Privacy Policy

International Needs has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We are committed to maintaining your trust and confidence.

We always strive to be responsible in our management, truthful in our advertising, cost-effective in our fundraising, and maintain the highest standard of stewardship excellence. We have been ministering to the poor and suffering since 1974 and continually work to ensure that every dollar is used to its fullest for this purpose. International Needs provides this Donor Privacy Policy to make you aware of our privacy policy and to inform you of the way your information is used. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.

International Needs never sells, rents, leases, or exchanges your personal information with other organizations. Use of personal information will be limited to the internal purposes of International Needs and only to further our ministry activities and purposes.

Payment Options

We accept payment using the following major credit cards; Visa and Mastercard.

If you choose to pay by credit card, you authorise us to debit the amount that is payable for the donation amount and regularity you chose, from your nominated credit card.

If you do not wish to pay by Credit Card we accept bank deposits, and cheques.  Our bank account number is 02-0432-0234652-00

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

Currency and Tax

All amounts stated on the website are in New Zealand dollars and exclude GST. All credit card payments are processed securely in New Zealand dollars by our partner, Bambora.  We do not store any credit card information on this website.

How we keep your payment information secure

We use Bambora to process all credit card transactions made through this website. We neither store nor collect credit card information directly on this website. If you choose to make your donation a recurring one such as a monthly sponsorship or regular recurring gift subscription, your credit card details will be stored securely by Bambora for processing on the agreed intervals. 


All payments we process are considered donations and therefore are not applicable for a refund.  If you wish to cancel a recurring gift please ensure you allow 5 working days for this request to be processed.

Registered Charity Information

International Needs incorporates two charities both registered in New Zealand. 

International Needs New Zealand CC10941 for local office or international ministry use

International Needs Humanitarian Aid CC50312 for all overseas aid and humanitarian purposes.

Both Charities have the same bank account number 02-0432-0234652-00.

Contact Details

If you have comments or questions about our donor privacy policy, please send an email to

If you wish to be removed from our mailing list, please email us at or call 0800 4 NEEDS / 0800 4 63337

1st Floor
120 Eleventh Avenue
Tauranga, New Zealand