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If your real estate agent takes photos of your possessions, and you are worried about your privacy, what can you do?
If your neighbour has a surveillance camera pointed at your house and you are worried about your privacy, the best thing to do is talk to your neighbour about it.
You can ask for access to records held about you, and you can ask for your personal information to be corrected.
What should you do if you think your personal information has been mishandled? ‘How do I make a privacy complaint?’ is the second in a series of five animated videos about privacy.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is currently inviting comments on its revised Guide to information security: ‘Reasonable steps’ to protect personal information. The revisions to the guide take account of changes under privacy law reform as well as the OAIC’s learning and experience regarding information security matters since the guide’s release in April 2013.