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Complaints Process Satisfaction survey 2015/16

View the Colmar Bruton satisfaction survey which was undertaken to measure the satisfaction levels of participants in the complaints process and to identify areas for service improvements.

Privacy News - 25 January 2017

Privacy News is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner's fortnightly newsletter. The 25 January 2017 edition is available here.

Media advisory: funeral service for Sir Bruce Slane

Sir Bruce Slane’s funeral will be held tomorrow, 2pm, at St Mary’s-in-Holy Trinity, at the corner of St Stephens Avenue and Parnell Road, Auckland. 

For biographical information, tributes, background information and interviews, please contact Sam Grover, Communications Advisor for the Privacy Commissioner on 021 959 050 or sam.grover@privacy.org.nz.


For further information, contact Sam Grover 021 959 050

Privacy News - 11 January 2017

Privacy News is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner's fortnightly newsletter. The 11 January 2017 edition is available here.

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.