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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 survey 2016

The Privacy Concerns & Sharing Data survey was commissioned by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and conducted by UMR Research from 30 Mar to 18 April 2016

Privacy survey 2014

The Individual Privacy & Personal Information poll was a telephone survey by UMR of 750 New Zealanders 18 years of age and older, conducted from 13 to 17 March 2014.

Privacy survey 2012

The poll was a telephone survey by UMR of 750 New Zealanders 18 years of age and older, conducted from 22 to 27 March 2012.

The margin of error for sample size of 750 for a 50% figure at the '95% confidence level' is +/-3.6%.

Media coverage of the ACC privacy incident (first published on 15 March 2012) may have affected poll results for some questions. Field work dates for the poll were fixed before the ACC story broke.

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International Disclosures and Overseas Information and Communication Technologies Survey

Results in this survey showed that a large number of respondents that send information overseas do not check the overseas organisations' use and management of the information.

The issue of ‘cloud computing' clearly has major benefits for businesses and government agencies but it also carries some risks.

This survey has found that both the private and public sectors need guidance in this area. While most of the organisations have controls to protect the security of personal inform...

Portable Storage Device Survey Report 2010

Government agencies have generally improved security around 'portable storage devices' (PSDs) such as USB memory sticks - but there are still some key agencies that have less than desirable controls, Privacy Commissioner Marie Shroff says.

A recent survey by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of 42 main government agencies found an estimated 120 organisation-owned PSDs had been lost or stolen in the previous 12 months.

Privacy survey 2010

Results in this report are based upon questions asked in the UMR Research nation-wide omnibus survey. This is a telephone survey of a nationally representative sample of 750 New Zealanders 18 years of age and over.

Fieldwork was conducted from 18th to 23rd March 2010 at UMR Research's national interview facility in Auckland.

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Portable Storage Device Survey Report 2009

Many government departments risk accidentally disclosing sensitive personal information because of poor controls on staff use of 'portable storage devices' (PSDs) such as USB memory sticks, Privacy Commissioner Marie Shroff says.

A survey of the 42 main government agencies, undertaken by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner recently, shows PSDs are widely used but that there are real gaps in security procedures and practices.

Privacy survey 2008

Results in this report are based upon questions asked in the UMR Research nation-wide omnibus survey.This is a telephone survey of a nationally representative sample of 750 New Zealanders 18 years of age and over.

Fieldwork was conducted from 18th to 28th July 2008 at UMR Research’s national interview facility in Auckland.

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Privacy survey 2006

Results in this report are based upon questions asked in the UMR Research nation-wide omnibus survey. This is a telephone survey of a nationally representative sample of 750 New Zealanders 18 years of age and over.

Fieldwork was conducted from 10th to 15th February 2006 at UMR Research’s national interview facility in Auckland.

View the 46 page report.

New Zealand Website Privacy Notices: a first look

In September 2005, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner surveyed websites maintained by New Zealand's largest employers. The survey was a relatively simple counting exercise and no attempt was made to review the content for compliance with the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993. We found that just over half displayed a privacy notice.

View our full 12-page report.

Privacy Survey 2001

Results in this report are based upon questions asked in the UMR Research nation-wide omnibus survey. This is a telephone survey of a nationally representative sample of 750 New Zealanders 18 years of age and over.

Fieldwork was conducted from 13th to 16th September 2001 at UMR Research’s national interview facility in Auckland.

View the 45 page report.