Documents Unattended and Privacy Breaches

Requested by: NZ Herald | Response provided: 2018-07-13
Category: Management / Security of Data

I write in response to your Official Information Act request dated 19 June. You requested the following information:

• A list of incidents (since January 1 2016) that your organisation is aware of, in which documents,reports or other materials have been mistakenly left unaccompanied in public (such as a staff member leaving a folder of material in a café or taxi).

• For each of the above incidents please provide the following details:owhat material was involved and whether this included any information about members ofthe public and an overview of such details (i.e. people’s names, addresses, photographs),

o the date of the incident,

o where the material was left,

o whether it was recovered and how, and

o what actions took place as a result.

•For each of the incidents, please provide copies of any summary reports, documents orcorrespondence.


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