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Mentoring for Diversity terms and conditions

By submitting your application to the Mentoring for Diversity programme you agree and confirm each of the following:

  1. the information provided in the application (see iod.org.nz/mfd) to the Institute of Directors is true and accurate at the time of lodging
  2. you understand that you will be notified by the Institute of Directors as to whether your application was successful or unsuccessful by email on or before 3 June 2020, and that no further discussion or review of your application will be entered into
  3. you understand and accept the aims and limitations of the Mentoring for Diversity programme in that it does not guarantee you a role on a board
  4. you consent to the Institute of Directors contacting your nominated referees should you be shortlisted and for the purpose of final selection
  5. you consent to the Institute of Directors providing a copy of your application form (or extract from it) and/or CV to a number of mentors participating in the Mentoring for Diversity programme for the purpose of matching
  6. you consent to the Institute of Directors providing a copy of your resume to chairs, boards and search firms (on a case-by- case basis) who contact us looking for a director with your skills and experience with the aim of seeing whether you may be suitable for a board position
  7. all personal information collected by the Institute of Directors for the purpose of the Mentoring for Diversity programme is handled and may be disclosed in accordance with the Institute of Directors privacy policy
  8. you consent to information collected by the Institute of Directors being used for programme marketing and publicity purposes including the listing of mentee names in BoardRoom magazine, on our website and LinkedIn channel.

If selected as a mentee in the Mentoring for Diversity programme:

  1. you consent to the Institute of Directors publicly disclosing your full name and region in relevant materials and communications if you are selected as a mentee in the Mentoring for Diversity programme
  2. you are responsible for all expenses incurred as a result of travelling and attending events in association with this programme
  3. you consent to the Institute of Directors contacting you from time-to-time via email, telephone or mail in relation to the Mentoring for Diversity programme and in relation to any board vacancies which it becomes aware of and believes that you may be interested in
  4. you agree to notify the Institute of Directors of any board positions you obtain as a result of the Mentoring for Diversity programme
  5. Any photos taken at the launch function or otherwise may be used for marketing of the Mentoring for Diversity programme
  6. you will provide feedback during or after the programme in a timely manner, as requested from time to time
  7. you will at all times, conduct yourself in a professional and ethical manner and refrain from any conduct that may harm your mentor or mentors reputation
  8. you will respect the confidentiality of the relationship by not disclosing the mentor’s name unless specifically agreed with your mentor
  9. you will keep confidential any information shared with you by your mentor and will not disclose any such information to anyone unless expressly authorised by your mentor
  10. you will seek to avoid any conflicts between your interests and the interests of your mentor. If any actual conflict of interest or the potential for a conflict of interest arises, you will openly disclose that fact to your mentor and discuss how to deal with it in a manner which best serves your mentor’s interests
  11. you will only use personal information supplied to you about your mentor (either by the Institute of Directors or your mentor) in a manner expressly authorised by your mentor.