What additional compliance obligations may apply?

Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
All Australian States + Territories

Other Australian Privacy Legislation

While our Privacy Policy solutions make compliance easy for many aspects of privacy law, full business compliance requires a holistic approach which includes regularly auditing your internal processes to see where other obligations may apply.

The following is a (non-exhaustive) list of additional compliance obligations imposed by Australian Law which may apply to your business/NFP:

➲ Non-privacy-policy related aspects of the Privacy Act 1998 – for example, APP8 – Direct Marketing; APP11 – Security of Personal Information. For more information, read this Guide to the APP’s;

Notifiable Data Breach Scheme; and

➲ The SPAM Act.


This FAQ was written by James D. Ford GAICD | Principal Solicitor, Blue Ocean Law Group℠.

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