Privacy and Security

MPI committed to privacy and security

This privacy notice applies to personal information collected on the Ministry for Primary Industries website: www.mpi.govt.nz.

The Ministry is committed to protecting the privacy and security of visitors to the Ministry website. You may browse and access most information contained within this website without providing any personal information. However, some pages are password-protected and require completion of an application form to access.

Where you provide personal information, the Ministry only uses that information for the purpose(s) for which it was gathered, and provides it to any third parties that are specified in this privacy policy or at the point of collection.

Access to your personal information we hold

To view and/or request the correction of any personal information held by us, or if you have any concerns about personal information that we hold, please write to:

The Privacy Officer
Ministry for Primary Industries
PO Box 2526
Wellington.

Security

MPI websites have security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. In order to maintain the cyber security of MPI systems and information, MPI systems are subject to ongoing monitoring (including activity logging), analysis and auditing. We may use information about your use of our websites and/or other IT systems to prevent unauthorised access or attacks on these systems or to resolve such events. We may use this information even if you are not involved in such activity. MPI may utilise services from one or more 3rd party suppliers to monitor or maintain the cyber security of its systems and information. These 3rd party suppliers will have access to monitoring and logging information as well as information processed on MPI websites and/or other IT systems. Use of MPI websites and/or other IT systems implies acceptance of their use being monitored.