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Australian Data Protection Authority Issues Guidelines On Securing Personal Information

On 19 January 2015, the Australian data protection authority, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), released an updated information security guide: ‘Guide to securing personal information.’ The Guide aims to help organisations meet their data security obligations under the Australian Privacy Principles (APPS) that provide the framework for Australia’s Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy … Continue Reading

Further reform in Australia

Australia’s privacy protection reform laws came into force in mid-March, making significant changes to the regulation of data. Further reform is now on the horizon, with the Australian Law Reform Commission (the Commission) publishing a discussion paper titled, ‘Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era’ (Discussion Paper). The Commission is carrying out an inquiry … Continue Reading

Australian Data Protection Authority Issues Further Guidelines On Australian Privacy Principles

The Australian data protection authority, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), has issued two sets of guidelines further to our previous blog analysing earlier guidelines issued on the Australian Privacy Principles (APPS) that will provide the framework for Australia’s Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 scheduled to take effect beginning 12 March … Continue Reading
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