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Viewing entries tagged with 'research'

Concession travel and privacy in NSW Nicole Walker
1 February 2017

public transport

Many people in New Zealand - such as students and the elderly - use a concession that gives them a free or subsidised fare on public transport. In order to assess whether someone is eligible for these concession cards, the transport provider collects personal information. This information includes things like student ID cards, tertiary student ID cards or other photo ID. 

Privacy Research Symposium 2016 Sam Grover
13 January 2017

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In 2015, we distributed our $70,000 Privacy Good Research Fund to four different projects, all of which focused on finding new evidence about an aspect of privacy. Last month, that fund came to fruition and we had our Privacy Research Symposium, a day where the recipients of the fund presented their findings.

Asian Privacy Scholars Network 5th International Conference Joy Liddicoat
11 January 2017

chinese privacy law

Privacy scholars from the Asia Pacific region recently gathered to share research, ask difficult questions, push the boundaries of privacy concepts and grapple with the challenges of new technology. Several themes emerged including cultural concepts of privacy, the pervasive collection of personal information, challenges to rights of access to personal information and the impact of the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

A design blueprint for privacy Riki Jamieson-Smyth
19 December 2016

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I was recently lucky enough to attend the Asian Privacy Scholars Network 5th International Conference, hosted by the Business School at the University of Auckland.

How are patient privacy and e-health records working for community nurses? Dr Léonie Walker, Dr Jill Clendon
7 November 2016

nurse giving a flu vaccine shot

Personal health information in electronic health records is increasingly shared in many settings, across disciplines and health care organisations. In recognition of this, considerable work has been done at the highest professional levels around patient record access, data security and the privacy safeguards required of the new systems.

A stellar week for privacy research Blair Stewart
25 October 2016

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If you’re interested in privacy research, you might want to be in Auckland during the week of 12-16 December. So much is going on that the Privacy Commissioner has named it Privacy Research Week.

Privacy researchers to converge on Auckland Blair Stewart
4 October 2016

research conferences

Mark your calendars as Auckland will host three international privacy events in December.

New Zealand's Privacy Good Research Fund Blair Stewart
18 June 2015

research

The Privacy Commissioner has just announced the launch of the Privacy Good Research Fund which makes $75,000 available to support privacy research.