Privacy Policy

MetOcean is an agency for the purposes of the Privacy Act 1993 ("the Act"). We understand the need to safeguard your personal information and respect your rights under the Act.

From time to time when you visit (the "Site") we collect, retain and use information about you that we consider will help us to operate our business and provide you with relevant services and information.

Who are "We"?

In this Privacy Policy, all references to "we", "us", and "our" refer to MetOcean.

Our postal address is:

MetOcean Solutions Ltd
PO Box 441 New Plymouth 4340, New Zealand.
P: +64-6-7585035

Information Collected

When you visit the Site, our server logs information which is provided by your browser. This information is:

How We Use Your Information

We do not sell, publish or give away your information. We will only use the information that you provide about yourself for statistical analysis and systems administration purposes. We may provide your information to independent auditors for the limited purpose of verifying usage statistics. In certain circumstances, we may be obliged to disclose information to law enforcement or other government officials: for example, in connection with an investigation of fraud or any other activity that is illegal, or that may expose us to legal liability. The information may be hosted with a service provider. Our agreements with them protect the information that we collect from any use by them that we have not authorised. The aggregated data (not personally identifiable information) may be shared with third parties such as advertisers or business partners.

Additional Terms

From time to time we may offer services on the Site for which we require you to provide additional information. There are additional privacy terms that apply to those specific services, as posted on the relevant page of the Site, that you must accept if you wish to make use of those particular services.

Your Right to Access and Correct Your Information

We make every effort to ensure that your personal details are up to date and accurate. You may at any time check the information we hold about you by getting in contact with us.

E-mail Addresses

Your e-mail address will only be used for the purpose for which you provide it, and will not be added to a mailing list except on your request. We will not disclose your e-mail address without your consent. You will always have the option to opt in or opt out of services at any stage.


"Cookies" are pieces of user-specific information generated by a web server and stored in the user's computer, ready for future access. A cookie does not provide us with personally identifiable information. Cookies are collected on this site by a third-party, Google Analytics, for use in analysing web traffic and trends on our site. Google Analytics' privacy statement regarding the information they collect can be found here. If you would rather we did not use cookies with you, you can turn them off in your browser and/or delete them from your hard drive. You will not be able to use the full functionality of MetOceanView.


We may add to, remove or change the provisions of this Privacy Policy from time to time. All additions and changes will be notified to you by being posted on this page. It is your responsibility as a user to refer to these additions and changes.

This document last updated: 12 September 2013