Huawei understands the importance of your privacy. Please take the time to read this Huawei Support Privacy Statement carefully to understand how we may use your personal data. Your rights under this Huawei Support Privacy Statement remain subject to local privacy laws.
This statement describes:
1. What data we collect
We may collect and process the following personal data about you, depending on the types of services you use on this website:
1.1 Contact details: Name, email address, phone number, postcode and postal address, to contact you and as necessary to arrange device delivery/collection.
1.2 Device details: device model, Device Identifier(SN)
1.3 Customer services information: your contact details, and a record of your Huawei Support query by email, live chat, and hotline or social media direct message.
2. How we use your data
2.1 We process your following personal data to provide you with requested services and to fulfil our contractual obligations to you and for associated purposes. Unless otherwise stated in this Statement, you will no longer be able to enjoy the relevant service(s) if you refuse the collection and processing of your personal data for these services.
(1) Warranty-Query: to check your device is within the applicable warranty period and to repair in-warranty devices, we process your device details and customer services information.
(2) Repair Status Inquiry and Spare Part Price Query: we process your device details (SN) to enable you to track your repair Status online or to check product's spare part price.
(3) Postal Repair Service: we process your contact details and device details information to enable you to collect and deliver devices from your home address or selected collection point.
(4) Customer service: We use your contact details to contact you when diagnosing your device problems. We also process your customer services information for service backtracking and quality improvement.
2.2 On the basis of our legitimate interests, we process your following personal data for associated purposes:
(1) Customer inquiries: we process your contact details and customer services information to assist you with your questions and queries, orders, returns, troubleshooting, FAQs, and all other customer inquiries, whether those inquiries are by hotline, email, live chat, hotline or social media.
(2) Business analysis and improvement: we process your device information (IMEI/SN) to forecast spare part management, and to settle in-warranty repair invoices from our repair suppliers.
2.3 On the basis of your consent, we process the following data for the associated purposes:
3. How we share your data
3.1 Sharing with service providers: We use third-party service providers, including payment services providers, delivery and logistics providers, customer service agents and repair companies (some of which require your personal data to be shared offshore). They will have access to your personal data only as required to fulfil their contractual obligations to us. Our services providers have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by contract and agree to not process your personal data for any other purposes.
3.2 Sharing within group companies: To check whether your device is within warranty, we will share your SN and proof of purchase with our Huawei affiliated company, Huawei Device Co., Ltd. in China, which records the date of activation of your device. We will also share non-personally identifiable information, such as device model and broken parts, with Huawei Device Co., Ltd., for the purposes of spare parts forecasting and repair supplier settlement.
3.3 Legal or regulatory disclosures: Huawei may share your personal data to meet requirements of applicable law and regulation, in response to requests from regulators, courts or government agencies, or to establish or defend our legal rights.
3.4 Business reorganization: Your personal data may also be disclosed as part of merger, acquisition, sale of assets (such as service agreements) or transition of service to a Huawei group or other company.
Your personal data are transferred to and stored in Singapore. In the case where your personal data is transferred outside Singapore, Huawei complies with all applicable legal requirements to safeguard your personal data transferred or accessed outside of your country, including in some cases, by entering into contractual clauses to ensure that an equivalent level of data protection applies to your personal data.
4. How long we retain your data
We retain your personal data for no longer than is necessary and subject to local laws. In particular:
4.1 Your repair service information: Name, Email address, address, phone number and device identifier (SN) will be retained for up to 24 months from the date of your last contact with us.
4.2 When you consult with customer service personnel on Hotline, Live Chat, Social Media (web&App) and AI Chatbot, your device identifier, chat records, email address, phone number, voice and Huawei User ID will be retained for 24 months.
4.3 When you make a warranty or repair query, the Device Identifier (SN) will be used to check the information. This information will be deleted immediately after use and will not be stored.
In relation to each of the retention periods above, you can specifically request for earlier deletion by exercising your rights of objection and erasure under Section 5: Your rights and choices. Requests will be handled in accordance with applicable legal requirements.
5. Your rights and choices
|Your right||Description||How to exercise your rights?|
|Right of access||You can receive a copy of your personal data which we process.||You can exercise your data subject rights here.|
|Right of portability||You can receive certain data that you have provided to us in a machine-readable format.||If you need to obtain a digital copy of your personal data: You can exercise your data subject rights here.|
|Right of erasure||You can have your data erased under certain conditions.||You can exercise your data subject rights here.|
|Right of rectification||You can have your inaccurate data corrected and incomplete data completed.||You can exercise your data subject rights here.|
|Withdraw consent||You can withdraw consents to the processing of personal data based on your consents.||Please go to your browser settings to withdraw your consent in the respective browser.|
|Right to object||You can object to processing of your data for certain purposes such as direct marketing.||You can exercise your right of objection here.|
|Right to restrict processing||You can restrict processing of your personal data under certain conditions.||
You have the right to request restriction of processing of your data here under the following
• The accuracy of your data is contested by you, and we need time to verify the accuracy of your data.
• Your data is unlawfully processed but you do not want to erase it.
• You have a legal claim that you need to establish, exercise, or defend, and you requested us to keep your data when we would not keep it otherwise.
• Your request for objection is pending our verification.
If you have any complaint or query about how Huawei processes your personal data, please submit your query here.
You can also contact our Data Protection Officer, by post:
Data Protection Officer
Huawei New Zealand
PO Box 6342
Victoria Street West
You also have the right to complain to the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner.
6. Updates to this notice
Huawei reserves the right to update this Notice at any time. Should this Notice be updated, Huawei will release the change notice via various channels, including posting the latest version on our official website: https://consumer.huawei.com/nz/support/.
The most current version of this Privacy Notice will always be available here. You can check the “effective date” posted at the top to see when this Privacy Notice was last updated.
IMPORTANT: This Privacy Notice applies to this website only. For our privacy commitments in relation to other products and services, please see the applicable privacy notice of those products and services. If you want to learn more about Huawei’s privacy commitments in general, please read our Huawei Consumer Business Privacy Statement.