ANPR Tracking - new 12 month acceptable period of data retention, up from 2 days.

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From: M B

Dear Organisational Capability Governance Group (OCGG),

The ANPR Police manual states that your role is to:

"Ensure that stored NPI is automatically purged from Police controlled storage facilities at the end of the agreed retention period, unless determined to be of known evidentiary value.
ensure all relevant legislation, policies and procedures are being complied with, and LOA/MOU are kept current."

1. Please provide all documentation related to future plans and / or current trials of alternative (a) storage methods, (b) uses, or (c) databasing, of ANPR data from mobile police units. By mobile ANPR units, I refer to those which currently store that data on the BOSS system for 48 hours before deleting automatically.

2. In relation to the [new] 12-month acceptable ANPR data retention period, up from the previous 2-day period:
a. Please provide all discussions, reports, assessments, or other material related to the increase.
b. All correspondence, recommendations, or contributions from the office of the privacy commissioner.

Yours faithfully,

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From: Ministerial Services
New Zealand Police

Tēnā koe Mason

I acknowledge receipt of your Official Information Act (OIA) request below, received by New Zealand Police on 23 September 2022.

Your request is being actioned pursuant to the OIA. You can expect a response to your request on or before 25 October 2022.

Kind regards, Dylan
Ministerial Services PNHQ

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