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Consultation on Information Sharing and Privacy resource

Responsible and effective information sharing can deliver many benefits for public sector organisations and the public. However, information must be shared appropriately to protect individuals’ privacy rights.

OVIC has updated a draft Information Sharing and Privacy resource to guide Victorian public sector organisations on how to share personal information under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic).

It discusses the benefits of sharing information, explains how to establish an information sharing culture, suggests matters to consider at key stages of information sharing and explores information sharing agreements.

The resource also contains examples of information sharing, a case study and a flowchart that gives organisations a high-level overview of what to consider when sharing information.

Read Information Sharing and Privacy.

Providing your feedback

OVIC is seeking feedback on the draft resource.

Feedback can be provided on any aspect of the resource, but we are also seeking your views on the following:

  • Is the resource clear and easy to understand?
  • Are the examples, case study and flowchart helpful?
  • Is there any further information you think could be added to the resource?

OVIC welcomes feedback on the resource by 5pm Friday 4 December 2020.

Feedback can be provided by:

Email: policyteam@ovic.vic.gov.au

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