Whoa! Studios endeavours to ensure information on the Site is current and accurate, and it has been compiled in good faith. Whoa! Studios will endeavour to correct any errors on the Site but does not accept any liability for mistakes or out-of-date information, please contact us directly at [email protected].nz.
NO NEED TO DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION
You can use the Site – including completing user research tasks – without disclosing any personal information.
YOUR DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
However, you may choose to disclose personal information to us when you give feedback or in submission forms. This information will be viewable by site administrators and sometimes third-party contractors who administer, or work on, the Site or who work on special projects with us. Please don’t send us sensitive personal information in submission forms.
HOLDING OF INFORMATION
If you provide personal information, it will be held by Whoa! Studios. It may be shared with third-party contractors to the extent necessary for them to administer or work on the Site or to work on special projects with us. Email addresses are not made available to the public. Unless required by law, we wont publicise the names and emails addresses of individuals who provide feedback to us or who provide us with submission forms without their consent.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We’ll only use personal information provided to us for the purpose of administering, evaluating and improving the Site, improving our services and communicating with you (including responding to your feedback and information provided in submission forms).
Feedback is important and is used to evaluate and improve the Site. If you provide feedback by email or by using the feedback form, that feedback form will be sent to the appropriate Whoa! Studios staff. We may pass on relevant comments to other people within Whoa! Studios who administer or contribute content to the Site. This could include your email address and other identifying information that you’ve provided.
If you provide us with a submission form, that submission form will be sent to appropriate Whoa! Studios. We may pass on relevant content from that submission form to other people within Whoa! Studios, or third parties who administer or are participating in the particular project that the submission form relates to. This could include your email address and other identifying information that you’ve provided.
All intellectual property on the Site, including (and without limitation) the text, graphic, data images, logos, trademarks, trade names and copyright works is owned by Whoa! Studios or used by Whoa! Studios under licence from the copyright owner.
All photos remain copyright of the photographer and may not be copied or reproduced in any format without obtaining written permission from the photographer.
STATISTICAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve the Site. This information is aggregated and doesn’t identify you personally. It includes:
- Your IP address
- The search terms you used
- The pages you accessed on our Site and the links you clicked on
- The date and time you visited the Site
- The referring site (if any) through which you clicked through to this site
- Your operating system (e.g., Windows, Mac OS etc)
- The type of browser you use (e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari etc)
- Other things like your screen resolution and the language setting of your browser.
The statistical information referred to above will be viewable by Site administrator staff.
Whoa! Studios may use personal information provided by visitors to the Site for purposes, including:
- Replying to your queries
- Processing your application for registration for use of Whoa! Studios’ services or to gain access to information on the Site made available only to registered users
- Providing you with information, products or services in relation to the Site
- Providing you with information about Whoa! Studios
- Any specific purpose which Whoa! Studios notifies to you at the time the personal information is collated
- Complying with relevant legislation and regulations
Whoa! Studios may use non-personalised statistics about the use of the Site to continually improve it and improve customer service. These statistics do not comprise personal information.
Where you provide personal information to obtain any service or information through the Site, it is your responsibility to ensure that personal information is correct, complete and up-to-date.
Whoa! Studios may use “cookies” to provide you with access to tailored information and services on the Site, and to serve you better when you return to it.
This site generates persistent session cookies for the purpose of monitoring site usage. The cookies don’t collect personal information. You can disable them to clear them out of your browser without affecting your ability to us the Site. However, if you do this, the service Whoa! Studios is able to provide to you may be inhibited.
Any communication or material transmitted to Whoa! Studios or the Site by electronic mail or otherwise will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anchoring you transmit, including ideas, suggestions, information or other material, becomes the property of Whoa! Studios and may be reproduced, published, modified, adapted and transmitted without restriction.
Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to access and to request correction of any of your personal information provided to Whoa! Studios in connection with your use of the Site. If you would like to see or change your personal information Whoa! Studios has stored, or if you have any concerns regarding your privacy, please contact us at the address below. Whoa! Studios may require proof of identification before being able to provide you with any personal information.