What you need to know about the Privacy Act 2020

A NewsHub article.

A lot has changed since 1993.

Back then, people actually remembered their friends’ phone numbers and if they wanted to find the answer to a question they would look in an encyclopedia, not on Google.

But we live in a different age now. Not only is the way we store and access information vastly different from than in the pre-internet era, but we also live far more of our lives online.

Despite the new digital landscape, however, New Zealand’s privacy laws have not been updated since they were passed 27 years ago.

But all that is changing on December 1 when the Privacy Act 2020 comes into effect.

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