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More choice, tailored products and lower prices!  Impacts of Consumer Data Right legislation.

October 2018 More choice, tailored products and lower prices!  Impacts of Consumer Data Right legislation. Summary of key points The Consumer Data Right will apply to individuals, small to medium and large businesses. It is asserted that these rights will lead to more choice, tailored products and lower prices, amongst other things. If you are [...]

By | 2018-10-19T16:24:40+11:00 October 19th, 2018|Business, Consumer Law, Privacy Law|Comments Off on More choice, tailored products and lower prices!  Impacts of Consumer Data Right legislation.

Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme – One Month On

March 2018 Since our December brief (posted again below, for convenience), and since the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme (NDBS) came into effect on 22 February 2018, there have been some relevant developments regarding personal information data breaches. Facebook Unless you have been hiding under a rock over this past week, you would have heard about [...]

By | 2018-03-28T15:15:59+11:00 March 28th, 2018|Business, Privacy Law|Comments Off on Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme – One Month On

Changes to Privacy Laws (to take effect from February 2018)

December 2017 - All businesses covered by the Australian Privacy Principles (APP) will have new obligations, including an obligation to report breaches under the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme (NDBS).  The obligations arise in cases where an individual's personal information is breached and the breach is likely to result in "serious harm".  An assessment of the breach [...]

By | 2018-02-05T09:14:06+11:00 February 2nd, 2018|Privacy Law|Comments Off on Changes to Privacy Laws (to take effect from February 2018)