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Avalon Genetics Privacy Policy

This page was created to inform you of our policies in regards to the use, collection and disclosure of your information when using our Avalon Genetics website. By using this site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of use of Avalon Genetics. Whenever you submit information via this site or associated sites you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Avalon Genetics are bound by the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1993 (subject to exemptions that apply to us under that Act). We also ensure we act in conjunction with, and keep up to date with the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner

When you get in touch with us, either via email or Avalon Genetics   or newsletter, we may automatically record your information and may use the email you provided to further communicate with you or send you updates about Avalon Genetics . We will never sell or rent your personal information and any personally identifying information will only be made available to Avalon Genetics employees or if required by law to disclose information. If you are a recipient of our Avalon Genetics newsletter we will send you regular emails to keep you up to date with the activity at Avalon Genetics. You are free to unsubscribe at any time from this, either by using the link at the bottom of the newsletter or by emailing us directly at


We will take all reasonable measures to protect your information, however, we collate all data for the purpose of enhancing your experience and for us to better understand our market.

Avalon Genetics collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers often make available. Our only reason for collecting such information is to better understand our customers’ needs and to ensure we are providing relevant content to better enhance your experience with Avalon Genetics. Avalon Genetics may also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses but we will not sell, rent or use this information in any way other than stated in this policy.

By using this site and providing personal information, you consent to us to use the information in the following ways:
• to communicate and interact with you and personalise your experience;
• to provide you with updates about Avalon Genetics;
• to provide you with any marketing material we may believe you may be interested in;
• to inform you of promotions or advertising that may be of interest to you;
• to investigate, should we suspect or receive information that you have breached any of the Avalon Genetics terms and conditions;
• to verify your identity and personal information as required or permitted by any law (including the Privacy Act);
• to manage and administer the Avalon Genetics website: .

Avalon Genetics and associated Avalon Genetics activity may contain links or references to other websites and we encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of every website you visit. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the availability, quality, security, advertising, accuracy or associated activity of these sites. These links and websites do not necessarily represent the views of Avalon Genetics. We cannot be held responsible for any loss, misuse or damage caused by using these sites.

Avalon Genetics reserves the right to adjust, modify or change its Privacy Policy from time to time and we encourage all visitors to frequently check this page for such changes. By continuing to use this site after a change in the Privacy Policy you are agreeing to the changes.

Avalon Genetics aims to take all reasonable steps to protect any personally-identifying information. However, it is important to understand that no activity on the internet is ever entirely secure and no internet transmission is ever completely error-free. Any access to Avalon Genetics employees of your information is used purely to improve our relevancy and service to you. Whilst we do take reasonable steps to protect our visitors’ information we will not accept liability for any loss, misuse or unauthorised access involving any activity on the site, or correspondence. If you feel your information is at risk, or you suspect a breach has occurred please advise us immediately and we will work with you to resolve the issue.

Whenever possible, we will provide you with access to your personal information to ensure that it is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We use web browser cookies on this website. Cookies are small pieces of information we store on your computer. However, these cookies do not contain information by which we can identify you. If you would like to disable or control cookies then you can do so through a preference on your web browser.

Cookies are sent back to the originating server. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses or capture your email address. Session cookies are used only during a browsing session at the site and expire when you quit your browser. Our Internet Service Provider informs us that they do not use cookies to generate website statistics for individual users. Please note that most browsers can be configured to notify the user when a cookie is received, allowing you to either accept or reject it. If you do not accept cookies, then some of the features on our site will not work as they are intended to.

Questions or Feedback
If you have questions or feedback about this privacy policy please contact us in writing here:
Avalon Genetics

Privacy Policy
Avalon Genetics, 539 Shanks Road, RD2 Tapanui, Otago, New Zealand


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