Privacy Policies - Terms & Conditions

We'll record your information in the Chamber database. This will only ever be used by the South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce and in some instances passed on to our alliance partners.


The South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to preserving your privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for the Chamber website. 


The Chamber site has security in place to ensure the safety of your information and to protect against loss, misuse, and alteration.

All transactions are billed in $NZ (New Zealand Dollars). This website uses SSL and does not store credit card information. Our payments are handled by a secure, PCI Compliant third-party (Payment Express), for more information on their terms & conditions visit

For all billing/card-holder enquiries please contact:

South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce
25 Canon Street
Timaru, 7910
New Zealand

P: 03 687 2733 | E:

Registration Forms and Surveys

This site has registration forms that require you to submit contact information (like your name, email, and postal address). This information will not be passed on to any unauthorised party.

Surveys and Subscriptions

The site contains online surveys requesting contact information (like your name, email, and postal address). Personal details are used only for the reason they were originally provided. The user's contact information may also be used to contact the user, if necessary, in order to deliver services provided in the membership.

Special Relationships

The Chamber may provide your contact details to Alliance Partners to ensure you gain full benefit from membership offers. If the Chamber does, it will ensure that Alliance Partners keep your information safe and secure and does not use that information for any other purposes. Your details will not be divulged to any other third party. As per the Privacy Act 1993 please advise if you wish your details to remain private.

External Links

This site contains links to other sites. The Chamber is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites 

Copyright & Disclaimer


The South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce will do its utmost to ensure the information contained within this website is accurate. However the Chamber does not accept any responsibility for any error within the site.


All materials displayed or available from this website are the property of the South Canterbury of Commerce unless otherwise stated. 

Contacting the Chamber

If you have any queries about this privacy statement, or the practices of this website, email

Access to and Correction of Information

You may request access to and correction of your information at any time. If you are a registered member you may correct your information by sending an email to


When the Chamber materially changes this Privacy Statement (a notice will be posted on our homepage) we also suggest that you routinely review this Policy Statement to ensure you understand how we collect and use your information.

Training and Event Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be advised in writing or by telephone at least five* full working days prior to the date of the course or event. All cancellations and refunds will incur an administration fee to cover the costs.

If we do not receive a cancellation notice within five* full working days prior to the course or event commencing, or if a participant fails to show on the day, full fees will be payable.

Requests to transfer to a later course can be made, subject to availability and approval. If participants are able to transfer to a later course the administration fee is waived. This request must be made at least three working days prior to the original course or event.

A replacement participant is welcome at any stage prior to the course or event commencing at no additional cost. Please provide us with the details as soon as possible.

*10 full working days for In House Training, Chamber Golf Classic, Innovate Conference and Business Excellence Awards bookings.

The Chamber Membership Agreement Terms & Conditions

Membership of the Chamber of Commerce offers benefits for your whole team.
In becoming a member of the South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce, your business agrees that:

  • This membership agreement does not have an expiry date written into it. i.e. Continues on for the following year automatically unless a resignation is received.

  • Membership subscriptions are payable annually, with the first subscription due upon signing.

  • Subsequent annual subscriptions are payable by the 20th of the month following each anniversary of membership.

  • Members agree to be bound by the constitution and contractual conditions of the South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) and the following specific terms and conditions. A copy of our constitution can be requested.

  • Annual subscription payments are based on each member's total staff numbers.

  • Resignations must be in writing within four weeks of the annual anniversary date. Members resigning after this period are liable for subscriptions for that year. Members are liable for any costs incurred by The Chamber in recovering payment of outstanding accounts.

  • Information provided by The Chamber is for the confidential use by that member for the business covered by the subscription.

  • The Chamber has the right to decline membership. This application is subject to approval by the Chamber Board.

  • From time to time photographs of members taken at The Chamber events will be used in promotional material for the organisation.

  • All information held on the database relating to this membership is confidential and shall only be used by The Chamber in relation to the services provided by The Chamber.

  • We may provide your business details to Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce, Alliance Partners and other Chamber members from time to time as part of Chamber related activities.

Services provided by

South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce
25 Canon Street
Timaru, 7910
New Zealand

P: 03 687 2733 | E: