How do Privacy Laws Affect The Way You Run Your School and Collect Information About Your Students?

Privacy law is the law around the collection, storage and use of personal information about individuals by government agencies and businesses. It is governed by the Privacy Act 1988 (“Privacy Act”) and the National Privacy Principles. Many of you would be aware of the Act and have implemented Privacy Policies in compliance with it. Click here to read a paper presented by Alistair Macpherson and Nina Brewer on the changes to this Act and the implication these changes, which came into effect in March this year, have for schools.

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