Terms and Conditions
In these terms "you" and "your" refers to any person accessing this website, and "we", our" and "us" refers to Beca Corporate Holdings Limited, 21 Pitt Street, Auckland, New Zealand. This page sets out the terms of access to and use of this website. By accessing this website you accept and agree to these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use this website.
The information on this website, including any publications and other material available for download ("Information"), is for your general information only and is provided free of charge. The Information is not, and is not intended as, advice on any specific issue or situation. None of the Information constitutes, or may be relied on as, legal or other professional advice. If you require information on any particular Beca company with which you may deal, please contact us or visit the relevant section of the website for further information about us. Please note that individual projects and/or services referred to on this website have not necessarily been undertaken by the Beca company with which you may contract, nor are all services available in all locations. Furthermore, this website illustrates the general services of the Beca group of companies and/or joint ventures operating outside the European Union and does not refer to the operating company BCHF (UK) Limited. The Information is provided "as is", and we make no representation or warranty as to its accuracy, reliability, adequacy or completeness. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim all warranties (express or implied) in relation to this website and the Information on it, including (without limitation) warranties as to accuracy, reliability, adequacy, completeness or fitness for any purpose and without any express or implied representation or warranty in relation to any contract which may be entered into. The Information on this website is subject to change at any time, without notice to you.
Links to other websites
Links on this website to other websites are included solely for your convenience. They do not constitute or imply our investigation, verification or endorsement of any linked website, including any content of, or ideas expressed in, such linked website.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, we and all other members and joint ventures with members of the Beca group of companies are not and shall not be liable to you or any other person for any damages, liabilities, losses (including, without limitation, loss of profits, business or data), costs or expenses of any kind, whether direct or indirect, which arise out of, result from or otherwise relate to our relationship with you, including without limitation your access to, use of or reliance on, or inability to access, use or rely on, this website and/or its contents, any linked website and/or its contents, or any link contained in a linked website. Your use of any information on any linked website is at your own sole risk. You agree to indemnify and keep indemnified us and all other members and joint ventures with members of the Beca group of companies against all damages, liabilities, losses (including, without limitation, loss of profits), costs or expenses of any kind, whether direct or indirect, whether in tort, contract, equity or otherwise, which arise out of or result from your access to or use of this website in contravention of these terms and conditions, or otherwise from our relationship with you.
We or other members of the Beca group of companies own or are otherwise entitled to use all copyright and other intellectual property rights in this website and the Information it contains. All rights are reserved. Except to the extent (if any) that we or another member of the Beca group of companies consent otherwise in writing addressed to you, no Information on this website may be copied, displayed, modified, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted (in any form or by any means), distributed, used for creating derivative works or used in any other way for commercial or public purposes. However, except where noted otherwise, you may download Information for your personal, non commercial use on the following basis:
- you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on each copy;
- you may only store that Information temporarily;
- neither we nor any other member of the Beca group of companies grant any intellectual property rights or licences to any of our trade marks, trade names, copyright material or other intellectual property.
This website is governed by, and is to be interpreted in accordance with, New Zealand law. Any disputes relating to it will be resolved by the New Zealand courts. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we shall not be responsible for the compliance of this website or any Information contained in it with the laws of any country other than New Zealand even if you are accessing the website or any Information contained in it from outside New Zealand. Any such access is at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with all laws in the country in which you are located.
Newsletters: From time to time, Beca sends e-newsletters which could contain links to Beca’s website. Please note that Beca will monitor use of these links, and will collect general information about its website use, traffic patterns, demand for relevant products, services, facilities and information and related site information.
Scout the chatbot
Why we need to collect your personal information
We collect information relating to you and your use of Scout, so we can provide you with the information you request about Beca, our Graduate Development Programme, our Summer Intern Programme, and to continuously improve our support to you.
What we collect
We will try to minimise the personal information we collect from you, this may include collecting any other information you provide in the conversations you have with Scout and your Facebook profile. If you are logged into your Facebook account when you chat with Scout, then we will also be able to see any information publicly available on your Facebook profile.
How we use it
We use your personal information to provide any help you request from Scout. We may refer to these conversations in case Scout needs to share any information with one of our team, this way we can quickly understand your issue and provide further assistance if needed. These conversations are also used to continuously train Scout, so we can better learn how you like to interact and the best ways to respond and help you.
What we share
Beca is an international organisation and the personal information we collect may be shared throughout our network of offices. We may also share your personal information with third parties who assist us in delivering our services, including operating Scout. The third parties who we engage with will be contractually bound to keep all information confidential and to only process your information to the extent that it is necessary and in accordance with applicable law.
How we store and protect
Scout is hosted on third-party platforms which means your conversations and any information you share is subject to their privacy policies. For example, all conversations with Scout are hosted using Facebook Messenger. You can read more about Facebook’s privacy and security practices here https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
We make all reasonable efforts to secure our systems to ensure the confidentiality and security of your personal information. We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect the personal information in our possession or under our control and to prevent unauthorised access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar risks.
Most of the personal information we hold is stored on Microsoft cloud platforms, including Microsoft Azure. Microsoft takes privacy seriously and has several safeguards in place to protect the personal information it holds on our behalf. You can read more about Microsoft’s privacy and security practices here https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-ca/.
You should be aware, however, that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure. While security cannot be guaranteed, we strive to protect the security of your information and are constantly reviewing and enhancing our information security measures.