Aotearoa's new Privacy Commissioner shares focus moving forward

An article from Security Brief.

n early June 2022, Justice Minister Kris Faafoi announced the appointment of the new Privacy Commissioner.

Michael Webster, former Secretary of the Cabinet, replaced previous Commissioner John Edwards, who took on a post as the United Kingdom Information Commissioner.

The role of the Privacy Commissioner is one of the most important public service roles in Aotearoa. They are responsible for upholding and overseeing principles relating to the collection, security, use and disclosure of personal information, as well as access to and correction of personal information and the assignment and use of unique identifiers.

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