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YOA Data Protection

Your privacy is extremely important to us at YOA and we will only use your personal information to administer your account and provide the service you request from YOA. This could include making your data available outside the European Economic Area (EEA) when applying for work in these areas.

Data Controller

Your Own Agency Ltd. Company number (6096530) is the Data Controller for any personal data you provide. Our contact details are:

14 Caithness Court, Jacks Point, Queenstown, 9371, NZ
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +64 21 108 3629

Legitimate Interests for Processing

YOA uses legitimate interest as the legal basis for processing data. Candidates registering with the service agree to the terms of service and acknowledge that their data may be used in order to comply with regulations such as MLC2006 or other necessary business activities. Candidates will receive notifications any time a job position matching their requirements becomes available which they are able to unsubscribe from at any time.

What we use information for

  • To contact you in order to provide assistance with the service
  • Record keeping and document verification
  • To contact you in order to advise you of new jobs availability
  • Due to the nature of the business, your information may be sent outside the EEA as required by the clients location

What we collect

YOA ltd. will collect personal information such as phone numbers, email addresses and dates of birth as well as any other data the candidate choses to provide. This information is stored on a secure server only accessible by YOA employees.

We partner with Microsoft Clarity and Microsoft Advertising to capture how you use and interact with our website through behavioural metrics, heatmaps, and session replay to improve and market our products/services. Website usage data is captured using first and third-party cookies and other tracking technologies to determine the popularity of products/services and online activity. Additionally, we use this information for site optimisation, fraud/security purposes, and advertising. For more information about how Microsoft collects and uses your data, visit the Microsoft Privacy Statement.

How long will data be stored

Data will be stored as long as the candidate utilises the service or as long as there is statutory minimum to do so. The candidate may delete their data at any point.


YOA does its utmost to ensure that your data is secure and takes all necessary precautions such as SSL encryption on the website and the use of secure managed servers.

Your rights to information

You have the right to access their personal data at any time. You may also edit this information at your discretion.