Mondaq Australia: Privacy
Jones Day
On February 22, the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) ("Amendment Act") came into effect. Under the Amendment Act ...
Jones Day
On December 15, 2017, the Commissioner finalized the online resources for the eligible data breach ("EDB") scheme. The resources cover which entities must comply with the EDB scheme ...
Carroll & O'Dea
Bill proposes new provisions that will establish a child wellbeing and safety information-sharing scheme in Victoria. .
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
These are key things that businesses should know - the impacts and what needs to be done to meet those legal obligations.
Holding Redlich
The GDPR will impose strict new conditions on how businesses engage with and utilise EU residents' personal information.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
This scheme applies to personal information breaches "likely to result in serious harm to any individual affected".
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The article considers the impact of the Act on Victorian public sector bodies, opportunities created, and how to prepare.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The scheme aims to allow individuals the opportunity to protect themselves against misuse of their personal information.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
To mark the commencement of the data breach reporting laws, these are five things you should know about the regime.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
The NBD scheme requires certain entities to notify the Commissioner and affected individuals of an eligible data breach.
McCullough Robertson
The Privacy Act 1988 now requires agencies and organisations to notify affected individuals of certain data breaches.
Clayton Utz
Australia's mandatory notifiable data breaches scheme is now in effect, with substantial penalties for non-compliance.
Until now, Australia did not have a mandatory data breach notification requirement. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) simply encouraged entities to notify it of data breaches – the regime was entirely voluntary.
Carroll & O'Dea
Companies must now notify individuals and the Government of data breaches that cause personal information to be compromised.
Clayton Utz
California's regime for cyber security, privacy and data protection has some useful lessons for Australia.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
There are data breach responses from some organisations which have been torn apart, word by word, by the media.
Clayton Utz
State and Local Government entities should plan for the potential application of new obligations under the Privacy Act.
Holding Redlich
As the new Notifiable Data Breach laws come into effect, you should already be complying with your privacy obligations.
Clayton Utz
The scope of the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation is broad enough to include many Australian organisations.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
A comprehensive audit should reveal whether the GDPR applies and, if so, which practices need to be modified and aligned.
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