We may need to share your personal and health information with third parties. We'll only share your information subject to legislation.
Part 9A of the Privacy Act 1993 governs all our information sharing.
We’ll only share personal information that can identify you if we’re using it for the reason we collected it. We need your permission to share your information for any other reason.
We’ll support anyone we share information with to help them protect it to the same standard as we do.
Part 9A of the Privacy Act 1993
If your claim is about an injury that happened at work, we’ll tell your employer:
We send this information to the employer named on your claim form.
We’ll also tell your employer if we accept cover for your work-related personal injury. Employers can review this decision. See:
Section 64(2) of the Accident Compensation Act 2001
We’ll need permission from you and our Ethics Committee to use your personal and health information for:
We share information with government agencies, including:
Section 246 of the Accident Compensation Act 2001Sections 280 to 285 of the Accident Compensation Act 2001Section 286 of the Accident Compensation Act 2001
We may share information if it’s necessary to protect your or others’ health and safety. For example to:
Fairway Resolution Limited
Sections 197 to 200 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015Section 6, Principle 11(f) of the Privacy Act 1993
For more information about privacy contact our Information Centre:
Email firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone 04 816 7400
If you have a question or concern about privacy, contact:
The Privacy OfficerAccident Compensation CorporationPO Box 242Wellington 6011
Email Privacy.Officer@acc.co.nzPhone 04 816 7400