File Management and Protection/Ethical Issues/Individual Privacy

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Individual privacy

Deals with the collection and use of data about individuals (NZ Privacy Act 1993).
Whoever holds the data about individuals is responsible for:

ensure that only the people who need the data to complete their job are given access to the data
DO NOT pass on to others data about an individual unless the individual has given permission
ensure the data is correct
ensure the data comes from a reliable source
ensure the data is meaningful to the business