Privacy statement - what we do with your personal information

Submissions including your name and opinions on the proposed plans are published and made available to elected members and to the public from our offices and on our website. Contact details provided by you (eg phone number, email) may be given to elected members if they wish to contact you about your submission. Personal information will be used for the administration of the notified proposed plan process. If offered, demographic information will be used to identify macro-trends which can assist the Council in identifying who is engaging with us. 

Our staff will have access to submissions in their capacity as Council employees. Besides our staff, we share information with contracted research and evaluation companies in order to analyse and provide insights from community submissions. You can find the privacy policies their privacy statements here: FOLKL. 

With the exception of your name, personal details like contact information, IP addresses and demographic information collected in the demographic survey questions will be redacted prior to publishing. 

Please note that you should not include any personal information in the free text opinion/feedback fields of this questionnaire if you do not wish it to be made public. As stated above, only personal details like contact information, IP addresses and demographic information collected [in the demographic questions will be redacted before publishing. All other information is considered as a part of your submission and becomes public record. 

For further details around privacy please see our extended Privacy Statement. All information collected will be held by Wellington City Council in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020. You have a 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. Please contact us via the relevant project email address available on the project webpage.