NZ Mortgage App Limited t/a Viho (we, us, our) complies with the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993 (the Act) when dealing with personal information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual (a natural person).
This policy sets out how we will collect, use, disclose and protect your personal information. This policy should be read in conjunction with our terms and conditions which can be found here: Terms.
This policy does not limit or exclude any of your rights under the Act or other applicable law. If you wish to seek further information on the Act, see www.privacy.org.nz.
We may change this policy by uploading a revised policy onto our Viho. The change will apply from the date that we upload the revised policy.
We collect personal information from you, in the course of your use of Viho and including through any registration or subscription process, including information about your:
The information we collect about you is dependent on how you use the facilities offered by Viho.
Our App and website offer a number of interactive facilities including tools such as interest calculators, as well as application forms.
We collect your personal information in order to:
If you submit a request for assistance from a Professional Adviser through Viho, you agree that we may share your personal information with licenced Professional Advisers in order to allow them to contact you and offer you their services. The information we share with Professional Advisers is restricted to the personal information that you provide us for the purpose of being contacted by a Professional Adviser, namely the personal information you provide in the Contact form when you submit an enquiry through Viho.
We may also disclose your personal information to:
Providing your personal information, including your contact information is optional. However, if you choose to withhold requested personal information, we may not be able to provide you with certain services or functionality, including an inability to arrange for a mortgage broker to contact you.
We will take reasonable steps to keep your personal information safe from loss, unauthorised activity, or other misuse, including by storing it in encrypted files and only allowing certain staff to access it.
You can play an important role in keeping your personal information secure by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used in relation to our products and services. Please do not disclose your password to third parties. Please notify us immediately if there is any unauthorised use of your account or any other breach of security.
A business that supports our services and products may be located outside New Zealand. This may mean your personal information is held and processed outside New Zealand.
Subject to certain grounds for refusal set out in the Act, you have the right to ask for a copy of any readily retrievable personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. Before you exercise this right, we will need evidence to confirm that you are the individual to whom the personal information relates.
In respect of a request for correction, if we think the correction is reasonable and we are reasonably able to change the personal information, we will make the correction. If we do not make the correction, we will take reasonable steps to note on the personal information that you requested the correction. If you want to exercise either of the above rights, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your email should provide evidence of who you are and set out the details of your request (e.g. the personal information, or the correction, that you are requesting).
We may charge you our reasonable costs of providing to you copies of your personal information or correcting that information.