Our privacy policy

1. Introduction

1.1 This is the Privacy Policy of Trust Codes.

1.2 This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with Trust Codes’ Terms of Use which can also be accessed through this website. Defined terms in the Terms of Use have the same meaning when used in this Privacy Policy.

1.3 Trust Codes reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, without notice to you. Amendments will be effective immediately upon posting of the amended Privacy Policy on this website.

2. Collection of information

2.1 If you use the Services, Trust Codes will ask you to provide it with certain personal information about you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may include your name, mobile phone number and email address and other information that could be used to contact and identify you.

2.2 Trust Codes collects other information about you when you use the Services that cannot reasonably be used to contact and identify you (“Non-Identifying Information”). Non-Identifying Information may include, for example, your location and individual preferences.

2.3 A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. A web server sends you a cookie and your browser accepts it. The browser then returns the cookie to the web server next time you visit that particular website. Cookies are widely used on websites to help with navigation, monitor usage and to help personalise your experience when you visit a website. Trust Codes may use cookies to monitor use of this website, to provide you with access to tailored information and services from this website, and to serve you better when you return to this website.

3. Use of information

3.1 Trust Codes may use the Personal Information it collects about you to assist Trust Codes to provide the Services to you, verify your identity, to provide you with updates about Trust Codes and the services that may be of interest to you and to respond to questions you may ask.

3.2 Trust Codes may combine your Personal Information with Non-Identifying Information, and aggregate that information with the information of other users to improve the quality and value of the Services, to assess and understand how you and others are using the Services and to provide manufacturers with information about the products you scan.

3.3 Trust Codes may combine your Personal Information with Non-Identifying Information and sell, transfer or otherwise provide that combined information to third parties.

4. Sharing your information

4.1 Trust Codes engages a number of third parties to assist Trust Codes to provide the Services, maintain and upgrade this website and otherwise provide products and services to Trust Codes. These third parties may have access to your Personal Information and/or Non-Identifying Information, for the purposes of the work being undertaken for Trust Codes, but they will be obligated not to use that information for any other purpose.

4.2 Trust Codes may share any information you provide when it believes release is appropriate for compliance with the law, to facilitate court proceedings or protect the rights, property, or safety of Trust Codes, the users of this website and others.

4.3 Trust Codes may engage in a transaction that involves the acquisition of interests in or rights to assets of, or securities issued by, Trust Codes and for the purposes of such a transaction Personal Information and/or Non-Identifying Information may be disclosed to third parties subject to them agreeing to keep that information confidential.

5. International transfer

5.1 Trust Codes is located in New Zealand but your information may also be transferred to, and maintained in, jurisdictions outside of New Zealand where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. Your use of this website is deemed consent to any such transfer of information.

6. Access

6.1 You have a right to access the Personal Information Trust Codes holds about you by contacting Trust Codes using the contact details specified below. You may request that your Personal Information be corrected.

6.2 If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or you would like to access, view or correct your Personal Information, you can contact Trust Codes by email (info@trust.codes).