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Privacy Awareness Week

Privacy Awareness Week

Privacy Awareness Week 2021 – celebrated Monday 3 May to Friday 7 May

The theme for Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is Make privacy a priority.

PAW is an annual event that highlights the importance of protecting personal information.

Celebrate PAW 2021 by hosting an event in your organisation, joining one of our events, and downloading OVIC’s supporting materials below including animations, email signatures, posters and images for social media.

Join the conversation on social media using #PAW2021.

Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to stay updated.

This Privacy Awareness Week, how will you make privacy a priority?


Privacy Awareness Week Launch | 3 May, 10:00am – 10:30am

Lightning talk: Blueprint and tools for making privacy a priority | 3 May, 2:00pm – 2:40pm

Watch the recording of the IAPP KnowledgeNet PAW 2021 Event – Influencing Privacy as a Priority: A Regulator’s Perspective | 4 May

Panel: Prioritising privacy in a digital world | 4 May, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Lightning talk: Diving into data breaches: An interactive simulation | 5 May, 11:00am – 11:40am

Lightning talk: Sharing personal information: The basics | 6 May, 11:00am – 11:40am

Cyber safety for young people – presented by ySafe | 6 May, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Privacy Awareness Week Animations

Supporting materials

Starter pack

Download our starter pack containing all of the supporting materials in one .zip file (7.3Mb) including email signatures, social media images and posters. You can download individual supporting materials using the links below.

Email signatures

Download the blue signature

Download the dark blue signature

Download the pink signature

Download the grey signatureemail signature

Social media images

There are three social media image variations to choose from, all in a range of colours (blue, dark blue, pink and purple). All of the images are packaged here in a .zip file (1.1 MB).

PAW 2021 social media image in blue


We also have an office friendly printer poster available in three colours, download them in .pdf form in blue, pink or white.

PAW2021 poster

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