Letting people know how you collect, use and respect their information;
Be compliant under Australian privacy laws;
When collect personal information on your website.
Collection of personal information;
Use of personal information;
Disclosure of personal information;
Rights and control of a customers personal information;
Storage and security of personal information;
Website cookies and third party sites.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) provides further information on the content of policy you may require.
If you are not sure or your annual turnover of less than $3 million, click here to see if you need to comply with the Privacy Act?
Websites with third party apps
Websites are often connected to third party applications (Vendors) such as Google Analytics that track website interactions by users for marketing purposes.
European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) laws
The European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) laws regulate how businesses should manage consumer's data to insure their privacy rights are protected. You will need to comply with the GDPR laws if your business website collects European consumer data. If you are unsure whether your website is GDPR compliant, you can check using the OAIC website. The website also contains a Comparison table between the EU GDPR and the Australian Privacy Act.
The following resources may also assist Australian businesses to take steps to comply:
European Commission, 2018 Reform of EU Data Protection Rules
Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities EU General Data Protection – General Information Document
UK Information Commissioner’s Office Guide to the GDPR
For further details on the Business Tool Box, click here.