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Where this Policy says Spark, “we” or “us”, it means Spark New Zealand Trading Limited, Spark New Zealand Limited and our related group of companies.
From time to time we may update this policy. We will provide you with fair notice of any changes by posting the updated policy here. If the changes are significant, we may also notify you directly. If you aren’t happy with the changes you can choose to delete your profile and information.
It is up to you if you want to provide information to us but we might not be able to assist your employment journey fully if you do not.
“Personal information” is any information that can be used to personally identify you. This information may include your resume, CV, academic transcripts, interview records, reference information, vaccine and immunisation records (if required for the particular role or otherwise provided) and any test results
We collect information from you when you use our Spark Careers portal and if you share information with Spark through correspondence and communications as part of your job application.
We may also collect information about you from third parties, including recruiters, and referees (when we carry out background or employment checks or speak to your referees, with your prior consent). We may disclose the information you supply to us to your referees.
We may also collect information about you from public sources eg social media such as LinkedIn or public registers.
We store your personal information on our own servers here in New Zealand and in cloud data centres outside New Zealand. We take care to carefully select data centre and storage service providers whom we trust with your information
We will use your information for human resources and business management purposes (Purposes) including:
If you accept employment with Spark, your information will become part of your Spark’s employment record, to be held in accordance with applicable laws, the terms of your employment and Spark policies that relate to the Purposes set out above.
Spark will hold your personal information for as long as it is required for the Purposes and as required by law. If you are unsuccessful in your application your profile and information will be held on Spark’s candidate database unless deleted by you (which you may choose to do at any time).
We may disclose your information to third parties where required by law or with your consent (eg to your nominated referees and agents/service providers to carry out employment and background checks). We may also disclose your information to our recruitment partners and human resources advisers if required for any of the Purposes above and within Spark group companies and divisions and Spark partnerships and joint ventures.
Please make sure that your personal information is accurate, complete, up-to-date and not misleading when it is disclosed to Spark
You can request access to, and correction of, the personal information we hold about you. To do so, you may:
Before processing your request, we‘ll contact you to verify your identity, confirm your request and advise of any charges that may apply. Occasionally, we may withhold information on one of the grounds set out in the Privacy Act 2020