collected and held by NZ Lighter Wines website servers. Under the Privacy Act 1993 you have rights of access to and correction of personal information that NZ Lighter Wines hold.
    • If your personally identifiable information changes (such as your mobile number, etc.), you can update it.
    • As no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure, NZ Lighter Wines cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit or receive through the Website. These activities are conducted at your own risk.
    • If you have any questions about the security of the Website, you can send an email to (or just go to the contact us page).
    • NZ Lighter Wines reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by notifying users of the existence of a revised policy by updating the “last updated” notice beside the link to this Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the Website, you agree to be bound by the amended Privacy Policy. You should check from time to time to see if the Privacy Policy has changed or not.