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Forums and seminars

8 - 12  May,  2017

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner marks Privacy Week each year to promote privacy awareness and to inform people of their rights under the Privacy Act. It is also to help educate businesses, organisations and agencies of their responsibilities and obligations with personal information.

Privacy Week is done in conjunction with Privacy Awareness Week which is held by the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) network. You can find out more about APPA and Privacy Awareness Week here.

This year, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner is marking Privacy Week from 8 – 12 May.

Our Privacy Week programme is being finalised but in the meantime, we can tell you that there will be the following events (with further details to be advised):

  • Air NZ Privacy Week forum - Auckland
  • iappANZ businsess breakfasts in Auckland and Wellington
  • PrivacyLive lunchtime forums in Auckland and Wellington

 And launch of Privacy Week resources, including:

    • A new e-learning module on employment and privacy
    • Privacy Week posters
    • Health Privacy on the Road guidance
    • General Privacy brochure
    • Privacy week videos
    • New case notes
    • Privacy Week Quiz for Workplaces
    • APPA privacy resources


Privacy Week in your organisation

A privacy-savvy workplace can help prevent data breaches and build trust and confidence with your public.

Tell us what you're doing for Privacy Week. Make up a privacy quiz in your workplace or get everyone to do our online privacy training modules.

For more information about Privacy Week, stay in touch with us through Twitter, Facebook, and our blog and Privacy News issues for regular updates on what we have planned.