website privacy policy.

privacy policy – general

At Benchmark Homes we respect your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal data, this document outlines how we handle and use your data.

where do we collect you personal data?

Benchmark Homes collects your data through our website https://www.benchmarkhomes.co.nz

why do we collect your personal data?

Your personal data is collected through the website for marketing purposes. Your personal data is collected when filling out a form to contact us through our website. Which is entirely voluntary and with explicit authorisation, allowing Benchmark Homes to contact you. Data is also tracked to inform site performance and user experience. We may hold and process personal data that you provide us for 3 years, in accordance with the GDPR.

what personal data do we collect?

Benchmark Homes collect the following personal data: First name and surname, email address and phone number, with the message you supply us. Additionally, data is collected indirectly by our website through cookies, geo referencing data, widgets, etc. Cookies are used to measure the number of visitors to our website, record how users interact with our website, and identify user devices. Cookies will also be used for marketing purposes, helping us serve relevant ads to you.

how do we treat personal data?

All personal data is collected directly by Benchmark Homes with the purpose of sending information to users by email, as outlined in the terms and conditions above. All data is treated confidentially and is stored in a database with access restricted to Benchmark Homes staff that need to use it for the purposes outlined above.

what security measures are in place to protect personal data?

We use technological and administrative security measures to protect your information. All data collected through our website is communicated on the internet via HTTPS. Additionally, all data is stored in encrypted databases managed by Benchmark Homes and periodical backs ups are done to minimise the probability of losing information if the storage system fails.

what happens if there is a violation of our security systems?

If a violation in our security system occurs which results in non-permitted access to your data by third parties we will contact you by email.

how can I request to update or remove my personal data?

If you want to update or remove your personal data just send us a message via our form. Or you can send us an email to info@benchmarkhomes.co.nz

will your data be shared with a third party(s)?

Your data can be shared with third parties, namely infrastructure suppliers (server, web hosting service and email) or other suppliers that may use the data to perform operational tasks such as email marketing software. We do not share email addresses or personal information, unless you have requested us to.

what happens with personal data transmitted for the purposes of requesting contact?

This personal data will be used exclusively for its intended purpose – to contact.

can this privacy policy change?

Yes, depending on legislation and technology updates it is possible that our privacy policy will change. All the changes will be added to this document and will be available online though our website.

do you have any questions about our privacy policy?

If you have any questions about our privacy policy please send us a message via our form. Or you can send us an email to info@benchmarkhomes.co.nz