How to protect your customers' personal information

How to protect your customers' personal information
A privacy breach can cost your business financially as well as damaging its reputation. (Image: Jason Oxenham)
Georgina Toomey
As New Zealand marks privacy week, now is a good time to consider the legal obligations being placed on this country's businesses. NZ privacy laws aim to protect people’s privacy rights, and your business is subject to these laws if it handles personal information. If you do not meet your privacy law obligations, you run the risk of financial penalties and losses to your reputation as a privacy-conscious business. This article explains your business’s privacy obligations in NZ. What is personal information?NZ...

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