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Unless otherwise indicated specifically in relation to such material, the Restricted Material may not be reused without the express written permission of the Electricity Authority.

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Statistical information collected: We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve the site. This information is aggregated and non-personally identifying. It includes:

  • your IP address
  • the search terms you used
  • the pages you accessed on our site and the links you clicked on
  • the date and time you visited the site
  • the referring site (if any) through which you clicked through to this site
  • your operating system (for example, windows 8.1, Mac OS X)
  • the type of web browser you used (for example Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox)
  • other incidental matters such as screen resolution, the release of your installed Flash version and the language setting of your browser.

Demographic information collected: The Authority uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to provide insight into behaviour information relating to web visitor age, gender, and interests on an anonymous and aggregate level. This will help us to understand browsing behaviour to give you a better experience whilst visiting our sites.

Use of statistical information: The statistical information referred to above will be viewable by site administrators and certain other Electricity Authority staff. It may also be shared with other government agencies.

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Questions and complaints

For further information, email us or write to:

The Privacy Officer
Electricity Authority
PO Box 10041
Wellington 6143
New Zealand


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