Contacts Plus publishes personal information accessed from the following databases:
- Telephone directory
- Property ownership
- Company directorship and shareholding
- Drivers licence particulars
- Credit bureau particulars
- NZ Post change of address
- NZ Passports
- NZ Citizenship
- NZ Births registration
Telephone directory: This is a national telephone directory service, which is licensed to Data Zoo by Yellow Pages Group. Yellow collects information from the telecommunications providers of all listed telephone numbers. The information collected is name, address and telephone number. If you wish that your details do not appear in directories such as Data Zoo/Contacts Plus you should contact your telephone service provider to suppress your information from all public directories. It should be noted that in New Zealand, it is illegal to provide or perform a reverse searching capability. Data Zoo/Contacts Plus does not allow this action to be performed on any of its systems.
Property Ownership: This database is a list of all property owners as collated and administrated by Land Information NZ (LINZ). The Information collected includes name, address, title number and encumbrance and lodgement date. This data cannot be used for marketing activities.
Company Directors and Shareholders Database: This database is a list of all New Zealand company directors and shareholders, which is collected and administered by the New Zealand Companies office. The Information collected includes name, address, and lodgement/appointment date. Only under certain circumstances will the New Zealand Companies Offices suppress your personal information.
Drivers Licence*: This database is a list of all New Zealand Motor Vehicles licences issued and administrated by New Zealand Transport Authority (NZTA). The information available is for a “Yes/No” verification real time. The information collected includes name, address, Licence and version number and DOB. This information obtained is not stored or cached. This is a Permission Based Access only.
Consumer Credit Bureau*: This database is a provider under contract from Centrix and provides information about individuals listed on their credit bureau. The Credit Reporting Privacy Code stipulates access to credit reporting data on an individual is available under certain strict conditions as legislated. This is a Permission Based Access only.
Permission Based Access*: This data is ONLY available through the individual giving consent for their information to be searched on. A written or electronic capture of this consent must be obtained from the company performing the enquiry through the Contacts Plus system from the individual concerned. Contacts Plus will require evidence that a company who access our services has the appropriate consent capture measures in place before the access to the Permission Based databases will be allowed.
Data Security built to protect your data: Contacts Plus understands that your trust in us depends on how well we manage data and keep our Information and Systems secure. Our security is comprehensive, proactive and designed to ensure that all information is secure in your dealings with Contacts Plus. Contacts Plus conforms to the highest industry accepted security practices.
Firewalls and encryption are used to protect all data and our applications and databases have built-in security that prevents unauthorised access, as well as electronic auditing to monitor access.
Further information on our IT security policies can be provided on request or from our website.