News and Notices

Privacy Week: Privacy is precious

The focus of Privacy week (2-6 Nov) is on the new Privacy Act 2020 which comes in to force on 1 December.

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has prepared some resources to guide you through the changes.

Privacy is Precious

The main changes under the new Act include:

• making it mandatory to notify our office of serious privacy breaches
• the introduction of compliance notices
• new rules for disclosing information overseas
• new criminal offences.

Read more about these changes and compare the old and new Privacy Acts.