We are recruiting a General Counsel to join our office. The successful appointee will provide expert legal advice to the Commissioner and the office, and a legal quality assurance role in respect of all matters relating to the Commissioner’s functions.
An international project looking at websites and apps used by children has raised concerns over the personal information they collect.
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.
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.
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.
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says the Data Futures Partnership is a key step towards a data-driven environment that respects and protects personal data.
The Harmful Digital Communications Act that is now in force makes some changes to the scope of the Privacy Act, such as closing the ‘revenge porn’ loophole.
AISA stands for Approved Information Sharing Agreement. We've published this guidance to help enable the efficient and responsive provision of public services.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Joy Liddicoat as our Assistant Commissioner (Policy and Operations).
Privacy authorities are calling on operators of seven app marketplaces, including Google and Apple, to make it mandatory to post links to privacy policies.