Industry codes of practice

RANZ Code of Practice and Constitution

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Download RANZ Constitution HERE

Polling and Privacy

'Understanding and Interpreting Polls' - a free AAPOR/ESOMAR/WAPOR course for journalists Download information here

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British Polling Council - an association of polling organisations that publish polls.

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ESOMAR Codes and Guidelines

ICC/ESOMAR International Code on Market, Opinion and Social Research and Data Analytics:


and key changes

ESOMAR/GRBN Guideline for Online Research

ESOMAR/GRBN Guideline For Mobile Research

Protecting your personal information. Your rights under the Privacy Act 1993

If you are unsure about the personal information someone is asking you to provide; and what they may use the information for; The Office of the Privacy Commissioner advises that you ask questions first.

Under the Privacy Act, an agency collecting personal information for any purpose, must make sure you are aware of why they need it and what it will be used for.

They also have an obligation to tell you who else they might pass the information on to, and for what purpose.

If you want to know more about your rights in relation to your personal information, you can:

1.       visit the Privacy Commissioner’s website at

2.       call on the free phone enquiry line 0800 803 9090800 803 909 FREE, or

3.       email them at

Research Association New Zealand (RANZ), PO Box 65 446, Mairangi Bay, Auckland, New Zealand.

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