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Use this calculator to work out the latest date (usually 20 working days) by when an agency must respond to you if you make a request to access or correct your personal information.

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Right to Know Day

Join us for our Right to Know Day Forum on 28 September. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner is co-hosting a PrivacyLive lunchtime event with the Office of the Ombudsman to mark Right to Know Day in New Zealand. Find out more here.

Privacy Commissioner ‘very concerned’ at VTNZ breach

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says he is very concerned about the findings of Justice Palmer that gang members were able to obtain the address of an informant from VTNZ.

Privacy resources in te reo Māori

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has created two useful resources for te reo Māori speakers. See our te reo Māori brochures - O Mōhiohio Mauora and Me Mōhio Kiō Mōhiohio Whaiaro.

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Learn the privacy basics in our newest online training module

Free privacy education. Online, any time, from anywhere

Privacy ABC is our newest online training module. It uses a variety of scenarios to teach you the privacy basics in 30 minutes or less. As well as Privacy ABC, we have a module on privacy in employent, along with Privacy 101, which is a deeper dive into the  Privacy Act. We also have  modules on the Health Information Privacy Code and the Credit Reporting Privacy Code -- and more! Register here today.

Introducing the Priv-o-matic

The Priv-o-matic: our new privacy statement generator. Get your privacy statement sorted in five minutes. All you’ll need is a good understanding of your business. Try it out here.

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