Privacy Policy


Teach First New Zealand Trust (“Teach First NZ”, “we”, “us”, “our”), is committed to respecting your privacy when you use and submit Personal Information to us, including via (the “Website”). We have structured our Website so that, in general, you can visit the Website without identifying or revealing any Personal Information. Once you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using the Website and/or any of the associated services. By using the website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Your use of the Website is also subject to the Terms of Use

In this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual. All Personal Information that we hold about you will be collected, held, used and disclosed in accordance with all applicable privacy law.

You do not have to provide personal information to access the Website, but if you do not supply certain information then you will not be able to access some of the areas and facilities on the Website.

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.

Collection of your Personal Information

Information you provide to us
We collect and store Personal Information you submit when using the Website or provide to us in some other manner. This may include information such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number when you are registering for any Teach First NZ programme on the Website.

Where you wish to register for any Teach First NZ programme we will request information including your tertiary qualifications and other information regarding your academic history. The type and level of information will depend upon whether you are simply browsing the Website or looking to register for the programme.

If you choose to provide us with Personal Information via this Website or otherwise, this information will be collected and held by Teach First NZ and other permitted third party service providers as identified in this Privacy Policy.

Information collected automatically
In order for you to register for any Teach First NZ programme on the Website, a cookie or cookies need to be installed on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Most internet browsers give you the option to reject all cookies, accept all cookies, erase cookies stored on your computer or be notified before a cookie is stored on your computer. However, if you reject or erase the cookies referred to above some Website features or services will not function properly or may not be fully available. Please refer to your internet browser instructions if you want to find out more about rejecting or erasing cookies.

Use of your Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with Personal Information via this Website or otherwise, this information will only be used or disclosed for certain purposes which include the following:

• to manage your registration for any Teach First NZ programme (if you register for any Teach First NZ programme);
• to analyse the use of the Website to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
• to monitor and/or keep records of our e-mail communications and other correspondence with you. If you send us correspondence that contains Personal Information, we may use that Personal Information to address the nature and purposes of the correspondence;
• to provide you with customer service, and to address any complaints you may have;
• if you opt-in to receive promotional information and/or newsletters from us, we may use such Personal Information to contact you by email and post with the information you have opted-in to receive;
• in order to prevent illegal activity that threatens our computer systems or networks; and
• in order to comply with any applicable laws and/or regulations.

Teach First NZ programmes: By registering for any Teach First NZ programme and agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy we may use your Personal Information to contact you by email or post with promotional information and/or newsletters which may be of interest to you. If you wish to stop receiving such materials, please see section below headed ‘How to opt out’.

Unless you tell us otherwise, we may also contact you to help us understand your needs and interests and how we can improve this Website and our products and services.

How to opt-out
You can choose not to receive communications from us at any time by:

• using the unsubscribe facility in an email (or other electronic communication from us);
• sending an email to [[email protected]]; or
• writing to Teach First NZ at the address set out at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

In each case, as soon as is reasonably practicable after you opt-out, we will remove you from our marketing lists.

Disclosure of your Personal Information
We will not disclose Personal Information to third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy, unless we have your consent to do so or such disclosure is required by law.

Where we do disclose your Personal Information to third parties, we do so for a permitted purpose only and will use reasonable efforts to make those parties aware of the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Education or Government Organisations: We may share your Personal Information with Education or Government Organisations in New Zealand including, without limitation, The University of Auckland and the Ministry of Education, in order for us to process your registration for any Teach First NZ programme.

Third Party Organisations/Companies: We may share your Personal Information with certain service providers who provide services for us or perform administrative or marketing activities on our behalf, or who develop, host or maintain the Website. These service providers may be granted access to some or all of the Personal Information you provide or we collect, but shall be restricted from using the Personal Information you provide other than as is reasonably necessary to perform their services for us.

We may also use service providers to assist us in aggregating and anonymising such information, so that it does not include any information from which any individual can be identified. We do not consider such aggregated and anonymised information to be Personal Information, and its use is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

Links to other websites
Our Website or emails which we send to you may contain links to other sites operated by third parties and those third parties may use cookies on their own websites. It is the responsibility of those third parties to collect appropriate consents from you in order to permit their own cookies (to the extent this is required by law) and to inform you about the cookies they use. You should check the privacy policy on all third party websites to ensure you are comfortable with third party cookies.

We are not responsible for the accuracy and content of external websites and specifically disclaim responsibility for their content, privacy practices, and terms of use, and we make no endorsements, representations, or warranties about their accuracy, content or thoroughness. You should check the privacy policies on third party website to ensure you are comfortable with how your Personal Information will be used. Your disclosure of Personal Information to third party websites is at your own risk. It will be governed by the terms and conditions and it will be subject to the privacy policy on those third party websites.

Access and update of Personal Information
You can ask to access and review the Personal Information we hold about you or our third party service providers hold on our behalf. You can also request us to update or correct any Personal Information we hold about you or our third party service providers hold on our behalf.

You can lodge a request for access by sending an email to [[email protected]] or by writing to Teach First NZ at the address for Teach First New Zealand Trust set out at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

Modification of Privacy Policy
We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to make changes to our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on the Website so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone. Your use of the Website following any updates constitutes acceptance of this Privacy Policy as amended. We therefore advise you to regularly review the policy when you visit the Website.

Teach First New Zealand Trust
Teach First New Zealand Trust is a Charitable Trust registered in New Zealand. Our postal address is PO Box 2121, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.
Email address to request access to or correction of Personal Information: [email protected].

Terms of Use


The use of our website (the “Website”) is subject to these terms of use (“Terms of Use”). Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the Website. Your use of the Website constitutes your agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the Website.

We aim to update our Website regularly, and may change, edit, delete or revise the content of the Website from time to time, including these Terms of Use. Please check this page for changes which have been made to the Terms of Use. By continuing to use the Website you accept these Terms of Use as changed, edited or revised from time to time.

Information about us
The Website is operated by Teach First New Zealand Trust (“Teach First NZ”, “we”, “us”, “our”). We are a Charitable Trust registered in New Zealand.

Please read the terms of our Privacy Policy which contains important information about how we use personal information about you which you provide when using the Website (including information about how we use cookies on the Website). Our Privacy Policy can be accessed via the link located at the bottom of every page of this Website.

Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all copyright, design rights, database rights, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in this Website and in the material published on it. You may not translate, broadcast, perform, modify, copy, distribute, frame, reproduce, republish, display, post, transmit or sell in any form or by any means any content or intellectual property appearing on this Website without the owner’s prior written consent.

Except where prohibited by law, the material on this Website is provided on an “as is” basis and we give no warranty and make no representation regarding the accuracy or completeness of the content of this Website. Further, no warranty is given that the Website shall be available on an uninterrupted basis, and liability is excluded in respect of losses or damages arising out of such unavailability.

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall limit or exclude our liability to you for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or any other matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude, or attempt to exclude, liability.

Access to and use of this Website is at the user's own risk and we do not warrant that the use of this Website or any material downloaded from it will not cause damage to any property or data, including but not limited to loss of data or computer virus infection. We exclude liability for viruses or other computer contaminants. You are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards (such as installing appropriate anti-virus software) and firewalls before downloading information or images from the Website.

Subject to the other provisions of this clause “Liability”, we shall not be liable to you for any of the following (whether or not we were advised of, or knew of, the possibility of such losses) arising from any claim arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website, including without limitation, under any tort, including negligence, for breach of contract, for misrepresentation (other than fraudulent misrepresentation), intellectual property infringement or under any statute or otherwise:

(a) any indirect, special or consequential losses;
(b) any losses or damages arising out of changes made to the content of this Website by unauthorised third parties; or
(c) loss or damage to your, or any third parties', data or records.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, we exclude all representations, conditions and warranties whether express or implied (by statute or otherwise) to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Links to other websites
The use of third party websites is entirely at your own risk. Where our Website contains links to other sites and resources, provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Linking to our Website
You may link to our home page only with our prior written consent (which we may grant or withhold at our absolute discretion), provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement where none exists.

Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page unless written permission is granted by us. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Viruses and protection
You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

We will report any breach of the clause above to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them to the extent permitted by legislation. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

You agree to fully indemnify and hold us harmless against any expenses, costs, loss (including consequential and indirect loss) or damage that we may incur resulting from misuse of the Website by you.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

The Website and these Terms of Use are governed by the laws of New Zealand and the courts having jurisdiction in New Zealand will have non-exclusive jurisdiction with respect to any dispute arising under, or in relation to your use of the Website or these Terms of Use. You irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of those courts. We also retain the right to bring proceedings in any other court of competent jurisdiction of our choice.

If any part of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, it will be severed from the rest of these Terms of Use which shall remain unaffected.

No waiver
No delay or failure by us to exercise any powers, rights or remedies under these Terms of Use will operate as a waiver of them, nor will any single or partial exercise of any such powers, rights or remedies preclude any other or further exercise of them.

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