Privacy - the victorian information act

Description

This course provides employers and employees with legally compliant training to ensure their organisation meets its obligations under the Victorian Information Privacy (VIP) Act. The course is a traditional text-based module that uses relevant workplace legislation and written scenarios to contextualise workplace law.

Topics covered

  • The purpose of the Victorian Information Privacy Act
  • Who and what is covered by the Victorian Information Privacy Act
  • Consequences of breaching privacy legislation
  • Victoria’s Information Privacy Principles

Learning objectives

On completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • State the broad purpose of the Victoria Information Privacy Act
  • Define important terms used in the Victorian Information Privacy Act
  • Summarise the 10 Victorian Information Privacy Principles
  • Apply the Information Privacy Principles to workplace situations.

Business outcomes

Organisations implementing this course will:

  • Reduce the incidence of privacy law breaches
  • Better defend any claims relating to privacy law breaches
  • Protect their brand and reputation from damage related to breaches of privacy
  • Have access to cost-effective privacy law training for all employees

Target audience

This course is designed to be delivered organisation-wide. It is aimed at Victorian agencies (including government departments, local government and public authorities). It encourages general awareness of legally compliant conduct.

Duration

Approximately 20 minutes

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