Privacy Officer contact details and no response to main email address

D Dahya made this Official Information request to Ministry for Primary Industries

Response to this request is long overdue. By law Ministry for Primary Industries should have responded by now (details and exceptions). You can complain to the Ombudsman.

From: D Dahya

Dear Ministry for Primary Industries,

1. On the 26/4/17 I emailed MPI for the contact details of the Privacy Officer and the response received was "We don’t have anyone under this job title, can you please provide me with more information? - Customer Enquiries Co-ordinator"

Why are the front line staff not aware of who or what the Privacy Officer is and why isn't there any staff member with that designation listed on the staff directory?

The role of the Privacy Officer is very important in any organisation, especially a government agency, and so must be easily accessible.

2. On the 30/1/17 I responded to their call for user testers for their website via email [email address] and 2 subsequent follow up emails on the 13/2/17 & 13/4/17 yet MPI have not responded to any of these at all?

I would like to know why no one has responded and why no one is monitoring the main email [email address] at all?

3. How are the following stats used that relate to number of jobs advertised/applied for per dept/business unit ie sign of growth/developement etc?

Are/how are these stats used by MPI & other organisations and,if so, which ones?

How are the Ethnicity/Diversity stats from the online job application form used by MPI?

Yours faithfully,

D Dahya

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From: Ministerials
Ministry for Primary Industries

Tēnā koe David,

Thank you for your official information request as below.

Your request will be considered and an answer provided in accordance with the requirements of the Official Information Act 1982.

In relation to your separate email of 13 April regarding your application for Web Content Writer, I can confirm that request is in process and you will receive a response shortly. I'm sorry that you did not receive an acknowledgement for that enquiry.

If you have any questions regarding either requests, please email [email address].

Ngā mihi,

Gabrielle Mackintosh | Ministerial Support Officer
Ministerials & Business Support | Office of the Director-General
Ministry for Primary Industries - Manatū Ahu Matua
Telephone: 0800 00 83 83 | Web: Ministerials Kotahi Page or

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From: D Dahya

Dear Gabrielle Mackintosh

Even though you have acknowledged the separate complaint of 13/4/17 it would be advisable if you could reply to that directly as it is a separate complaint -refer link below.

'Flawed recruitment process -Reason for declining my job application not provided by MPI'

Yours sincerely,

D Dahya

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From: Ministry for Primary Industries Ministerials Group
Ministry for Primary Industries

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