Do you know the kinds of information considered to be ‘personal information’? Do you handle this information in accordance with Australian privacy legislation?
Written in partnership with leading law firm Lander & Rogers, Compliance Essentials – Privacy concentrates on the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) outlined in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as well as relevant obligations under the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) and the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (Cth).
The content is presented in a traditional elearning format and features written scenarios to contextualise responsibilities and conduct related to privacy and personal information.
The course is responsive – providing an optimal user experience on smartphone, tablet and desktop computer.
This course covers:
- personal information and privacy
- the Privacy Act and other relevant legislation
- the APPs as they relate to the lifecycle of information
- obligations and responsibilities when handling personal information.
On completing this course, learners should be able to:
- describe the sources of privacy law in Australia and why privacy law is important
- identify what information is protected by privacy law and subject to additional regulation
- apply the appropriate privacy guidelines when collecting, using, storing and disclosing private information
- identify how privacy law might be breached
- list the consequences of breaching privacy law
- outline how to manage breaches of privacy.
By implementing this course your organisation can:
- educate workers about the importance of adhering to privacy policies and procedures
- better defend against claims arising from breaches of privacy law
- reduce the risk of reputational damage arising from such claims.
The content contained in this course is suitable for:
- public- and private-sector workers
- workers at all levels of an organisation.
This course should take about 25 minutes to complete.