Privacy policy

Eastland Trader Publishing Limited. (hereinafter, "Eastland Trader," “us,” or “we”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the personal information that you may provide us while using our Services. This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. Please, take time to read it carefully.

If you have any questions, complaints, or comments regarding this Policy, please contact us by mail to info@eastlandtrader.co.nz.

1. Ownership of the database

1.1 All personal data you provide us through the Website will be processed in a database owned by Eastland Trader. The Website is owned by Eastland Trader Publishing Limited.

2. Website and Service covered by this Policy

2.1. We currently operate the website www.eastlandtrader.co.nz (the "Website"). The website provides a platform that brings together buyers and sellers of second hand or new products (called the “Service”). From time to time, we may add new Services that may not be listed above, but they will provide a link to this Policy and will be governed by its terms. .

2.2. This privacy policy covers your use of Eastland Trader as well as the use of your content, your personal information and other data Eastland Trader collects when you access the Service.

3. What personal information we collect from you

3.1. We collect the personal information you provide to us at the time of registration. We will collect only the personal information that is needed to fulfil your requests and our legitimate business objectives. If you refuse to divulge your personal information when requested, you may not be able to access certain areas as part of the Services (such as the ability to buy and sell products). EF-092585-2-25-V1


3.2. You consent to Eastland Trader, through the Website, using your physical address in order to record and publish information on the distance your physical location is from your item you are looking at. You also consent to all potential uses of your ad, including the uploaded photo or image and any information associated with the ad, by Eastland Trader for advertising purposes, including social media, Facebook ads, newsletters and ads for any media, free of charge. For example, we may use your ad for promotional purposes for winning the monthly competitions for the best ad published on the Eastland Trader Website.

4. Subscriptions and Registration

4.1. To use the Website you need to register, either by providing us your e-mail address and contact details or your Facebook account. In case you choose Facebook, you authorise us to access and use certain information depending on the privacy settings that you have selected in the social network. Examples of personal data that we compile and use include your basic account information (e.g. name, email address, gender, birthday, current city, profile picture, user ID, list of friends, etc.) and any other additional information or activities that you permit the third party social network to share.

4.2. We will require you to provide us information such as a profile picture, name and surname and email address for purposes of making available that information on the Website and on the Internet. You may visit some areas of the Service as a guest and remain anonymous, but you may not be able to access all the content and features of those areas without registering.

4.3 You warrant that the information provided to us is accurate and current and that corresponds to your identity and you have the right to post it. All the requested data in the forms on the Website that do not appear as optional are mandatory for the purpose of managing effectively the relationship with Eastland Trader.

5. Public information

5.1. You expressly agree that all your personal data, images, checks-ins or registration in places and any other data or information contained in your account EF-092585-2-25-V1 associated with the implementation of Eastland Trader may be published and made available to the rest of users.

5.2. Your user name or “nickname" and the contact information you choose to be associated with your ad will be available to the Internet's general public while you participate in the Service, such as when publishing products. Personal information disclosed by you may be collected by other users of the Service and may result in unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for protecting such information that you may disclose to third parties through our Service (e.g. sending your telephone number to another user through the Service). To the extent that you use a profile that may be available to others on our Service, you are solely responsible for its content and accuracy at all times.

6. Email Newsletters

6.1 Accepting our privacy policy, you give the express consent to Eastland Trader to contact you and/or send to you commercial communications by any means, including electronic communications, to inform about our products, services, offers, or any commercial content related to the company, which at Eastland Trader’s discretion may be interesting to you. If you do not want to receive commercial communications, you can always opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each such communication.

6.2 Please note that even if you opt-out from receiving commercial communications, you may still receive administrative communications from Eastland Trader, such as transaction confirmations, notifications about your account activities (e.g. account confirmations, password changes, etc.), and any other important announcements.

7. What non-personal information we collect from you

7.1. In many cases, Eastland Trader will automatically collect certain non-personal information about your use of its Services. Eastland Trader might collect, among other things, information concerning the operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider and your "click path" through the Website. EF-092585-2-25-V1


7.2. To do this, Eastland Trader may use cookies and other technology. Your visits to our Services, and information provided through these technologies, will be anonymous unless you provide us with personal information or have provided such information in the past. For example, if you have created an account with our Service, your account information may be linked to the items you purchased (i.e., purchase order history).

8. Information on cookies and related technology

8.1. Eastland Trader Services may contain "cookies." We may use cookies to manage our users’ sessions and to store preferences, tracking information, and language selection. Cookies may be used whether you register with us or not. “Cookies” are small text files transferred by a web server to your hard drive and thereafter stored on your computer. The types of information a cookie collects include the date and time you visited, your browsing history, your preferences, and your username.

8.2 This Privacy Policy covers only Cookies used by us, and not any cookies used by third parties. Typically, you can configure your browser to not accept cookies. However, declining the use of cookies may limit your access to certain features of the Website. For example, you may have difficulty logging in or using certain interactive features of the Website, such as the Eastland Trader messaging feature.

9. Our commitment to secure the personal information we have collected

9.1 Although we seek to undertake security measures that we consider necessary to warrant the security and privacy or your personal data, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure. Consequently, Eastland Trader cannot guarantee that unauthorised access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will not occur.

9.2 Your use of the Website and Services is at your own risk. Eastland Trader urges you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by memorising your password or keeping it in a safe place. EF-092585-2-25-V1


10. Transfer of your personal data

10.1 The storage as well as the processing of your Personal Data may require that your Personal Data are transferred to, and/or stored at, a destination outside of your country of residence. By accepting this Privacy Policy, you agree to such transferring, storing and/or processing of personal data.

11. Notice of changes to the Policy

11.1 Eastland Trader reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time by notifying registered users via e-mail of the existence of a new Policy and/or posting the new Policy on the Website. All changes to the Policy will be effective when posted, and your continued use of any Eastland Trader Services after the posting will constitute your acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes.

12. Bad behaviour

12.1 There is a “bad Behaviour” button on every ad that is placed on the www.eastlandtrader.co.nz website. If you believe there has been a breach of our Terms and Conditions and/or Privacy Policy please contact us through this channel or by emailing us at info@eastlandtrader.co.nz.


13. Payments for Memberships

13.1. Your payment is processed through Paystation Payment Gateway. Paystation secures all your customer and credit-card data with military-grade software and servers, and the highest level of encryption available. Any credit card details stored for recurring payments are done so on the Paystation system. All data is transferred using Paystation secure servers.