Pacific Justice Sector Programme Privacy Policy

This statement applies to personal information collected through the Pacific Justice Sector Programme or otherwise provided to PJSP.  This statement is to let users of this website and those engaging with PJSP know when we collect personal information and what we do with it.

Collecting personal information

We do not collect personal information of users of our website except in the instance of newsletter subscriptions. When you do provide information to us, please carefully read the privacy statement provided at that point.

Note that any information you provide us with is viewable by PJSP and New Zealand Ministry of Justice staff and contractors. Please note this if you choose to provide us with information of a sensitive nature.

Sharing your information

We do not give information about you to other government agencies, organisations, partner countries or anyone else unless one of the following applies:

  • one of the reasons we obtained the information was to give it to someone else, which will be made clear at the point of collection
  • you have given authority
  • it is required or authorised by the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993 or by any other New Zealand law
  • it will prevent or lessen a serious threat to public health or safety or to somebody's life or health or
  • the information is to be used in a way that will not identify you; or it is to be used for statistical or research purposes and will not be published in a way that will identify you.

Access to personal information we hold about you

You can ask us to give you any information that we hold about you and to make any correction to that information. Contact our Privacy Officer:

Automatic collection of information

We do not collect personal information about you if you browse this website. We do not use cookies to store personal information. You are able to access and use our website with cookies disabled in your browser settings.

Statistical information

We - and our contractors and providers - use analytical tools to create summary statistics that allow us to assess information such as the number of visitors to different sections of the website, identify what information is of most and least interest, monitor system performance, and help us make our website more useful to visitors. To do this these analytical tools collect and store the data when you visit the website, including:

  • Your service address (IP address)
  • The date, time and duration of your visit to the site
  • The pages you accessed and the documents you downloaded
  • The type of browser you used
  • The search terms you used
  • Your operating system
  • Other incidental matters such as screen resolution and the language setting of your browser.