We are updating our Privacy Impact Assessment guidance materials to help agencies identify potential privacy risks. View the material to see what we're doing and how you can help.
A new report by the Privacy Commissioner on three electronic shared care record (SCR) systems says they are well-managed projects that are appropriately mitigating privacy risks, but that continued attention to privacy is needed if health consumer and provider trust is to be maintained.
What might our weekly grocery shop say about us - our budgeting choices, income strata, gender, household size, and our food and drink choices? Read more in Privacy Commissioner John Edwards' presentation to the Marketing Law Conference in Auckland on 24 July 2014.
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards spoke at a Trade Me Government & Regulatory Seminar about his vision for his office and his current priorities. The presentation was in Wellington on 15 August 2014.
Read the Privacy Commissioner's presentation at the 2014 Privacy Forum in Wellington on Wednesday 7 May. The Privacy Forum is an annual event held each year during Privacy Week.
Read the Privacy Commissioner John Edward's speech at the 10 Points in One Day Legalwise continuing professional development seminar in Wellington on Thursday 22 May.
Read the Privacy Commissioner's keynote address to the Biometrics Institute Digital Identities and Authentication Seminar in Wellington on 4 June 2014.
The Privacy Commissioner John Edwards' key note speech at Nethui in Auckland on 11 July 2014 is now available.
The wider use of data by business and government is inevitable. This submission responds to the New Zealand Data Futures Forum’s invitation to contribute to a debate on the country’s data future.