Read the DPUP Principles
The Data Protection and Use Policy (DPUP) Principles focus on values and behaviours to help ensure your data practices focus on the wellbeing of people and communities.
DPUP Principles in brief
The 5 Principles in the Data Protection and Use Policy (DPUP) focus on people and wellbeing to help agencies provide respectful, trusted and transparent interactions and practices.
He Tāngata Principle
Focus on improving people’s lives — individuals, children and young people, whānau, iwi and communities.
Respect and uphold the mana and dignity of the people, whānau, communities or groups who share their data and information.
Mana Whakahaere Principle
Empower people by giving them choice and enabling their access to and use of their data and information.
Act as a steward in a way that people understand and trust.
Work as equals to create and share valuable knowledge.
What the DPUP Principles mean for your work
Using the Data Protection and Use Policy (DPUP) involves engaging with the 5 Principles, thinking about how to apply them in your agency and in your role.