RANZ Code of Practice and Constitution
Polling and Privacy
'Understanding and Interpreting Polls' - a free AAPOR/ESOMAR/WAPOR course for journalists Download information here
Download the NZ Political Polling Code
British Polling Council - an association of polling organisations that publish polls.
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Protecting your personal information. Your rights under the Privacy Act 1993
If you are unsure about the personal information someone is asking you to provide; and what they may use the information for; The Office of the Privacy Commissioner advises that you ask questions first.
Under the Privacy Act, an agency collecting personal information for any purpose, must make sure you are aware of why they need it and what it will be used for.
They also have an obligation to tell you who else they might pass the information on to, and for what purpose.
If you want to know more about your rights in relation to your personal information, you can:
1. visit the Privacy Commissioner’s website at http://privacy.org.nz/privacy-introduction/
2. call on the free phone enquiry line 0800 803 9090800 803 909 FREE, or3. email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RANZ has been made aware of a survey conducted by Customer Monitor (International) Ltd, trading as Perceptive [Customer Monitor], that breached our Code of Practice. Perceptive [Customer Monitor] is not a RANZ member and is not bound to uphold our Code. We advise anyone thinking about taking part in a survey to ask how their information will be used and whether their participation is confidential and anonymous.