Quake Protected. is committed to keeping your personal details secure. We will not pass them on to other companies and organisations.

This privacy policy explains how we collect, store and use personal data about you in connection with your use of the website at www.quakeprotected.co.nz. 

It provides you with details about the types of personal data that we collect from you, how we use your personal data and the rights you have to control our use of your personal data.We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

This policy applies regardless of how the Website is accessed and will cover any technologies or devices by which Quake Protected make the Website available to you.

Please read this privacy policy carefully.  If you do not want your data to be used as set out in this privacy policy, you should not use this Website.


1. Who we are

Quake Protected is a seismic restraint and earthquake fastening company with office at 86 The Boulevard, Te Rapa, Hamilton, 3200. 

We respect your right to privacy and will only process personal data you provide to us in accordance with all applicable privacy laws.


2. Why we collect data

In general terms Quake Protected collects your data to provide you with the most user-friendly online navigation experience and to;

  • inform  you of our seismic restraints and earthquake fastening solutions
  • send monthly emails, primarily for marketing purposes

We also gather statistical and other analytical information on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website via Google Analytics. This data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact a user, such as demographic information for example.

  • User IP addresses
  • Browser types
  • Anonymous statistical data involving the use of the website.


3. Who receives your data

The recipients of the data are Quake Protected staff  (permanent, fixed term, contract and trainee) who process the data only in the ways that have been defined in the “why we collect data” section. 


4. Links to third party websites

Quake Protected website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy statements, which will let you know how personal information collected on those websites will be used. Third party websites are also likely to use cookies and will have their own policy on this also.  We, therefore, urge you to review their privacy statement and cookies policy when using these websites.

We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third-party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.t processing

4.1 Google Analytics, LinkedIn and Remarketing

Third party vendors, including Google and LInkedIn, may show Quake Protected ads on sites on the internet. Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to Quake Protected website. We may also use analytics data to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to our website, as well as to develop remarketing lists for customised campaigns (Remarketing Lists for Search Ads). Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page. In addition, you may also opt out of third party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

4.2 Social Media

Quake Protected uses a variety of social media channels and any data captured by Quake Protected via these channels will be done so with your consent.  Social media channel advertisers will be required to obtain consent from users for the collection of data for personalized ads (e.g. remarketing tags to build audience lists) and for the use of cookies where legally required (e.g. conversion tags). Social channels we use can be found below:

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn


4.3 E-newsletters

We use a third party provider, MailChimp to deliver e-newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s Privacy Policy.

5. When will Quake Protected Contact Me?

5.1 Quake Protected may contact you:

  • in relation to any service, activity or online content to ensure that Quake Protected can deliver the services, e.g. to verify your email when you sign up for a Quake Protected newsletter
  • in relation to any correspondence we receive from you or any comment or complaint you make about Quake Protected products or services;
  • in relation to any personalised services you are using: eg. Email newsletter
  • to invite you to participate in surveys about Quake Protected services (participation is always voluntary);
  • to update you on any material changes to Quake Protected’s policies and practices; and
  • for marketing purposes, as set out in section 2

Please be cautious if you receive any emails or calls from people asking for this information and claiming to be from Quake Protected

5.2 Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?

Quake Protected will only send you marketing emails where you have agreed to this. We may personalise the message content based on any information you have provided to us. We may use information which we hold about you to show you relevant advertising on third party sites (e.g. Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn). This could involve showing you an advertising message where we know you have used Quake Protected products and services. If you don’t want to be shown targeted advertising messages from Quake Protected, some partners and third-party sites allow you to request not to see messages from specific advertisers on that site in future.

5.3 Can I delete my data?

You can delete any personal information Quake Protected holds on you at any time by clicking the "Unsubscribe" option on any marketing materials you received from us.


6. Changes to the Quake Protected Privacy Statement

We keep our Privacy Statement under regular review. This Policy was last updated on 19th May 2018. 

Since this Policy is under regular review, you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to Quake Protected. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use Quake Protected websites.


7. Contacting Quake Protected About this Privacy Statement

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement, please contact us here.

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