Privacy Policy of Value Cruncher Limited

This policy demonstrates our commitment to protecting your private personal details.

For additional information please review our terms and conditions of use. In the event of a conflict or disagreement between this privacy policy and the terms and conditions of use, the terms and conditions will prevail.

Personal information:

Valuecruncher does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.

Information collected through the website includes personal information which you provide (including identifiers as set out in the next paragraph). The information is being collected in order for us to improve the website, manage our relationship with you to provide you with services.

The information is stored in our database in the United States of America and is only accessible by us, including our officers, employees and agents.

We will only use the information for the purposes stated in this policy.


Valuecruncher may notify you via email when a comment is placed on a valuation you have saved, or when a new valuation is created for a company you have placed on your watchlist. In addition, Valuecruncher will send a regular newsletter to registered members.

In both cases emails will contain clear and obvious instructions for how to remove yourself from the mailing list. It is our policy to immediately remove any member from any mailing list upon the member's request.


Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of the website such as your IP address, location, browser type and user name will be recorded when you login to the website. This information may be used to identify you. We will treat this information as personal information.


Valuecruncher uses temporary cookies to keep a session open after you log in. We may use the information we obtain from the cookies in the administration of this website and to improve the usability of the website. Some browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. However this may have a negative impact on the usability of the website.


The information that you post on our website, including your user name and any valuations you create, are able to be viewed by other users of the website. Other users of the website may use valuations posted by you as a base to create their own valuations.

Further requirements in relation to postings are set out under the heading “communication tools” in our terms and conditions of use.

Other information

We will have access to and may use other information such as number of users, traffic patterns and demand for the service for the purpose of monitoring server and software performance as well as for our other internal purposes. Further, we may collect information about all system interaction with users while they are logged in. This information is owned by us and may be used to verify actions taken by a user or to better understand the behavior of users in order to improve the website.

Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration of your personal information. However, due to the nature of email and the internet, we cannot guarantee the privacy or confidentiality of your personal information.

Users outside New Zealand

The information we collect may be processed in and transferred between your location and New Zealand. New Zealand may not have equivalent data protection laws to those in force in your location.

Linking and advertising

We may include links to third party materials (“linked sites”) on our website as well as advertising. Advertisers or linked sites may ask you to provide information. We do not have control over the privacy policies of linked sites or advertisers.

Further requirements about linked sites are set out in our terms and conditions of use.

Policy amendments

We may change this policy at any time. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information.