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Response calculator for access and correction requests

Use this calculator to work out the latest date (usually 20 working days) by when an agency must respond to you if you make a request to access or correct your personal information.

Privacy affects us every day - at home, work, and play. Always check that you can trust an organisation before you give it your information.

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Privacy law reform - submissions close 24 May

The Government is in the process of making changes to the Privacy Act. There's a Privacy Bill before Parliament and submissions close on 24 May. Anyone may make submissions of the Bill and we encourage people to make them to highlight what they think is good about the draft law and what else needs to be considered for inclusion. Please note the Justice Select Committee has decided to grant a week's extension to any individual or organisation who requests it.

Principles for safe and effective use of data and analytics

The Privacy Commissioner and the Government Chief Data Steward have jointly developed six key principles to support safe and effective data analytics.

Building trust - new poster promoting everyday privacy

To celebrate Privacy Week 2018, we've created a poster about your everyday privacy rights and responsibilities.

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Learn the privacy basics in our newest online training module

Free privacy education. Online, any time, from anywhere

Privacy ABC is our newest online training module. It uses a variety of scenarios to teach you the privacy basics in 30 minutes or less. As well as Privacy ABC, we have a module on privacy in employent, along with Privacy 101, which is a deeper dive into the  Privacy Act. We also have  modules on the Health Information Privacy Code and the Credit Reporting Privacy Code -- and more! Register here today.

Introducing the Priv-o-matic

The Priv-o-matic: our new privacy statement generator. Get your privacy statement sorted in five minutes. All you’ll need is a good understanding of your business. Try it out here.

Privacy News

Syndicated privacy news from the Privacy Commissioner, and around the world.