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If you own or are thinking of creating a start-up business — understanding good privacy practices is vital.

Why?

It is key to business success
In our research, we've found that 60% of customers have decided not to deal with an organisation due to concerns about how personal information will be used.

You may be required to comply with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act)
If your start-up has an annual turnover of $3 million or more and handles personal information, you will be required to comply with the Privacy Act. This may not apply now, but think about what you want your business to be in the future. If it grows to reach the $3 million threshold, the Privacy Act will apply to you. 

 

Check out these resources to understand how you can get privacy right in your start-up business from the beginning.

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Privacy is important for start-up businesses

Watch this video to understand why privacy is important for start-up businesses

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10 top privacy tips for start-up businesses

Watch this video for the 10 top tips for good privacy practice for start-up businesses

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Read

For a complete guide to privacy for start-up businesses, read our online resource.

This resource outlines how you can implement privacy-by-design to achieve best privacy practices. It covers:

  • What good privacy practice involves
  • Nine privacy tips all start-up business owners should know
  • Privacy impact assessments
  • The privacy regulations that apply to start-ups

Read the guide now.