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OAICicon — 23 April 2015

OAICnet — 23 April 2015

Beware of unusual requests for membership lists

Organisations are being warned to watch out for unusual email requests for membership lists.

APP guidelines update

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has issued updates to the Australian Privacy Principle (APP) guidelines. The APP guidelines were released in February 2014 ahead of the commencement of privacy law reform, and are the primary guidance for entities in how to interpret and comply with the APPs. These updates have been made following feedback from stakeholders throughout the first year of the new privacy laws.

OAICnet — 1 April 2015

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