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  • GPEN Sweep reveals Victoria’s commitment to privacy

    The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC) took part in the annual Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) Sweep, which examined the privacy practices of organisations across 16 jurisdictions. The objective for the GPEN Sweep was to analyse how organisations…

    • Data breaches
    • Privacy
    • VPDSS
  • Myki incident- lessons for organisations

    By Annan Boag, Assistant Commissioner, Privacy and Assurance OVIC has published an investigation report about the disclosure of myki travel information by Public Transport Victoria (PTV), now part of the Department of Transport. In this blog post, I summarise some…

  • Myki incident- FAQs for the public

    OVIC has published an investigation report about the release of individuals’ public transport data. This blog post contains some frequently asked questions for members of the community who may be concerned about this incident. Why does government collect data about…

  • International Human Rights Day 2018

    Every year on 10 December, Human Rights Day is celebrated globally. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, first adopted in Paris in 1948. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the Universal Declaration as a…

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