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Privacy Policy For Auckland Hotels

Privacy Policy - Update November 2011

This blog uses third-party advertising companies or agencies to serve advertisements when visiting this site. These third parties may collect and use information (but not your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide future advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this process and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit Google's Advertising and Privacy page.

If you wish to opt out of Advertising companies tracking and tailoring advertisements to your surfing patterns you may do so at Network Advertising Initiative.

Google uses the Doubleclick DART cookie to serve ads across it's Adsense network and you can get further information regarding the DART cookie at Doubleclick as well as opt out options at Google's Privacy Center.

Perhaps get an overview by visiting Google's Transparency and Choice  informational page, which list their privacy principles, tools, related privacy links, and also includes statements for many of their properties and services.


I respect your privacy and I am committed to safeguarding your privacy while online at this site Auckland Hotels ( The following discloses how I gather and disseminate information for this Blog.

RSS Feeds and Email Updates

If a user wishes to subscribe to my RSS Feeds or Email Updates, if available (powered by Google - Feedburner), I only ask for contact information such as a name and email address. Users may opt-out of these communications at any time. Your personal information will never be sold or given to a third party. (You will never be spammed by me - ever).

Log Files and Stats

Like many blogging or publishing platforms I use a statistical package, in this case Google Analytics. This stores information such as visitor location, internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring, exit and visited pages, browser used, date/time stamp, track user’s movement in the whole, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. This now includes absence of search queries (keywords) displayed in Google Analytics, for searchers that are logged into Google Search. I use stats to help improve this blog by trying to create targeted content, to improve search engine visitors experience so that they can gain relevant information.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. This blog doesn't use cookies. However, some of my business partners use cookies on this site (for example - advertisers). I can't access or control these cookies once the advertisers have set them.


This Blog contains outbound links to other sites, blogs, and images. Please be aware that I am not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. I suggest users to be aware of this when they leave this blog and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that possibly collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Blog (


I use outside ad companies to display ads on this blog, and these ads may contain cookies and are collected by the advertising companies. I do not have any access to this information. I work with the following advertising companies: Google Adsense (Image and Contextual), Fishpond NZ (Books), and Hotels Combined (Accommodation Bookings). Please read the advertisers websites for their respective privacy policies.

Contact Information

Many thanks for visiting my blog and I hope you have found relevant information, services, and tips to your (and others) benefit for planning accommodation. If you have any questions or concerns please contact me at This privacy policy was updated November  2011. Take care of yourself, friends, and family on your travels, and enjoy your accommodation in Auckland and New Zealand. All the best - Sincerely - Michael.

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