Privacy Policy

We collect personal information from members, including information about your:

  • name
  • contact details
  • bowling activities
  • interactions with us

We collect your personal information in order to:

  • in order to administer the activities of the club
  • meet the conditions required of an incorporated society
  • meet the requirements of our liqueur license

Besides our staff, we share this information with:

  • Auckland Bowls and Bowls New Zealand in order to meet their requirements for affiliation.

Providing some information is optional. If you choose not to provide us with your ethnicity information, we’ll be unable to report accurately to funding and sports bodies on the makeup of our club membership .If you choose not to provide contact details we’ll be unable to you contact for club business. If you choose not to record your occupation we’ll won’t know how many members work or are retired which we concider when scheduling tournaments,

We keep your information safe by storing it in a secure membership database and only granting access to approved exec members and staff for legitimate purposes.

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us via our contact page, or phoning 09-818 4532.

Website visitors should know:

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. please contact us via our contact page, or phoning 09-818 4532.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.