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Test Your Knowledge - The Privacy Act 1993

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The purpose of the Privacy Act 1993 is to promote and protect individual privacy - in particular to establish principles on: collection, use, and disclosure of information relating to individuals and access by individuals to information held about them.

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Facebook Privacy Issues

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The Privacy Commissioner published findings on 28 March 2018 from a recent investigation where they found Facebook was subject to the Privacy Act, but Facebook held the position that NZ’s Privacy Act did not apply.  These findings came after Facebook refused to provide an individual with access to their personal information held on the accounts of several other Facebook users.

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