Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 1st March 2024

Thank you for participating in our competition! We value your trust and want to ensure you understand how we collect, use, and protect your information. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the personal information we collect from participants in our competition based in New Zealand.

1. The Kind of Information We Collect:

We collect the following information from participants:

  • Name

  • Email

  • Phone number

  • Date of Birth (to verify the participant is over 18)

  • Favourite Seafood.

2. How We Use the Information We Collect:

The collected information is used for the following purposes:

  • To verify the participant's eligibility for the competition (age verification)

  • To contact the winner of the competition

  • To add the participant's email to our database for future festival-related communications

  • To understand participants' preferences for future event planning

3. Sharing Information with Affiliates or Third Parties:

We do not share your information with any affiliates or third parties, except for Interislander, as required for the organization of the competition and prize fulfillment.

4. Customer Review or Deletion of Information:

Participants have the right to review, update, or delete their information. To do so, please contact us using the information provided in Section 7.

5. Responding to Legal Requests:

We will respond to legal requests for information as required by applicable laws and regulations.

6. Notification of Changes to Privacy Practices:

If there are changes to our privacy practices, we will notify participants through the email address provided during the competition.

7. Contact Information:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

8. Competition Requirements:

Please note that the competition is open to individuals over the age of 18. Participants must provide their own transport, breakfast, and dinner on Saturday night. By participating, you agree to allow us to use your email for future festival-related communications. You have the option to opt out of our database at any time.

Thank you for participating in our competition, and best of luck!

Havelock Mussel Festival Inc.