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Under the spotlight – it’s Privacy Awareness Week

The theme for privacy awareness week is “Don’t be in the dark on privacy”. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner is actively encouraging people to know and exercise their right to privacy; to take care when they provide their personal information; and to ask questions about how organisations are looking after that information. We […]

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Keeping data secure – and what to do if there is a breach

Changes to privacy laws mean the University now has mandatory notification obligations that may apply in the event of loss or unauthorised disclosure of personal information (data breaches). Data breaches have the potential to harm the individuals affected and to expose organisations to legal, financial and reputational risk. A eligible data breach can be the […]

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European Union – do your activities involve EU residents?

If your activities involve the collection or processing of information about any residents of the European Union, please email the Legal and Risk Branch before 1 May 2018. New data protection regulations commence on 25 May 2018 and will impact on how you must collect and manage that data. The Legal and Risk Branch can […]

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