Privacy Commissioner John Edwards welcomed Parliament passing the Privacy Act 2020 with unanimous support. The new Act replaces the 27-year-old Privacy Act 1993. Many of the changes are based on recommendations from the Law Commissions comprehensive 2011 review of New Zealands privacy laws. The new Privacy Act provides a modernised [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commisioner, New Zealand – Media Releases & Statements
Source: Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
The Human Rights Review Tribunal [2020 HRRT 16] awarded $50,000 to an ACC claimant after it was found to have breached the Privacy Act by destroying his file.In its decision, the Tribunal said ACC breached the information privacy principles 5 and 6 of the Act. Principle 5 governs the way [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
La CNIL publie une nouvelle version du logiciel PIA afin de faciliter la mise à jour et la gestion des analyses d'impact relatives à la protection des données (AIPD). Cette mise à jour permet notamment la recherche par mots clés, l'archivage, la possibilité de créer de nouvelles versions d'une analyse [...]
Source: CNIL
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has awarded a Privacy Trust Mark to the contact tracing app Rippl. Mr Edwards says Rippl, a free contact tracing app created by the Wellington company Paperkite, has been assessed as meeting his offices Privacy Trust Mark criteria. The Privacy Trust Mark is intended to give [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commisioner, New Zealand – Media Releases & Statements
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has awarded a Privacy Trust Mark to TICCs Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Customer Due Diligence Online Forms and AML Online Portal. Mr Edwards says the Trust, Integrity and Compliance Company (TICC) has created a privacy and user-friendly way for its clients to comply with their anti-money laundering [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commisioner, New Zealand – Media Releases & Statements
The Information Commissioner's Office has released an investigation report into the use of mobile phone extraction by police forces when conducting criminal investigations in England and Wales. [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Le 21 janvier 2019, la CNIL prononçait une sanction de 50 millions d'euros à l'encontre de la société Google LLC et décidait de rendre publique sa délibération. Saisi d'une requête pour invalider celle-ci, le Conseil d'État a validé la décision de la CNIL, confirmant ainsi une juste application des principes [...]
Source: CNIL
Par une ordonnance rendue le 19 juin 2020, le Conseil d'État enjoint à la Plateforme des données de santé de transmettre à la CNIL tous éléments relatifs aux procédés de pseudonymisation utilisés, afin qu'elle puisse vérifier si ces techniques assurent une protection suffisante des données en question. [...]
Source: CNIL