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DOES YOUR BUSINESS NEED A PRIVACY POLICY IN PLACE?

DOES YOUR BUSINESS NEED A PRIVACY POLICY IN PLACE?

To help you determine if your business legally requires a privacy policy under the Privacy Act, we have developed a simple flow chart for you to follow. If the answer is yes to any of the questions in the chart, a privacy policy should be prepared to ensure your business is not subject to penalties for non-compliance with the Privacy Act.

What are the legal requirements for schools and data privacy?

What are the legal requirements for schools and data privacy?

Schools collect and receive personal and sensitive information on a daily basis. What are the legal requirements for managing and using this data? Much of the personal and sensitive information collected by schools is, of course, essential to their day-to-day running.

Are you in Breach of the Privacy Act?

Are you in Breach of the Privacy Act?

On 12 March 2014, significant changes to the Privacy Act 1988 took effect that included the introduction of a more comprehensive credit reporting system, and the introduction of a set of Australian Privacy Principles, which set out the standards, rights and obligations in relation to the collecting, handling, holding, access and correction of personal information.

Privacy Reform - Credit Reporting Fact Sheets Now Available

Privacy Reform - Credit Reporting Fact Sheets Now Available

As you would appreciate from our previous alerts regarding the reform of the Privacy Act (Cth) 1988, the two major aspects of the reform involved:

  1. the introduction of the Australian Privacy Principals; and
  2. the reworking of the Australian credit reporting system.

Are you in Breach of the Privacy Act?

Are you in Breach of the Privacy Act?

on 12 March 2014, significant changes to the Privacy Act 1988 took effect. The changes included:

  1. the introduction of a more comprehensive credit reporting system; and2.            
  2. the introduction of a set of Australian Privacy Principles, which set out the standards, rights and obligations in relation to the collecting, handling, holding, access and correction of personal information.