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The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s Guide to securing personal information is a resource to help agencies and organisations to meet their obligations under the Australian Privacy Principles to take reasonable steps to protect personal information. The Guide emphasises the five steps that are necessary for agencies and organisations to take in assessing whether to collect personal information, how to protect it, and what to do with it once it is no longer needed.
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.