Gisborne Boys’ High School is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with the provision of the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993.
Gisborne Boys’ High School may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
What we collect
The school will generally collect personal information about individuals by ways of forms filled out, face to face meetings, interviews, telephone calls and other communications. On occasions people other than parents and students provide personal information. This may take to form of a report from a medical practitioner or reference from another school.
Personal information collection
Gisborne Boys' High School may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:
- information about your use of this website (including pages visited region visited from);
- information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website services (such as our newsletter subscription );
- any other information that you send to Gisborne Boys' High School.
Using personal information
Gisborne Boys' High School may use your personal information to:
- administer this website;
- personalize the website for you;
- enable your access to and use of the website services;
- publish information about you on the website;
- supply to you services that you subscribed to.
Gisborne Boy's High School may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.
When you email us
Email is an increasingly important form of communication between the school and it's community. Should you contact with the school through any of the pages on this website:
- The school will record your email address;
- The school will only use your email address for the purpose of our communication with you;
- The school will not use your email address for any other purpose;
Securing your data
Gisborne Boy's High School will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
Gisborne Boy's High School will store all the personal information you provide on it's secure servers.
Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be protected by encryption technology.
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.
Online Publication of Student Images and Work
From time to time, we publish on the school’s Internet website www.gisboyshigh.school.nz material for educational purposes, to share the results of learning within the school community, and to promote the school within the wider community. This may include examples of students’ schoolwork and images of students and groups of students in activities at the school.
- Images of students may include scanned, digital, or video images of them taking part in school or class activities.;
- Academic work for the purposes of teaching and learning (Google Docs, Google classroom);
- Reporting back to Parents/Guardians/Whanau (Parent Portal);
- Sharing successes with the wider community;
Parents and students should be aware that the school cannot control who has access to the information published on its Internet website or the other websites mentioned. In recognition of this, the school takes steps to safeguard the privacy of the students and to comply with the Privacy Act 1993.
Updating this statement
You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.
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.
Reservation of Rights
By accessing the Gisborne Boy's High School web site pages, you agree that any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Reproduction, transfer, distribution or storage of part or all of the contents in any form without the prior written permission of Gisborne Boy's High School is prohibited except in accordance with the following terms.
You may browse Gisborne Boy's High School web site pages on your computer devices or printing copies of extracts from these pages for your personal use only. Redistribution of material published on the Gisborne Boy's High School web site requires written consent from Gisborne Boy's High School. Individual documents in our web site pages may be subject to additional terms indicated in those documents. The use of press releases and other documents classified as public is permitted in public communications if the source for the information has been stated.
Your access to this site should not be construed as granting any license or right to use any marks appearing on the site without the prior written consent of Gisborne Boy's High School or the third party owner thereof.
For ease of accessibility, Gisborne Boy's High School may include links to sites on the Internet that are owned or operated by third parties. By linking to such a third-party site, you shall review and agree to that site's rules of use before using such site. You also agree that Gisborne Boy's High School has no control over the content of that third party site and cannot assume any responsibility for material created or published by such third-party sites.