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Providing an adequate level of data protection: an ongoing process Blair Stewart
27 January 2017

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The New Zealand Privacy Act 1993 was formally recognised by the European Commission (EC) in 2012 as meeting European legal standards of data protection thereby facilitating the free flow of personal data from EU countries to New Zealand for processing.

How privacy regulators cooperate across borders Blair Stewart
17 August 2016

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Privacy authorities typically perform regulatory and enforcement functions on their own - or occasionally with another public body - within their domestic jurisdiction. They know the domestic law they enforce. The law will clearly lay out the authority’s role and provide a clear pathway to the intended outcomes.