Privacy, copyright and disclaimer

This is the campaign website for Hear Me See Me a content series and advocacy campaign created in consultation with young people, for young people. The information on this site is not intended to replace specific professional advice.


Your personal information is a taonga. It is important to us that you know exactly how your personal information will be collected, used and stored for this campaign.

You can use the Hear Me See Me website without providing any personal information.

Where you voluntarily provide personal information such as through filling in an online form or sending us an email request, we will only use that information to communicate with you.

Your personal information will not be given to any third parties without your permission and will be kept secure.

To view any personal information held by us, or if you have any concerns about personal information that we hold and wish to request its correction, you can email us at or write to us at:

Privacy Officer

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children

PO Box 546

Wellington 6011

Google Analytics and cookies

We may collect statistical information about your visit to the Hear Me See Me website to help us improve it using cookies. This information does not identify you as an individual. A cookie is a piece of code that creates a file on your computer to track the pages that you view on our website.

You may turn off cookies at any time. Most browsers have a feature that allows the user to refuse cookies, or issues a warning when cookies are being sent. Turning off cookies will not stop you from using this website.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect and analyse details about the use of the Hear Me See Me website. This also uses cookies. 

The information Google Analytics collects includes:

  • the first three parts of the IP address of the device
  • the pages accessed on our site and the links clicked on
  • the date and time the site was visited
  • the referring site (if any) through which you clicked through to this site
  • the operating system, such as Windows 10 or Mac OSX, on the device used
  • the type of web browser used, such as Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox
  • other incidental information, such as screen resolution and the language setting used.


Crown copyright ©.

Copyright material on the Hear Me See Me website is protected by copyright owned by Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children(external link) on behalf of the Crown.

Unless indicated otherwise for specific items or collections of content (either below or within specific items or collections), this copyright material is licensed for re-use under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand Licence(external link).

In essence, you are free to copy and distribute the material, as long as you attribute it to Hear Me See Me and abide by the other licence terms.

Please note that this licence does not apply to any logos, emblems, trademarks, photography or imagery on the website or to the website’s design elements. Those specific items may not be re-used without express permission.


The information provided on the Hear Me See Me website is intended to provide general information to the public and all reasonable measures have been taken to ensure that the information shared on this website is accurate.

It is not intended to, and should not, replace specific, professional advice.

Hear Me See Me is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing is for convenience only and should not be taken as endorsement of any kind.

Hear Me See Me cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and has no control over availability of the linked pages.

If you have questions about anything related to the mental health or wellbeing of you or someone you know, you should consult your doctor or another healthcare professional without delay.

Hear Me See Me may change, delete, add to, or otherwise change information contained on this website without notice. This does not apply to young people’s stories as we will always seek their consent before releasing any changes.

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