What exceptions are there to this rule?

SAE New Zealand will gather more extensive information than stated above in the following circumstances:

  • unauthorised attempts to access files other than those published on SAE New Zealand website
  • unauthorised tampering or interference with files published on SAE New Zealand website
  • unauthorised attempts by other websites to index the contents of SAE New Zealand website
  • attempts to intercept messages of other SAE New Zealand website users
  • communications which are defamatory, abusive, vilify individuals or groups or give rise to a suspicion that an offence is being committed
  • attempts to otherwise compromise the security of the SAE New Zealand web server, breach the laws of New Zealand, or interfere with the use of the SAE New Zealand website by other users.

SAE New Zealand reserves the right to make disclosures to relevant authorities where the use of our website raises concern that an offence is being, or has been, committed.

In the unlikely event of an investigation, SAE New Zealand will provide data access to any law enforcement agency that may exercise a warrant to inspect SAE New Zealand logs.