For more detailed information please refer to The Privacy Act 1993 and its amendments.
The Privacy Act sets out 12 information privacy principles dealing with the collection, holding, use and disclosure of personal information, and the assigning of unique identifiers. The principles also give you a right to access information about yourself and to ask for it to be corrected. In outline the 12 principals are:
- Purpose of collection of personal information.
- Source of personal information.
- Collection of information from subject.
- Manner of collection of personal information.
- Storage and Security of personal information.
- Access to personal information.
- Correction of personal information.
- Accuracy, etc., of personal information to be checked before use.
- Agency not to keep personal information for longer than necessary.
- Limits on use of personal information.
- Limits on disclosure of personal information.
- Unique identifiers.
The Act applies to Celebrate Hidden Dunedin in its role as an agency.
You can make a request orally or in writing for access to personal information held by Celebrate Hidden Dunedin. Celebrate Hidden Dunedin must make a decision on your request and notify you of it as soon as practicable - and in any case not later than 20 working days after receiving your request. Celebrate Hidden Dunedin may, in certain circumstances, extend the time limit by notice to you.
If you believe an agency may have breached the Privacy Act, or if you are not sure of your obligations as an agency, you can call the Privacy Commissioner's privacy hotline: 0800 803 909.