Our website uses cookies to give you the best experience and for us to analyse our site usage. If you continue to use our site, we will take it you are OK about this. Click on More for information about the cookies on our site and what you can do to opt out.

We respect your Do Not Track preference.

Most recently edited pages

Displaying 41 - 50 of 103

Privacy Commissioner monitoring Yahoo hack

The Privacy Commissioner is monitoring the Yahoo hack that compromised up to 500 million users’ accounts. The hack affects a small portion of the 825,000 email accounts...

Advisory opinions

Advisory opinions are opinions that agencies and ministers can seek from the Privacy Commissioner concerning the application of the Privacy Act. The process is intended to promote...

Public attitudes to data sharing cautious but shifting - survey

Approximately two-thirds (65 percent) of New Zealanders continue to be concerned about privacy. This result is statistically unchanged from previous surveys in 2014 and 2012. The public opinion survey, commissioned by the Privacy Commissioner, was released to mark the beginning of Privacy Week.

Media statement on Dick Smith Electronics' customer data

Due to enquiries from the public to our office, we have been in touch with the legal advisers of the receivers of Dick Smith Electronics. We have received assurances that the receivers are aware of and will comply with their obligations under the New Zealand and Australian Privacy Acts.