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  • COVID-19 response from Australian privacy regulators

    JOINT STATEMENT Privacy Commissioners and Ombudsmen around the country appreciate that individuals, organisations and government are facing significant challenges to stop the spread of COVID-19. The use of personal information is part of addressing this public health crisis. Privacy laws…

  • Inquiries into the transfer of personal information by City of Greater Geelong

    MEDIA STATEMENT The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC) made preliminary inquiries with the City of Greater Geelong in January 2020 about the proposed use of a third party service provider to manage marketing and communications with members of…

  • New global report reveals Victorian government organisations’ commitment to privacy

    The Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) has published the annual privacy sweep report providing a global analysis of organisations’ privacy practices. The objective for the sweep was to analyse how organisations in various jurisdictions handle and respond to data breaches….

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