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Tiaka Data and Privacy Statement

This statement sets out how My Māori Mentor and Te Matarau a Māui uses and protects any information that you give us.

My Māori Mentor is committed to implementing Māori Data Sovereignty principles when handling personal information and ensuring that your data and privacy is protected.

Effective as of 25th August 2023

Tiaki Data and Privacy Statement

My Māori Mentor and Te Matarau a Māui are committed to being kaitiaki of the data you gift us and respecting your privacy. We will only use your personal indentifiable information to administer your account and to provide the products and services you requested from us. From time to time, we would like to contact you about Māori Business opportunities and programmes, as well as other content that may be of interest to you. By using this website and providing us your information you are agreeing with our Tiaki Data Statement. If you have any pātai please feel free to contact us.


My Māori Mentor and Te Matarau a Māui will not directly or indirectly disclose mentor, mentoree or subscriber information to anyone other than the individual or to My Māori Mentor and Te Matarau a Māui at any time, either during or after completion of any mentoring.

We may share your final results or a behind-the-scenes view of work for portfolio and marketing purposes. Permission will be requested prior between all parties required.

Kohi Data - Information we collect from you

When you register, sign up to our newsletter, complete a form or survey, we collect the personal information you give us. We require this information to deliver the My Māori Mentor programme and other related services that may be of benefit to you.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Name, email address, and contact information.

  • Your business information

  • Demographic information, such as your age, gender, and location, iwi and network affiliations.

  • Technical information, such as IP addresses and device information

  • Usage information, such as your browsing history and search queries

  • Information you provide when you communicate with us, such as via email or telephone.

Manaakitanga - Improving our services and offering values

Now and again, we may use your information to contact you to gather information that helps us improve the My Māori Mentor programme and other services that Te Matarau a Māui provide. Further, we may use your information to contact you about opportunities and programmes, as well as other content that may be of interest to you.

Kaitiaki Data – Security & Sharing

We are committed to ensuring the information you have provided to use is securely stored. To protect your personal information, we take a kaitiaki approach and all reasonable precautions and follow best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.


We will not share, sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties, which we think you may find interesting.

Rangatiratanga - Data is a taonga

You have access to your personal information at any time. If you would like to access or amend any personal information, we have about you or simply want more information, please contact us at

You can choose to opt-out of receiving marketing and promotional materials from us by following the unsubscribe instructions in our emails (in the email footer).

You may also request that we delete or modify your personal information by contacting us at

Kia mataara - Third party links

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Kia mataara – be aware, once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over that other website. We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Policy Changes and Review

My Māori Mentor and Te Matarau a Māui reserve the right to update this privacy policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or applicable laws. We will post the updated policy on our website and notify you of any material changes. 

If you would like any further information about our Tiaki Data & Privacy statement or processes, please contact us at

  1. My Māori Mentor is a programme designed and wholly owned by Te Matarau a Māui. For more information about Te Matarau a Māui go to

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