Privacy Act Amendments: What do they mean for Australian Consumers?

Abstract

 Source: Murfett Legal

Source: Murfett Legal

Changes have been announced to the Privacy Laws - will these changes affect you? Why have these changes been brought in; what needs to be done to comply with these laws and what are the penalties for non-compliance. Rod Quinn will discuss with Dr Katina Michael who is Vice-Chair Australian Privacy Foundation. Will these changes give more protection to your data stored on computers?

Keywords: privacy, act, law, Australia, credit reporting, direct marketing, cross border flow, sensitive information, tax file number, Australia Card, Access Card, centralisation, social media, new technologies, cloud storage, big data, disclosure

Citation: Katina Michael and Rod Quinn. March 28, 2014, "Privacy Act Amendments: What do they mean for Australian Consumers?" ABC Overnights (2014), Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kmichael/459/