Privacy policy -

Go to content


This website is operated by NZChefs Association, with its address at 175 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023, New Zealand (“we”, “us”). We take our obligations under the Privacy Act 1993 (“the Act”) seriously and will comply with these obligations where personal information (as defined in the Act) is provided to us by users of this website.
This privacy policy deals with personally-identifiable information that may be collected by this website and the show websites and onsite at our show registration areas. By using or accessing this site, or attending our shows, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy.
When you provide personal information to us (for example by filling in a form during a registration process on our website, or onsite), we will collect and store that information.
This personal information will be collected to enable us to contact and advise you of details of events which you have registered for, or of future events which we believe you might be interested in. We will also use the personal information to compile generalised statistics on the demographics of attendees at our shows or users of our websites (which does not identify you individually). Such generalised statistical information may be summarised in event attendance reports we provide to prospective exhibitors to demonstrate the demographic nature of visitors who attend our events, as well as being used to enable us to improve the quality of our event. We will not provide anyone with access to your information unless you provide express permission to do so.
Where personal information is collected for any other purpose, this purpose will be advised to you at the time the information is collected.


Where we hold personal information about you, you are entitled to request (and we will provide) a summary of this information, and we will correct any erroneous information upon request from you. Requests may be submitted by phone on 0800 692 433 or by emailing We will not charge you for the request or to correct or update your personal information.
Other than as noted above, we will only use or disclose personal information you have provided to us in order to fulfill a request made by you or otherwise where we are required or permitted by law to do so. Such situations include where we are required in court proceedings to do so.


We will take all such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to protect your information from risks such as misuse, interference and loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We hold your personal information in a combination of hard copy and electronic files. We have systems and procedures in place to safeguard information, including the use of technical measures such as encrypted servers and maintaining physical security in order to prevent unauthorised access to records, documents and materials. We will take steps to destroy or de-identify your personal information where we no longer require it.


In the instance where personal information is disclosed to an external company operating in a foreign company, we will ensure that the information is protected by law or a contract that upholds New Zealand’s Privacy Principles.


Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on the XPO Exhibitions website or show websites is a violation of XPO Exhibitions terms and conditions and should be reported to us.


We may collect information about your visit to our site through cookies to assist us to measure and improve our website. Examples of information that we collect include day and time of your visit, whether you have visited our website previously, whether you used a search engine to find us and some geographical information about what country and state you are in. You can set your browser to reject cookies, or to notify you when you receive one in order to accept or reject such receipt in each instance.


Upon registering for a show, you will automatically be subscribed to show e-newsletters as these contain information about the show you wish to attend. From time to time, you may also receive communications from NZChefs Association regarding other shows. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, simply unsubscribe from the e-newsletter by clicking the unsubscribe button in the email newsletter.


The NZChefs Association website & show websites contains links to other websites. NZChefs Association is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by the NZChefs Association website.


If you are not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related enquiry you have or if there is a potential breach of this Privacy Statement or the New Zealand Privacy Principles, you should contact us 0800 692 433 and request that your complaint be directed to the Privacy Commissioner. If you are unhappy with our response, you may apply to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner to have your complaint investigated.


From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change, we will post the policy changes to our website. If you are concerned about how your information is used, please contact us.
Check our website periodically, we reserve the right to change our privacy policy at any time.
If any provision of this privacy policy is held to be invalid, void, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, such provision shall be deemed to be severed from this privacy policy and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above address or on 0800 692 433 or email us on

updated 07.05.2021
Back to content