Personal information is information about an identifiable individual (a natural person).
A person is not required to provide the personal information that we request but, if that person chooses not to do so, in many cases we will not be able to provide our services.
A privacy officer will:
They may also:
The Privacy officer will complete the required training through the Privacy Commission website:
We collect personal information about an individual from that individual, through contact with us (for example, in a meeting, or via an email, website), or when we provide services to the individual. We also collect information from third parties including from clients’ related businesses, accountants, current providers of financial products (including insurers and lenders), medical service providers and employers. We may also collect personal information from the Accident Compensation Corporation and credit reporting agencies.
When a person visits our website we may collect information including details of visits to our website such as traffic data, location data, and website analytics.
This information will be kept in accordance with our records keeping policy.
We collect personal information for the following purposes:
We may disclose a client’s personal information to:
A business that supports provision of our services may be located outside New Zealand. This may mean that personal information is held and processed outside New Zealand.
We will take steps that are reasonable in the circumstances to keep personal information safe from loss and from unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure.
We have the following polices in place to ensure information is kept securely:
Subject to certain grounds for refusal set out in the Act, an individual whose information we hold has the right to access personal information that we hold and about that individual and to request a correction to that personal information. The Privacy Officer will be contacted.
While we take reasonable steps to maintain secure internet connections, if a person provides us with personal information over the internet, the provision of that information is at the provider’s own risk.
We may change this policy by uploading a revised policy onto our website. The change will apply from the date that we upload the revised policy.
As a business we ensure all staff and the privacy officer are trained at least annually on the Privacy Act 2020 the principles and duties of a privacy officer.
The Business, Privacy Officer, will undertake an analysis of a privacy complaint to identify if it is serious and systemic in nature.
Where a privacy breach of this nature occurs (The Business will, in accordance with their obligations under the Privacy Act) notify the privacy commissioner and the individuals impacted by the breach.
The Business will provide relevant details to the privacy commissioner, including the proposed handling of the complaint. https://privacy.org.nz/privacy-for-agencies/privacy-breaches/
If required, the Business will follow the Privacy Commission’s guidance on additional measures that maybe required to be enacted.
Tracking of privacy complaints will align with the Business complaint management policy.
If you have any queries or complaints about our collection, use or storage of your personal information (including a complaint relating to any failure by us to comply with our obligations under the credit reporting provisions of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) or under the Credit Reporting Privacy Code), or if you wish to exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and address your email to The Privacy Officer. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any such complaint or dispute regarding the use or disclosure of your personal information. If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your complaint, you may contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner or Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA):
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner:
GPO Box 5218, Sydney NSW 2001
Telephone: 1300 363 992
Mail: GPO Box 5218 Sydney NSW 2001
Fax: +61 2 9284 9666
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