Privacy Policy

Who are we

Our website address is:

We are based in New Zealand, owned and operated by John Paton.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

When you send us a message using the contact form on this site, your name and contact details are sent via email to us. All information you send via our contact form is securely stored in a password protected server. We never pass on your information to third parties.

Purchase data

When you purchase a product from our site, we collect your name and email address, and products purchased. We store this data for the purpose of fulfilling your order, and providing after-sales service. We do NOT collect your credit card details as these are handled securely by the payment processing facility


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.


If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.


When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.


If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.


These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics does collect analytics data (website traffic etc), but this is anonymised so that no individual user of the website can be identified.

Who we share your data with does not share your data with any third parties without your explicit consent.

How long we retain your data

If you send us a message via the contact form on this site, your message and contact details are retained indefinitely. If you purchase a product and buy through our site, your data is also retained indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

You may request to see a copy of your personal data (name, contact details, email address) that we hold. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.