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Viewing entries tagged with 'compulsory meetings'

Using alternative dispute resolution in privacy Joanna Hayward
27 March 2015

privacy geek

Resolving privacy complaints is one of the most important things we do as an office. Last year, we received 725 complaints and 2015 is not slowing down.

Complaints blitz Charles Mabbett
24 March 2015

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We’re transforming our complaints process. We want it to be faster and more flexible with better outcomes for complainants and respondents. It is the reason we have embarked on an office wide ‘complaints blitz’.

Making it compulsory to meet Daimhin Warner
20 August 2014


In trying to resolve a privacy dispute or complaint, the Privacy Commissioner has the power to make people attend a compulsory conference. This is a little known feature of the Privacy Act and it has been perhaps underutilised in the 21 years that the Act has been around.