The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua

Building a safe, prosperous and respected nation


Privacy principles

In addition to the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 business must always comply with the Privacy Act 1993 and be familiar with the Privacy Principles.

Passing on email addresses, without permission, to another organisation or business may breach the Privacy Act.

The Privacy Commissioner has advice on protecting your privacy: