Our privacy principles

Privacy is important to Trade Me. We collect and use your personal information to deliver our vision of making life better for Kiwis through online experiences you’ll love. It’s important to us that you trust Trade Me and what we do with your data. We’re committed to these principles when we use your personal information:


We will respect your privacy—our brand is
built on trust and integrity.


We’re committed to being transparent and honest,
so you know what we do with your personal
information (including if something goes wrong).


We use personal
information to add
value to your life.


We avoid getting involved in
anything creepy that could
breach your trust.
If you have any questions about these principles, or our privacy practices, please contact us. You can also learn more about your privacy rights by talking to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.