Media Releases

2
Jun

Moving Covid-19 tracking to next level: Privacy remains important in Tracer App and business practice

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s statement can be viewed below: Moving Covid-19 tracking to next level

29
Apr

COVID-19 smartphone app – Privacy Foundation expects transparency around privacy controls

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s statement can be viewed below: Privacy Foundation statement on COVID-19 smartphone app

18
Apr

Call for immediate release of COVID-19 contact tracing audit report

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s statement can be viewed below: Call for immediate release of COVID-19 contact tracing audit report

5
Apr

New Zealand’s privacy law flexible to meet the challenges of the pandemic

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s statement can be viewed below: New Zealand’s privacy law flexible to meet the challenges of the pandemic

28
Jan

Data Protection Day 2020

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s statement to mark Data Protection Day 2020 can be viewed below: Data Protection Day 2020

7
Oct

Greater Transparency Needed Around Handling of Patient Data after Hack

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s media release on the Tū Ora Compass Health data hack can be viewed below: Media Release on Patient Data Hack

27
Sep

Individual access and transparency rights are increasingly vital in our digital age

Statement to mark international Right to Know Day September 28 is international Right to Know Day, which recognises people’s rights to access both their own information and information about government. The Privacy Foundation is taking the opportunity to help to promote those rights, which are centrally important both for personal privacy and a flourishing democracy. “Transparency and information access rights

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14
Aug

Auckland Transport Must Take Care in CCTV Spend Up

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s media release on Radio NZ’s report that “Auckland Transport’s $4.5m plan could mean 8000 cameras watching the city” can be viewed below: Media Release on Auckland Transport’s CCTV Plan

18
Mar

Privacy Foundation NZ deplores terrorism in Christchurch

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s media release on the Christchurch shootings can be viewed below: Media Release on Christchurch Shootings

15
Mar

Privacy Foundation’s initial response to Justice Committee’s Report on Privacy Bill

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s initial response to the Justice Committee’s Report on the Privacy Bill can be viewed below: Media Release on Privacy Bill Report