Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 2023

This Privacy Policy describes how 2B Connected Limited (“we,” “us,” or “EDS”) collects, uses, and shares your personal information when you visit or make use of our website https://2bconnected.co.nz (the “Website”) and the associated plugins and services. By using the Website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://2bconnected.co.nz.

Information We Collect

  1. Personal Information: When you interact with our Website, we may collect certain personally identifiable information, such as your name, email address, contact details, and any other information you voluntarily provide to us.
  2. Usage Data: We may also collect non-personally identifiable information about how you access and use our Website, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring website, pages viewed, and the dates/times of your visits.
  3. Cookies and Similar Technologies: Our Website may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience, analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and gather demographic information. You can control the use of cookies through your browser settings.

How We Use Your Information

  1. Provide and Improve our Services: We may use the information we collect to provide and maintain our Website, personalize your experience, improve our services, and develop new features.
  2. Communication: We may use your contact information to send you updates, newsletters, promotional materials, and respond to your inquiries or requests.
  3. Analytics and Performance: We may use your information to analyze usage patterns, monitor and analyze trends, measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns, and gather demographic information.
  4. Legal Compliance: We may use and disclose your information as required by applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes, or to protect our rights, property, or safety.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Third-Party Services

We may use third-party services and plugins on our Website, such as Google Analytics, Elementor, WPMU Suite including Defender security and Smush Webp CDN, Cloudflare CDN, WP Forms, WP Rocket. These services may have their own privacy policies, and we recommend reviewing their respective policies to understand how they handle your personal information.

Data Retention

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The updated version will be posted on this page with the revised date. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect your personal information.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us

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