The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) works to develop and promote a culture in which personal information is protected and respected.

The Privacy Act applies to almost every person, business and organisation in New Zealand. The Act includes privacy principles that guide how personal information can be collected, used, stored and disclosed.

On 1 December 2020, the new Privacy Act came into force. To find out more, visit the Privacy Act 2020 page here.


Click here to learn more about the Office Of The Privacy Commissioner / Te Mana Mātāpono Matatapu.