Niche Au- Pairs Pty Ltd – PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy sets out our commitment to protecting the privacy of your personal information that we collect through this website (Site) or directly from you.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.  Please contact us if you have any questions.

You providing us with personal information indicates that you have had sufficient opportunity to access this Privacy Policy and that you have read and accepted it.

If you do not wish to provide personal information to us, then you do not have to do so, however it may affect your use of this Site or any products and services offered on it. For example it will be impossible to progress an application as a Host Family or as an Au-Pair candidate without using your real name and collecting certain personal details.

  1.     Type of personal information collected

Personal Information: The type of personal information we collect may include is set out on our website, at the point of collection. Typically this information will include information such as name, email address and mobile number.

Subsequent information such as nationality, languages spoken and interests, where relevant to the application process, will be required.

Typically, we receive this information directly from you, either via this website or in subsequent communications directly with you (email, phone call, in person).

In certain situations, we may receive your personal information from third parties, and in these cases we will protect it as set out in this Privacy Policy. For example, this may include referrals from other candidates or Host families, as well as results from reference checks and police checks (e.g. when going through the application process).

  1.     Collection and use of personal information

We collect and use the personal information you provide us for the purpose of matching Host families to suitable au-pair candidates, as well as to contact and communicate with you, for internal record keeping and for marketing our services to you (in very limited circumstances).

  1.     Disclosure of personal information

We may disclose personal information to our employees and third parties who are involved in the purposes including to provide our products and services to you, and as required by law.

Where we disclose your personal information to third parties for these purposes, we will request that the third party follow this Privacy Policy regarding handling of your personal information.

Necessarily, this may include disclosure of personal information to individuals located overseas, for example providing Host Family details to prospective Au Pairs located overseas. However, in these cases you will be made aware prior to any disclosure.

  1.     Access to and correction of personal information

Access: You may request details of personal information that we hold about you, and where practicable, we will provide this information to you at no fee.

Correction: If you believe that any information we hold on you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please contact us by email. We rely in part upon customers advising us when their personal information changes.  We will respond to any request within a reasonable time.  We will endeavor to promptly correct any information found to be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date.

  1.     Complaints about breach

If you have any complaint about the way we have handled your personal information, please contact us on

  1.     Unsubscribe

To unsubscribe from our e-mail database, or opt out of communications, please contact us at the details below.

  1.     Storage and Security

We are committed to ensuring that the information you provide is secure.

For any questions or notice, please contact us at:

Niche Au Pairs Pty Ltd


Niche Au Pairs reserves the right to modify this policy from time to time and amendments will be effective immediately upon posting the amended policy to our website.

Last update: 21 August 2015

Based in Australia, subject to Australian jurisdiction, but committed to principles of privacy and trust – critical for business our approach to managing privacy is aligned to Australian and EU principles.


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