New Zealand’s first ‘Right to Know Day’ will take place on Thursday 12 May 2016. Right to Know Day is dedicated to raising awareness of the legal right New Zealanders have to see their own information that agencies hold.
What does a privacy creature look like? The Office of the Privacy Commissioner set exactly that challenge for artists at five community art workshops around the country – in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.
A visit by the United Nations’ leading privacy investigator is a special opportunity for New Zealand, says Privacy Commissioner John Edwards.
You can book now to attend our Privacy Forums in Wellington and Auckland during Privacy Week. This year Privacy Week is from 9-14 May. The early bird fee of $150 per person only applies until 17 April.
The keynote speakers are the United Nations Special Rapporteur for the Right to Privacy, Professor Joseph Cannataci, and the Australian Information Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim.
We have published a new case note. Find out more about our work by reading our case notes. They are examples of the types of the complaints that we receive and how we work to resolve them.
Due to enquiries from the public to our office, we have been in touch with the legal advisers of the receivers of Dick Smith Electronics. We have received assurances that the receivers are aware of and will comply with their obligations under the New Zealand and Australian Privacy Acts.
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has received over 100 complaints and enquiries to date about the privacy implications of local government property and building information.
Government agencies made nearly 12,000 requests for personal information from 10 New Zealand companies last year, according to a new Office of the Privacy Commissioner report.
If you find a security problem in the Officer of the Privacy Commissioner’s website, Privacy Commissioner John Edwards wants you to tell him about it.
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards releases his Office's annual report covering his first full year in office.