TPP collects and stores information from this form to comply with the requirements of the Ministry of Education (student statistical returns), New Zealand Qualifications Authority (Unit Standard outcomes), Tertiary Education Commission (funding returns), Industry Training Organisations (funding and academic outcomes), Ministry of Social Development (confirmation of enrolment and academic outcomes), Inland Revenue Department (student loan interest rebate), Department of Immigration (if you are not a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident) and Agencies who support particular students through scholarships and prizes, payment of fees or other awards (if you are not a recipient of one of these awards). The information is also used to select students for qualifications, to manage internal administrative processes, and for internal reporting. Information about students may be supplied to, and sought from, other educational organisations for the purpose of verifying academic records.
In addition, when required by statute, the Institute releases information to Government agencies such as the New Zealand Police, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Social Development, and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC).
In signing this enrolment form you authorise such disclosure on the understanding that TPP will observe the general conditions governing the release of information, as set out in the Privacy Act 1993 and the Post-compulsory Unique Identifier Code of Practice. You may view information held about you and amend any errors in that information. To do so, contact the TPP Registry.
NB: The Privacy Act came into force on 1 July 1993 with the stated aim of protecting the privacy of natural persons. It requires the Organisation to collect, hold, handle, use and disclose personal information in accordance with the twelve information principles in the Act. http://www.privacy.org.nz/privacy-act
National Student Index
Please note that your name, date of birth and residency as entered on this enrolment will be included in the National Student Index, and will be used in an Authorised Information Matching programme with the New Zealand Birth Register.
For further information please see http://www.nsi.govt.nz/ima
I hereby declare the information given to be true. I authorise any information given to be used in compliance with the Privacy Act. I acknowledge that I am bound by the statutes, regulations and policies of Tai Poutini Polytechnic. I also understand that if I have supplied false information, my enrolment may be canceled by the Chief Executive.
Tai Poutini Polytechnic a business division of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology reserves the right to cancel programmes/courses where enrolment numbers are insufficient to make delivery financially viable.