Capital & Coast DHB (CCDHB) is responsible for providing or funding health services to around 300,000 people in Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti.
Our transparency statement explains how we collect, use and share information about the people we provide health services to. This statement applies to information gathered by us, our contractors, or any other third parties engaged by us.
We receive information on matters related to individual and public health gathered by us and other agencies. We use this information to assess and provide health care services and coordinates with other agencies in preparedness and response to health concerns and events nationally.
How we collect information
All information we gather about members of the public or other entities (directly or indirectly) must be in accordance with the Information Gathering Model Standards issued by the State Services Commission.
How we look after information
How we use and share information
The information we collect and hold is used only for the purpose for which it is collected or as otherwise lawfully permitted.
We do not have any law enforcement or regulatory compliance responsibilities, and do not gather any information for these purposes. Should we identify a need to gather information for these purposes, we will ensure compliance with the Information Gathering Model Standards and update this transparency statement.
The security of our premises is important to us. The security of our premises is managed in accordance with the mandatory requirements outlined in the NZ Government’s Protective Security Requirements and the government procurement standards.
Where we have serious concerns regarding potential or actual threats to the physical security of our staff, patients or visitors or the security of our information or premises we will engage an appropriate authority, such as the NZ Police or CCDHB Security Orderly Service.
If you have any questions about our information gathering activities, or believe we have not acted in accordance with this statement, you should contact us at the following address:
The Privacy Officer
Capital & Coast District Health Board
Private Bag 7902, Wellington
Ph: (04) 385 5999