Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by Alpine Sports Club Inc. (ASC)
The ASC is bound by New Zealand legislation including the Privacy Act 1993. This policy outlines ASC’s commitment to protecting the privacy of its members in accordance with this Act.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. This Privacy Policy is in addition to any other terms and conditions applicable to the web site. We do not make any representations about third party web sites that may be linked to the web site.

Personal information
Personal information is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted through the site. For example, as part of our membership process ASC will collect personal information about you including but not limited to your name, age, address and contact details. If you choose to participate in trips, events or courses, we may also need to collect personal information about any medical or other relevant condition you may have and your level of experience in certain activities.

Use of personal information
ASC collects and retains personal information that is reasonably necessary in order to successfully run the club and the activities that it offers. Personal information is used only for the purpose for which it is submitted or for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose, unless we disclose other uses in this Privacy Policy or at the time of collection.

Disclosure of personal information
We do not disclose personal information to third parties except where this is necessary to provide the product or service requested. For example when purchasing a membership to a third party club such as the FMC. Also, we may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.
Members may choose to share their personal information with other club members through the club directory, this is optional and visible only to club members.

Accessing and correcting information
You can access and update the personal information we hold for you by logging into the My Account page on our website or by contacting the club.

ASC will ensure that reasonable safeguards are in place to prevent loss, misuse or disclosure of personal information.

Ip addresses
Our web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. These cookies allow us to increase your security by storing your session ID and are a way of monitoring single user access. 
This aggregate, non-personal information is collated and provided to us to assist in analysing the usage of the site.

Credit Card details
ASC does not store Credit Card details. All processing of payments and storing of credit card details is handled through Stripe, a secure, PCI compliant third party. You can read Stripe's privacy policy here: