Privacy Law Update 2020 Part 2 – Employers’ Obligations - 1 December 2020 (On Demand)


Protecting personal information in the workplace under the new Privacy Act 2020

Do you want to keep pace with NZ’s largest privacy reforms in over 20 years?

The Privacy Act 2020 will take effect from 1 December 2020.

Employers must protect their workforce’s personal information, or risk facing privacy breaches and damage to reputation.

Avoid breaching the new Privacy Act – and up to $10,000 in penalties!

This webinar is a guide on how to collect, hold, use, and disclose personal information of your workforce.

Learn the ‘do’s and don’ts’ from recent case law and decisions from the Privacy Commissioner on how to manage personal information of your job candidates and employees.

In this essential webinar, we will answer your privacy questions from recruitment through to termination of employment:

  • What are your privacy obligations as an employer?
  • How should you collect information from job candidates and referees?
  • Who should have access to staff and job candidates’ information?
  • How can you prevent and manage employee browsing?
  • How should you store, use and disclose personal information?
  • What are your privacy obligations with surveillance?
  • How will changes to the Privacy Act 2020 impact on your workforce?


1 December 2020


Attendees will find out how to meet employer obligations under the new Privacy Act 2020.

Learning objectives include:

  • Identify key changes to the information privacy principles relating to employees’ personal information
  • Current practice on how to collect, store, and disclose employees and job candidates’ personal information
  • Privacy and social media in employment
  • Surveillance of staff and impact on privacy
  • Manage employees’ requests to access personal information
  • Identify issues that can lead to privacy breaches in the workplace
  • Apply procedures and practical strategies to avoid interferences of privacy


This webinar is aimed at providing all employers, HR, practice managers, administrators, management and business owners covered under the Privacy Act 2020 with practical guidance on best privacy practice for staff in your business.


Julia Shallcrass, Director, KiwiBoss Limited


1.5 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $215.00 excl. GST

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