Shareclarity Limited holds an Australian Financial Services License (AFSL487703) and is a member of the Financial Ombudsman Service of Australia (FOS38208). It is also a registered New Zealand Financial Services Provider (FSP414146) and a member of the New Zealand Financial Dispute Resolution Processes (FM3261)

Last modified on 17 April 2015 (please email us at to view our archived versions).

1. What This Policy Covers

1.1   Our Privacy Policy covers how we (Shareclarity Limited) treat personal identifiable information that we collect, receive or store. Please email us at should you require any additional information relating to this policy.

2. Collection Of Personal Information

2.1   We collect information:

(a) we receive from your browser, including your IP address and cookie information;

(b) about your activities on this site and we may also collect information about your activities with our partners; and

(c) we receive about you when you register with us and when you update your profile (this information will be contained in your account information page).

3. Use Of Information

3.1   We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:

(a) confirming your identity;

(b) supplying you with the services you have requested;

(c) displaying your username and any other information you elect to be made public;

(d) customising the advertising you see;

(e) administering your account;

(f) improving our services;

(g) preventing illegal activities or the breach, or potential breach, of the rules or requirements of any Government agency or stock exchange;

(h) preventing violations of our Terms of Use;

(i) informing you or contacting you regarding our services, special offers, publications and other promotions we think you may be interested in;

(j) commissioning a market research company to carry out a study on our behalf; and

(k) providing reports to third parties, however we will always ensure that we provide these reports in a manner which does not allow the third party to identify you.

4. Disclosure Of Your Information

4.1   We will not disclose or distribute any of your personal identifiable information except with your consent or to fulfil one of the purposes listed above. To fulfil a purpose we may disclose your information to, but not limited to, the following:

(a) our agents or service providers, who may be overseas and who are responsible for carrying out any of the purposes listed above;

(b) our legal and financial advisors;

(c) market research companies;

(d) any national or other securities exchange, enforcement or regulatory body, if we believe, acting reasonably, that that body requires this information to fulfil its duties. Such bodies will include, but not be limited to, the New Zealand Police, NZX Market Supervision, New Zealand Commerce Commission and Financial Markets Authority;

(e) and any court of competent jurisdiction.

4.2   If we are acquired or merge with another company, we will transfer the information we have about you to the new entity. Should this occur you will be notified by email and/or by a notice posted on this site.

4.3   Once you register with us, your username will be displayed by your postings. You may also elect to display other information about you by your postings. If you do, this information, and only this information, will be disclosed by your postings.

4.4   Given the international nature of the Internet, your personal identifiable information may be disclosed, as described above, overseas.

5. Security Of Your Information

5.1   We have implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial security procedures in order to protect personal identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only our authorised employees and agents are provided access to personal identifiable information in order to perform their roles and these employees and agents have agreed to ensure the confidentiality of this information.

6. Cookies

6.1   We, and third parties who show advertisements on this site, may set and access cookies on your computer.

7. Links To Other Sites

7.1   Our site may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of any linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

8. Access To Your Information

8.1   Once you have signed in you can access, update and correct your personal identifiable information on your account information page. You can also change your preferences (including opting out of receiving marketing communications) on this page. Any marketing communications we do send you will contain an unsubscribe facility. We reserve the right to send you communications relating to our services, including service announcements and administrative messages.

8.2   If you are unable to access, update or correct your personal identifiable information, or you wish to lodge a complaint, please 
email us at

8.3   If you lodge a complaint we will acknowledge receipt of it within 5 business days, and one of our team will then review and resolve your concerns as quickly and fairly as possible. We will keep in regular contact with you until your complaint has been resolved. We hope we can resolve your complaint but if not, you can ask for independent help from the Privacy Commissioner.

9. Destruction Of Your Information

9.1   We will take all reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is disposed of once it is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was collected and we are no longer required, by law, to retain it.

10. Changes To This Policy

10.1   From time to time it may be necessary for us to review and revise our Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy at any time, should this occur the amendment would be posted on this site.