What are the proposed changes to NSW privacy law?

Data and privacy law has become increasingly relevant for businesses and individuals in the digital age. Among other things, privacy law governs how your private information is handled by the governme...
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Privacy Awareness Week – More relevant than ever

This week is Privacy Awareness Week in Australia, an annual event that highlights the importance of protecting personal information. It is promoted by a forum of privacy authorities in the Asia Pacifi...

ACCC’s focus for 2020 – are you it?

On 25 February 2020, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its Compliance and Enforcement Policy for 2020. There are a number of key priority areas that the ACCC has id...

Latest Development in Digital Platforms Regulation

On 10 February 2020, the Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, issued the Competition and Consumer (Price Inquiry – Digital Advertising Services) Direction 2020 (Direction). The Direction author...
Mandatory data breach notification laws apply in 2018

Mandatory data breach notification laws apply in 2018

I have had a number of queries recently about data breaches and mandatory reporting.  Currently, there is no law requiring that a company notify compromised parties if there has been a data breach inv...