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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.

Data to Go is a short film which aims to raise awareness of identity fraud. Filmed in a London coffee shop, the film uses hidden cameras to capture baffled reactions from people when their personal data is revealed to them on a coffee cup. More information from www.identityfraud.org.uk.

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Ask us about privacy

AskUs, our new online knowledge base, is now available to help you find out what you want to know about your privacy rights and obligations.

Law allows information sharing about vulnerable children now - Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says he supports the Government’s message that any information about a current or future danger to a child needs to be shared between the appropriate agencies.

Trade Me leads NZ transparency reporting - Privacy Commissioner

Trade Me today revealed it received 1508 requests for customer information from Police and 15 requests from the Security Intelligence Service (SIS) last year.

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AboutMe (Request My Info Tool)

We have made an easy way for you to ask for your personal information from any organisation, business or government agency in New Zealand. Our AboutMe (Request My Info Tool) makes it straight forward for you to request your information and help agencies by standardising such requests.

Free e-learning privacy training modules

Free privacy education. Online, any time, from anywhere

Here's an easy way to raise privacy awareness in your organisation. We have online training modules on the Privacy Act, the Health Information Privacy Code and Approved Information Sharing Agreements, with more to follow. 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.