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At this busy time of year it is easy to forget about protecting your privacy, but people share a lot of information over the festive season – online shopping, giveaways, competitions and loyalty cards all ask you to share your personal information.
The Privacy Commissioner has registered the first APP Code under new privacy laws. The Association of Market & Social Research Organisations’ (AMSRO) Privacy (Market and Social Research) Code 2014 is an industry-led Code that sets out how the Australian Privacy Principles are to be applied and complied with by AMSRO members in market and social research.
Speaking at the iappANZ Annual Conference this morning, the Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, launched the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's (OAIC) Privacy regulatory action policy.
If you have an internet connected webcam installed in your organisation or home, you should ensure that you have changed the manufacturer’s default username and password. Instructions on how to do this should be available in the user manual for your device model or online.