privacy laws

privacy laws

Privacy in the Rental Sector

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) announced the possibility of mystery shopper spot-checks coming into play in the near future as a means to determine how well landlords are complying with the new privacy rules for the rental sector.  Further guidance on the privacy changes is available here.  The collection and storage of tenants’ … Read more

Collecting tenant information – what you need to know.

As a landlord, you need to collect information about your tenants – but what sort of information can you ask for, and how do you make sure you use that information responsibly? Landlords and Property Managers must comply with the Privacy Act 2020 when collecting and using tenant information. Collect only what you need. Ask … Read more