Privacy Act

National Cyber Policy Office director Paul Ash says the public needs confidence its data is safe

Why NZ is not rushing to copy Australian cyber breach notification laws

Tue 1 Aug 1

New Zealand officials are not yet convinced the Australian laws are the right way to go.

Capital Letter: 'It’s not all about you' – limiting the Privacy Act’s intrusions

Thu 26 Jan

Australian court's privacy ruling has importance for interpreting New Zealand legislation.

Mike Duffy (Eat & Great NZ)

Did Ekim Burgers man break the law?

WEEKEND REVIEW Sun 3 May 2

How publicly posting someone's private message, and abusing them, sits with the Privacy Act and the Harmful Digital Communications Bill.

Barrister and information law specialist John Edwards

Privacy you can bank on

WEEKEND REVIEW Sun 2 Dec 6

COMMENT A denied Kim Dotcom loan application highlights that banks routinely hand over personal information without a warrant.

Chapman Tripp senior associate Marie Wisker

The right and wrong way to snoop on your staff's email

Mon 11 Jun 10

In the wake of an employer being reprimanded by the Privacy Commissioner, a legal expert offers some tips.

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