'On-Q Privacy Statement Generator' is a derivative work based on the original New Zealand Privacy Commissioner's Open Source 'Priv-o-Matic Privacy Statement Generator' and is adapted from the original for Queensland under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) Licence.
What is personal information?
Personal information is any information that identifies an individual, it can include:
a person's name, address, phone number or email address
a photograph of a person
a video recording of a person, whether CCTV or otherwise, for example, a recording of events in a classroom, at a train station, or at a family barbecue
a person's salary, bank account or financial details
allegations of wrongdoing against a person or details of wrongdoing or offences they may have committed
details about a person's land ownership or disputes to do with their land
details about a person's education or education activities, such as what degree they possess or their candidature for a PhD
the fact that a person is a member, or leader, of an association and their attendance at meetings
a person's medical details or health information
a person's fingerprints or blood type
details about a person's religious or sexual preferences
details about a person's membership of a trade union or professional body.
Personal information includes some information that people may not normally consider to be private.
a work email address or phone number
opinions given as part of a person's employment
the fact that a person is the author of a report
a person's name appearing in work documents
a letter written in a person's official capacity, such as a letter from the president of a club.