Security & Privacy Policy | The Martial Arts Academy
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Security & Privacy Policy

Effective Date: September 13th, 2013
The Martial Arts Academy (TMAA) understands that privacy is important to you and values your trust. This Privacy Policy ("Policy") explains how personal information about you is collected, used, and disclosed by TMAA. Personal information covered by this Policy includes information that is collected when you sign up to become a TMAA Club member, shop in our stores, use our sites, subscribe to our newsletter, or when you otherwise interact with us. We may supply different or additional notices of personal information practices specific to certain programs or activities.
Personal Information You Provide.
We collect personal information you provide to us. For example, we collect information when you become a TMAA Club member,& use the interactive areas and features on our site, make a purchase, and when you email, call, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of personal information we collect include, name, postal address, phone or fax number, email address, DOB, account information (e.g., membership, credit card and online registration information), medical history, martial arts experience & grade ,& demographic information.
Automatically Collected Information.
We receive certain types of information automatically whenever you use our services or sites. For example, when your Web browser accesses our site, we obtain certain types of information, such as your IP address, the type of browser you use, access times, and the page you visited before visiting our site. We may also collect information about your computer's operating system and information about your usage and activity on our site.
We automatically collect data using cookies. A "cookie" is a small data file that our site transfers to your computer. We deliver these cookies and collect data on our site, and we also use a third party agent to deliver cookies and collect data. We use the data we collect using cookies to help support the integrity of the registration and buying processes on our sites, retain your preferences and account settings, learn about your possible interests so we can personalize our marketing and information to better support your interests, and improve our sites and your experience. When you view a video on our site that uses Adobe Flash Player, a third party (Adobe Systems Inc.) may set a "flash cookie" on your computer. Visit Adobe Flash Player privacy and security to learn more about how Adobe Systems Inc. protects your privacy.
Web Beacons.
We also collect information using Web beacons. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used on our site or in our emails. We use Web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness, and to tell if an email has been opened or acted upon.
Our Use of Personal Information
We use the personal information we collect about you for a variety of purposes, for example, to:
administer your membership and communicate with you about member benefits (such as special offers only available to members);
provide and deliver products and services, process and complete transactions and send you related information, including purchase confirmations, invoices, updates, security alerts, recall notices and support and administrative messages;
respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;
send you communications about TMAA Clubs and fitness programmes, partner products, services, offers, promotions, news, upcoming events, and geographically relevant information;
operate and improve our sites and services.
Sharing of Personal Information
We may share personal information about you outside of TMAA as follows:
We may share personal information with third parties who complete transactions or perform services on our behalf, such as our online payment partners, DPS, Vend HQ, Xero and ASB Bank.
We may also post or publish your information when you submit comments, stories, photos, and videos in connection with other areas of our sites.
Personal information may be shared as part of a corporate business transaction, such as a merger or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company, joint venture, corporate reorganization, financing or sale of company assets. It may also be shared in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which personal information could be transferred to third parties as one of the business assets in the transaction.
We may share personal information (i) to comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process, (ii) to protect the rights and property of TMAA, our instructors, members, and others, including to enforce our agreements, policies, and terms of use, or (iii) in an emergency to protect the personal safety of TMAA, our members, our customers, or any other person.
Your Choices
You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from TMAA by following the instructions in those emails. You may also change your postal mail and email preferences by contacting us at If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about your purchases, account, membership or our ongoing business relations.
You can choose to stop collection of data by cookies on our site. Cookies set by TMAA's agent can be disabled by settings in your browser. This may not affect third party "flash cookies" used in connection with videos you may view on our site. To manage and disable "flash cookies" set by Adobe Systems Inc., visit Adobe Flash Player privacy and security. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our sites.
Security of Personal Information
TMAA endeavors to use commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural measures to protect personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction while it is under our control.
Changes to this Policy
TMAA may change this Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Policy, we will notify you by changing the "Effective Date" date above or as required by law.
Contact Us
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Policy or about our privacy practices, please call (64) 7578 5344 or send an email message to You may also direct your privacy-related comments or questions to the following address:
154 First Avenue West, Tauranga, New Zealand.

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