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Commissioner finds Immigration NZ in breach

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has referred a case to the Director of Human Rights Proceedings after finding Immigration New Zealand breached a migrant’s privacy by failing to correct his date of birth.

August 2015 - Latest case notes

We have a further three published case notes. Find out more about our work by reading our case notes. Case notes are examples of the types of the complaints that we receive and how we work to resolve them.

Privacy Impact Assessment Toolkit

A privacy impact assessment (PIA) is an essential part of many projects and proposals, and can be used to identify potential risks. Read our new PIA guidance.

Joint open letter to app marketplaces

The Privacy Commissioner is among 23 privacy authorities which have signed a letter urging app operators to make links to privacy policies mandatory for apps.

Naming agencies in public reports

This policy records the Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s willingness publicly to name agencies in appropriate cases. In adopting this policy, the Office has been particularly mindful of the need to...