The Privacy Commissioner, John Edwards, says the NZ Data Futures Partnership is an important step towards a data-driven environment that respects and protects personal information while delivering better value to individuals and organisations. Mr Edwards says the Partnerships four principles of value, inclusion, trust, and control are consistent with privacy [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commisioner, New Zealand – Media Releases & Statements
A new report by the Privacy Commissioner on three electronic shared care record (SCR) systems says they are well-managed projects that are appropriately mitigating privacy risks, but that continued attention to privacy is needed if health consumer and provider trust is to be maintained. The Electronic Shared Care Records Review: [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commisioner, New Zealand – Media Releases & Statements
Nearly one third (31 percent) of all mobile apps raise concerns about the nature of permissions sought, a global sweep of mobile apps has found. One in three apps surveyed appeared to request access to information that exceeded their functionality. The New Zealand findings were broadly consistent, with 38 percent [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commisioner, New Zealand – Media Releases & Statements
Source: XIII Ibero-American Data Protection, Lima, May 2015