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Privacy Week - Do you know your obligations under the 2020 Privacy act?

12 May 2021: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Loft Coworking space
146a Lichfield Street
Christchurch 8011

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Privacy Commissioner John Edwards is in town for NZ Privacy Week, and in conjunction with our friends at Canterbury Tech, all are welcome to hear him speak at this ITP ChCh event. Hear John talk about the importance of reporting privacy breaches, now required by law, the requirements and implications for disclosing information to organisations overseas as well as a general update regarding principles of privacy in 2021.There will be time for a Q&A after the presentation.

There will be the usual networking and nibbles after the event.

Please RSVP by registering using this link to help us finalise catering numbers.

About The Speaker

John was appointed to the independent statutory position of Privacy Commissioner in February 2014. He is currently serving his second five year term.  He provides independent comment on significant personal information policies and issues. Prior to his appointment, John practiced law in Wellington for over 20 years specialising in information law while representing a wide range of public and private sector clients. He has acted in legal roles for the Ministry of Health, State Services Commission, Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet and Inland Revenue Department. For 15 years, he held a warrant as a district inspector for mental health and has also been a district inspector for intellectual disability services.    


4:30 - 5:00 Audience with John Edwards
5:00 - 5:30 Q&A with John
5:30 - 6:00 Networking & Nibbles

Registration Details:

Canterbury Tech members can use your voucher code or contact us directly at [email protected] or 0800 252 255 for registration at the ITP Member rate.

You can register for this event via Credit Card online now by using the link below, or alternatively call 0800 252 255 with your Credit Card details.

ITP Corporate Partners and approved organisations can opt to pay by invoice by calling 0800 252 255 or emailing attendee and business details through to [email protected]. Credit criteria and other conditions apply.

Please note that this session may be video or audio recorded for viewing by other members at a later date. As it is possible that audience members may be incidentally recorded, please let us know if you specifically want to be excluded and we will ensure you are not shown.

Attendance Cost

All ITP Financial MembersFREE
Staff of Corporate Partners (20% Discount)$17.39 + GST / $20.00 incl GST
Non-Members$21.74 + GST / $25.00 incl GST

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