This privacy statement applies to the New Zealand Health and Disability System Review website, which is administered by the Ministry of Health.
No need to disclose personal information
You may browse and access information contained within this website without providing personal information.
Information provided when you contact us
Where you voluntarily provide personal information (eg, through online forms or email requests), we will only use your personal information for the purposes for which you gave it to us.
This information will be held by New Zealand Health and Disability System Review. Your information may be shared with, and held by, third-party contractors so that those contractors can provide you with the services you have requested. We will not disclose your personal information to other government agencies or other organisations without your consent, unless required by law.
We will hold your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993. The Privacy Act 1993 regulates us through the Information Privacy Principles as to how we collect, use, hold, disclose, access, correct, manage and dispose of your personal information. For more information visit the Office of the Privacy Commissioner website(external link).
Viewing or changing your information
To view any personal information held by us, or if you have any concerns about personal information that we hold and wish to request its correction, please contact us.
We collect statistical information about your visit to our website to help us improve it.
This information does not identify individuals.
We use Google Universal Analytics to collect and analyse details about the use of our website.
The information Google Analytics collects includes:
No effort is made to identify individual visitors.
You may opt-out from having Google Analytics collect your information by disabling cookies in your browser, or by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out browser add-on(external link).
The statistical information referred to above will be viewable by website administrators and certain other Ministry staff. It may also be shared with other Government agencies.
We will not disclose any of your personal information for purposes that you did not give it to us for. Your information may be shared with, and held by, third-party contractors to the extent necessary for those contractors to provide web services, such as website hosting and maintenance.
We will not disclose your personal information to other government agencies or other organisations without your consent, unless required by law.