Privacy Statement

Under the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996, this office is subject to strict duties of confidentiality in information that it receives and/or holds.  Further, the Inspector-General is responsible for receiving protected disclosures by personnel of New Zealand intelligence and security agencies, in accordance with the requirements of the Protected Disclosures Act 2000.  For further information, see the Protected Disclosures Act 2000 (external link)  and the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996 [PDF, 480 KB] (specifically sections 13, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26 and 28). 

However:

  - Usage data is collected about this website, including the IP address and other system information for accessing computers, in order to support the utility and security of this website.  This website does use cookies, but should you choose to disable the use of cookies by changing internet browser settings, that will not adversely affect your use of this website.

 - We are happy to receive communication by email, but please bear in mind that email traffic may be subject to screening and the security and privacy of email cannot be ensured.  While the Inspector-General has comprehensive powers to access classified national security information, please do not send or attempt to send any such information to us by email or otherwise.  If you have any concerns over privacy or security of your information, please get in touch with us directly.

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