Privacy Statement

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited.

Information Collection and Use

The information collected and arranged on this website by The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited is for the sole purpose of providing one point of access, linking people to the Wines, Vineyards and Viticulture Industry of New Zealand online. The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited collects and curates information from both businesses listed in the directory itself and from users visiting the site at several different points on our website.

The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited also searches for and selects information using online tools such as search engines and other sources including, books, newspapers, magazines etc. The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways other than what is disclosed in this statement.

Links / Websites

The New Zealand Wine Directory website contains only categorized links to other websites related to the New Zealand Wine industry. We do not list business email addresses or any other information that could result in spam being received by businesses and companies listed on the New Zealand Wine Directory.

Please be aware that The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited.

Correction/Updating Information

In the case of information for any business or company listed with the New Zealand Wine Directory changing, we will correct and update that listing, on being advised of that change.

Log Files

The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited uses Web Statistics and Google Analytics that collects and reports, search impressions, visits to all pages on the site, using IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Statistical Information gathered includes: visits per month, week, day and hour, visit duration, pages visited and how often, which domains and countries visitors are from, which search engine Robots / Spiders have indexed the site, referring search engines and other sites, search key-phrases and keywords used by visitors and more.

This information is used by The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited to monitor visits to customers information on the site as a measure of the value of the service provided by The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited.


This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit information via the website i.e. forms, that information is protected both online and off-line. While we use our best efforts to protect information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line.

All of our users’ information, is restricted to our office and is subject to our business privacy and backup practices. If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to john AT


We may from time to time share aggregated demographic information with our partners and sponsors. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.


If a user wishes to subscribe to future newsletters, we may ask for contact information such as name, email address and phone number. News may be available via RSS feeds in the future. This information is subject to our Security clause above.


From time-to-time our The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited may request information from users via surveys.  Information requested may be via a web form on the site of maybe a third party survey web application (Survey Monkey) and we may include contact information (such as name and address) and demographic information (such as region, industry type).

Survey information will be used only for the purposes of monitoring the value of The New Zealand Wine Directory and to identify areas for improvement. Participation in surveys is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information.

Special Offers

We may from time to time provide special offers so our subscribed members may occasionally receive information on our services, special deals, and or a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see our choice and opt-out below.

Choice / Opt Out

Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials from our partners may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying with unsubscribe in the subject line in the email or email us at john AT
Users of our site are always notified when their information is being collected by any outside parties.

We do this so our users can make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with services that require an outside party, or not.

Site and Service Updates

We will notify customers with service announcement updates via this website but may from time to time also email customers service announcements, which contain important information about the service.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email.

Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

The New Zealand Wine Directory Limited – Updated October 2023

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