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Policy Adviser (Health) Sebastian Morgan-Lynch spoke at the 2009 Quality Symposium, held by the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners on 14 February 2009, about the risks and benefits for health information management in primary care.
The presentation can be viewed in two parts on Youtube (external link).
Privacy Awareness Week was held between 3 and 9 May 2009.
A variety of events were planned including a Chris Slane Privacy Cartoon Exhibition 'No Laughing Matter' in Auckland on 7 May.
TradeMe kindly ran a survey on its website during PAW "Who's using your information?" using creative banners based on the Facebook Friend cartoon. Visitors to its website were asked three privacy-related questions.
"Privacy and information requests - the interrelationship between the Official Information Act and the Privacy Act" - a presentation by Katrine Evans, Assistant Privacy Commissioner (Legal), to the "Legal Issues for Crown Entities" conference held in Wellington 23/24 September 2008.
Rendezvous Hotel - Monday 25 August 2008 at 8.00 am
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It gives me great pleasure to be launching our second privacy awareness week 2008 with our Asia-Pacific partners, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Korea and Macau. We will also launch the opinion survey results; and employment booklet.
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Marie Shroff, Privacy Commissioner was the keynote speaker at the Privacy Issues Forum 2008 held on 27 August in Wellington. She spoke on: "Privacy and community: personal space within the public sphere"
Marie Shroff, Privacy Commissioner was the keynote speaker at the Identity Conference 2008 held on 29-30 April at Te Papa, Wellington. She spoke on: 'Do you know who I am? Exploring identity and privacy'.
The Privacy Commissioner's keynote address at the Identity Conference 2008 held on 29-30 April in Wellington. For details see Identity Conference 2008
Privacy Awareness Week runs from 26 August to 1 September 2007. In 2007, for the first time, Privacy Awareness Week was conducted in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong.
During Privacy Awareness Week a competition was held for the best written piece on what students chose to write on any aspect of privacy. The winners of the international privacy competition for secondary school students were announced by the Privacy Commissioners of Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, the Northe...
Meeting of Privacy Commissioners with Privacy Contact Officers from NSW and the Commonwealth
The smart card age seems to be a little slow in arriving. With respect to today's topic smart cards and health cards the first thing to report from New Zealand is that we do not have a national health card, ID card or smart card health card.
Personal information is a key concept in data protection statutes, including our own. But deciding what is, and what is not personal information can be one of the hardest legal calculations in everyday privacy practice.
We tend to think of biometrics as being a recent technological marvel. But biometric technologies are possibly the oldest method of establishing identity. Fingerprints were used in Babylon as seals on clay tablets recording business transactions. More recently, (but still a while ago) they figured in th...