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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Links to other 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.
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].
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.
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.
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.
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.
Take our eligibility quiz
Are you eligible to join our flagship programme? Our quiz will help you understand whether you meet our eligibility criteria as well as what subjects you may be able to teach.
Request an info pack
If you would like to find out more about our programme, how it works and who we are looking for, we have created an information pack just for you!