This Transparency Statement explains how the Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC, our or we) collects, uses and shares information gathered about members of the public or other entities (directly or indirectly) in accordance with the Information Gathering Model Standards published by the State Services Commission.
The OCC does not have any law enforcement or regulatory compliance responsibilities and does not gather any information for these purposes.
Where we have serious concerns regarding potential threats to the physical security of staff, or the security of information or places, we will engage an appropriate authority (such as the NZ Police).
Should we identify a need to gather information in scope of the model standards in future, we will engage an appropriate authority (such as the NZ Police).
Should we identify a need to gather information in scope of the model standards in future, we will ensure compliance with the Information Gathering Model Standards, and update this Transparency Statement.
This Transparency Statement applies to information gathered by us, our contractors, or any other third parties engaged by us.
Enquiries and Complaints
If you have any enquiries about our information gathering activities, or believe we have not acted in accordance with this Transparency Statement, you should contact us at the following address:
Office of the Children’s Commissioner
PO Box 5610
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org