(11)
The application of the legal data protection standards is guaranteed by administrative and judicial remedies, and by independent supervision carried out by the supervisory authority, the Privacy Commissioner, who is endowed with the kinds of powers set out in Article 28 of Directive 95/46/EC, and who acts independently. Moreover, any interested party is entitled to seek judicial redress for compensation for damages suffered as a result of the unlawful processing of his personal data.
2. The competent supervisory authority for the application of the legal data protection standards in New Zealand is set out in the Annex to this Decision.
For the Commission
Viviane REDING
Vice-President
(1) OJ L 281, 23.11.1995, p. 31.
(2) Opinion 11/2011 dated 4 April 2011 on the level of protection of personal data in New Zealand. Available at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/documentation/opinion-recommendation/files/2011/wp182_en.pdf
ANNEX
Competent supervisory authority referred to in Article 1(2) of this Decision:
Privacy Commissioner:
Te Mana Matapono Matatapu
Level 4
109-111 Featherston Street
Wellington 6143
New Zealand
Tel: +64-4-474 7590
Contact e-mail: enquiries@privacy.org.nz
Website: http://privacy.org.nz/