The collection and use of personal information by the Waikato District Council is regulated by the Privacy Act 1993. Under this Act, personal information may be collected only for a lawful purpose connected with a function or activity of the Waikato District Council and only if necessary for that purpose. Such information must, as a general rule, be collected directly from the individual concerned and that person must be told why the information is needed.
Waikato District Council will use personal information provided by website visitors only for the reasons it was given. Waikato District Council may disclose personal information to authorised third parties of information assurance services..
All enquiries about or formal requests for information in relation to the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, or the Privacy Act 1993 should be made in writing to: Waikato District Council, Private Bag 544, Ngaruawahia.