Effective date: 31 August 2023

To see your learning progression and be awarded certificates, we need to log data against a free and instant user account. 

Data provided to the Game Animal Council via Better Hunting may be used to facilitate our educational and advisory statutory functions, e.g. informing you of new hunting education available. Anonymous aggregate data may be used for statistical purposes. You can update and request a full copy of your account information any time through your user profile.

Full policy

Thank you for using Better Hunting, running on Moodle as your Learning Management System (LMS). This Privacy Policy outlines how we handle your personal information in compliance with the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. By using our LMS, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

1. Collection of Personal Information

1.1 Types of Information: We collect personal information that you provide to us, such as your name, email address, and contact details, during the account creation process.

1.2 User-Generated Content: We collect the content you generate, upload, or share on our LMS, such as assignments and forum posts.

1.3 Usage Information: We gather information about your interactions with our LMS, including the pages you visit, the activities you engage in, and the duration of your sessions.

1.4 Device and Browser Information: We may collect information about your device, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, and device identifiers.

1.5 Cookies and Tracking Technologies: We use cookies and similar technologies to improve your user experience and to understand how you interact with our LMS.

2. Purpose of Collection and Use

2.1 Service Delivery: We use your information to provide and enhance the functionality of our LMS services.

2.2 Communication: We may use your contact information to send important notifications and updates related to your use of the LMS.

2.3 Personalization: We use your information to personalize your learning experience by recommending relevant courses, activities, and resources.

2.4 Research and Analytics: We may aggregate and anonymize data for research and analytics to improve our LMS and educational offerings.

2.5 Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information as required by law or to comply with legal processes.

3. Disclosure of Information

3.1 Educational Institutions: If an educational institution provided your account, we may share your information with the educational institution that granted you access to our LMS to facilitate your educational experience.

3.2 Service Providers: We engage third-party service providers for hosting, maintenance, data analysis, and other necessary functions. These providers are obligated to protect your information.

3.3 Legal Compliance: We may disclose your information if required by law or to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, or that of others.

4. Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

5. Your Rights

5.1 Access and Correction: You have the right to access and correct your personal information held by us.

5.2 Withdrawal of Consent: You can withdraw your consent to the collection and use of your personal information. However, this may affect your ability to use certain features of our LMS.

5.3 Complaints: If you believe we have breached the New Zealand Privacy Act, you have the right to complain to the Privacy Commissioner.

6. Children's Privacy

Our LMS is not intended for children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you believe we have collected such information, please contact us.

7. Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically, and the "Effective Date" will reflect the latest revision. Changes will be posted on this page.

8. Contact Us

If you have questions, concerns, or requests regarding your privacy or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

By using our Moodle LMS, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy, and you consent to the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information as described herein, in accordance with the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020.