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Next Generation Sport Limited (“Next Generation Sport”, “we”, “us” and “our”) is committed to the protection of personal information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. This privacy policy sets out how we will collect, store, disclose and use personal information. Any reference to “you” or “your” refers to any person that uses our websites, participates in the Global Youth Sevens Tournaments (the “Events”), including as a player, coach, manager or any other person involved in the Events, or otherwise supplies us with personal information. This privacy policy should be read in conjunction with our website terms and conditions (“Terms”).

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or wish to access and/or amend your personal information held by Next Generation Sport, please contact us at Level 3/19 Graham Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 or via email at


Your privacy rights

  1. We are committed to ensuring we comply with our obligations under the Privacy Act 2020. We will collect, store, use and disclose any personal information that you provide to us in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020 and this privacy policy.


Amendments to this privacy policy

  1. We may change or amend this privacy policy from time to time. We will post an updated version on our website, and once the updated version is live any changes will apply from the date the updated version was posted.


Consent to the terms of this privacy policy

  1. By using or accessing any of our websites, participating in the Events, or otherwise providing us with your personal information, you confirm that you have read and understand the terms set out in this privacy policy, and agree to the collection, storage, use and disclosure your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.


What information do we collect about you?

  1. The type of information we collect about you will depend on the purpose it is collected for. The personal information we may collect includes: your name, age and contact details (including your postal address, country of residency, email and phone number);
  2. your financial information, such as a debit or credit card, or your bank account, for payment processing purposes;
  3. photos or videos of you attending and/or participating in the Events;
  4. the name and contact details of your emergency contacts;
  5. the club or school you are representing as a participant in the Events; and
  6. aggregate and anonymised data, such as the country you are accessing the Website from.
  7. Where you have provided personal information about a third party, you confirm that you have the authority and consent of that third party to provide us with their personal information.


How do we collect your personal information?

  1. Except as otherwise permitted by law, we may collect your personal information directly or indirectly: when you register as a participant in the Events;
  2. where you have contacted us through our websites;
  3. where you have interacted with us at the Events;
  4. from third parties where we reasonably believe you have authorised this, or where we reasonably believe the information is publicly available; and
  5. anonymously through the use of Cookies and web tracking on our website.
  6. If you choose not to provide the personal information we require, you may not be able to participate in the Events or acquire full access to our websites.


How will we use your personal information?

    1. We will only use and disclose your personal information for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, which includes: to assess your application and/or register your participation in the Events;
    2. facilitating and running the Events, including publishing results and providing you with information about the Events;
    3. promoting and marketing the Events;
    4. contacting your emergency contacts if there is an emergency at the Events;
    5. providing your information to our commercial partners and/or the sponsors of the Events for their own marketing and advertising purposes;
    6. to facilitate the purchase of tickets to the Events;
    7. with your consent, sending you electronic messages to market our products or services to you;
    8. with your consent, publishing photos or videos of you at the Events on the website and/or publishing your name on our Honours Board on the website;
    9. to respond to communications from you, including managing disputes or complaints;
    10. subject to the process of anonymising and aggregating the information, for research and statistical analysis;
    11. to comply with our internal operational requirements and processes, and undertake administrative functions associated with our operations; and
    12. for any other purpose authorised by you or permitted under applicable law.
    13. Where you consent to your personal information being used for marketing and promotional communications, you can opt out at any time by contacting us at by using the unsubscribe function in any of our marketing communications.


Who will we disclose your personal information to?

    1. We may disclose your personal information to: other participants in the Events where required for the purposes of facilitating and running the Events;
    2. our commercial partners and/or the sponsors of the Events for the purposes of their own marketing and advertising;
    3. any service providers we have engaged to provide services to us in relation to our websites and the Events. For example, we may utilise third parties to provide us with customer support, marketing, payment gateways, and IT services;
    4. our professional advisors, including lawyers, accountants and insurers;
    5. government agencies and regulatory authorities that require us to supply your personal information;
    6. any other person or organisation you have given permission for us to disclose your information to; and
    7. any other third party that we are permitted to disclose to under the Privacy Act 2020 or other applicable law.


  1. Cookies are small pieces of information that our websites store on your web browser. Our websites use cookies to improve the functionality of the website which allows us to improve the website for your benefit. We will also use cookies to provide us with information about how our websites are used.
  2. Your use of our websites with cookies enabled confirms that you understand our use of cookies and that you consent to cookies being used to collect anonymous information from your use of the website. You can disable cookies in your internet browser, but this may reduce the functionality of our websites.


Access to, correction of, and retention of your personal information

  1. It is your responsibility to ensure that all personal information provided to us is accurate and up to date. You are entitled to contact us to find out what personal information we hold about you, and to access that personal information. If you wish to amend your personal information, you may request to do so. If we are not prepared to correct the information as requested, you may request that we attach a notice to your personal information noting the request.
  2. We will only hold your personal information for as long as required to fulfil our lawful purposes. If we no longer need your personal information, we will take all reasonable steps to comply with our legal obligations by securely deleting or destroying the personal information, or anonymising it so that you are no longer identifiable.


Security of your personal information

  1. We will take all reasonable steps to keep your personal information from unauthorised access, modification, disclosure, misuse or loss. However, the transmission of information via the internet is never fully secure and we do not accept any liability for the theft, destruction or inadvertent disclosure risk.


Links to third party websites

  1. Our website may have links or references to external websites, including third party streaming providers for the Events, or content run by third parties, such as information about future tournaments and events run by third parties. Our privacy policy does not apply to those websites or content and you should only share your personal information or use their websites after reading the third party’s privacy policy and terms of use. We disclaim all liability for the content or privacy practices of any third party website.


Contact us

  1. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy or our use of your personal information, please contact us at Level 3/19 Graham Street, Auckland Central, Auckland or via email


EFFECTIVE DATE: 23 November 2023