Privacy Policy

Use of the Human Rights Commission’s COVID-19 website

You may browse and access information on this website without providing any personal information. We will only collect the information that you voluntarily provide (through submitting an online form or email request).

Our use of information you provide for human rights advocacy

We will keep your name and contact details secure and will not disclose them to any third parties. We will anonymise the information you provide about any human rights concern and use it to support our advocacy for human rights. We may publish anonymised stories or statistics, or may advocate directly with government in relation to a common issue without identifying people reporting the issue. We may contact you to ask for more detail. If you have requested to recieve our daily briefing, we will use your contact details to send those to you.

The use and security of personal information gathered by the Commission is managed in accordance with our information management policy and in compliance with the Privacy Act 1993, the Official Information Act 1982, the Public Records Act 2005 and the Human Rights Act 1993.

Questions and complaints

If you have any questions about our information gathering activities, wish to view any of your personal information held by us and/or correct that information, or if you have any concerns or wish to lodge a complaint with the Commission about our information gathering practices, please email: [email protected], for the attention of the Privacy Officer, or call us on 0800 496 877. You can view our more general privacy statement about our other services on our main website here.

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