New Zealand Music Examinations Board Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy is important to NZMEB. This statement discloses information practices, including what type of data we may collect and hold, how it is used and with whom the data is shared. It also explains how you can contact us if you have any queries or concerns about your personal information.
This Privacy Statement is applicable to data collected by NZMEB. In order to help you understand how we will use the data you provide, the following guidelines have been created.

Why we collect personal data

Personal Data means any data related to a person that allows that person to be identified such as your name, age, telephone number, e-mail and mailing address ("Personal Data"). We would like to collect, maintain and use your Personal Data to:

How we collect personal data

We collect data about you in several ways. For example, we might ask for your contact information when you correspond with us, make an exam entry, or register to subscribe to our mailing list etc.
The personal data we collect may be stored in our database.  If for any reason you receive incorrect data, please contact us to rectify the situation.

When we disclose personal data

We will not disclose Personal Data to third parties, without your consent, except in the following cases: Anonymous or generic data (including "generic" statistics) from which you cannot be identified are excluded from use, processing, disclosure, transmission and other Personal Data use restrictions.

Security of collected data

We intend to protect your Personal Data and to maintain its quality. We will use all reasonable efforts to take all appropriate technical and organisational measures and precautions to keep Personal Data secure and protected from unauthorised access, use or alteration and unlawful destruction.

How we protect your data

Right of Access to your personal data

You have the right to access your Personal Data, and to rectify or delete inaccuracies in your Personal Data, and to object to the processing of your Personal Data. If you would like to view your Personal Data stored in our database, contact our National Office. For privacy protection reasons, you will be asked to provide some proof of identification.
On demand, you can receive an explanation regarding the processing of your Personal Data and also obtain confirmation that all relevant parties have been notified of your request(s) for information, for alteration or for deletion, as appropriate. We will do our best to comply with such requests.

Right of Rectification or Erasure

Under the Privacy Act, 1993, you have the right to have your personal data corrected, if inaccurate, or erased, if there is not a legitimate reason for retaining the data. A Request for Rectification or Erasure should be made in writing, by letter or email, signed and accompanied by a copy of a current identification document (eg passport, driving license) to us by any of the contact methods mentioned on our website.

Links to other sites

Some website pages may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. We do not share your Personal Data with those websites. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other sites and expressly disclaims all liability associated with your use of such other sites and the content found there.