• Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

    This Privacy Policy applies to information the Kiwi Leadership Network USA, Inc collects about individuals who interact with our organization. It explains what personal information we collect and how we use it. If you have any comments or questions about this notice, feel free to contact us at info@kiwileaders.org  

    1. Personal data that we process

    The following is types of data we collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation, on which this data is processed.

    • Name, email, email address 
    • We also collect optional data from our members - gender, current city, company, job title, areas of professional interest, US college, NZ university/polytech, NZ home city

    2. How we use your data

    We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

    • Internal record keeping.
    • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
    • We periodically send newsletter emails about new events or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
    • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you by email for customer feedback survey purposes. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
    • We do not rent or trade email lists with other organizations and businesses

    We use a third-party provider, joinit, to gather membership information, as listed above for membership information for Kiwi Leadership Network USA. For more information, please see Joinit privacy notice.


    We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice.


    We use a third-party provider, Stripe Inc., to process payments on our behalf. As part of this process, they collect names, email addresses and financial information. This information is held by them, for more information please see Stripe’s privacy notice.


    We use a third-party provider, Eventbrite, for ticketing for event. As part of this process, they collect names, email addresses and financial information. This information is held by them, for more information please see Eventbrite's privacy notice.


    We use an third-party provider, Give-lively, for donation. As part of this process, they may collect names, email addresses and financial information. This information is held by them, for more information please see Give-lively's privacy notice.


    For fund-raising we may use outside third party platforms such as fundraising on Facebook (which partners Network for Good and other partners for payment) and other fund raising platforms. As part of fund raising they collect names, email addresses and financial information. This information is held by them, for more information please see Facebook's, Network for Good, and fund-raising partner platforms we may use privacy notice.

    3. When we share your data

    We will only pass your data to third parties in the following circumstances:

    ● you have provided your explicit consent for us to pass data to a named third party;

    ● we are using a third party purely for the purposes of processing data on our behalf and we have in place a data processing agreement with that third party that fulfils our legal obligations in relation to the use of third party data processors; or

    ● we are required by law to share your data.

    4. How long we keep your data

    We take the principles of data minimization and removal seriously and have internal policies in place to ensure that we only ever ask for the minimum amount of data for the associated purpose and delete that data promptly once it is no longer required.

    Where data is collected on the basis of consent, we will seek renewal of consent at least every three years.

    5. Rights you have over your data

    You have a range of rights over your data, which include the following:

    ● Where data processing is based on consent, you may revoke this consent at any time and we will make it as easy as possible for you to do this (for example by putting ‘unsubscribe’ links at the bottom of all our marketing emails).

    ● You have the right to ask for rectification and/or deletion of your information.

    ● You have the right of access to your information.

    ● You have the right to lodge a complaint if you feel your rights have been infringed.


    If you would like to access the rights listed above, or any other legal rights you have over your data under current legislation, please get in touch with us.

    Please note that relying on some of these rights, such as the right to deleting your data, will make it impossible for us to continue to deliver some services to you. However, where possible we will always try to allow the maximum access to your rights while continuing to deliver as many services to you as possible.

    6. Cookies & usage tracking

    A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

    We use cookies. Unless you adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies, we will issue cookies when you interact with us. These may be ‘session’ cookies, meaning they delete themselves when you leave our website, or ‘persistent’ cookies which do not delete themselves and help us recognize you when you return so we can provide a tailored service.

    You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

    7. Modifications

    We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time and will publish the most current version on our website. If a modification meaningfully reduces your rights, we'll notify people whose personal data we hold and is affected.

    8. Links to other websites

    Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

    9. Disclaimer

    The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Kiwi Leadership USA, Inc., and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.


    In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.


    Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Kiwi Leadership Network USA, Inc. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.


    Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Kiwi Leadership USA, Inc., takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.