Privacy Policy of From The Get Go


At From The Get Go, we respect and value the privacy of our users. Your trust is of paramount importance to us. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we collect, how we use it, and the steps we take to ensure your data remains private and secure. It also provides information about your rights and choices regarding your personal information. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with our privacy practices, and if you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

1. Overview of the Privacy Policy

1.1 Personal Information Collection:

When you interact with From The Get Go, whether it's by signing up for our newsletter, downloading digital materials, or simply browsing our articles, we may collect certain information about you. This can include details you voluntarily provide, like your name and email address, as well as information automatically gathered, like your IP address or the type of device you're using.

1.2 Purpose of Collection:

We gather this information to enhance your user experience, to provide tailored content, to communicate with you, and for analytics purposes. At no point do we sell or rent your personal data to third parties for their promotional purposes.

1.3 Data Protection and Security:

From The Get Go takes proactive steps to ensure that your personal information is kept confidential and secure. We employ various security measures, both technical and administrative, to protect against unauthorised access or any breach of security.

1.4 User Rights and Choices:

You have rights concerning your personal data. This includes the right to access, modify, or delete your information, as well as the right to opt-out of certain uses of your data. We respect these rights and provide ways for you to exercise them.

1.5 Third-Party Involvement:

While From The Get Go primarily handles your data, we do utilise certain third-party tools and services that may also interact with your information. This policy will outline how these third parties might use your data and the steps we take to ensure they respect your privacy as much as we do.

2. Personal Data Collection

2.1 Collection of Email Addresses:

When you choose to download our digital materials or sign up for our newsletter, we ask for your email address. This is a voluntary submission, allowing us to send you the requested materials, updates, news, and other relevant information about From The Get Go.

2.2 Assurance of Privacy:

Your email address is precious, and we treat it with utmost respect. We guarantee that your email address will never be shared, sold, or rented to any third party for promotional or any other purposes. It remains confidential and is solely used for communications by From The Get Go. This includes our newsletters, updates on new content, events, or any other relevant communications pertaining to our services and offerings.

2.3 Unsubscribe Option:

Every email communication from From The Get Go comes with an option to unsubscribe. If, at any point, you wish to stop receiving emails from us, you can use this option to remove yourself from our mailing list instantly. We respect your choice and will ensure prompt action.

2.4 Automatic Data Collection:

Apart from the data you voluntarily provide, our website employs automatic data collection tools. This can include cookies, log files, and other technologies that collect information about your device, browsing actions, and patterns. This information can consist of details like your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, actions taken on our site, dates and times of website visits, and other usage data. Such data helps us understand user preferences, improve user experience, and tailor content accordingly. It's worth noting that this automatically collected data does not personally identify you, and its primary purpose is analytics and improving site functionality.

3. Third-Party Cookies

3.1 What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small files stored on your device when you visit certain websites. They help sites remember information about visitors, such as their preferences, to enhance the user experience during subsequent visits.

3.2 Third-Party Cookies on From The Get Go:

While browsing From The Get Go, third-party cookies may be placed on your device. These cookies come from platforms and services we use to enhance our website, including Google Sites, Blogger, and other plugins we've integrated. Such cookies help in delivering content more efficiently, understanding how our website is used, and offering targeted content or advertisements.

3.3 Purpose of Cookies:

These third-party cookies have various functions. Some allow for personalization of content, others aid in analytics to help us understand how visitors interact with our website, and some are essential for core site functionalities.

3.4 Disabling Cookies:

While cookies enhance website functionality and user experience, we understand if you prefer not to use them. Most web browsers provide an option to disable cookies. By adjusting your browser settings, you can prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or disable cookies altogether. However, please note that if you disable cookies, some features of From The Get Go or other websites you visit may not function optimally.

4. Data Sharing and Disclosure

4.1 Commitment to Privacy:

At From The Get Go, we deeply value the trust you place in us when you share your personal data. Our commitment to safeguarding your privacy is unwavering, and as part of that commitment, we take stringent measures to protect your data from unauthorised access and unneeded exposure.

4.2 No Selling or Sharing of Data:

We stand firm in our pledge: From The Get Go does not sell, trade, lease, or rent your email addresses or any personal data to third parties. The information you provide us, whether it's your email address, name, or other personal details, remains confidential and is solely used for the purposes mentioned in this Privacy Policy.

4.3 Exceptions:

While we prioritise keeping your data private, there are specific, rare circumstances where disclosure might be required, such as:

In such exceptional cases, any disclosure will always be in line with applicable laws and regulations.

5. Data Protection

5.1 Robust Security Measures:

At From The Get Go, we understand the importance of safeguarding your data. We've implemented stringent security measures, both electronic and administrative, to prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct usage of information. Our security protocols are continuously reviewed and updated to ensure the utmost protection of your data.

5.2 GDPR Compliance:

From The Get Go acknowledges the rights of users as laid out by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union. We are committed to ensuring our practices align with the principles of this regulation, even if our primary operations are outside the EU.

Under GDPR, users have the right to:

If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have questions about our GDPR compliance, please reach out to us using the contact details provided in the Contact section of this policy.

5.3 Commitment to Ongoing Protection:

The digital world is ever-evolving, and so are its challenges. We remain dedicated to staying updated on the latest security advancements and ensuring our data protection measures reflect the best practices in the industry.

6. User Rights

6.1 Understanding Your Rights:

It's essential for users to know and understand their rights concerning their personal data. Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable laws, users are granted certain rights to ensure transparency, accuracy, and the safeguarding of their personal data.

6.2 Rights under GDPR:

As reiterated from the Data Protection section and for clarity:

6.3 Exercising Your Rights:

Should you wish to exercise any of the above rights or have questions regarding them, please contact us. We are committed to addressing your queries or concerns promptly and transparently.

7. Governing Law

7.1 Applicable Jurisdiction:

Any questions, concerns, or disputes arising from data protection issues related to From The Get Go will be governed by the laws of New Zealand. This includes but is not limited to the collection, storage, use, and dissemination of personal data.

7.2 Resolution of Disputes:

We strive to address any concerns or questions you might have in the most cooperative and amicable manner. However, should there be any unresolved disputes related to data protection, they shall be resolved under the jurisdiction of New Zealand courts.

8. Amendments

8.1 Dynamic Policy:

The digital landscape and data protection regulations can evolve over time, and so might our services and operations. As such, it's important to note that this Privacy Policy isn't set in stone.

8.2 Updates and Changes:

From The Get Go reserves the right to update, amend, or change this Privacy Policy at any time. While we will always strive to notify our users of significant changes, we recommend revisiting this policy periodically to stay informed about how we protect your personal data.

8.3 Effective Date:

Any changes made to this policy will be effective from the date of publication on our website unless stated otherwise.

9. Contact

9.1 Reaching Out:

Your privacy is of paramount importance to us. If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about this Privacy Policy or how we handle your data, we want to hear from you.

9.2 Contact Method:

You can contact From The Get Go regarding any privacy concerns or for exercising your rights by visiting our Contact page. We commit to addressing your inquiries in a timely and transparent manner.