When you visit this website some data about the visit will be recorded on the server logs. We use this information to produce web statistics to help us improve the content and navigation of the website. The information that gets collected is:
- server addresses
- top level domain names (for example .com, .govt, .nz, .uk etc)
- the date and time of visit to the site, and
- the pages accessed and documents downloaded.
We do not use this information to identify personal details about our site visitors.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade adheres to legislation and does not gather information from the public for regulatory compliance or law enforcement purposes.
Storage and use
Any information provided to the Ministry will be stored securely, and may be collected, and provided to relevant third parties, for information assurance purposes.
Cookies are only used on this site to maintain session state, not to store user information. This is in accordance with section 19 of the New Zealand E-Government Web Standards.