Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Volunteer Wellington uses and protects any information that you give.

Volunteer Wellington is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Volunteer Wellington may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 September 2018

What We Collect

We may collect the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Suburb
  • Contact details phone and email
  • Gender
  • Age Band
  • Ethnicity
  • Migrant or Refugee status
  • Labour force status

What We Do with the Information We Gather

We do need this information in order to:

  • Register you for volunteering roles
  • Enable us to follow up on your progress in gaining the volunteer roles you have registered for

Who the data is shared with:

  • The application is shared with the community organisation offering the volunteer role that you have registered for
  • No other service is receiving any personal data

How Long the Information Is Stored

The information is stored for two years.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you get asked if you want to register for a volunteer role
  • You may change your mind at any time and ask that we remove your data from our database.
  • We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you at any time. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.