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1. Privacy Statement

1.1 The Seller is collecting information about the Buyer and each of the individuals identified in an Application for Credit and/or Consignment Account or other registration with HCB Technologies Limited (each an ‘Individual’) to determine whether to open a credit and/or consignment account in the name of the Buyer, to accept an Individual as a guarantor of the Buyer’s obligations and thereafter from time to time to determine whether or not to continue offering credit to the Buyer.  If all the requested information is not provided, the Buyer may not be able to open a credit and/or consignment account or purchase Goods on credit from the Seller. Information collected and held about the Buyer and each Individual may be used from time to time for credit assessment and control and debt recovery purposes, to register any security interest granted to the Seller, for marketing and promotional purposes and generally to do business with the Seller. Information (including default information) may from time to time be disclosed to, and collected from, the Buyer’s trade references, credit reporting agencies, debt collection agencies and other companies in the Seller’s group of companies (the ‘Group’) for credit assessment and control and debt recovery. Information disclosed to credit reporting agencies (including default information) will be held by each agency on its system accessed by the customers of the credit reporting database and used to provide its credit reporting services (including the maintenance of credit information files and supplying the information to other customers of the relevant credit reporting agency). Under the Privacy Act 1993, Individuals have rights of access to, and correction of, their personal information. 

2. Personal Property Securities Act 1999

2.1 The Buyer acknowledges and agrees that:

(a) These Terms constitute a security agreement for the purpose of the Personal Property Securities Act (the ‘PPSA’); and

(b) a security interest is taken in all Goods previously supplied by the Seller to the Buyer (if any) and all Goods that will be supplied in the future by the Seller to the Buyer during the continuance of the parties’ relationship.

2.2 The Buyer undertakes to:

(a) sign any further documents and/or provide any further information such information to be complete, accurate and up-to-date in all respects, which the Seller may reasonably require to register a financing statement or financing charge statement on the Personal Property Securities Register;

(b) indemnify, and upon demand reimburse, the Seller for all expenses incurred in registering a financing statement or financing charge statement on the Personal Property Securities Register or releasing any Goods charged thereby;

(c) not register a financing charge statement or a charge demand without the prior written consent of the Seller;

(d) give the Seller not less than fourteen (14) days prior written notice of any proposed change in the Buyer’s name and/or any other change in the Buyer’s details (including but not limited to, changes in the Buyer’s address, facsimile number, or business practice); and

(e) immediately advise the Seller of any material change in its business practices of selling the Goods which would result in a change in the nature of proceeds derived from such sales.

2.3 The Seller and the Buyer agree that nothing in section 114(1)(a), 133 and 134 of the PPSA shall apply to the enforcement by Seller of any security interest created or provided for under these Terms.

2.4 The Buyer waives its right as a debtor under sections 116, 120(2), 121, 125, 126, 127, 129, 131 and 132 of the PPSA.

2.5 Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Seller, the Buyer waives its right to receive a verification statement in accordance with section 148 of the PPSA.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how “HCB Technologies Ltd” uses and protects any information that you give ‘HCB Technologies Ltd / Battery Town’ when you use this website. This privacy policy applies to the website: owned and operated by HCB Technologies Ltd., PO Box 59123 Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2151, New Zealand.

‘HCB Technologies Ltd’ is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

‘HCB Technologies Ltd’ may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.




If you communicate with us, e.g. via our contact form, regarding our services, we will collect any information that you provide to us in any such communication. We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us.

We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail.

We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organisation. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses.



When you use our website, we use cookies and similar technologies to collect information such as your location, and your activities on our website, and information about your device. Cookies are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. We use this information to analyze trends among our users to help improve our website via our web analytics tools (Google Analytics).

Although Google Analytics plants a cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our website, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google also uses specific identifiers to help collect information about the use of our website.

For more information on how Google collects and processes your data, visit

You can prevent Google Analytics from using your information by opting out at this link:

When you use our website, our hosting servers automatically record information that your browser sends (“Log Data”). This Log Data includes information such as your IP address along with the dates and times of access. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. This information is purely used to administer the site.



When you submit your information via our website or email, we will take all reasonable precautions to protect your information. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

We retain information that we collect from you only for as long as we need it for business purposes. Your information may be retained in electronic form, paper form, or a combination of both. When your information is no longer needed, we will destroy, delete, or erase it.



If you would like us to stop sending you email or other communications or would like to access your personal information to correct or delete it, you may send us a request at our email or postal addresses indicated below.



Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.



Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.



If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy please contact us at the above address.