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.
The Privacy Commissioner has welcomed the findings of the report looking at the systemic failings which enabled Phillip John Smith to escape overseas.
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.
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.