Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

The document applies to all staff and volunteers who work in a paid or voluntary capacity, whether an elected/nominated official or not, and any affiliated person/s or organisation/s who deal with personal information relating to White Ribbon Staff, volunteers and or members of the public. The purpose of this document is to provide a foundation of best practice to ensure compliance by White Ribbon with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993 (New Zealand Legislation website) (“Privacy Act”). The statement below is publicly available on the White Ribbon website.

White Ribbon collects personal information from you, including information about your:

  • name
  • contact information
  • location
  • interactions with us
  • billing or purchase information

We collect your personal information in order to:

  • ensure our volunteers are supported to help prevent men’s violence towards women
  • to better connect our volunteers and organisations that support White Ribbons goal to end men’s violence towards women
  • supply you with White Ribbon collateral

Besides our staff, we share this information with:

  • our distributors in order to have resources delivered.
  • our networks in order to connect people so they can take action to end men’s violence towards women
  • our networks as part of a character check if you are a White Ribbon Ambassador Nominee or a White Ribbon Rider with organising or speaking responsibilities


Providing information is optional. If you choose not to enter contact details, we’ll be unable to provide you with information on how to end men’s violence towards women.

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at, or 81 Otaihanga Road, Paraparaumu, 5036.

Privacy Relating to the Treatment of Personal Information

Personnel records are to be kept securely by the Campaign Manager or appropriate manager. Access to this information can be obtained through your manager. You must ensure that all personal information is protected against unauthorised use, access and disclosure.  All employees must comply with the Privacy Act 1993.

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