Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes the potential collection, use, disclosure and the protection of personal information of individuals.

Bodhi complies with the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993 (the Act) when dealing with personal information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual (a natural person).

This policy does not limit or exclude any rights under the Act. For further information on the Act, see www.privacy.org.nz

Collection of Personal Information

We collect personal information from:

  • Individuals via our website and any related service (Wisenet, Moodle), through any registration process OR through any contact Bodhi (e.g. telephone call or email).
  • Third parties when authorised information is publicly available. If possible, Bodhi collects personal information from Students and personal directly.
How we use personal information

We will use personal information

  • to verify identity
  • to provide services and products
  • to market services and products, including contacting electronically (e.g. by text or email for this purpose)
  • to improve the services that Bodhi provides (e.g student surveys through survey monkey)
  • to undertake pre-employment checks
  • to bill and to collect money
  • to respond to communications, including a complaint
  • to conduct research and statistical analysis (on an anonymised basis)
  • to protect and/or enforce our legal rights and interests, including defending any claim
  • for any other purpose authorised by students or personnal or the NZ Privacy Act
Disclosing your personal information:

Bodhi may disclose personal information to:

  • another entity within the group
  • any business that supports our services and products, including any person that hosts or maintains any underlying IT system or data centre that Bodhi use’s to provide the website or other services and products
  • Police or other parties in the nature of pre-employment checks or student enrolment checks
  • other third parties (for anonymised statistical information)
  • a person who can require us to supply your personal information (e.g. a regulatory authority)
  • any other person authorised by the Act or another law (e.g. a law enforcement agency)
  • any other person authorised by the student or personal.
Protecting personal information

Bodhi will take reasonable steps to keep personal information safe from loss, unauthorised activity, or other misuse.


Accessing and correcting personal information

Subject to certain grounds for refusal set out in the Act, students or personal have the right to access their readily retrievable personal information that Bodhi hold and to request a correction to personal information. Before exercising this right, Bodhi will need evidence to confirm that the individual’s identity to whom the personal information relates.

In respect of a request for correction, if the correction is reasonable and we are reasonably able to change the personal information, Bodhi will make the correction. If the correction is not made, Bodhi will take reasonable steps to note on the personal information that the student or personal requested the correction.

To exercise either of the above rights, email us at info@bodhi.ac.nz

Email’s should provide evidence of identity and set out the details of the request (e.g. retrieve personal information, or request a correction).

Internet use

Bodhi will take reasonable steps to maintain secure internet connections, if Students and Personnel provide personal information over the internet, it is at their own risk

  • By posting personal information on the website’s [message board/ chat room], students and personnel acknowledge and agree that the information is publicly available.
  • When following a link on the Bodhi website to another site, the owner of that site will have its own privacy policy relating to personal information. Bodhi suggests students and personnel review that site’s privacy policy before providing personal information
Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyse this type of activity. 



Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.



The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Changes To This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Reviewed: May 2022