Increased privacy regulation welcomed by Kiwis – especially when it comes to business

Reseller | Jun 30, 2020 at 9:25 AM
  • Sixty-five percent of New Zealanders want more privacy regulation, according to new survey results from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
  • The biennial snapshot survey – called “Privacy concerns and sharing data” – found nearly two-thirds (65 per cent) of survey respondents were in favour of more regulation of what companies can do with their customers’ personal information, while 29 per cent were happy with the same level.
  • Theft of banking details (72 per cent); and security of personal information online (72 per cent) were the next most prominent concerns.