The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment systems to which this website connects and related equipment may be subject to monitoring. Personal information regarding users may be collected for statistical purposes in determining the use of this website. We may use information it holds to prevent and detect fraud; we may also share such information, for the same purpose, with other organisations.

The information we may collect about you will not be disclosed to any other person in a form that will identify you except in the following circumstances:

  • Where you have consented to such disclosure; or
  • Where such disclosure is required or permitted by the Privacy Act 1993 or otherwise required or permitted by law.

If you have any queries regarding privacy issues, please contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner:

  • Phone: 09 302 8655 or 0800 803 909
  • Fax: 09 302 2305


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MBIE websites have security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. In order to maintain the cyber security of MBIE systems and information, MBIE systems are subject to ongoing monitoring (including activity logging), analysis and auditing. We may use information about your use of our websites and other IT systems to prevent unauthorised access or attacks on these systems or to resolve such events. We may use this information even if you are not involved in such activity. MBIE may utilise services from one or more 3rd party suppliers to monitor or maintain the cyber security of its systems and information. These 3rd party suppliers will have access to monitoring and logging information as well as information processed on MBIE websites and other IT systems.