Privacy Policy

Great People Recruitment is committed to ensuring compliance with the Privacy Act 2020 when dealing with personal information.  This privacy policy has been created to provide a clear and concise summary of how and when personal information is collected, stored and distributed.  We may change this privacy policy from time to time and will publish our updated policy.

Collection of Personal Information

‘Personal Information’ is any piece of information that relates to an identifiable individual (a natural person). It includes without limit, names, contact details, address details, financial information, employment information and personal preferences.

In general terms, Great People Recruitment only collects personal information about you when;

  • you engage with our recruitment services and provide that personal information to us through our registration process and completing any forms, through any contact with us via the phone, email, website or otherwise
  • we obtain information as part of background checking including references, results from any testing whether these be ability, medical, personality and any other relevant tests
  • you have authorised for us to engage third parties or the information is publicly available.

Use of Personal Information

We will use your personal information:

  • to verify your identity and any other application information
  • to undertake references, NZ or overseas qualification checks, NZ or overseas MOJ checks and NZ or overseas credit checks and facilitate any testing or assessment of you if necessary as part of the recruitment process
  • to provide recruitment services to you and our clients
  • to bill you and collect money that you owe us, including authorising and processing credit card transactions
  • to communicate with you regarding matters and services relevant to our business
  • to comply with legal obligations.

You are not required to provide us with your information however if you don’t or we can’t otherwise collect your personal information, it may affect our ability to engage with you.

Tracking devices

We use tracking technologies such as cookies to recognise your browser each time you visit our site and track which pages you visit while on our site. We use this information to optimise our site and create a better experience for users. Cookies do no themselves personally identify users although they do identify a user’s browser.

Links to third party websites

Great People Recruitment contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy statements which will let you know how personal information collected on those websites will be used. Third party websites are also likely to use cookies and will have their own policy on this also.  We, therefore, urge you to review their privacy statement and cookies policy when using these websites.

We do no accept any responsibility or liability for any of these third-party websites, their content or usage of your personal information.

Social Media

Great People Recruitment uses Instagram and Linkedin social media channels and any data captured by Great People Recruitment via these channels will be done so with your consent.

Data Security

Great People Recruitment will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep information which it holds about individuals and clients secure.  Electronic information is stored on a secure server based in Australia that is protected in controlled facilities.  Documents and papers are stored in a locked area until they are no longer required.  If we deem it no longer necessary to hold personal information, we will delete or destroy it.  Physical information no longer required is shredded.

Access to Privacy Policy

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.  You agree that any information you provide to Great People Recruitment will be accurate, correct and up to date.  If you would like to request a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at

This Privacy Policy was last updated in February 2021.


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