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Privacy Policy

We are very conscious of our responsibility around peoples personal data. Please read our policy below and if you have any questions please contact the club.

At Northcote, we take your privacy seriously, and we are especially conscious that we have and maintain child data. If you notice any areas where we are not doing a good job or have questions about what we are doing, please contact us. You should expect an acknowledgement of your enquiry within 48 hours.

Last updated Jan 2023

Northcote Rugby Web Site Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from https://northcoterugby.nz (the “Site”).


When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, and time zone. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

None of this data/ information can be used to identify you personally.

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

  • “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include a unique anonymous identifier. For more information about cookies and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
  • “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data, including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

We use Google Analytics to record usage on the site , and we do not use any social media companies, such as Facebook, to track or record your presence.

When you submit a form or contact us using an email, that information will be recorded and stored. We refer to this information as “Contact Information.”

Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (excluding credit card details), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”


We use the Order Information that we collect to fulfil any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:

  • Communicate with you;
  • Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
  • When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address) and, more generally, to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site and assess the success of promoting our club and campaigns).


We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us provide our services and monitor our site.

We use Stripe to power our online store--you can read more about how Stripe uses your Personal Information here: https://stripe.com/nz/privacy.

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to the police or court requests, search warrants or other lawful requests for information we receive, or to protect our rights otherwise.


When you register to play or be a member of the Northcote Rugby Club, we are also required and act on behalf of the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU). All membership data is passed onto and stored with the NZRU through their proxy, Sporty. Contact New Zealand Rugby unions about their privacy policy at http://www.nzru.co.nz, and you can read about Sporty's privacy policy at https://www.sporty.co.nz/v2/About/Privacy-Policy.

We use this information to contact you and share some of this information with your assigned team management so they may contact you. 

On the site, we use your Name, Year of birth, teams played for, and any award's won to show our club's history and acknowledge people and players. If you do not wish any of this information to be shown on our site, you can request that it be removed.


Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.


You have the right to access the personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact details on this Site.



When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

If you become a registered member or sign up for our newsletters, we store this data until you ask us to delete this information.

Also, be aware that your membership data is also shared with the Sporty service and New Zealand Rugby, and you must contact these organisations to have your data removed from their systems.


We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.


For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at northbirkrfc@xtra.co.nz or by mail using the details provided below:

Northcote Rugby Club
Recreation Drive
New Zealand