Mondaq Australia: Privacy
Clyde & Co
Organisations that contract with the Commonwealth Government face strict information handling and data management obligations in those contractual arrangements.
Madgwicks
Australia has recognised the need to manage data breaches and to notify affected individuals in relevant circumstances.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Affected franchisors should begin preparing to comply with these mandatory data breach notification obligations now.
Clyde & Co
Australia's mandatory data breach notification laws will come into effect by 28 February 2018.
Holding Redlich
The guide "What is personal information?" aims to provide assistance in applying the definition of personal information.
Sibenco Legal & Advisory
This article considers why an ethical based approach to data analytics can build trust and transparency with consumers.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The recent introduction of a mandatory data breach notification regime in Australia has been on the horizon for years.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Privacy legislation does apply to any monitoring of employees' social media accounts, emails or internet activity.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
There have been a number of changes to the Bill since the exposure draft circulated by the Attorney-General's Department.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
In its current form, the Bill will require entities to act quickly in assessing whether notifications need to be made.
Holding Redlich
Entities subject to the new regime have time to make any changes to their existing procedures to ensure compliance.
Clyde & Co
In February 2017, the Australian Federal Parliament passed legislation to amend Australia's privacy law to introduce a mandatory data breach notification regime.
Holman Webb
All affected individuals and the Privacy Commissioner must now be formally notified of any serious data breaches.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
All businesses should ensure compliance with the new laws, assess supply chains, and prepare for any possible breaches.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This case provided some guidance on the meaning of the term 'personal information', a key concept under the Privacy Act.
Jones Day
The Office of the Information Commissioner will work with agencies and businesses to implement the bill in the coming months, as an exact commencement date has not been set.
Jones Day
On September 27, 2016, the Australian Information Commissioner released its annual report for July 2015 to June 2016.
Jones Day
On January 19, 2017, the Federal Court of Australia ruled on an individual's right to access account metadata from a telecommunications provider.
Kott Gunning
Legislation introduces mandatory data breach notification provisions if serious harm is likely to result from the breach.
Clayton Utz
The Privacy Act, the Spam Act, and codes all affect your use of details from online shoppers who do not complete a sale.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Franchisors also need to educate franchisees about cyber risks and steps to minimise the likelihood of any data breaches.
Clayton Utz
Online competitions or promotions could inadvertently expose businesses to financial penalties and reputational damage.
Stacks Law Firm
There are exceptions in NSW, but a person giving a reference may be protected under common law by 'qualified privilege'.
Sibenco Legal & Advisory
Information Governance and Data Governance are both important as the volumes of data held by organisations increase.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Privacy legislation does apply to any monitoring of employees' social media accounts, emails or internet activity.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The recent introduction of a mandatory data breach notification regime in Australia has been on the horizon for years.
Sibenco Legal & Advisory
This article considers why an ethical based approach to data analytics can build trust and transparency with consumers.
Holding Redlich
The guide "What is personal information?" aims to provide assistance in applying the definition of personal information.
Clayton Utz
Businesses with "refer a friend" marketing campaigns should ensure that the friends actually consent to being contacted.
Holman Webb
All affected individuals and the Privacy Commissioner must now be formally notified of any serious data breaches.
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