Privacy Policy - Jobs for mums

Privacy Policy

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At Jobs for Mums, we are committed to protecting your privacy and safeguarding the personal information you provide to us. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, store, and protect your personal information when you visit our website and use our services. We adhere to the highest standards of privacy and data protection to ensure your trust and confidence in our platform. We understand the importance of maintaining the privacy of your personal information, especially when it comes to sensitive information related to employment and job search. We are dedicated to ensuring that your personal information is handled with care and used only for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy in compliance with the Privacy Act 2020 By using our website and submitting your personal information to us, you agree to the practices described in this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we collect, use, and protect your personal information. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. We recommend reviewing this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about our data handling practices. If you have any questions, concerns, or need further clarification about our Privacy Policy or the protection of your personal information, please contact our privacy officer at [email protected]. We are here to assist you and address any privacy-related inquiries you may have. Thank you for choosing Jobs for Mums. We value your privacy and are committed to providing a secure and trustworthy platform for all your job search needs. This privacy policy is subject to and must be read in conjunction with, our Terms and Conditions.


We may collect and retain your personal information in the following circumstances:

 1.When you complete forms on our website (including but not limited to surveys, search forms, competition entry forms, registration forms, job application forms, donation forms, and any other relevant forms in use from time to time).

2.When you create, modify, or use any accounts or registered user facilities available through our website.

3.In the course of receiving questions, comments, or other communications from you.

4.As you navigate through our website, certain information may be passively collected (that is, gathered without your active participation) using various technologies and means (including cookies and third-party tools, for example, Google Analytics). Information collected may include IP and server addresses, page views and session times (including dates and times of visits to the website, pages accessed and documents downloaded, and previous websites visited), operating system information, browser information, installation of any applications and acquisition source, errors in our website or any application (including API endpoint error response), and actions that you take on our website or application.

5.We may from time to time collect information about you from a third party, for example, a parent or caregiver that you have hired or an employer that has hired you.

6.You consent to us collecting information in this manner as required to operate our website and associated services.

7.You consent to your identifiable information being shared with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) for the purposes of Jobs for Mums job placement programme and matching and identifying MSD clients. This information will include name, DOB, email and address. MSD will not store this information, and will only be shared via a locked, secure web transfer document for the purpose of only idenitfying MSD clients.


 In this Privacy Policy, the terms ‘Jobs for Mums,’ ‘we,’ ‘us,’ and ‘our’ refer to Jobs for Mums, and the terms ‘you’ and ‘your’ refer to you as a website user, parent, or caregiver.


he personal information we collect will be used to provide services you have authorized or requested. We may also use personal information collected by us to (without limitation):

 1.Verify your identity and assist you in case you forget your password or login details.

2.Enable us to offer an effective job service and assist you in finding employment or employee referrals.

3.Respond to any questions or correspondence from you.

4.Manage and improve our website and any related services.

 5.Carry out internal research and development.

6.Conduct parent/caregiver satisfaction surveys via an independent agency to assist us in better serving our clients.

7.Administer and manage donations you make to us.

8.Provide you with information about a service that you are using (including critical updates and announcements).

9.Reduce the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information.

10.Customize our website to suit your particular preferences and interests.

11.Where you create a message using our website (for the purpose of sending that message to us or to any other recipient specified by you), send that message.

12.Analyze website usage, trends, and statistics.

13.With your permission, supply you with further information concerning products and services that may be of interest to you.

14.Share with MSD for the purposes of Jobs for Mums job placement programme and matching and identifying MSD clients.

15.Carry out any other use that is authorized by you or is notified to you at the time of collection and/or

16.As otherwise permitted by law. We may use aggregated information to improve and develop our website and services, undertake statistical analysis, and meet our legal obligations. This aggregated information is not associated with any individual person and will not be used in a manner that would identify any individual personally.


We will not disclose your personal information except in accordance with this Privacy Policy (and in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020). We may use or disclose your personal information if you have authorized us to do so or in any of the following circumstances:

1.We have given you notification of the intended use or disclosure, and you have not objected to that use or disclosure.

2.We publish the information on our website as part of advertising any job.

3.If required for third parties to provide services to us in connection with our website.

4.We believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist a law enforcement agency or an agency responsible for national security in the performance of their functions.

5.We believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce any legal rights we may have or is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of you, us, or others.

 6.We are required or permitted by law to disclose the information.

7.Overseas Disclosure of Personal Information If at any time we need to send personal information outside of New Zealand to an overseas agency that may use the information for its purposes, we will: 1.Take steps to ensure that we believe on reasonable grounds that the overseas agency receiving the Personal Information is subject to privacy protections that, overall, provide comparable safeguards to those provided under the Privacy Act 2020.

 2.Enter into a binding contractual agreement with the overseas agency receiving the Personal Information confirming that it will protect the Personal Information in a way that, overall, provides comparable safeguards to those provided under the Privacy Act 2020; or

3.Obtain your express authorization to disclose your Personal Information overseas after expressly informing you that the overseas agency may not be required to protect the information in a way that, overall, provides comparable safeguards to those provided under the Privacy Act 2020.

Our website may contain hyperlinks to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content of such websites or the manner in which those websites collect, store, use, and distribute any personal information you provide. When visiting a third-party website from hyperlinks displayed on our website, we encourage you to review the privacy statements of those websites so that you can understand how the personal information you provide will be collected, stored, used, and distributed.


Your personal information is collected by Jobs for Mums and may be held by Jobs for Mums (including in third-party storage facilities used by Jobs for Mums). The information collected on, or through, our website is stored on a secure Jobs for Mums server located at Charlie and Co based in Tauranga, New Zealand. Jobs for Mums: 19 Springtime Crescent Stanmore Bay, Auckland


In accordance with the Privacy Act 2020, Jobs for Mums may retain your personal information for as long as it may lawfully be used by Jobs for Mums. Once it is no longer required, we will destroy it. We will take steps reasonable in the circumstances to ensure that your personal information is accurate, up to date, complete, relevant, and not misleading before using or disclosing it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


No data transmissions over the Internet are completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure the security of information transmitted from or to you. However, once we have received your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to protect the information against loss or misuse and against unauthorized access, use, modification, or disclosure.


You may request access to or correction of any personal information we hold about you by contacting our privacy officer at [email protected]. You have the right to access, request, or correct the personal information that we hold about you at any time by accessing or editing the ‘My Profile’ details on our website. To ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date, please update the ‘My Profile’ page with or notify us of any changes to your personal details as soon as possible. If Jobs for Mums does not agree to make a requested correction to your personal information, you have the right to request that we attach to the information a statement of the correction sought but not made.


If your personal information is involved in a privacy breach that we reasonably believe has caused or is likely to cause serious harm to you (“a Notifiable Privacy Breach”), we will inform you and recommend what steps you should take in response. We will also report a Notifiable Privacy Breach to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.


 If you have any questions, concerns, or a complaint regarding this Privacy Policy or the protection of your personal information, please direct them to the privacy officer at [email protected] The Privacy Officer will investigate any complaints that are received and respond to you within 48 hours. If you are not satisfied with how we have handled your complaint, you can contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner on 0800 803 909 or visit MAKING A COMPLAINT We reserve the right, at our discretion, to update, change or revise this Privacy Policy at any time. Changes to this privacy policy will take effect immediately once they are published on our website. Please check the Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of our website or our services following the posting of any changes to the Privacy Policy indicates your acceptance of those changes.


 Your use of our website is subject to our Terms and Conditions.

 OTHER TERMS JOBS FOR MUMS PRIVACY POLICY This Privacy Policy was last updated in May 2022.