Transparency Statement

This transparency statement explains how we collect, use and share information gathered about members of the public or other entities (directly or indirectly) in accordance with the Information Gathering Model Standards.

The New Zealand Walking Access Commission does not gather any information for the purposes of law enforcement or regulatory compliance.

The security of our information is managed in accordance with our Privacy Policy, Information Security Policy and Code of Conduct, and in compliance with the Privacy Act 1993, the Official Information Act 1982 and the Public Records Act 2005. The information we hold is used only for the purpose for which it is collected or as otherwise advised.

The security of our premises is managed in accordance with our health and safety policy and in accordance with government procurement standards and government Protective Security Requirements.

If there were 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 ensure compliance with Information Gathering Model Standards, and update this transparency statement.

This 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 statement, you should contact us at  contact@walkingaccess.govt.nz.

Page last updated: May 22, 2019, 3:19 PM