La Présidente de la CNIL, Marie-Laure DENIS, et l'ensemble des membres du Collège dont le mandat venait à expiration ont été désignés. Le Collège se réunira, pour la première fois, à l'occasion de la séance plénière du 14 février 2019. [...]
Source: CNIL
Sur saisine de M. Alexandre Linden, personnalité qualifiée, désignée par la CNIL, en charge du contrôle du blocage administratif des sites provoquant à des actes de terrorisme ou en faisant l'apologie, ou à caractère pédopornographique, le tribunal administratif de Cergy-Pontoise annule plusieurs décisions de l'Office central de lutte contre la [...]
Source: CNIL
Welcome to our latest weekly round-up of privacy stories.Law Commission review on use of DNA in criminal investigationsLaw commissioner Donna Buckingham speaks with RNZ's Kathryn Ryan about updating the law regarding storing and accessing DNA, for criminal investigation purposes, looking at where the balance should be between law enforcement and [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
The most common complaints we investigate relate to individuals trying to access their personal information. Some of these requests are “empty-your-pocket” requests to the agency – in other words, requests for all the information held about the person concerned by the agency.The requester is well within their rights to do [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
One year on from its introduction in February 2018, the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme is driving increased awareness and action on personal information security, Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk said today. [...]
Source: Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
The Human Rights Review Tribunal recently found that the Parole Board breached the Privacy Act when it disclosed an offender's parole address, with tragic consequences.Read the full decision: Tapiki and Eru v New Zealand Parole Board [2019] NZHRRT 5 (external link)The Board agreed to release the offender from prison in [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
The word privacy means different things to different people. The Privacy Act applies to every person, business and organisation in New Zealand. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner works to help New Zealanders develop and promote a culture in which personal information is protected and respected. [...]
Source: Office of The Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – New on the Website
Welcome to our latest weekly round-up of privacy stories.Facebook 'doubling down' on privacy abuse: NZ watchdogFacebook is celebrating its 15th anniversary this week, lauding a decade and a half that has seen it gain around 2 billion users for its services, which now include Instagram, WhatsApp and a budding virtual [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
Since we launched the Privacy Trust Mark in May 2018, we've received several applications as well as a number of enquiries about how to apply and what to include in the application.We want to reward and encourage privacy excellence and innovation and help you submit the best application. So, what [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs