Taonga Stocktake Privacy Policy


Welcome to Taonga Stocktake, your personal hub for discoveries. We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled with care and respect. This Privacy Policy outlines how Pou Digital and the Kitea app collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information

Information We Collect

When you use our app, we collect the following information:

Personal Information: 

This includes your name and email address, which are required to create an account and enable you to log in to view your discoveries.

Discovery Information:

We collect information about your discoveries, including photos, location data, and date and time.

Device and Usage Information:

We may collect data about the device you use to access Kitea and how you use the app.

Use of Information

Your information is used for the following purposes:

Account Management:

To create and manage your user account.

Enhance User Experience:

To personalize and enhance your experience on the app, showcasing your discoveries.


To share discovery details for research purposes to improve the app and contribute to knowledge.

Sharing of Information

We share discovery details, including photos, location, date and time for research purposes. We do not share your personal information like name and email with third parties for their marketing purposes.

Data Security

We use login access tokens and store your data in an encrypted database on Azure to ensure the security of your information. We employ security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Children’s Privacy

Kitea may potentially collect information from children under the age of 13. We require parental consent for such users, ensuring their data is handled with extra care and security.

Your Rights

You can request the deletion of your profile and associated data at any time by contacting us. We will process such requests promptly and ensure your data is removed from our records.

Contact Us

For any privacy-related inquiries or to request the deletion of your profile, please email Peke Manawaiti at peke@poudigital.co.nz.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for legal, regulatory, or operational reasons. We encourage you to review this policy regularly to stay informed.

Thank you for choosing Kitea. We value your trust and are dedicated to protecting your privacy.