Privacy Act 2020 - A whistle stop tour
Privacy Act 2020 - A whistle stop tour
03 November 2020 | By  Rick Shera  | 
On 1 December 2020 the Privacy Act 2020 (New Privacy Act) replaces the Privacy Act 1993 (1993 Act), which has been in operation for 25 years. Will your business be ready? We take you on a whistle stop tour of the key changes and let you know what you should be doing now. Read More →
Privacy Act 2020 - A whistle stop tour
Privacy Act 2020 - A whistle stop tour
03 November 2020 | By  Rick Shera  | 
On 1 December 2020 the Privacy Act 2020 (New Privacy Act) replaces the Privacy Act 1993 (1993 Act), which has been in operation for 25 years. Will your business be ready? We take you on a whistle stop tour of the key changes and let you know what you should be doing now.
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Privacy Bill vs GDPR
Privacy Bill vs GDPR
08 May 2018 | By  Rick Shera
With this being Privacy Week in New Zealand, there being a New Zealand Privacy Bill in train, which would replace the current Privacy Act 1993, and now being only a couple of weeks away from 25 May 2918 on which the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in the European Union, here's some very high level thoughts on what we might want to discuss when looking at our Bill ...
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Non-party access to Court Documents
Non-party access to Court Documents
15 February 2018 | By  Stephanie Nicolson  | Karl Stolberger
Cybersecurity law is not just about privacy
Cybersecurity law is not just about privacy
01 October 2017 | By  Rick Shera
Cybersecurity law is not just about privacy. Sure, the loss of millions of personal records is always going to hit the headlines, but legal ramifications go much further than that.
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No Right to be Forgotten under Harmful Digital Communications Act
No Right to be Forgotten under Harmful Digital Communications Act
27 February 2017 | By  Rick Shera
On the basis of this decision, it appears that the fears of some that the HDC Act would be used to chill free speech are not being borne out, and those seeking to expunge unhelpful past history from their online record in New Zealand will have to find another route ...
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