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This page is about your privacy when browsing the information sections of www.census.govt.nz. It does not apply to the online census forms at online.census.govt.nz.
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We have enabled IP anonymisation for our Universal Analytics. This means Google Analytics anonymises your IP address “as soon as technically feasible”. We never see your IP address via Google Analytics.
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This website can also embed videos from Vimeo. We do not plan to use Vimeo, but are keeping the function available in case we need a YouTube alternative.
Both YouTube and Google Tag Manager use Google Fonts. We do not use Google Fonts in any other part of the website.
DoubleClick is a Google service we use to review and optimise some of our online advertising.
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You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you.
To request a copy of your personal information, contact our Information Centre.
Freephone: 0508 525 525