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Transparency Statement

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This Transparency Statement (Statement) explains how the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC, our or we) manages information gathered about members of the public or other entities (directly or indirectly) in accordance with the Information Gathering Model Standards published by the Public Service Commission.

This Statement should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy which sets out how we collect, use and share information we have gathered.

Information Security
The security of our information is managed in accordance with our Privacy Policy, Information and Communications Technology Policy, Information Management Policy and in compliance with the Privacy Act 2020, 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, including as described in our Privacy Policy.

Security of Physical Information
The security of our premises is managed in accordance with the Government Procurement Rules and government Protective Security Requirements.
Where we have serious concerns regarding potential threats to the security of information or places, we will engage an appropriate authority (such as the NZ Police).

Information Gathering Model Standards
For the purposes of the Information Gathering Model Standards, the NZFC does not have any law enforcement or regulatory compliance responsibilities, and does not gather any information for these purposes.
Should we identify a need to gather information in scope of the model standards in future, we will ensure compliance with the Information Gathering Model Standards, and update this Statement.
This Statement applies to information gathered by us, our contractors, or any other third parties engaged by us (and such contractors and third parties are required to comply with our Privacy Policy).

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 the following address:
New Zealand Film Commission
PO Box 11 546
Manners Street
Wellington 6142
New Zealand
Or email: 




Last updated: 
Wednesday, 30 August 2023