Under the Credit Reporting Privacy Code 2004, individuals are entitled to have access to credit information held by credit reporters. The Privacy Commissioner proposes to amend the Code to set the maximum amount a credit reporter may charge for making credit information available quickly.
The Privacy Commissioner, John Edwards, is proposing an amendment to the Credit Reporting Privacy Code that would limit what credit reporters can charge individuals wanting immediate access to their credit information.
Check out the high quality line-up of speakers for our Privacy Forum during Privacy Week. The half-day forum is at the Intercontinental Hotel in Wellington on Wednesday, 7 May. The cost is $140 per person. Register now to avoid disappointment.
Our Frequently Asked Questions on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), a United States law that takes effect for New Zealand tax purposes on 1 July 2014.
Privacy Week Forum; other Privacy Week events; T&P Forum with Symantec info-security expert; our data safety toolkit is coming!; Privacy Week in your workplace
Proposed amendment to Justice Sector Unique Identifier Code 1998 Amendment No. 3 2014. This code is to amend the definition of "offence". Submissions close on 16 May 2014.
The credit reporting agency, Veda Advantage, is charging consumers an unreasonable sum for urgent requests for credit information, says the Privacy Commissioner.
Report by the Privacy Commissioner into Veda Advantage’s charge for urgent requests for personal information.
The Privacy Commissioner's speech to 50 business leaders at the Rendezvous Hotel in Auckland on Thursday, 20 March 2014.
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