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Privacy Policy

Trade Media Limited, trading as, (WJO) takes your privacy seriously. This Privacy Policy applies to all interactions which you have with WJO including, without limitation, the provision of services by WJO to you and your use of the WJO website.

What is personal data?

Personal data is information about an identifiable individual. Such data may include, but is not limited to, information such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, current role and place of employment.

How does WJO collect your personal data?

WJO may collect your personal data when you interact with us, such as when you contact us to request the provision of, or information in respect of, WJO’s services or when you use WJO’s website.

More specifically, personal data may be collected from clients who advertise positions on our website and from job seekers who apply for positions through our website.

Your personal data may be collected by WJO through our website, directly in person, in writing (including by email or written form), by telephone and audio-visual conferences, or via any other medium, or from third parties where you have consented to the third parties providing your personal data to WJO.

Personal data will only be collected by WJO as necessary to carry out the purposes in the following section.

In some circumstances WJO will collect information which does not personally identify you (Non-Identifying Information).

By providing WJO with your personal data you are consenting to WJO collecting, using, storing and disclosing your personal data on the terms set out in this Privacy Policy.

You may choose not to provide your personal data to WJO. However, this may mean that WJO is unable to provide its services to you.

How does WJO use your personal data?

You consent to WJO using your personal data for the following purposes (Purposes):

  • providing you with services requested by you from WJO, including:
    • where you are a client, contacting you in respect of job seekers where their personal data suggests that they may be suitable for roles advertised by you;
    • where you are a job seeker, contacting you in respect of employment or contracting roles or opportunities and providing your personal data to WJO’s clients in relation to such roles where you have expressed an interest or where your personal data suggests that such roles may be of interest to you;
  • contacting you to send you information about WJO’s services (including important notices relating to changes or improvements to WJO’s services), promotional activities, market or satisfaction surveys;
  • assisting you with information where you have queries or issues in respect of WJO’s services;
  • sharing your personal data with the following third party partners to enable us to provide you with WJO’s services:
    • job seekers on the WJO website where you are a client on the WJO website;
    • clients on the WJO website where you are a job seeker on the WJO website;
    • Mailchimp, WJO’s email and marketing service, to enable us to keep in touch with you about important developments, changes and news regarding WJO’s services;
    • governmental and regulatory agencies to ensure WJO’s compliance with all laws, industry standards and policies.

Non-identifying information may be collected to assist WJO to understand how our clients and job seekers use WJO’s services and website. Non-identifying information may be collected, used, stored and disclosed at WJO’s discretion.

You consent to WJO contacting you in respect of the Purposes. This consent includes contact by electronic message pursuant to the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 (New Zealand), the Spam Act 2003 (Australia), General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) (European Union) or any equivalent legislation in any other relevant jurisdiction.

If you wish to opt out of our emails or marketing or withdraw your consent at any stage please click on the following link: [insert link to unsubscribe page]

When does WJO disclose your personal data?

WJO may share your personal data with WJO's third party partners (including clients and job seekers, as relevant) to the extent required for WJO to be able to provide to you the services and information which you require from WJO, and in respect of the Purposes. While WJO will take all reasonable commercial precautions, WJO will not be responsible for how third parties use your personal data. WJO may also disclose your personal data to law enforcement or other government agencies where this is required to comply with applicable laws or respond to valid legal procedures.

How can you access, update, correct and control your personal data?

You have a responsibility to ensure that your personal data held by WJO is correct.

To the extent required by law, you have the right to:

  • access the personal data which WJO holds about you;
  • request that your personal data is updated, rectified or corrected by WJO;
  • request that WJO stops using your personal data;
  • request that WJO stops restricts processing of your personal data;
  • object to WJO processing your personal data;
  • request that WJO deletes your personal data;
  • request that WJO transfers the data that WJO have collected to another organisation or directly to you.

You can withdraw your consent relating to personal data which you have given to WJO at any time. However, this will not affect any actions which WJO has taken in respect of your personal data prior to your consent being withdrawn. In some cases, WJO may be required by law to continue using or continue to hold your personal data to a limited extent to meet its legal obligations.

Please contact if you have queries regarding the above.

How is my personal data kept?

WJO will use all reasonable commercial measures to keep your personal data safe from unauthorised access, disclosure, use, modification, damage or loss. WJO is committed to protecting your personal data but it should be noted that no security measure is perfect and WJO gives no warranties to you in this regard.

Your personal data will not be kept for any longer than is necessary for the Purposes set out in this Privacy Policy unless WJO is permitted or required to keep your personal data for a longer period by law.

Links to external websites

The WJO website may include references or links to other websites owned and/or controlled by third parties. WJO does not control or endorse these websites and is not responsible for their content or activity, including the way in which these websites and/or third parties deal with your personal data. Your use of such links to access external websites is your responsibility and is at your own risk.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

WJO may use and collect data through cookies (including persistent cookies) and other similar technology (such as web beacons) on the WJO website. You can opt out of WJO’s use of cookies.

International transfers of your personal data

As WJO is a company which operates internationally your personal data may be collected, used and stored in overseas jurisdictions where WJO, its clients, job seekers, service providers or partners have a presence. These jurisdictions may be subject to different data protection laws. WJO will ensure that it takes all reasonable commercial measures required to ensure that your personal data is handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy and any applicable laws in the relevant jurisdiction. In particular, WJO will only make international transfers of your personal data where WJO reasonably believes that the receiving party is:

  • carrying on business in New Zealand and is subject to the Privacy Act 2020 (Act);
  • subject to privacy laws that overall, provide comparable safeguards to those in the Act;
  • is required to protect the information in a way that, overall, provides comparable safeguards to those in the Act (for example, by agreement between the agencies); or
  • is subject to the privacy laws of a country, province or State, or is a participant in a binding scheme for international disclosures of personal information that has been prescribed in regulations by the New Zealand Government as providing comparable safeguards to the Act.


WJO will not be liable whatsoever for any applications or communications between clients and job seekers not being received due to any circumstance whatsoever including, without limitation, spam filters or similar.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

WJO reserves its rights to change or vary this policy from time to time. WJO will update the latest privacy policy on its website and if material changes are made to this policy WJO may notify you in another way which it considers to be appropriate in the circumstances such as by sending you a direct notification.

How can you contact WJO if you have complaints or questions about your personal data?

Should you have any complaints or queries in respect of this Privacy Policy or your personal data which WJO holds, please contact WJO’s Privacy Officer at WJO will contact you within five business days to let you know how your request or complaint is being progressed and asking for any further information which WJO may require to assist you. In the case of a complaint, WJO will advise you of the outcome of its investigation as soon as practicable and within 20 business days. If you are not satisfied with WJO’s response you may refer your complaint to the Office of the Privacy Commission in New Zealand or the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in Australia or the European Data Protection Supervisor in the relevant European Union country or to the Privacy Office of the relevant jurisdiction.


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