News

Updated resources: internal review and sufficiency of search

March 22, 2016 - 9:31am

We have updated several guidelines with additional information about internal review rights, sufficiency of search, and refusal of access decisions because documents are nonexistent or unlocatable.

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We can’t all be Twilight Sparkle

March 22, 2016 - 9:24am

Over the last six months, one third of all complaints accepted by our Office concerned an email error that resulted in the inadvertent disclosure of personal information.

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New and updated resources

March 8, 2016 - 10:56am

Can I amend my medical records?

OIC has developed an information sheet for applicants who are seeking to have their medical records amended under the Information Privacy Act 2009. As agency decision makers would know, applications of this kind are often problematic as the circumstances in which a medical opinion can be amended are very rare. This information sheet is intended to assist OIC’s Enquiries officers and agency decision makers to help manage applicant expectations.

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Do you tick the ‘remember my password’ option?

March 7, 2016 - 1:56pm

While Queensland government agencies have certain obligations under the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) to protect personal information, there are steps that individuals themselves can take to protect their personal information when interacting online.

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The art of the apology

February 9, 2016 - 3:54pm

One of our functions under the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) is to provide a mediation service for privacy complaints.

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