Privacy Policy

Aroa Biosurgery Limited (the “Company”) respects your concerns about privacy. This Privacy Policy describes information regarding our use of information collected from users of the Company’s website (the “Site”). Your use of the Site signifies that you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We may change or otherwise update this Privacy Policy at any time and will notify you of the change by updating the “last updated” notice. By continuing to access and use the Site, you agree to be bound by the amended Privacy Policy. You agree that the Company shall not be liable to you for any damages that might result from any changes to the Privacy Policy.

1. Collection of Information

     1.1. We collect information about users of the Site, including:

               a)    Personal information provided voluntarily when requesting online communication. This information is voluntarily submitted by you to us. In this instance you must decide whether to provide us with the information requested;

               a)    Other click-tracking information in relation to your use of the Site;

               b)    Aggregated data which monitors traffic to the Site and cookies (as further described in clause 2 below); and

               c)    Other information which tracks traffic to and from the Site.

     1.2. Failure to provide necessary personal information when requested may mean that we are unable to provide you with information or services from the Site.

2. Cookies

     2.1. A cookie is a small data file transferred to your computer hard drive in order to recognise your service settings. The cookie file is anonymous as it only gives information relating to your IP address, PC platform, browser and domain. It does not personally identify users of the Site.

     2.2. The use of cookies is an industry standard and they are used by most major websites.

     2.3. You may configure your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, and to decline or accept cookies. You may experience a loss of functionality if you decline cookies on the Site but you do not have to accept cookies to productively use the Site.

3.    Use and disclosure of information

     3.1. We use the personal information that we collect from you to process any communication you request, or as indicated to you at the time of your supply of the personal information to us.

     3.2. We use all other aggregated or anonymous information we collect about you to the extent required:

            a) to assist us in providing better services to you by tailoring the Site to meet your needs;

            b) for the ordinary operation of the Site or our business; and

            c) to keep the Site relevant and of interest to users.

     3.3. We may disclose the personal information that we collect to our trusted business partners and affiliates or any other person we consider necessary to process any communication you request.

4. Storage and Security

     4.1. The Company will take reasonable and appropriate steps to keep secure any personal information we hold about you and to keep this information accurate and up to date.

     4.2. While the Company will endeavour to take all reasonable and appropriate steps to keep secure any personal information we hold about you and prevent unauthorised access, you acknowledge that the internet is inherently insecure. The Company will not be liable in any way in relation to any breach of security or unintended loss or disclosure of information due to the Site being linked to the internet.

5. Access and correction

     In accordance with the Privacy Act 1993 (or equivalent in other countries) you have rights to access and correction of personal information that we hold about you. Please contact us if you have any questions in relation to this.

6. Links to other websites

     The Site contains links to other websites. The Company takes no responsibility for the privacy practices of such other websites. You should consult the privacy policies of each linked website.

7. Marketing

     We may collect and use your personal information (such as first name, surname, email address, city, country, company name (i.e. organisation, hospital name and department, role and communication preferences)) to provide you with relevant information about our products or the clinical application of our products that we believe will be relevant and interesting to you. We generally do this with your explicit consent, however, we may do this when we legitimately believe you are interested in learning more about our products, events or relevant information about the clinical application of our products based on previous interactions we have had with you in accordance with local law.

When you subscribe to email marketing, we may also collect the information described in paragraph 1 and 2 above.

We collect your personal information when you request and subscribe for marketing or information about our products or relevant information about the clinical application of our products that we believe you will find interesting and relevant, download resources from our website, interact with us at education events or conferences or with one of our representatives. We usually collect this directly from you or from information you provide us during your interactions with us. We may collect your information, or collect additional information, about you from third parties who host educational events and conferences.

We collect information regarding your marketing preferences only if you choose to provide this when you subscribe to our marketing channels or to update your marketing preferences. We use this information, and information about your role, to identify what content may be relevant to you. You can unsubscribe to our mailing list at any time using the link provided within each email.

8. Governing Law

     The Site and its use are governed by the laws of New Zealand.

9. Contact

     If you have questions or queries in relation to this Privacy Policy or the Site, please contact us at

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 4 March 2020.

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