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New privacy guidelines for Kiwi landlords and tenants

16 May 2019

Can a landlord justify collecting nationality or ethnicity information from a prospective tenant? Almost never says the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.

To coincide with Privacy Week, the Office has produced a new set of guidelines outlining what information should and should not be collected by landlords when deciding whether someone will make a suitable tenant.

The full guidelines are available here.

Last updated on the 16th May 2019