COVID-19 and Privacy Resources
Due to the rapidly changing situation this resource list principally provides links to other resource pages that are periodically updated rather than individual documents.
New Zealand public service resource pages:
Unite against COVID-19 https://covid19.govt.nz/
Rapid Audit of Contact Tracing for COVID-19 in New Zealand (Ministry of Health) https://www.health.govt.nz/publication/rapid-audit-contact-tracing-covid-19-new-zealand
Office of the Privacy Commissioner https://privacy.org.nz/further-resources/privacy-and-covid-19/
NZ COVID Tracer app Privacy Impact Assessment https://www.health.govt.nz/
Final Report on the Contact Tracing System https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/final-contact-tracing-assurance-committee-report-2020.pdf
Inquiry into Ministry of Health disclosure of Covid-19 Patient Information https://www.privacy.org.nz/assets/Inquiry-into-Ministry-of-Health-Disclosure-of-Covid-19-Patient-Information.pdf
VUB Law, Science, Technology & Society Research group: Data Protection and the Covid-19 Outbreak https://lsts.research.vub.be/en/data-protection-law-and-the-covid-19-outbreak
Global Privacy Assembly: Data protection and Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources https://globalprivacyassembly.org/covid19/
Privacy International: Tracking the global response to COVID-19 https://privacyinternational.org/examples/tracking-global-response-covid-19
International Association of Privacy Professionals: COVID-19 Guidance
and resources https://iapp.org/resources/top
European Commission: Guidance on Apps supporting the fight against COVID 19 pandemic in relation to data protection https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1587141168991&uri=CELEX:52020XC0417(08)
Suggestions by data privacy professionals and academics for drafting good legislation for contact tracing app: Good legislation to make COVIDSafe trustworthy
UN Global Pulse COVID-19 Data Protection and Privacy Resources https://www.unglobalpulse.org/
Netsafe (the approved agency under the Harmful Digital Communications legislation)
The Department of Internal Affairs (which administers spam legislation)
Links to legislation
International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) – for information about last year’s conference, see https://cnpd.public.lu/en/actualites/international/2019/10/conference-internationale-tirana.html (the dedicated Conference website appears to be non-functional)
Digital platforms for communication and information sharing: A resource, prepared by the Children’s Privacy working group, on privacy points that should be considered when using digital technologies in education
Contact Tracing – APProaching the Future: A commentary piece, from a privacy perspective, on Dr Ayesha Verrall’s audit report on contract tracing for COVID-19 in New Zealand
Zoom: How to Keep Uninvited Guests Out of Your Zoom Event
AdTech: Information on what AdTech is and why it matters to our privacy.
Age appropriate design: A code of practice for online services.
CERT NZ Protecting your privacy online: Protecting your privacy online means you have more control over where your personal information goes and who has access to it.
Privacy Act Guidance for Landlords and Tenants: A guide to the Privacy Act for landlords and tenants.
Privacy guidelines for Kiwi landlords and tenants: A blog on privacy guidelines for both landlords and tenants.
Get Ready for Upcoming Privacy Law Changes: A guide to help you prepare for the changes to the Privacy Act that will come into effect as a result of the new Privacy Bill.
How we became our data: a Genealogy of the Informational Person by Colin Koopman
Buying your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics by Andelka M. Phillips
Privacy Online: Law and the Effective Regulation of Online Services by Marcin Betkier