Opinion: High-Profile Breaches Bring Warnings for All
DATA LOSS—NEW ZEALANDSeptember 26, 2013
In the past 18 months, New Zealand has seen breaches at the ACC, EQC and West Coast and South Canterbury District Health Boards. In light of these events, Mark Hargreaves and Belinda Sidnam clear up some possible misconceptions in this Lexology report. Highlighting that “Privacy is not just a public sector issue” and it’s not just about “sensitive” information, the authors outline some key provisions of the Privacy Act, how to comply with it and what happens when you don’t.