Privacy policy

This page explains how the Stroke Foundation uses information you give to us and how we protect your privacy.

The Stroke Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. We only collect personal information that you voluntarily give to us. This may include your name, contact details and payment details if you are making a donation.

We collect personal information when you:

  • provide feedback via email

  • make a donation

  • register for access to any section of our website requiring a log in.

The personal information you give us are held in strict confidence. We use leading technologies including encryption software to safeguard your personal information. Our strict security standards prevent any unauthorised access to it.

Your donation information is only available to staff that need to process your donation. We use Direct Payment Solutions (DPS) for our online payment processing with world-class security compliance procedures. Find out more about DPS and their data-handling policies at:

We do not pass on your details to any third party (other than payment details to DPS) unless you give us permission to do so.

We only keep your information for as long as we need to. When we no longer need your information, we dispose of it securely.

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like a copy of your information, or want to have it corrected, please contact us at:

Stroke Foundation of NZ
PO Box 12482
Level 1, Thorndon Rise Building
95-99 Molesworth Street
Wellington 6011

Tel: 04 472 8099, 0800 STROKE (0800 78 76 53)

We may from time to time contact you about our work at the Foundation. If you don’t want us to contact you, please email us with unsubscribe in the subject line to


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Log files

Log files allow us to record use of this site. We analyse log file information and use it to make improvements to our site. Log files contain no personal information and cannot be used to identify you or your use of the site.

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