This transparency statement explains how we collect, use and share information gathered about members of the public or other entities (directly or indirectly) in accordance with the Information Gathering Model Standards.
Waikato District Health Board does not does not have any law enforcement, regulatory compliance responsibilities, and does not gather any information for these purposes.
The security of our staff, those in our care and our premises is managed in accordance with a number of protocols and DHB policies including our Health and Safety Policy, Security Policy, Surveillance Policy, Risk Management Policy, Incident Management Policy, and in compliance with our legal responsibilities and various external standards.
Where we have serious concerns regarding potential threats to the physical security of staff, or the security of information or places, we will engage an appropriate authority (such as the NZ Police).
Conflict of interest and secondary employment is managed in accordance with DHB policies including our Delegations of Authority Policy, Conflict of Interest Policy, Procurement and Contracting Policy and Code of Conduct Policy.
Should we identify a need to gather information in scope of the model standards in future, we will ensure compliance with Information Gathering Model Standards, and update this transparency statement.
This statement applies to information gathered by us, our contractors, or any other third parties engaged by us.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or via online contact form.