Privacy and Data Protection Statement

Commitment to Privacy

At TDDA we prioritise the privacy and security of your personal information. This statement outlines your rights under the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 and the Australian Privacy Act 1988 and details our commitment to handling your data with the utmost care.

Collection of Information

For accredited procedures, to meet the required standards, we collect personal information from donors to provide our drug and alcohol testing services. This data may include:

  • Personal identification details (including name, date of birth, contact information and signatures).
  • Declared medical history and related information.
  • Test results and related health data.

Use and Disclosure of Information

Your information is used solely for the purposes of conducting drug and alcohol testing, ensuring accurate results, and complying with legal and regulatory requirements. With your consent we may disclose your information to:

  • Authorised personnel within TDDA Group and approved personnel within your workplace/company or support agency.
  • Laboratory and or medical professionals involved in your testing.

In all other cases we will require your consent share your identifiable information with any third party, except where required by law.

Storage and Security

Your data is securely stored in compliance with the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 and the Australian Privacy Act 1988. We implement robust security measures to protect your information from unauthorised access, misuse, or disclosure. These measures include:

  • Encryption of electronic records
  • Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) level security access to electronic data storage
  • Secure physical storage for paper records
  • Regular audits and assessments of our security practices

Access and Correction

You have the right to access your personal information held by TDDA Group. If you believe that any supplied information that we hold about you is incorrect, incomplete, or outdated, you can request a correction. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is accurate and up to date or is a true and correct record at the time of testing.

Retention and Destruction

We may retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law. Once your information is no longer needed, we will securely destroy it.

Your Rights

Under the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 and the Australian Privacy Act 1988, you have the right to:

  • Be informed about the collection and use of your personal information.
  • Access your personal information and request corrections.
  • Lodge a complaint if you believe your privacy rights have been violated.

Contact TDDA

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, or if you wish to exercise your rights, please contact us at:

TDDA Group Head Office
PO Box 33144
Takapuna, Auckland 0740
Attn – The Privacy Officer

We are committed to addressing your concerns and ensuring that your privacy is protected.


By signing TDDA Group’s consent documents, either physically or electronically, or using our services, you are acknowledging that you are protected by TDDA groups policy and processes, and you consent to the collection, use and finally safe storage of the collected data through to its secure destruction described herein.