Privacy Policy

We collect personal information from you, including information about your name, contact information and employment history. We collect your personal information in order to assess your suitability for employment with Nelson City Council, to manage your ongoing employment if your application for employment is successful and to compile anonymised reporting on diversity. Besides our staff, we share this information with third party providers of benchmarking data surveys. Providing some information is optional. If you choose not to complete fields marked with an asterisk, we'll be unable to process your application for employment. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at or PO Box 645, Nelson, 7040. Nelson City Council recognises that privacy is important to you, and that we have a responsibility to protect any personal information you give us. The information we collect will be handled sensitively and securely with proper regard for privacy; and will be permanently destroyed after the required legal retention period. By submitting this application, you acknowledge the above and approve the collection of this information.