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   Weekly Media Roundup
   The Clearinghouse is moving campuses, to Grafton
   Family Planning 2020 Training Courses
   Sexual Violence Legislation Bill has its first reading
   Transitioning from OOHC for Practitioners: Applying International Evidence
   White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - Webinar
   Child Matters: 5-Day Programme in Child Protection Studies
   Child Matters: New Zealand Diploma in Child Protection 2020
   Treating the effects of childhood abuse and neglect on young adults
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family Violence and Sexual Violence Work Programme eUpdate
   Release of Oranga Tamariki Practice Review
   Job Vacancy at RPE: Professional Development Lead
   New Backbone Collective survey open on longer term support and services
   Historical trauma and whānau violence webinar: recording now available
   Children in New Zealand Communities Survey (2019)
   CPAG Summit 2019. Whakamana Tāngata: Where to from here?
   Workshop: Exploring motivational interviewing
   Group Facilitation Training – Intermediate
   Waitematā Family Focus Group Presents: An update from the Ministry of Health
   Child and Youth Wellbeing update - November 2019
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family violence - The new Act: Legal education session
   New report reveals barriers to prosecution and conviction for sexual violence cases
   New wellbeing resources from Le Va; government work to support Pacific families

Privacy Commissioner surveying NGOs on requirement for individual client level data

February 02, 2017 at 10:52 AM

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner is conducting an inquiry into the Government asking NGOs for individual client-level data as a condition of funding.

They have created an online survey and want to hear from NGOs with clients who will be affected.

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner says:

"In 2016 the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) began asking NGOs for 'individual client-level data' as a condition of funding. This means NGOs must provide personal client information (name, date of birth, primary ethnicity, iwi, gender, geographic area and dependants’ names and dates of birth) or they will not be funded for that client. Previously NGOs provided information on the services they had delivered, such as the number of clients served, rather than information about individual clients.

The Privacy Commissioner is conducting an inquiry into this matter and we want to hear from NGOs that have clients who will be affected. It would help us if your NGO would complete this short, anonymous survey for us by 15 February 2017. We will use the information to feed into our report."

The short survey is anonymous and can be taken online.

NGOs can also submit their views by email to NGOsurvey@privacy.org.nz

The survey link can be forwarded on to other NGOs.

Background information

See these previous NZFVC news stories:

Government continues work on integrated data and "social investment"

ComVoices paper highlights issues with govt requiring individual client level data

MSD to require individual client level data from community agencies



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