Mondaq Australia: Privacy
Carroll & O'Dea
Companies must now notify individuals and the Government of data breaches that cause personal information to be compromised.
Clayton Utz
California's regime for cyber security, privacy and data protection has some useful lessons for Australia.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
There are data breach responses from some organisations which have been torn apart, word by word, by the media.
Clayton Utz
State and Local Government entities should plan for the potential application of new obligations under the Privacy Act.
Holding Redlich
As the new Notifiable Data Breach laws come into effect, you should already be complying with your privacy obligations.
Clayton Utz
The scope of the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation is broad enough to include many Australian organisations.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
A comprehensive audit should reveal whether the GDPR applies and, if so, which practices need to be modified and aligned.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This article has an overview of the data breach regime, notification requirements, and a checklist for your organisation.
Companies and individuals seeking more information about data breach notification obligations can access this white paper.
Sibenco Legal & Advisory
Australian businesses that operate in the EU or with customers in the EU should confirm that they comply with the GDPR.
Holding Redlich
There is still some time to refine key privacy procedures before the formal introduction of the new data protection laws.
Sibenco Legal & Advisory
Organisations need to ensure that their data breach response plans are up to date and will comply with the NDB scheme.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Late last year, Australia's Attorney General confirmed that Australia planned to participate in APEC's Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) system.
Cooper Grace Ward
Organisations should review their practices for securing personal information and prepare data breach response plans.
Clayton Utz
Paying cyber pirates ransom may help mitigate potential harm to affected individuals if entities suffer a data breach.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
New obligation to notify OAIC & affected individuals where there has been an eligible data breach of personal information held. .
Jones Day
On October 18, the Commissioner released its Annual Report for July 2016 to June 2017. According to the report, the Commissioner received 2,494 privacy complaints, an increase of 17 percent from 2015–16.
Jones Day
On September 18, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner ("Commissioner") and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization's Data61 released...
If your business will be impacted by the new regime, you should ensure you understand and plan for your new obligations.
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Despite the demand for change in privacy laws, the creation of a serious invasions of privacy tort still seems unclear.
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