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Viewing entries tagged with 'principle 7'

Centrelink hits trouble with information matching Charles Mabbett
10 February 2017

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The controversy embroiling Centrelink, the Australian government agency that provides welfare payments, shows no sign of abating as a public and political backlash continues over its apparent mishandling of a debt recovery programme.

The search for an accurate age Sam Grover
18 August 2015

Identity

What happens when an agency’s record of your identity conflicts with who you actually are? This is the question we grappled with in an Immigration New Zealand (INZ) case that we recently referred to the Director of Human Rights Proceedings.

Sharing information about death and taxes Neil Sanson
23 February 2015

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When people die, there is a lot to deal with. Apart from dealing with the loss of a family member or friend, there is all the administrative effort in telling every club, association, business and government agency to stop sending mail.

A right to be forgotten for New Zealand? John Edwards
1 July 2014

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The biggest thing in the privacy world just now seems to have exploded into the collective consciousness out of nowhere. For those of you with TLDR (Too Long Didn’t Read) syndrome, here’s the spoiler. The issue is not as clear cut as you might think. I’d like to hear a range of views about how we should approach this in New Zealand.