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We now email a fortnightly Privacy News digest from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. It includes current and latest blog posts, media statements and other news. The Privacy News digest replaces our Private Word quarterly. Sign up here if you would like it delivered to your email inbox.

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Privacy News - 23 March 2016

Privacy News is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner's fortnightly newsletter. The 23 March 2016 edition is available here.

Privacy News - 9 March 2016

Privacy News is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner's fortnightly newsletter. The 9 March 2016 edition is available here.

Privacy News - 24 February 2016

Privacy News is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner's fortnightly newsletter. The 24 February 2016 edition is available here.

Privacy News - 10 February 2016

Privacy News is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner's fortnightly newsletter. The 10 February 2016 edition is available here.

Privacy News - 27 January 2016

Privacy News is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner's fortnightly newsletter. The 27 January 2016 edition is available here.

Privacy News

Read our fortnightly Privacy News digest. It includes current news and latest blog posts from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.

Private Word Issue 89, June 2014

The new edition of our Private Word newsletter is out. It includes items about our new blog, privacy law reform, the Privacy Forum and our latest UMR survey.

Private Word Issue 88, April 2014

Privacy Week Forum; other Privacy Week events; T&P Forum with Symantec info-security expert; our data safety toolkit is coming!; Privacy Week in your workplace

Private Word Issue 87, March 2014

Privacy Commissioner's introduction; Privacy Week; law change to section 56; children need to be wise online; risks of keeping old emails; confidentiality and the unpublished electoral roll; news around the world

Private Word Issue 86, December 2013

International privacy commissioners target mobile apps; reporting data breaches; new GCPO role is a smart move; Privileges Committee questions Privacy Commissioner; OWLS to launch in February; Privacy Awareness Week 2014; news from around the world

Private Word, Issue 85, September 2013

Accessing your personal information; The inquiry into the Henry Inquiry; Enforcement sharing, capacity building; Teaching children to protect themselves online; Google responds to privacy fears over Glass; Case note: Man objects to CCTV in pub toilets; Websites need to improve privacy information; No one-stop media regulator; News around the world.

Private Word Issue 83, December 2012

20th Anniversary of the Privacy Act; Phase two of the Deloittes inquiry into WINZ data breach; Annual report; Case notes; Human Rights Review Tribunal decision; Google destroys NZ WiFi data; Credit reporters first assurance reports; News around the world.

Private Word Issue 82, September 2012

The ACC breach - an interview with the Privacy Commissioner; Credit reporting changes proposed; Credit code workshops; News media, new media and privacy; Case notes; Recent Human Rights Review Tribunal decisions; News around the world.

Private Word Issue 81, June 2012

UMR survey results; Cyber Security Awareness Week; OPC goes social; Privacy Forum 2012; Trust is the 'sweet spot' for government and business; Advice for secondary school students, parents and teachers; Developing a new resource for primary schools; Inquiry into ACC and email leak; Credit reporting system changes; News around the world.

Private Word Issue 80, March 2012

Think big? Privacy in the age of big data; Why the fuss about big data?; Snapshots of some of our Privacy Forum speakers; Big data and marketing; Adding to the privacy toolbox; Government information sharing; News media and new media.

Private Word Issue 79, December 2011

Identity Conference 2012 and Privacy Forum; APPA Forum 2011; ACC's Privacy Champions; Case notes; Keeping safe online; Credit Reporting Privacy Code; Annual Report; Privacy Officers' Round Table; Modernising the law - Law Commission review update; New advice for seniors; International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners; News around the world.

Private Word Issue 78, July 2011

Credit Reporting Privacy Code amendment; Taxis recording passengers - new guidance; Getting it right when you've got it wrong; Case notes; 35th APPA Forum; Why do lawyers need to know about privacy law?; Privacy points for lawyers; New Chair of the Human Rights Review Tribunal; News around the world.

Private Word Issue 77, April 2011

Privacy Awareness Week; Interview with Google's Alma Whitten; Case notes; National electronic health records; Christchurch Earthquake (Information Sharing) Code; Senior citizens; Commissioner welcomes outcome of US Google Buzz investigation; Delays in providing personal information prove costly; NetHui; News around the world.

Private Word Issue 75, September 2010

US Federal Trade Commission joins APPA; Youth spread the word about privacy; Privacy - are you serious?; Case notes; New powers to block re-export of personal information; NZ part of global privacy networks; Motor vehicle register update; International privacy conferences; News around the world.

Private Word Issue 74, June 2010

Submission to the Law Commission's review of the Privacy Act; New computer safety resources for kids; Focus on the Privacy Forum; Case notes; Children, Young People and Privacy conference in Melbourne; NZ in the international privacy arena; Better protection for vehicle owners' personal information; Tax system review; News around the world.