Privacy Policy

NZ Directory operates in under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


Your personal data (e.g. first name, last name, company name, street address, town or city, postcode, country, phone number, and email address) are processed by us only in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws, stored on servers based in Germany. The following provisions describe the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and utilizing personal data. This data privacy policy applies only to our web pages. If links on our pages route you to other pages, please inquire there about how your data are handled in such cases.

Inventory data

(1) Your personal data limited to first name, last name, company name, street address, town or city, postcode, country, phone number, email address, PayPal transaction ID, account username, and password insofar as these are necessary for this contractual relationship (inventory data) in terms of its establishment, organization of content and modifications, are used exclusively for fulfilling the contract, service and billing.

(2) Without your explicit consent or a legal basis, your personal data is not passed on to third parties outside the scope of fulfilling this service contract. After expiry of deadlines as per tax-related and commercial regulations, these data are deleted unless you have expressly consented to their further use.

(3) Any personal data obtained via a contact form, including your name and email address are used exclusively used for the fulfilling of a general or account related inquiry.

(4) Any personal data submitted via a comment or reviews form, including your name, email address, and comment contents will be limited to only displaying your name and comment contents to the publilcy.

Data storage

All personal data limited to your first name, last name, company name, street address, town or city, postcode, country, phone number, email address, PayPal transaction ID, account username, and password are stored and hosted on servers in Germany under the German Law by checkdomain GmbH, Große Burgstraße 27/29, 23552 Lübeck, Germany.

Our website does not store complete IP addresses. Checkdomain servers track and store each website visit made by a user, time and date of a the visit, transfer of data size of the visit, referrer/origin of the visit where the user came from to reach, browser type and version of the user, operating system and version of the user, IP address of the user. This data is stored in the server access and error logs and only used for statistical evaluations of and do not enable the identification of a single person.

Further information about the data protection offered by Checkdomain can be found at:

All personal data is stored for the duration of the respective legal retention period and will be routinely deleted thereafter, unless the personal data is still needed afterwards to achieve another purpose of storage (for example, to fulfill the contract or to initiate a contract).

The responsible person is subject to various storage and documentation obligations, which result among other things from the commercial code (HGB) and the tax code (AO). The deadlines for storage and documentation are 2 to 10 years.

Finally, the storage period is also judged by the statutory limitation period, which can be, for example, according to §§ 195 ff. Of the Civil Code (BGB) usually 3 years, in some cases, but also up to 30 years.

The data collected by Google Analytics will be stored for 26 months.

All personal data that is stored to detect, limit or eliminate any errors on the website will be deleted after no more than 7 days.

Data modification, cancellation and deletion

You can access, modify, and delete your personal and business data at any time through All requests are handled and processed within 48 hours of confirmation. For all account related questions, you can contact us at any time.

Information about cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How we use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below (The Cookies we set). Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookie(s) that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies we set
  • Account related cookies

    If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

  • Orders processing related cookies

    This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

  • Forms related cookies

    When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

  • Site preferences cookies

    In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics, please see Web analysis with Google Analytics below.

Overview of our Cookies

Cookie Name Description
formverify These cookies are part of the core functionality of our website, used for form verification (captcha).

__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmc, ga, gat, gid We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither NZ Directory or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

These cookies are set only after the user has given consent to us to use cookies.

Web analysis with Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain).

Use of Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps, a service provided by Google Inc. Google Maps are used on business profile pages and address search for displaying and showing a businesses location. By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of the automated data collected by Google Inc, its agents and third parties.

For details about handling of your personal data by Google Inc and your related rights, please refer to the data privacy policy and terms of use of Google Inc:

Use of PayPal

All purchases and payments, one-time and recurring are processed and handled through PayPal, requiring a PayPal account to be processed. Upon placing an order you will be redirected to the PayPal website where you can log in to to your existing PayPal account or by creating a new one. PayPal will require and store personal data about you and/or your business including business name, first name, last name, address, telephone, email address, banking or credit card information to send and receive payments or refund(s). PayPal is located in PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard, Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg.

Further information about the data protection offered by PayPal can be found at:


Our Website and/or Services is not directed at children and our services are designed for consumers and businesses. We do not knowingly collect information from or about children under 16 years of age, and use of our services by children under 16 years of age is forbidden.


According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to the following e-mail addresses: support[at]

Changes of our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that it complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the Privacy Policy, such as when introducing new services. Your next visit will be subject to the new privacy policy.

Data Protection Officer

For questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, and for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data and revocation of granted consent, please contact:

David Bedenknecht
Sievekingsallee 169D
22111 Hamburg

Phone: +49 0152 531 77075
Email: support[at]

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