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2016 Privacy Week

Privacy Week 2016 (9-14 May) — "Privacy in your hands"

The UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Privacy, Professor Joseph Cannataci, will be visiting New Zealand during Privacy Week this year. While he is in New Zealand, he will give keynote presentations at our Privacy Forums in Wel...

Privacy Commissioner names non-complying agency

The Privacy Commissioner has found that TD Drilling 2014 Ltd, also trading as TD Drilling Ltd (TD Drilling) breached principles 5 and 6 of the Privacy Act in withholding and then losing employee information in the course of an employment dispute.

Employment dispute

Mr R was an employee for TD Drilling. He became concerned that his colleagues had been taking drugs at work, and he notified his boss Mr S, and asked for the matter to be treated in confidence.

Privacy News - 14 December 2016

Privacy News is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner's fortnightly newsletter. The 14 December 2016 edition is available here.

Privacy News - 30 November 2016

Privacy News is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner's fortnightly newsletter. The 30 November 2016 edition is available here.