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Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy of HunchBuzz Limited (“HunchBuzz”), and should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Service of use.

Protecting personal information is important to HunchBuzz and personal information provided through the service will be held securely and only used for the purposes it was collected for.

Our service conforms to the New Zealand National Privacy Guidelines contained within the Privacy Act 1993, adheres to all Anti-Spam Regulations 2004, and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our privacy commitment to you:

  • Your data belongs to you.
  • We will protect your data.
  • We will comply with applicable data protection laws.

Your data belongs to you

HunchBuzz is an innovation platform with a network of customers and users which stores feedback, comments and profile information about a company or individual as provided or entered by that company or individual.

HunchBuzz will store information that is entered by you, or automatically imported on your instruction. Any information or data entered or imported on instruction by you remains your property and HunchBuzz will not use this information or make it available for any use without your permission.

The information or data entered or imported on instruction by you is stored securely in a database and is only accessible to people you have authorized to access it via their use of the service.

Your personal information

HunchBuzz will not sell or otherwise provide your personal information to a third party, or make any other use of personal information about you for any purpose which is not incidental to the normal use of the service.

You can access your information at any time

HunchBuzz will provide you with a full export of your data when requested (provided you have met your obligations under the Terms and Conditions of Use) in a common file format determined by HunchBuzz. Access to the data may be permanently deleted by HunchBuzz at your request, 40 days after you stop paying for the service, or after your account has become inactive.

Communications and notifications

HunchBuzz sends updates, bills, product information and service notifications to you via email and in-app notifications. You can opt-out from these communications at any time. Email communications sent from HunchBuzz will contain clear and obvious instructions describing how you can easily do this.

Your account security

HunchBuzz, its staff and partners do not have access to your password and are therefore unable to access your account or data without your consent. The security of your account is your responsibility. You must keep your username and password for the service confidential.

You are responsible for all usage or activity on the service via your account, whether it is your usage or activity or that of a third party. You must report any actual or suspected unauthorised use of your account to HunchBuzz promptly.

Your data security

HunchBuzz’s servers use SSL Certificates for the secure connection from a web server to a browser, and ensures data transferred between customers, users and the service is encrypted. When you log in with your username and password or access specific account information, your data will always be encrypted through SSL. This means that your browser must support the encryption security used by the service.

HunchBuzz stores your data in a secured network and transmits it via a Content Delivery Network (“CDN”). Our CDN will give you the most efficient access to the service from wherever in the world you may be. Where you access or input data from somewhere other than the country where the data is stored or to be stored, you consent to that data being transferred from the originating country to the other (including via any intermediate country) as a function of transmission across the Internet.

HunchBuzz monitors who is accessing our servers

HunchBuzz staff can access non-identifying and aggregated usage information in order to better understand how our customers and users are using the service so we can improve the system design. All aggregated usage information is stored in a secured facility.

Our cookies track anonymous data

The service utilises “cookies” to help the website analyze how users use the site, and serve you more efficiently if you revisit the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the service (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by HunchBuzz on servers. A cookie does not identify you personally or contain any other information about you or your organization, but it does identify your computer. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser, however if you diable cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of the site. By using the service you consent to the processing of data about you by HunchBuzz in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

This Privacy Policy may be updated at any time

HunchBuzz reserves the right to change this policy at any time. HunchBuzz will make every effort to communicate these changes to You via email or notification via the website.

Please read our Terms and Conditions of Use

Use of the service is subject to HunchBuzz’s Terms of Service of use and this Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with this. In the event of a conflict between the provisions of this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of Use, the latter will prevail.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this policy, please email us at privacy@hunchbuzz.com or contact us in writing at:

PO Box 11167
Manners Street
Wellington 6142
New Zealand

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