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Forums and seminars

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.

For Privacy Week, our office will be joining with the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities network in marking the theme Privacy: From principles to practice.

Privacy Week in New Zealand will be from 7-11 May 2018.

The highlight of Privacy Week will be the 2018 Privacy Forum at Te Papa in Wellington on Wednesday 9 May. A draft forum programme is available now.

Privacy Forum 2018 draft programme

The 2018 Privacy Forum will be a day of privacy-related discussion with many of the leading privacy exponents in New Zealand. Find out more about the 2018 Privacy Forum here.

The early bird ticket rate is now closed. The regular ticket price is $260. We are offering a discounted rate of $50 per person for community and social work NGOs and charitable organisations.

There are 35 places for organisations that qualify for this rate. If you think your organisation qualifies, please email directly to go into a ballot for these discounted seats.

Register here to attend the 2018 Privacy Forum.

Keep an eye on this page for our 2018 Privacy Week events. You can also subscribe to our fortnightly newsletter for regular Privacy Week updates. 

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.