Terms of Use

Terms of Use


© Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand

The information provided on the Sisters of Mercy New Zealand website is for the purpose of reference by interested visitors. Information may be cited only with prior written permission and with proper attribution.

Please direct enquiries about use of information on this site to office@mercy.org.nz.

Linking to the Sisters of Mercy New Zealand Website

If you would like to link your website to the Sisters of Mercy New Zealand website, please email office@mercy.org.nz.

We Use Cookies

Our website uses cookies to enhance the user’s experience. Most websites automatically use cookies. You can enable or delete cookies on your computer. Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer and they are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website. They can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. Cookies allow the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user.

Use of Information

We will collect and maintain in our database certain personally identifiable information from you only when you provide it to us on a voluntary basis, for example, when you make an inquiry, contact us or subscribe to our newsletter or forums.

Your email address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it, and it will not be added to a mailing list or used for any other purpose without your consent.

We will not share any information about you with third parties, except as provided for civil privacy legislation.

Please be aware that this site does not provide facilities for the secure transmission of information across the Internet.

Information Collected

When you look at our website please be aware that our Internet Service Provider makes a record of your visit and logs information about it. This is the usual practice for an Internet Service Provider.

The following information is collected by default through Google Analytics:

  • Time of visit, pages visited, and time spent on each page of the webpages
  • Referring site details (such as the URI a user came through to arrive at this site)
  • Type of web browser
  • Type of operating system (OS)
  • Flash version, JavaScript support, screen resolution, and screen colour processing ability
  • Network location and IP address.

It may include:

  • document downloads
  • clicks on links leading to external websites
  • errors when users fill out forms
  • clicks on videos
  • scroll depth
  • interactions with site-specific widgets.

If you want to stop websites collecting website usage data about you via Google Analytics, you can:

The first two options will affect your online experience (some features or functionality may not work).


Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand accept no responsibility for the content on external sites. External links are presented without warranty, express or implied. The descriptions of sites in these pages have been taken from the pages themselves and are not meant to express the opinions of Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand.

Your Consent

By using our site, you are consenting to our Terms of Use above and our Privacy Policy. We will review this Privacy Policy periodically, and if we ever change our Privacy Policy, we shall post any changes on this page so that you are always kept informed of the information we collect, how we use it and the circumstances under which we disclose it, if at all.

If you have any questions or comments about our website or the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, please contact the Privacy Officer: office@mercy.org.nz.