The following is given only as a brief disclosure. Please see here for our full disclosure in terms of the Privacy Act 1993.

This information is provided to explain New Zealand General Service Office’s (N.Z.G.S.O) A.A. Web site online information practices and the choices you have in the way information is collected and used on this Web site.

The Information We Collect

At N.Z.G.S.O Web site, we do not require personally identifiable information from you in order to access and use the Web site. Certain functions, such as registering for the Members' Website, online information or registration forms, do require you to voluntarily submit personally identifiable information, which may include: name, organization, address, e-mail and telephone and fax numbers.

How We Use the Information

Any personally identifiable information submitted by you is kept strictly confidential and separately from the Web site, and is used solely by N.Z.G.S.O. to provide the information that you requested or for your registration to Conventions. We do not provide or forward personally identifiable information to any outside organization.

In the Members' Website, you may wish to share certain personal details by specifically completing various fields on the web pages. If you do provide information in such a manner, please note that this information will be able to be viewed by any registered visitor to this website. We strongly suggest that such details be limited to first name, surname, contact phone number and an e mail address. This information can be changed at any time.


Portions of N.Z.G.S.O Web site use “cookies.” Cookies are small text files placed on your computer. N.Z.G.S.O. uses cookies to facilitate your ongoing access to and use of the Web site, to track site usage, and to compile non personal aggregate data in order to improve content and efficiency on the Web site. We do not link personally identifiable information submitted by you through the online forms on N.Z.G.S.O Web site to the data stored in the cookies. Most browsers and certain third-party utilities allow for you to accept or deny cookies from this or any other Web site. If you deny the use of cookies you will still be able to use our Web site.

Third Party Sites

NZG.S.O. Web site may contain links to other Web sites. When leaving our Web site you will see a disclaimer statement. You should consult the other Web site’s privacy statement for more information, as those practices may differ from ours.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy statement, you may contact us at:

New Zealand General Service Office;
Address – Unit 2, 30 Downer Street, Lower Hutt 5010
Phone - (04) 4724250
Fax - (04) 4724251

Web Site Policy

The purpose of the Web site is:

  • To serve the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous.
  • To serve as a resource for A.A. members, professionals working with alcoholics, the media, and the public at large.
  • To provide accurate and consistent information about Alcoholics Anonymous.
  • To provide information about services and activities provided by the New Zealand General Service Office.
  • To encourage participation of A.A. members, groups and committees in A.A. services and activities.


Alcoholics Anonymous Website

A.A. Annual Convention

A.A. Members Website

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