Privacy Policy

We collect personal information from you, including information about your:

• name
• contact information
• location
• computer or network

We collect your personal information in order to:

• Inform you about project Atawhai progress, opportunities or participation.

We keep your information safe by securely storing it within AUT IT systems and allowing study investigators access to this data only.

We keep your information for six years at which point we securely destroy it by erasing all digital data from AUT IT systems.

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


Please note your contact information will only be held for recruitment purposes. Permission will be requested to hold your details for communication about study progress and potential future opportunities. If declined, your information will be deleted.