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ACC Launches Online Privacy Index

DATA PROTECTION—NEW ZEALAND

October 18, 2012

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) has developed a privacy index to measure the reduction of privacy breaches and disclose the implementation of recommendations from the Independent Review of ACC Privacy and Security Information, The New Zealand Herald reports. The ACC plans to publish an updated index on its website monthly. ACC Chief Executive Ralph Stewart said the organisation aims to achieve an index rating of 80 by 2013 and 97.5 by the end of June 2014, the report states. Stewart added, “Publishing the index is a practical way of monitoring ACC’s progress towards making significant changes in the way client information is managed.”
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