Data collection and use is important for a range of public and private sector entities and must be managed appropriately.
Businesses must remember the privacy principle of using personal information for the purposes for which it was collected.
Recent developments signal a tougher approach to privacy protection, although privacy class actions are more restricted.
Carroll & O'Dea
This NSW Bill proposes to provide remedies to individuals who have suffered a serious invasion of privacy.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
With the consumer data right (CDR) for the banking sector having commenced, focus is now shifting to the energy sector.
Davies Collison Cave
The launch on 26 April 2020 of the Australian government's contact tracing app, COVIDSafe, has raised some privacy concerns within the community.
Clyde & Co
This week is Privacy Awareness Week, an annual initiative run by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). The theme, "Reboot Your Privacy"....
Recent UK decision found that employer not vicariously liable for cyber hack by employee in a data breach class action.
Williams + Hughes
Summary of what the EU General Data Protection Regulation means for Australian businesses.
If an employee tests COVID-19 positive, forget privacy and focus on tracking to limit spreading the virus to your people.
Assessment of key trends from the Notifiable Data Breaches Report ending December 2019.
Recent case highlights that companies must continue to keep up with consumer expectations of privacy protection & security.
Discussion about the privacy implications of facial recognition technology.
Organisations should minimise the information collected, as well as the level of detail used in subsequent disclosures.
A determination provides that no person can collect, use or disclose data collected via COVIDSafe for any other purpose.
Carroll & O'Dea
As entities transform the way they operate due to COVID-19, they must also keep a close eye on potential data breaches.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Providers are obliged to uphold both client and employee privacy and workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What you need to do to address data security and privacy obligations during the pandemic.
The CDR is part of a strategy giving consumers more power over data while improving competition among service providers.
It was alleged that Facebook repeatedly interfered with the privacy of users by disclosing their personal information.