Australian Privacy Principles Update

An update to the Privacy Principles covering the handling of personal information by businesses has been introduced today.

The changes will affect how businesses can:
>> handle and process personal information
>> use personal information for direct marketing
>> disclose personal information to people overseas

The Privacy Act changes will also give the Information Commissioner the ability to:
>> investigate serious breaches (including the right to impose penalties on businesses)
>> assess the privacy performance of businesses

For more information:
>>
 Click here to visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
>> Have questions? Register for our Legal Essentials for Marketers webinar (April 1)
>> Need help? Check out the OAIC resources for businesses

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