Celect is a free and easy way to view candidates for the 2019 Christchurch local elections.
Effective from 24 June 2019.
2.1 Information: We rely on Local Election information and Candidates’ information provided to us by the electoral officer and do not warrant or take responsibility for the completeness and accuracy of such information contained in Celect. Candidate information has been complied under the Local Electoral Act 2001 (Act). The Act provides that an electoral officer is not required to verify or investigate information included in candidate profile statements and is not responsible for the accuracy of the information contained in such statements.
2.2 No Endorsement: The listing of Candidates on Celect should not be taken as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of those Candidates.
3.1 App Notifications: Celect allows you to save information about Candidates you are interested in and you may opt to receive from us notifications with information and reminders about the Candidates you have identified as being of interest to you and Local Elections that may be relevant to you. If you do not wish to receive notifications relating to Celect, you can opt out of receiving these notifications at any time by deactivating the notifications option in the settings menu of Celect or in the notification settings on your mobile device.
3.2 Ward and Candidates: Celect provides you with various ways to identify the ward you belong to and Candidates you can vote for in the corresponding Local Election. You will have the option of:
3.3 Sharing Celect: You can use the “share” function to share Celect with other people or through other third party platforms. If you do share Celect with others, you will be solely responsible for ensuring that the other party has given their consent or authorisation to share Celect with them.
4.2 Celect Updates: We may from time to time make available an updated or new version of Celect, including to provide bug fixes and/or new, replacement or improved features or functionality (App Update). You acknowledge that:
4.3 Availability: We may also choose to cease making Celect available at any time.
5.1 Lawful Use: You may only use Celect for lawful purposes and you must comply with all applicable laws when accessing and using Celect.
5.2 Instructions: You must comply with any instructions we provide to you relating to access to, and use of, Celect.
5.3 Prohibited Acts: You must not:
6.1 Copyright: Unless otherwise indicated, we or our licensors hold the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on Celect (Materials). You do not acquire any ownership rights in the Materials by using Celect or any of the Materials.
6.2 Your Use of Materials: The Materials can be accessed and used by you for personal and non-commercial purposes free of charge on the mobile device that you own or control. The Materials may not otherwise be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed or used in any way unless specifically authorised by us.
6.3 Trademarks and Logos: We do not authorise the use of any of our trademarks or logos, or any other trademarks and logos on Celect, without our prior written permission. These are the registered or unregistered trademarks of us or our licensors.
6.4 Your Content: Anything you provide to us, including feedback, ideas or suggestions that you give us, in relation to Celect may be used by us free of any obligations to you (including payment).
7.1 Accuracy and Errors: The preparation and provision of the information on Celect has been made in good faith from a number of sources that are believed to be reliable. All due care has been taken to ensure that the information is accurate and up to date. However, we do not warrant or represent that the content and/or facilities available or accessible via Celect will always be accurate, complete or current; or free of errors, defects, viruses or other harmful components.
7.2 No Guarantee of Availability: We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that Celect is available as much of the time as possible, but we do not warrant or represent that Celect will available at all times, or that access to Celect will be uninterrupted.
7.3 Liability Exclusions: Subject to clause 7.6, to the fullest extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any errors and omissions, nor for:
7.4 Limitation of Liability: If notwithstanding the above, we are found to be liable to you for any damage or loss which arises as a result of your use of Celect, our liability (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) shall not exceed $50.00.
8.1 Suspension of Operation: We may withdraw or suspend the operation of Celect, or cease to provide and/or update content to Celect, with or without notice to you, if we believe we have reasonable grounds for doing so, including without limitation for security, legal or business reasons.
Last updated on 25 June 2019.
1.4 Privacy Act: We are required to comply with the provisions of the Privacy Act 2020 (the Privacy Act). Personal information is collected, held and used in accordance with the principles set out in the Privacy Act. In particular, we will:
2.1 We automatically log some information which is, or may be, personal information when you use Celect, including:
2.2 If you have elected to allow Celect to access your location data, we will use the location of your device from time to time to identify and present to you the ward for that location, and the Candidates for the applicable location.
2.3 We will also collect information you give us, for example if you contact us about Celect.
2.4 We may also obtain personal information from third parties with your consent, and where permitted by law. For example, feedback about Celect through the app stores from which it can be downloaded.
2.5 Celect has been developed with the use of third party software products some of which may collect information through your use of Celect. This third party software includes:
3.1 We collect personal information about you:
4.1 We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us in the following ways, as applicable:
4.2 We may disclose your personal information:
4.3 We may aggregate your personal information, in an anonymised form, with any other data and/or into a different format. We may use the aggregated data for analytical and other purposes set out above. Where we have aggregated your personal information with other information or data, we may use the aggregated information or data set in any form and in any manner, except that:
Your information that is collected and retained by us may be stored by us or by our service providers on our behalf. We have entered into appropriate arrangements requiring our hosting provider to keep the hosted information secure and confidential. Where we store information ourselves, we have implemented reasonable measures designed to keep your information safe and secure.
6.1 You may inquire about, and seek access to, personal information we hold about you that can be readily retrieved by contacting us - you can contact us at: www.ccc.govt.nz/contact-us (external link)
6.2 You may request that the personal information we hold about you be corrected by contacting us. If we do not agree to your request for correction, you may then request that we take reasonable steps to attach to the information a statement of the correction sought but not made.
6.3 If you think that we have breached the Privacy Act and have not addressed your concerns to your satisfaction, or if you would like to find out more about our obligations, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner's privacy hotline 0800 803 909.