We use social media to share information about what’s happening across the public service, what we’re up to, and to enable conversations and feedback.
Our followers can expect to receive regular updates covering some or all of the following:
We may follow/like organisations and individuals that are relevant to our organisation. This does not imply endorsement or guarantee the accuracy of their information.
Posts made by others to our social media channels are the responsibility of that person or organisation. They don't necessarily reflect the opinions or policy of the Commission.
We welcome feedback and ideas from our followers and will try to join these conversations where possible, however we can't guarantee we will be able to reply individually to every post.
We cannot enter into any discussion related to politics.
We may choose to retweet, @mention, or post information by other organisations and/or individuals for the interest and information of our followers. However, we do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of this information.
At times people employed by us may engage in forums on LinkedIn and other online channels. Any opinions or views expressed on these forums belong to the individual staff member. Our staff acting in an official capacity will identify themselves along with their position within the organisation, and state that they are representing the Commission.
We reserve the right to report or remove (as appropriate) any posts or comments that do not comply with the:
We reserve the right to remove content posted on our pages that:
All social media accounts are monitored from 8.30am – 5pm on weekdays and sporadically outside these hours.
We will respond to private messages, as soon as we can, during business hours. If you have an urgent query, please contact us directly at SSC_Enquiries@ssc.govt.nz
Generally, we will only use any personal information that you share or provide for the purposes for which you supplied it for, and we only share your information if it is necessary to do so for the purpose for which you gave it to us. We may however use or share your information for other reasons where it is permitted at law, including under the Privacy Act 1993.
Unless otherwise indicated, the material we make available on our social media accounts is protected by Crown copyright. You can reproduce this Crown copyright material free of charge without further permission, as long as you:
Our social media accounts may provide links to other websites or embed material which may contain information that is the copyright of third parties and subject to restrictions on use or reproduction.
You must get permission from the copyright owner to use:
We cannot give you this permission.
By submitting, posting or displaying your content on any of our social media accounts, you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide licence to use that content.
The contents of our social media accounts are intended for informational purposes only. We shall in no event accept any liability for loss or damage suffered by any person or body due to information provided on these sites or linked sites.
The information on our social media sites and all government web sites is provided on the basis that persons accessing the web site undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content.
Join one of our social media channels and take part in the conversation. We have a presence on:
Facebook: @SSCNZ https://www.facebook.com/SSCNZ/
LinkedIn: @SSCNZ https://www.linkedin.com/company/state-services-commission
Twitter: @StateServicesNZ https://twitter.com/StateServicesNZ
Instagram: @StateServicesNZ https://www.instagram.com/stateservicesnz/
Email SSC_Enquiries@ssc.govt.nz if you have any concerns or questions about our social media engagement, or any particular post.
We also have an Open Government Partnership Twitter account: @ogpnz https://twitter.com/ogpnz