May 2015


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FYI: Privacy Law – Put ‘privacy’ at the top of the agenda

06 Mar 2015

Last year it was health and safety, this year privacy should be on every board room agenda. This FYI highlights some of the privacy issues facing corporates when dealing with personal information and big data....

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FYI: Employment Law – Rude baker takes the cake in damages

05 Mar 2015

The Human Rights Review Tribunal (Tribunal) has awarded Karen Hammond, a former employee of NZCU Baywide (NZCU) a record $168,070 in damages after finding that NZCU breached her privacy. The case raises issues about privacy in the context of social networking...

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