This follows a very long period of review dating back to the appointment of the Law Commission to review the Privacy Act in 2006. Over that time, there has been exponential growth in data-driven innovation, significant developments in international data protection regulation and a plethora of high profile data breaches. Against that background, the need to modernise New Zealand’s Privacy Act has had strong bipartisan and industry support.
To assist you with preparing for the notifiable privacy breach regime and other changes under the Privacy Act, we have prepared this practical guide which provides:
- An overview of the new notifiable privacy breach regime.
- A summary of other changes.
- A checklist of key steps to ensure you are prepared.