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Tenancy Services and REINZ host a Privacy Week Webinar 12 May


May, 12:30 – 1:30pmthThursday 12


Find out what you can ask of tenants applying for a rental home and your obligations as landlords or property managers in securely managing personal information.
This session will include presentations from Tenancy Services, REINZ, the OPC and experts from the rental and privacy sectors to help you better understand and navigate the changes in privacy rights and responsibilities in a tenancy.
There will be opportunities to submit your questions for the speakers during the session, we will prioritise common queries and attempt to answer most questions within the scheduled time. 
Please email Raymond Suen to pre-submit your questions.

Register in advance for this webinar:


- Will Alexander, CEO, Renti
- Raymond Suen, Principal Advisor, MBIE
- Paul Holmes, Managing Director, Info by Design
- Joanne Rae, Head of Property Management, REINZ
- Jackie Adams, Compliance Manager, OPC



What you can ask for in the pre-tenancy applications and how to manage personal information.

Raymond Suen

Principal Advisor, Tenancy Services

Raymond has worked in multiple local council and government agencies. He currently works in Information & Education for Tenancy Services and Employment New Zealand (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment), overseeing key relationships in the property management sector, and engagements with landlord groups and tradespeople.


Key privacy changes you need to know as a property manager or business owner.

Joanne Rae

Head of Property Management, REINZ

Jo joined the REINZ team in early 2019. She is responsible for leading on REINZ’s Property Management Strategy which will include keeping abreast of all the latest legislation (including the Residential Tenancies Act), keeping members informed of industry changes, and further developing REINZ’s offering to Property Management Members.


Privacy in property management.

Paul Holmes

Info by Design

Paul is an experienced senior leader with an extensive range of public and private sector experience. He brings an innovative and strategic approach to addressing information and risk-related challenges, and has a proven track record of tackling and resolving system-level problems. Paul is recognised across New Zealand as one of the country’s leading privacy experts.

Panel discussion:

Navigating privacy changes in property management.

Jackie Adams

Compliance Manager, OPC

Jackie is the Compliance and Enforcement Manager at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, he previously worked as the National Compliance Manager for Energy and Resources within MBIE. Jackie served as a Police officer in Northern Ireland and New Zealand (in Auckland, Waikato, Nelson Bays and the West Coast).

Will Alexander

CEO, Renti

Will has worked in the property management sector for almost 15 years, including in General Management roles of the two largest privately owned businesses in the country. His recent move into the PropTech world was a natural step and has allowed him to work with leaders in this area to further support and develop the industry.


This webinar is part of Privacy Week 2022 by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. For more information on the Privacy Week 2022 programme, visit:
For more information on privacy rights in the rental sector, visit:

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