Since the COVID-19 lockdowns sent millions of Australian office workers home, the risk and occurrence of data breaches has skyrocketed.
Since the introduction of GDPR there has been uncertainty in Australia in connection with EU-related data transfers.
Central to collection and release of data sets for local governments are privacy compliance and security considerations.
Davies Collison Cave
A data breach is generally defined as an incident involving "unauthorised access to sensitive, protected or confidential data resulting in the compromise of either confidentiality, integrity...
Major banks signed on to share customers' data (on receipt of a request from the customer) to authorised data recipients.
Carroll & O'Dea
The Markle law suit provides invaluable guidance regarding breach of privacy, infringement of copyright & data breaches.
As businesses re-open, many venues are collecting customers' personal information to assist COVID-19 tracing efforts.
The Facebook app not only obtained information from users but also from friends of users who had given no consent.
The webinar discussed potential upcoming privacy reform in Australia and the implications of these reforms for business.
COVID-19 may cause conflict between sharing information to protect public health and protecting privacy of individuals.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
A recent amendment to privacy laws has enshrined key privacy and data measures to support the operation of COVIDSafe.
Some parts of your organisation may want to know if they can collect more and more data and hold it for longer.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Principal regulatory & policy issues applicable to contact tracing across a range of key jurisdictions in real time.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
A number of tech companies are concerned that they can't ensure user privacy while complying with government requests.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations need to balance the need to respect privacy of individuals, whilst keeping sites safe.
OICQ encourage Queenslanders to be more vigilant about privacy rights & responsibilities.
Data collection and use is important for a range of public and private sector entities and must be managed appropriately.
Businesses must remember the privacy principle of using personal information for the purposes for which it was collected.
Organisations must take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify personal information when it is no longer required.
Recent developments signal a tougher approach to privacy protection, although privacy class actions are more restricted.