FedEx Express New Zealand – Privacy Statement
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (http://www.privacy.org.nz/) provides further details of the New Zealand Privacy Act and how it protects personal information in New Zealand.
Personal Data Collected
We collect information about you when you register or correspond with us or place an order for products or services. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback and participate in competitions. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number and financial and credit card information. Website usage information is collected using cookies.
Purpose of Personal Data Collection
We will use the information you provide to us for the following purposes:
- to provide timely, reliable and value-added services to customers, including international express transportation, shipment tracking, customs brokerage, account management and billing, supply chain management, information management and technical support, e-commerce, and related services;
- to establish a customer relationship and to communicate with you;
- to process any transactions that you enter into with FedEx and respond to any enquiries you may have;
- to provide, develop, implement and manage services for you, including customer marketing materials and questionnaires that help us enhance our services;
- to assist in law enforcement efforts, collect unpaid debts, perform credit reporting and rating functions, and protect the business interests of FedEx and its business partners and customers;
- to manage and promote FedEx business activities;
- to meet requirements imposed by law; and
- other purposes directly relating to any of the above.
We use your information collected from the website to personalise your repeat visits to the website, and to administer and improve our website.
For our policy on using your personal data for marketing and promotional purposes, please see the section on Promotional and Direct Marketing below.
Transfer of Personal Data
Personal data will be kept confidential but, subject to the provisions of any applicable law, we may share your personal data with:
- Appropriate persons in our parent and affiliated companies (which may be located within and outside New Zealand);
- Credit reference agencies and other companies for use in credit decisions, for fraud prevention and to pursue debtors, and they may keep a record of any search that they do;
- Any person, including agents, contractors or third party service providers (within or outside the FedEx Group) who provides administrative, marketing, telecommunications, computer, payment or data processing or other services in connection with the operation of our business and provision of our products and services to you;
- Any actual or proposed purchaser of all or part of the business or assets of FedEx, or in the case of any merger, acquisition or other public offering, the purchaser or subscriber for shares in FedEx or any company within the FedEx Group.
We will make all reasonable arrangements to ensure that personal data in our possession or under our control are protected against unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar risks.
Promotional and Direct Marketing
From time to time you may provide us with personal information for the purposes of helping us to improve your overall experience with us or helping us to provide relevant information about our products, services, and promotions.
By providing us with this personal information you consent to FedEx’s use of your personal information for promotional or direct marketing activities by way of email, SMS and post.
If you do not want your personal information to be utilised by us for promotional or direct marketing activities, click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our email notifications. If at any time you are unsure of how to access or correct your information please contact us.
You may ask us to stop collecting, using and disclosing your personal data at any time by contacting our Data Protection Officer (for contact details, see below). However, if you do not provide this personal data or ask us to stop collecting, using or disclosing it, we may not be able to maintain your registration with the website, fulfil your orders, process your payments, provide products and services to you, respond to your correspondence, or comply with applicable laws.
Access to your information and correction
You have a right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you and information about the ways in which we have used and disclosed that information. If you would like this information, please contact our Data Protection Officer (for contact details, see below). We may ask you to pay a minimal charge for this.
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct information you think is inaccurate.
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FedEx general terms and conditions
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