About this site
This website is owned and maintained by Education New Zealand, a Crown Entity funded by the New Zealand Government.
Unless otherwise indicated, copyright in all material available on this site is owned by Education New Zealand. You can reproduce this material free of charge without further permission, as long as you:
- Reproduce the material accurately;
- Do not use the material in a derogatory manner or a misleading context; and
- Acknowledge the source and copyright status of the material.
The 'Education New Zealand' logo and 'New Zealand Educated' logo, as well as other Education New Zealand logos that appear on this website, are trademarked by Education New Zealand and may not be reproduced by any other party without written permission from Education New Zealand.
Like most websites, we collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve our website and to provide you with the services we offer through our website.
We are committed to complying with the Privacy Act 1993 when collecting, using or dealing with any of your personal information.
We may collect information on:
- IP addresses
- Search terms
- Pages accessed and links clicked
- Dates and times of visits
- The immediate previous site visited
- Operating systems (eg Windows, Mac)
- Web browsers
- Internet activity, whether on this website or any other
Where we collect information for statistical purposes, all users are anonymous and not personally identifiable from the information.
We may share your personal information with third parties (including education providers and institutions) if you have completed any forms or submitted any enquiries connected to that third party.
Personal information collected through the 'Subscribe' and 'Contact Us' forms on this website will be collected by Education New Zealand and will be used for the purposes of:
- providing your personal information to Education New Zealand’s agents, education providers and institutions
- facilitating communications between Education New Zealand, you and/or its agents, education providers and institutions
- Education New Zealand’s communications, and marketing and promotional information and materials about Education New Zealand, its programmes and activities, and its agents, education providers and institutions.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive, then sent back to the server by your browser each time you access certain sections of the website.
Third parties including Google Analytics use this non-personally identifiable information to perform statistical analysis of aggregate user behaviour and demographics. We use this analysis to understand the key characteristics of our website visitors on an anonymous and aggregate level which assists us to improve and personalise your experience on the Education New Zealand website. We also use the information provided by third parties including the Google Analytics Remarketing service to better target our online advertising including based on your previous visits to this website, and to present you with relevant advertising on third party websites. Education New Zealand may disclose the information collected by cookies, in an aggregate (not personal) form only, to Google and third parties including advertisers or potential advertisers.
If you do not want information to be collected by cookies there is a simple procedure in web browsers which allows you to manually disable the cookie function. If you want to know how to do this, please look at the help menu on your browser. You may opt out of Google Analytics here, DoubleClick advertising here and third party cookies here. For more information on Google advertising see here and on Analytics see here.
Other than as stated above, information will not be shared with third parties outside of Education New Zealand (or its affiliates and related parties) except where required by law. We may also disclose your personal information if and to the extent we are required to do so by law or at the request of a government agency that has authority to compel us to disclose your personal information.
By submitting information to Education New Zealand (including through the 'Subscribe' and 'Contact Us' forms or by completing or submitting an enquiry form) you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as described above.
If you do not agree to the terms of this policy, Education New Zealand will not accept your form or enquiry, and your information will not be processed or referred on to Education New Zealand’s agents, education providers and institutions.
Information will be held by Education New Zealand at its offices at Level 5 Lambton House, 160 Lambton Quay, PO Box 12041, Wellington 6144, New Zealand. Under the Privacy Act 1993, you may request access to and correction of your personal information held by Education New Zealand by writing to Education New Zealand at the above address, or by contacting the Privacy Officer on: +64 4 472 0788 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see the Contacts of this website for full contact details for Education New Zealand's offices and staff.
The inclusion of links from or to third party websites does not imply any endorsement of the linked website or its content or provider by Education New Zealand.
No warranties for information on this website
You agree that your use of and reliance on information on this website is entirely at your own risk. You acknowledge that while Education New Zealand endeavours to ensure that the information it provides on this website is accurate, Education New Zealand does not make any representation or warranty that the information it has provided is accurate or up-to-date.
All warranties, whether express or implied, as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, fitness for purpose or usefulness of the information contained in this website are excluded to the extent permitted by law.
Exclusion of our liability
You acknowledge and agree that:
- to the maximum extent permitted at law, any and all liability of Education New Zealand and its directors, officers and employees to you under or in connection with these terms and conditions, this website or your use of this website is excluded; and
- the exclusion in paragraph (a) applies regardless of whether liability arises in contract, tort (including negligence), equity or by statute or other legislation, and whether such liability is for direct, indirect, consequential or punitive losses or damages, or loss of profit, income, data, business opportunity or anticipated savings.
It is up to you to ensure you are protected against viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, malware or other items of a destructive or harmful nature.
You agree to indemnify, and keep indemnified, Education New Zealand and its directors, officers and employees against any and all actions, claims, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including legal costs) suffered or incurred by any of those persons arising out of or in connection with:
- your use of this website; and
- any breach by you of these terms and conditions.
If any provision of these terms and conditions becomes or is held invalid, unenforceable or illegal (whether partly or in full) for any reason, that provision (or part of that provision) will be severed from the remaining terms and conditions, which will continue in full force and effect.
These terms and conditions, your use of this website, any information contained on it, and any dispute arising out of such use of this website are subject to the laws of New Zealand. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand in relation to these terms and conditions, your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of this website.