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Contact tracing registers and privacy rights

June 17, 2020 - 10:28am

If you have visited a business, café or restaurant recently, you probably noticed you were asked to provide your name, address and mobile phone number for contact tracing purposes.

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New guideline: third party personal information

June 15, 2020 - 12:11pm

Many access applications require decision makers to deal with the personal information of people other than the applicant. Applying and balancing the public interest factors that apply to third party personal information can be complex, and the weight that applies to those factors will vary depending on the circumstances.

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OIC attends virtual meeting with Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities

June 10, 2020 - 12:11pm

The OIC and other Australian jurisdictions joined international counterparts for a virtual 53rd APPA Forum on 2-4 June 2020 to discuss global privacy trends, exchange policy and regulatory experiences, and seek opportunities for shared education and enforcement activities in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Applying section 54 of the IP Act

May 19, 2020 - 2:20pm

Dealing with Information Privacy Act 2009 (IP Act) applications that aren’t limited to documents containing the applicant’s personal information can be challenging. It is important that decision makers follow section 54 of the IP Act

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Webinar: Privacy Impact Assessment

May 15, 2020 - 11:20am

We are offering a 90 minute Privacy Impact Assessment webinar on Wednesday, 27 May 2020.

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