conducts Security consultancy, Factual and Surveillance investigations as
instructed by our Clients. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all
personal information that we collect.
‘Personal information’ means any
information about an individual whose identity is apparent or can be reasonably
ascertained from that information.
Principle 11 which place restrictions on how people and organizations
can use or disclose personal information. These include ensuring information is
accurate and up-to-date, and that it isn’t improperly disclosed, gathered from
the Privacy Act 1993.
We are bound by the Privacy Act.
& Storage of Personal Information
Before commencing an interview or
statement, our investigator will introduce him/herself; explain clearly whom
they represent and the reason for their inquiry. In accordance with the Privacy
Act our Investigators will seek the interviewee’s consent to collect, use and
disclose their personal information. We use security procedures to protect the information
we hold. Access to and use of personal information within SCOPE is appropriately
limited to prevent misuse or unlawful disclosure of the information. Where the
personal information we collect is no longer required, we securely dispose of
and Disclosure of Personal Information
All Information that we collect is
treated as strictly confidential and is only disclosed to our instructing
Client, or as otherwise required by law. It is not disclosed to any unauthorized
party, or used for any purpose other than the purpose for which it was
If you would like more information
For further information regarding the
Privacy Act, You can view the full Privacy Act 1993 on:
CODE OF CONDUCT
SCOPE operates within the framework of the
New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990
Any investigator conducting investigation activities on
behalf of SCOPE is expected to operate according to the following requirements:
to abide by these conditions may result in immediate cessation of any contract
work, or in the termination of any business arrangement.
all persons equally, without favor, regardless of nationality, colour, sex,
religious belief or social standing. All persons must be treated with dignity
complete impartiality and recognise legal and equitable rights for all parties
at all times.
honest and truthful, at all times respecting the confidentiality of information
obtained during the course of any investigation.
a potential or actual conflict of interest arises, advise Scope Investigations
immediately and seek instructions before proceeding further.
quality of service consistent with the goals and objectives of both the Scope
Investigations and our clients.
either directly or indirectly receive a gratuity, benefit or reward in
connection with any investigations or inquiry undertaken without the knowledge
and approval of SCOPE and the Client.
by word or action, either directly or indirectly, issue critical comment about
SCOPE or the Client in any manner or form.
all times maintain the confidentiality of information obtained during the
course of any investigation or inquiry. Do not discuss with any third party the
details of any instruction or document without the knowledge and written
approval of SCOPE or the Client.
A full copy of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 can
be found at: