Mondaq Australia: Privacy
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The ACCC is concerned about how much personal information Facebook and Google is gathering, and the privacy implications.
Davies Collison Cave
On 24 June 2019, the Supreme Court of New South Wales ruled that a media company could be liable for defamatory postings on its Facebook page by members of the public: Voller v Nationwide News Pty Ltd
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
All businesses that collect and handle consumer data should now familiarise themselves with the key aspects of the CDR.
Holding Redlich
The Consumer Data Right aims to mobilise consumer transaction data in the banking, energy and telecommunications sectors.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Article considers what the Final Report recommendations may mean for all businesses that deal with Australian consumers.
Holding Redlich
It is clear from the enormity of these Equifax cases that attention to data security is an investment well worth making.
Holding Redlich
Australian businesses conducting activities in the EU should take note of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Holding Redlich
The bill proposes a similar scheme to the federal data breach notification regime which does not apply to state agencies.
Kells
Recent decision makes it clear that care needs to be taken with how much personal information a business collects & uses.
Clyde & Co
This article is the second instalment in a series of Clyde & Co publications analysing the evolution of New Zealand's privacy landscape.
Holding Redlich
This case examines whether the collection of biometric data in an employment context can meet Privacy Act requirements.
Law In Order
Redacting, blackening or masking is the process of removing information from documents to be provided to a third party.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
Currently, Queensland does not have any specific legislation dealing with recording devices in a body corporate meeting.
Jones Day
Australia has started to observe a rise in the number of data breach class actions being investigated and filed, although there has not yet been a successful data breach class action there.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This proposed Data Sharing and Release Bill is expected to authorise the sharing by the government of data holdings.
Holding Redlich
Article mentions that both the PAW and IAM themes are consistent with the NSW approach to use of open data.
Jones Day
On March 24, the federal government announced that it will introduce legislation amending the Privacy Act in the second half of 2019.
Marque Lawyers
Article discusses recent finding that use of mandatory fingerprint technology at work breached the Privacy Act.
Pointon Partners
Implications for employers of the recent Fair Work decision relating to finger scanning and the Privacy Act.
Holding Redlich
Article highlights importance of complying with privacy laws and provides insights from the recent global privacy summit.
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Davies Collison Cave
On 24 June 2019, the Supreme Court of New South Wales ruled that a media company could be liable for defamatory postings on its Facebook page by members of the public: Voller v Nationwide News Pty Ltd
Davies Collison Cave
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Act 2019 was passed on 1 August 2019 and the first stage will come into effect in February 2020. The legislation introduces data portability
Holding Redlich
Employers will need a fully-compliant privacy policy, with proper notice to employees and genuine consent from them.
HBA Legal
The Tribunal is vested with the function of decision-maker & is entitled to summons any information that it deems relevant.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
All businesses that collect and handle consumer data should now familiarise themselves with the key aspects of the CDR.
Davies Collison Cave
On 26 July 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its final Digital Platforms Inquiry report relating to the impact of online search engines, social media
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Article considers what the Final Report recommendations may mean for all businesses that deal with Australian consumers.
Holding Redlich
The ACCC acknowledged the impact of Facebook's business operations on privacy, competition and consumer protection.
Law In Order
The expert review team could process the data in time and ensure there was no unnecessary delay in the transition period.
Holding Redlich
Local councils are among the workplaces now utilising biometric scanning technology, with privacy and security concerns.
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