WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?
The Privacy Act defines ‘personal information’ as information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
(a) Whether that information is true or not; and
(b) Whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
It can include information such as:
(a) Name & date of birth
(b) Personal address
(c) Business name & address
(d) Email & website address
(e) Phone and fax numbers
(f) Employment & academic records
(g) Internet protocol information
(h) Voice or facial recognition biometrics
(i) Credit & financial information
(j) Tax file information
(k) Health information
(l) Sensitive information (such as race, gender, religion, sexual orientation etc)
IT CAN BE A REQUIREMENT OF DOING BUSINESS
WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?
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