Privacy Policy


This policy sets out how Auckland City of Music collects personal information.  It also describes how we maintain, use and disclose personal information.  We respect the privacy of individuals and do not release personal information except in response to a legal requirement or at the direction of the Chief Executive Officer.  In all other circumstances, this policy governs the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.

Collection of your personal information

Where we collect personal information it is collected for Auckland City of Music’s business purposes, which are detailed generally on this website at

Where we require personal information Auckland City of Music will state the purposes of this requirement and to whom the personal information may be disclosed.

Use of your personal information

We may, from time to time, send you material that Auckland City of Music considers will be useful to you.  We may also send you material about our services and activities.  If you do not wish to receive this information, you can let us know and we will not send it to you.  This does not apply to information that we are legally required to send, or information regarding the rights of our master rights holders and registrants (members) in relation to our licensing activities.

We use the personal information to collect to fulfil our legal obligations and to keep our members and licensees informed of Auckland City of Music’s services and activities that it provides to our members and licensees.

Disclosure of your personal information

Auckland City of Music will only disclose your personal information to external parties where such disclosure is directly related to the purpose for which the information was obtained.  Depending on the service, your personal information may be disclosed to:

External service providers (on a confidential basis and such service providers will be limited in their use of your information to the purpose of Auckland City of Music’s activities only;

Specialist advisers to Auckland City of Music will have been engaged to provided Auckland City of Music with legal, administrative, financial, insurance, research, marketing or other services; or

Any other person authorised by you, as specified by you, such as your agent, manager or designated recipient.


We may at other times notify you about our disclosure practices in relation to specific services that we provide in relation to our activities.

Security of your personal information

We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, unauthorised access, modification, disclosure or other misuse.

Sensitive personal information

We do not generally collect any sensitive information as that term is used in the Privacy legislation (including information relating to your racial or ethnic origin, membership of political bodies, religion or trade unions, sexual preferences or activities, criminal record, state of health or medical history)  If Auckland City of Music holds any sensitive or personal information about you, that information will only be used and disclosed by Auckland City of Music for the purpose that it was provided by you.

Access to your personal information

At any time, you may request access to personal information about you that Auckland City of Music holds.  We will process your request within a reasonable time, and if we are unable to give you a copy of the information, will let you know generally the sort of information we hold about you.

Correction of personal information

You should promptly notify us if there are any changes to your personal information.  You may ask us at any time to correct personal information we hold about you.

We may amend this policy from time to time, and the policy will be published on this website.