Posted in Privacy

2016 Mandatory Data Breach Notification Bill – latest update

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 imposes to companies subject to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) to notify affected individuals and the Australian Privacy Commissioner of “eligible data breaches” (with turnover higher than AUS $ 3 m or for private health service providers).

Fines can reach AUD $ 360’000 for individuals and AUS $ 1’800’000 for corporations.

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