This privacy notice applies to personal information collected on the Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women website. 

Personal information is collected through:

There is a specific privacy statement for the Nominations Service ‘Boards Ready’ database. We encourage you to read this before registering.

The choice is with the user as to what information is disclosed. Any personal information that is submitted is held securely and will only be used for the intended purpose.

Any person submitting personal information has the right to request access to their information being held by Manatū Wāhine. You can request to update or change your information by emailing

We take care to exercise our information gathering powers appropriately and always meet our obligations under the following: 

Any such information gathering must be approved according to our internal authorisation process. That process, and the related activities, are regularly reviewed to ensure compliance with the law, our internal policies, and our risk management requirements. This statement applies to information gathered by us, our contractors, or any other third parties engaged by us.

Information is stored and retained in accordance with our Information Gathering Policy and Information Security Policy, and in compliance with the Privacy Act 2020 and the Public Records Act 2005. 

If you have any questions about our information gathering activities, or believe we have not acted in accordance with this statement, email

For more information on privacy, visit the Privacy Commissioner's website.