Tag Archives: Information Privacy

The Privacy Legislation and Your Data

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Many Australian businesses are likely to be ‘caught short’ early next year when new Australian privacy legislation comes into effect. The legislation puts consumers firmly in charge of their personal data, with the right to demand that organisations provide copies of data they retain about the person, and to delete it on request. The changes […]

The New Privacy Act

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Since 2000, privacy laws have expanded rapidly in Australia. Privacy has gone from an overlooked secondary issue to one of increasing importance to all organisations. Privacy laws are ramping up again with recent significant amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and an increase in fines for non-compliance (up to $1.7 million) meaning that complacency […]