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Response calculator for access and correction requests

Use this calculator to work out the latest date (usually 20 working days) by when an agency must respond to you if you make a request to access or correct your personal information.

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Assistant Commissioner (Policy and Operations)

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner is a 40-staffed organisation, established as an Independent Crown Entity under the Privacy Act 1993.

Operation Painter: Findings in privacy investigation

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says a Police checkpoint in 2016 unlawfully and unfairly collected personal information, harming some of the people affected.

Case Note 285353 [2018] NZPriv Cmr 3: Passenger makes vexatious requests to airline

A passenger contacted an airline, requesting all the information they had about him relating to a ticket dispute.

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Learn the privacy basics in our newest online training module

Free privacy education. Online, any time, from anywhere

Privacy ABC is our newest online training module. It uses a variety of scenarios to teach you the privacy basics in 30 minutes or less. As well as Privacy ABC, we have a module on privacy in employent, along with Privacy 101, which is a deeper dive into the  Privacy Act. We also have  modules on the Health Information Privacy Code and the Credit Reporting Privacy Code -- and more! Register here today.

Introducing the Priv-o-matic

The Priv-o-matic: our new privacy statement generator. Get your privacy statement sorted in five minutes. All you’ll need is a good understanding of your business. Try it out here.

Privacy News

Syndicated privacy news from the Privacy Commissioner, and around the world.