This notice informs you how OMF New Zealand (“us,” “we”) appropriately use and securely handle the personal information you share with us in order that together we may serve the Church and share the Good News of Jesus Christ in all its fullness amongst East Asians.

Your personal information is held and used by us only for OMF International-related purposes. Your data will only be held on systems managed directly by OMF International or our close partners, with appropriate safeguards in place to ensure the security of data, and the limiting of access to only those personnel who have a specific need to access such data. If you have questions, please email

Email communications may be sent to you through the third-party supplier Mailchimp, only using your data in accordance with this notice.The information you provide to register for these email communications will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms.

You have the right to request us to:

  1. provide you with detail of your personal data that we hold
  2. correct any of your personal data
  3. delete your personal data, subject to any legal or administrative requirements necessitating us retaining that data.

You have the right to complain to your local supervisory authority if you believe that we are using, retaining or securing your personal data inappropriately.

OMF International is a collection of separate centres across multiple countries. You may sign up to receive communications from any of our centres. You may also withdraw your consent at any time. Please be aware that unsubscribing from communications from the New Zealand centre will not always unsubscribe you from communications from all other centres.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. 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. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Changes to this Policy

OMF New Zealand will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. OMF New Zealand encourages you to periodically review this policy to be informed of how OMF New Zealand is protecting your information. This policy is effective from September 2019.

Contact Information

OMF New Zealand welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that OMF New Zealand has not adhered to this Policy, please contact us.