Data Breach Notification: Mandatory or Voluntary

Data Breach Notification: Mandatory or Voluntary?

In our recent presentation E-Commerce Expectations, we discussed the importance of data breach notification, which is the practice of notifying customers or clients if data regarding their personal an...
Are you exposed to a data breach fine

Are you exposed to a data breach fine?

Dealing with Data Breaches Recently, both David Jones and K-Mart experienced data breaches, as hackers exploited a vulnerability in the retailer’s third party website software.  Fortunately, bot...
Are you really purchasing “Free Range” eggs

Are you really purchasing “Free Range” eggs?

The ACCC has been investigating potentially misleading “free range” claims by egg producers. The Federal Court has ordered a hefty penalty of $250,000 against Darling Downs Fresh Eggs for engaging in...
Coles to acquire Superbarn Supermarkets

Coles to acquire Superbarn Supermarkets

Will Coles’ new venture will reduce competition The ACCC has reported that it will be undertaking a public review of Coles’ proposed acquisition of the Supabarn supermarkets. The ACCC considers that...
Big Wins for Small Business: Unfair Contract Terms

Big Wins for Small Business: Unfair Contract Terms

The Australian Government has had a strong focus on small business recently, as mentioned in our  article a few weeks ago.  Continuing with this trend, new legislation in 2016 is set to exte...
Privacy Guidelines: Privacy Management Framework

Privacy Guidelines: Privacy Management Framework

As discussed in our previous article, some businesses are required by law to have an established privacy policy outlining the ways in which personal and sensitive information is collected and used. T...
Dealing with Online Reviews & Feedback

Dealing with Online Reviews & Feedback

Many online retailers implement an on-site “review” section of their website where customers are able to submit their comments/reviews of a product being sold.  In other cases, businesses may cho...
Are your products safe

Are your products safe?

The ACCC recently published an article warning of the dangers of water expanding balls, or "water beads" for children. These balls are very small, but expand to up to 400 times their original size whe...
Don't throw away cash by renewing your contract

Don’t throw away cash by renewing your contract

Neglecting your contract renewal process can cost you money, and a lot of it.  By critically looking at your contracts, rather than automatically renewing them, you can save time and money in the...
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