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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on the Backpacker Guide website is correct, Backpacker Guide will not be held accountable for any changes that may take place between the time of writing and time of reading.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Backpacker Guide. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those websites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Website availability

We endeavor to keep our website up and running smoothly. However, Backpacker Guide takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
Our website also provides links to and content from other Internet websites and resources. Because Backpacker Guide has no control over these sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Backpacker Guide is not responsible for the availability of these external sites or resources and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising products, services or other materials on or available from these sites or resources.

Picture rights

Backpacker Guide has done its utmost to ensure it owns all rights to display the images contained on this website. However, if you believe that you hold the copyright to any image or photo, please contact us as soon as possible using our contact page. We will endeavor to remove them from our website within hours.
All pictures sent to us on any of our official email addresses (…@backpackerguide.nz) or social media can be used on our different medias unless stated otherwise.

Your privacy

Your privacy matters! We collect information from you when you register on our site or use our online tools and we take good care of it.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalise your experience
  • To improve our website
  • To improve service
  • To process transactions

The email address you provide to us, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
Backpacker Guide will not be held responsible for any access gained by third parties to your personal profile, whether the login details were provided by you or were otherwise obtained.
In some occasions, we may also use cookies to help us remember your visit patterns, understand them and save your preferences for future visits.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.


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This policy was last modified on March 2016.

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