Tag Archives: privacy

Miss Privacy

We had a visiting delegation from Bangladesh looking through our classrooms recently. One noticeable feature was the group was the sheer number of devices being used to take pictures and videos of themselves, teachers and students. As they were leaving … Continue reading

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The Privacy Protector

I take student privacy seriously. Hence I created “The Privacy Protector”. Now students can sign their agreed grade without seeing what others have got. See Point 2 of prior post on taking student privacy seriously. Is there a market for … Continue reading

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Student Privacy – Office of the Privacy Commissioner view

In a recent post I outlined my concerns about aspects of student privacy. https://edwinbruce.wordpress.com/2014/10/31/how-seriously-do-we-treat-students-privacy/ I followed up with an email to the Privacy Commissioner. Their reply is outlined below and includes a link to their publication outlining schools obligations under the Privacy … Continue reading

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Sick of Privacy constraints…. sometimes

Even on a joint account the bank will not let me replace my wife’s EFTPOS card – which was lost. Even if an Automatic Payment was missed, (due to bank error) the business will not discuss the account – even though … Continue reading

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Unbelievable – and truly tragic

Jade Bayliss murder. Sadly an example for my Information Management lesson of where the Privacy Laws don’t make sense. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/9264306/Muzzled-cop-first-to-suspect The constable questioned whether he could have done more to help the worried mother when she came to the police … Continue reading

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Information sharing in New Zealand great infographic

Great resource for schools… Not sure why Netherlands is singled out for inclusion. Would love to see Police and some other agencies included, likewise private sector information sharing arrangements with government. Great start however. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11135738

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Déjà vu

With the recent release of reports on Government IT security and Novapay some of us that have worked in the Public Sector will be experiencing déjà vu. Hindsight is wonderful you may say… but we could have written the Novapay report … Continue reading

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